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Robert A. Ord, MD, DDS

  • Professor of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Robert A. Ord, MD, DDS


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

About Robert A. Ord, MD, DDS

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Dr. Ord was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery by Baltimore magazine in 2016.
Dr. Ord's main clinical interest is in surgical oncology of the head and neck (i.e. management of tumors of the head and neck.) Most of his surgeries are related to cancer of the oral cavity, jaws, sinuses and salivary glands. In addition he has an interest in benign tumors of this region and reconstruction of the jaws and oral cavity. He has an ongoing interest in basic science and clinical research in head and neck malignancy. He is also active in chemoprevention trials for premalignant lesions.
Dr. Ord has a heavy commitment to graduate teaching at the residency and Fellowship level. In addition, he lectures widely at National and International Meetings. He is a former Examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the University of Singapore.
He has published over 100 scientific papers, 40 plus book chapters, co-edited 3 books Oral Cancer, The Dentist's Role in Diagnosis, Management Rehabilitation and Prevention, Textbook and Color Atlas of Salivary Gland Pathology and Operative Maxillofacial surgery 2nd edition. He is the Oncology Section Editor for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Oncology Section. He is also a member of the American Head and Neck Society.

Gender: Male


  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • University of Maryland Medical Center