Division of Oral
Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and
Cordell, DDS, MS
Head, Division of Oral &
LSUHSC School of Dentistry
Section of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
1100 Florida Avenue
New Orleans, LA
The Division of Oral and
Maxillofacial Pathology promotes the highest
standards in education, research, and practice
of its specialty. It is uniquely situated in the
curriculum between the basic and clinical
sciences and provides didactic instruction to
dental students, dental hygiene students,
postgraduate students and residents. The Oral
Pathology Biopsy Service offers support to the
dental school clinics, dental profession, and
public by processing and interpreting over 2,000
oral biopsies each year.
All faculty members actively
participate in clinic consultations throughout
the school and to outside dental professionals.
They also teach in continuing education courses.
The faculty provides interdisciplinary
consultation and education to medical residents,
faculty, and pathologists. Additionally,
the division's forensic odontology services aid
law enforcement in the identification of human
View rosters of
part-time faculty members in the
Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.