Observership with Deb M. Sacco, DMD, MD
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Dr. Nicholas P. Saggese went to Brookdale Hospital Medical Center for his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) residency. His interest in OMS originated at the age of 15 when he began shadowing in private practice and at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Saggese completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He graduated magna cum laude from the Honors College and received the Student Excellence Award, the highest distinction at the university. Dr. Saggese then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he received the Dean’s Scholarship and completed honor programs in Medically Complex Care and Community Health.
During OMS residency, Dr. Saggese published articles in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,and Anesthesia & Analgesia Practice, many of which he was the lead author (View PubMed articles here). Dr. Saggese was awarded first place at the 5th Annual Brookdale Research Day for his poster entitled “Orbit Reconstruction in a Patient with Central Cord Syndrome Using Intraoperative Navigation Technology.” Dr. Saggese is interested in full-scope OMS and undertaking research to advance the field.