Meet Dr. Kademani

Dr. Deepak Kademani


New Book Edited By Dr. Kademani


Dr Kademani’s dental, medical degrees and surgical residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery education was at the University of Pennsylvania.  This was followed by a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery.   He was subsequently board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery. In 2004 he was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Faculty Education Development Award.

After the completion of his surgical training, Dr. Kademani moved to Minnesota to join the Department of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester where he was an Assistant Professor. In 2008, he joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as an Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has served numerous roles including Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Fellowship Director for the Oral/Head and Neck Surgery Program, Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Chief of Staff at North Memorial Medical Center. 

In 2020, Dr. Kademani received the Committee Person of the Year Award for his participation on AAOMS committees. 

Dr. Kademani is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons and the American Head and Neck Society. In addition to authoring or co-authoring over one hundred books, abstracts, chapters, monographs, and publications, he has authored two textbook’s ‘Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’ and ‘Improving Outcomes in Oral Cancer’  He has delivered over 300 invited lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of topics, predominantly in head and neck pathology, oral cancer and reconstructive head and neck surgery. He has served as President of the Minnesota Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has served as on the Examination Committee for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was recently elected as Director. He has a number of roles associated with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, including being appointed as Chair of Committee of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Research Committee and the Committee on Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery. With the American Dental Association Dr Kademani serves on the Clinical and Scientific Affairs Committee.  His practice is dedicated to the care of head and neck cancer, oral cancer, salivary gland tumors, thyroid, skull base surgery and reconstructive head and neck surgery, orthognathic, TMJ, sleep apnea and dentoalveolar surgery.  He prides himself on delivering the highest quality and compassionate surgical care to his patients.

In his free time he enjoys time playing golf, travelling and spending time his family and has a soft spot for cars.

Pratice Areas

Research Interests



Peer Reviewed Articles:

Levin LM, Kademani D. Clinical considerations in the management of orbital blow-out fractures. Compend Contin Educ Dent 1997 Jun; 18(6):593, 596-8, 600; quiz 602.

Kademani D, Glick M. Oral ulcerations in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus: clinical presentations, diagnosis, management, and relevance to disease progression. Quintessence Int 1998 Aug; 29(8):523-34.

Kademani D, Patel SG, Prasad ML, Huvos AG, Shah JP. Intraoral presentation of Rosai-Dorfman disease: a case report and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2002 Jun; 93(6):699-704.

Kademani D, Voiner JL, Quinn PD. Acute hypertensive crisis resulting in pulmonary edema and myocardial ischemia during orthognathic surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2004 Feb; 62(2):240-3.

Stanton DC, Kademani D, Patel C, Foote JW. Management of post-tracheotomy scars and persistent tracheocutaneous fistulas with dermal interpositional fat graft. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2004 Apr; 62(4):514-7.

Kademani D, Costello BJ, Ditty D, Quinn P. An alternative approach to maxillofacial arteriovenous malformations with transosseous direct puncture embolization. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2004 Jun; 97(6):701-6.

*Kessler DA, Kademani D, Feldman RS, Howlett P. Mesenchyoma: an unusual tumour of the lip. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2004 Aug; 42(4):348-50.

Kademani D, Dierks EJ. A straight-line incision for neck dissection: Technical note. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2005 Apr; 63(4):563-5.

Bagheri SC, Lenox N, Verschueren DS, Holmgren E, Kademani D, Bell RB, Dierks EJ. Abstracts from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons annual scientific meeting: proportion published and time to publication. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2005 Jun; 63(6):838-40.

Bagheri SC, Holmgren E, Kademani D, Hommer L, Bell RB, Potter BE, Dierks EJ. Comparison of the severity of bilateral Le Fort injuries in isolated midface trauma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2005 Aug; 63(8):1123-9.

Kademani D, Bell RB, Bagheri S, Holmgren E. Prognostic factors in intraoral squamous cell carcinoma: The influence of histologic grade. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2005 Nov; 63(11):1599-605.

Bagheri S, Dierks E, Kademani D, Bell RB, Potter B, Homer L. Application of the facial injury severity scale (FISS) in craniomaxillofacial trauma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2006; 64(3):408-14.

Kademani D, Koka S, Lacy MQ, Rajkumar SV. Primary surgical therapy for osteonecrosis of the jaw secondary to bisphosphonate therapy. Mayo Clin Proc 2006 Aug; 81(8):1100-3.

