The Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is a not-for-profit professional association, incorporated in the State of Illinois. ISOMS is dedicated to the advancement of public welfare through educational programs that help improve standards of practice in the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Illinois.
Active ISOMS members are graduates of accredited dental schools who have also completed an accredited training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, are licensed to practice dentistry or medicine in the State of Illinois, and limit their practice exclusively to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Active members must participate in the Society's Office Anesthesia Evaluation Program as a precondition of membership and every five years thereafter, and they must maintain membership in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
For additional information on membership, contact the ISOMS headquarters:
810 S. Waukegan Road, Suite 104
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Phone 847 482.0222
eFax 847 574.0445
Left photo: Dr. Herbert Stith, AAOMS Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Council, urges members to consider
joining colleagues in Washington D.C. next year for the April 18, 2018, Day on the Hill event. Dr. Stith is
immediate past president of ISOMS. Dr. Coleman Spector, the current ISOMS president, attended as well,
along with other Illinois members and colleagues from around the country. AAOMS staff accompanies and
prepares members who share mutual concerns on behalf of patients and the profession, for the visits to
various legislators on Capitol Hill.
Photo on right above: 2017 AAOMS, Day on the Hill, Washington, DC; L. Dr. Pierre-Eric Landry
(Canadian Society of OMS), Drs. Leslie Heffez and Coleman Spector, Illinois Society of OMS.
The ISOMS Spring Education Program was enjoyed by over 50 members and various guests on March 11.
In addition to the popular morning presentation on business topics including cyber security and HIPAA compliance, the afternoon offered a fully packed program on well received topics and issues featuring three outstanding young members who covered current topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery, including (1) Technical Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, by Mohammed Qaisi, DMD,MD,FACS, email@example.com,(2) Oral Cancer and Pre-cancerous Lesions, by James Murphy, BDS (DDS), MD, MFDS, MRCS, FFD, firstname.lastname@example.org, and (3) Functional Reconstruction of Oral and Maxillofacial Defects, by Michael Markiewicz, DDS, MPH, MD, email@example.com. The three presentations were packed with new information and supported by excellent visuals. Many thanks to Drs. Qaisi, Murphy and Markiewicz!
Dr. Henry Fung, John Stroger, Jr. Cook County Hospitial, Chicago, with ISOMS guest speakers Drs. Mohammed Qaisi,
James Murphy and Michael Markiewicz, March 11, 2017 in Oak Brook.
ISOMS Education Program and 2016 Annual Meeting
The ISOMS Education Program and Annual Meeting was held in October, 2016 at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel in Chicago.
Coleman Spector, DDS, assumed the role of ISOMS president for the year.
ACLS & BLS Training Program Held
The ISOMS March 5-6, 2016 ACLS & BLS Training program was held at the Hyatt Lodge and Hamburger University Complex on the McDonalds campus in Oak Brook. The course instructor Doug Miller and his staff reviewed American Heart Association BLS and ECC Guidelines before certification and recertification testing. Below are photos from the event.
Each year, members who are due for office anesthesia evaluations (on our 5-year cycle) receive emailed notices naming their assigned evaluator, from our Anesthesia Committee chairman. Information, including sample evaluations forms and a list of required documents to be submitted are on this web site. It is very important for members to keep us informed of their preferred email address changes to make sure you receive these important notices and other communications. Email, or fax to 847-574-0445.
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