Rania Habib, DDS
Assistant Professor Clinical
Dr. Habib attended the University of Minnesota for undergraduate and dental school and the University of Maryland for medical school, General Surgery internship and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) residency. She worked in a busy OMFS private practice for 2 years, then completed a full scope Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at University of Florida, Jacksonville. She became the first female attending surgeon in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at LSU, NOLA where she was appointed as an Assistant Professor with a primary focus in Pediatric Cleft and CranioMaxillofacial Surgery. Her primary practice location is Our Lady of the Lake where she serves on the Cleft and Craniofacial multidisciplinary team. Her main surgical interests include pediatric/adult OMFS, cleft, craniofacial, orthognathic, facial trauma, obstructive sleep apnea, benign head/neck pathology and facial reconstructive surgery. She is an active volunteer with Smiles International and the Global Smile Foundation where she provides cleft and craniofacial surgical care internationally. In her spare time, Dr. Habib enjoys traveling, rock climbing, biking, cooking, attending live music/art events, volunteering, reading and spending time with her family and friends. She is a master level SCUBA diver who is also a fitness fanatic.