Dr. Thomas Kilgore

Oral Surgery

Dr. Thomas Kilgore received a DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1969. From 1973, he earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, following his internship and residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital.

In 1973, Dr. Kilgore joined Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine as a Clinical Instructor in Oral Surgery. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1977 and assumed his current professorship in 1984. From 1983-90, Dr. Kilgore distinguished himself as Assistant Dean for Curriculum. He subsequently served as Assistant Dean for Predoctoral Programs (1990-91), Associate Dean for Predoctoral Programs (1991-93), Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (1993-98), Associate Dean for Advanced Education (1998-07), and in 2007 he was promoted to Associate Dean for Advanced Education and International Programs. From 2007 to 2008, Dr. Kilgore was the Chief Academic Officer of the Boston University Institute for Dental Research and Education Dubai.

Dr. Kilgore is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral Surgery and was inducted into the American College of Dentists in 1994. His professional activities are multiple and varied, serving on a vast array of University committees. In addition, Dr. Kilgore has authored several journal articles and has presented extensively in the dental community. In 2006, Dr. Kilgore received the Spencer N. Frankl Award for Excellence in Teaching for his outstanding commitment to the mission of the school. He specializes in oral surgery at the Boston University Dental Health Center.


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