Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic

Our clinic is dedicated to ensuring individualized quality patient care and customized treatment planning. We treat a variety of conditions including corrective jaw surgery, removal of third molars, cysts/ lesions, sleep apnea and craniofacial reconstruction with bone grafting and dental implant based rehabilitation. As oral maxillofacial surgeons we are trained to help patients that have suffered facial trauma.

Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
1000 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-736-4355 Getting Here
Maps & Directions
1000 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-736-4355 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery incorporates a variety of treatments and services, and together with Dr. Girod you may coordinate, customize, and determine your future treatment plans. Among the services we offer are:

Oral surgery

Surgery to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the mouth and jaws area.

Dental extractions

A procedure in which one or more teeth are removed from the mouth; performed for a wide variety of reasons, including tooth decay, gum disease, and impacted or broken teeth.

Wisdom teeth extractions

A surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth, the last permanent teeth to grow, if there is not enough room for the teeth, resulting in impacted, painful, or infected teeth.

Orthognathic surgery

Surgery to correct an improper bite and misaligned jaws, due to differences in growth rates in the upper vs lower jaw, injury, or birth defects.

Facial trauma

Surgical or other procedures to cosmetically treat and repair a range of facial traumas, such as burns, cuts, fractures, or soft tissue injuries.

Major bone grafting

A procedure in which a portion of replacement donor bone is grafted to restore functionality and aesthetic appearance, usually as a result of injury, tooth extractions, tumor surgery, or congenital jaw or facial defects.

Dental implants

An artificial tooth root placed into the jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge; used as an alternative to dentures and for the restoration of extracted teeth.

Sleep surgery

A range of surgical options to treat obstructive sleep apnea disorders by increasing the size of the airway to reduce the likelihood that it will collapse during sleep.

Oral pathology (cysts and lesions)

Treatments for conditions and diseases of the mouth and jaw, including lesions, cysts, and tumors.

For Patients

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff.  We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.  

When you schedule your appointment, you will be asked to have your primary care doctor, orthodontist, or dentist submit a referral.


Send in advance or bring any required X-rays or imaging studies (Panograph, CT, or MRI scans) to your appointment.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Call us to make an appointment


For Health Care Professionals

At Stanford Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery we are committed to providing exceptional and comprehensive care to your patients. We know you have many options; therefore we feel your referral is a testimony to the services that we provide.


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


For inpatient referrals from another Stanford service, place a referral into Epic under Oral/Dental Surgery with the appropriate patient information and we will contact the patient to schedule. For questions or urgent inpatient referrals, call 650-736-4355.


Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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