PGY-3 OMFS Resident
Temple University Hospital
Nicholas Mechas DMD, PGY-3 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident at Temple University in Philadelphia, is presenting "A Pilot Study Evaluating the Accuracy of Patient Specific Custom Plates in Orthognathic Surgery". Growing up in Kentucky, Nicholas was fortunate enough to be accepted into the University of Louisville Early Admission to Dentistry (ULEAD) program his senior year of high school. While attending the University of Louisville (UofL) for undergraduate education, he was involved in pre-dental and student government positions as well as currently being an alumnus of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Nicholas stayed at UofL for dental school, graduating Cum Laude in 2016. After a one year non-categorical internship at University of Illinois Chicago under Dr. Michael Miloro, Nicholas matched at Temple University OMFS. Under the guidance of his attendings at Temple, including Dr. Paul Deitrick, Dr. Joseph Mulligan, Dr. Samer Abdelsamie, and Dr. Allen Fielding, Nicholas has been able to expand his research and publication endeavors into areas of anesthesia, bone healing and reconstruction, and orthognathic surgery.
Nicholas was born in Montreal and also lived in Barcelona for a portion of undergrad, and is thus fluent in both French and Spanish. His interests outside of surgery include gofling, tennis, skiing, and travel. Nicholas enjoys watching Jeopardy, Seinfeld, and Breaking Bad. Nicholas is the oldest of four children, with siblings in orthopaedic surgery residency, dental school, and optometry school. He would like to thank his family for all the support they have and continue to provide.
Thursday, September 19
8:00 AM – 8:10 AM