Meet Oral Surgeon Carlos Ibañez DDS
Full name: Carlos Rafael Ibañez, DDS
Born: April 5, 1969. Grew up in the Panama Canal Zone
During his residency, Dr. Ibañez learned full-scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Under the tutelage of his chairman, Dr. Timothy Turvey and Dr. William Proffit (Department of Orthodontics) among others, he learned the management of orthognathic surgical patients. Dr. George Blakey was instrumental in teaching techniques for dentoalveolar surgery and the treatment of head and neck pathology/reconstruction. Dr. Ramon Ruiz taught him Craniomaxillofacial, cleft lip and palate surgery as part of the craniofacial team. Under the tutelage of Dr. John Zuniga, Dr. Ibañez learned Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) surgery, facial pain management, as well as microsurgical nerve repair. During his facial trauma rotation at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC, Dr. Ibañez further expanded his knowledge of traumatic injuries as taught by Dr. Raymond Fonseca and others.