Richard Hall, DDS, MD, PhD, FACS 

Dr. Hall received his DDS degree in 1984 and his MD degree in 1993 from the SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. He completed an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/PhD program at the University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital/The Genesee Hospital Rochester, New York receiving his specialty certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1984, a master’s degree in microbiology/immunology in 1983 and a PhD in microbiology/ immunology in 1984. He has been a full-time faculty member at the SUNY at Buffalo, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1984 presently holding the position of professor. In addition, he has served as chair and program director and is presently chief of service at the teaching hospitals (Erie County Medical Center and Kaleida Health). His research interests include medications used in oral and maxillofacial surgery for the control of pain and the use of lasers in oral and maxillofacial surgery for diagnostic and treatment modalities. He is a member of the County of Erie Opioid Task Force and the Addictions Taskforce at the SUNY at Buffalo.