Lacy MQ, Dispenzieri A, Gertz MA, Greipp PR, Gollbach KL, Hayman SR, Kumar S, Lust JA, Rajkumar SV, Russell SJ, Witzig TE, Zeldenrust SR, Dingli D, Bergsagel PL, Fonseca R, Reeder CB, Stewart AK, Roy V, Dalton RJ, Carr AB, Kademani D, Keller EE, Viozzi CF, Kyle RA. Mayo clinic consensus statement for the use of bisphosphonates in multiple myeloma. Mayo Clin Proc 2006 Aug; 81(8):1047-53.

Kademani D, Keller E. Iliac crest grafting for mandibular reconstruction. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 2006 Sep; 14(2):161-70.

Kademani D, Dierks E. Management of locoregional recurrence in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 2006 Nov; 18(4):615-25.

Bell RB, Kademani D, Homer L, Dierks EJ, Potter BE. Tongue cancer: Is there a difference in survival compared with other subsites in the oral cavity? J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007 Feb; 65(2):229-36.

Kademani D, Dierks E. Surgical management of oral and mucosal dysplasias: The case for surgical excision. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007 Feb; 65(2):287-92.

Kademani D. Le Fort maxillary swing procedure for posterior maxilla tumor extirpation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007 May; 65(5):1055-8.

Kademani D, Baltlai E, Lewis J, Keller E. Analysis of death certification in patients with early stage oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007 Jun; 65(6):1191-7.

Kademani D. Oral cancer. Mayo Clin Proc 2007 Jul; 82(7):878-87.

Bagheri SC, Mehrabi M, Khan HA, Kademani D. Overdose, adverse effects, and safety of oral medications. J Calif Dent Assoc 2007 Aug; 35(8):565-72.

Yoon HJ, Baltali E, Zhao KD, Rebellato J, Kademani D, An KN, Keller EE. Kinematic study of the temporomandibular joint in normal subjects and patients following unilateral temporomandibular joint arthrotomy with metal fossa-eminence partial joint replacement. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007 Aug; 65(8):1569-76.

Hall GL, Kademani D, Risk JM, Shaw RJ. Tissue banking in head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol 2008 Feb; 44(2):109-15 Epub 2007 Oct 23.

Kademani D, Bevin C. A mass in the temporomandibular joint. J Am Dent Assoc 2008 Mar; 139(3):301-3.

Bagheri SC, Stockmaster N, Delgado G, Kademani D, Carter TG, Ramzy A, Dierks EJ. Esophageal rupture with the use of the Combitube: report of a case and review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2008 May; 66(5):1041-4.

King TJ 3rd, Lewis J, Orvidas L, Kademani D. Pediatric maxillary odontogenic myxoma: a report of 2 cases and review of management. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2008 May; 66(5):1057-62.

Soderberg C. Perez DS. Liang X. O’Reilly AG. Moore EJ. Kademani D. Smith Dl. Differential loss of expression of common fragile site genes between oral tongue and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas. Cytogenetic & Genome Research 2008 121(3-4):201-10

Liang XH. Lewis J. Foote R. Smith D. Kademani D. Prevalence and significance of human papillomavirus in oral tongue cancer : the Mayo Clinic experience. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2008 66(9):1875-80

Kademani D. Bell R. Schmidt B. Blanchaert R. Fernandes R. Lambert P. Tucker M. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Treating Oral Cancer: A Preliminary Report From the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Task Force on Oral Cancer. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2008 66:2151-2157

Lee KC, Neal TW, Peacock Z, Cuddy K, Kademani D, Melville JC, Markiewicz MR. Common Local and Regional Flaps for the Maxillary and Midface. Atlas of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics 2024 1061-3315/24

Book Chapters

Kademani D, Rombach DM, Quinn PD. Trauma to the temporomandibular joint region. In: Fonseca RJ, et al, editors. Oral and maxillofacial trauma. 3rd Edition. St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders; 2005. p. 523-68.

Bell RB, Dierks EJ, Kademani D. The limitations of distraction osteogenesis in oromandibular reconstruction. The use of bone grafts and microvascular free tissue transfer. In: Bell WH, Guerrero C. Distraction osteogenesis of the facial skeleton. BC Decker Inc.; 2006.

Kademani D. Lymphoma. In: Fonesca R. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 7-Volume Set 2006.

Kademani D, Dierks E. Reconstruction of ablative defects. In: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Knowledge Update Volume 4 2007. p. 154-176.

Kademani D, Moran S. Options for reconstruction of the facial skeleton. A systematic approach. In: Moran S. Head and neck reconstruction. 2007.\

Books Edited

Kademani, D, Tiwana, P. Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surger,  Elsevier 2014

Moran S, Kademani D. Head and Neck Reconstruction: Seminars in Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. (Section Editor). 2007.

Kademani D. Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Oral Cancer (Section Editor) Mosby; 2007 Aug.

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