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James Closmann

Associate Professor

​Department of Surgical Dentistry
Mail Stop F847
13065 E 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-8185
Fax: 303-724-6986


    • Surgical Oncology/Reconstruction Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
    • Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    • DDS, University of Texas - Houston

Honors and Awards:

    • Joseph Bernier Awards (8) for Outstanding Dental Research

Department Affiliations:

Surgical Dentistry: Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Research Interests:

    • Strange Pathology

Recent Publications:

Closmann JJ, Eliot CA, Foss RD, "Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor: report of a case with description of histologic and immunohistochemical findings." J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Mar;71(3):545-9

Sharifi RJ, Closmann JJ, Pogrel MA, "Comprehensive management of an orthognathic surgery patient with aggressive central giant cell granuloma of the mandible." Gen Dent. 2012 Sep-Oct;60(5):403-7

Elyassi AR, Prenzel R, Closmann JJ, "Pott puffy tumor after maxillary tooth extraction." J Oral Macillofac Surg. 2012 Mar;70(3):e190-2.

Elyassi AR, Helling ER, Closmann JJ, "Closure of difficult palatal fistulas using a "parachuting and anchoring" technique with the tongue flap." Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Dec;112(6):711-4


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