Peter D. Quinn, DMD, MD

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Peter D. Quinn, DMD, MD, is a oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the Division of Dentistry at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with expertise in dentofacial deformities.

Areas of Expertise: Dentofacial deformities, Jaw augmentation (bone grafts), Jaw deformities, Jaw problems, Jaw reconstruction, Joint replacement, Maxillofacial reconstruction, Orthognathic surgery, Temporomandibular joint disorder
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Peter D. Quinn, DMD, MD is vice dean for Professional Services at the University of Pennsylvania, and senior vice president of the Health System. In this capacity, he is responsible for financial and operational aspects of CPUP.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Quinn served as the chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and as the Schoenleber Professor and Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

He has served as Chair of the Medical Board at HUP and has received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Alfred Stengel Health System Champion Award for his numerous Medical Center Committee responsibilities.

Dr. Quinn’s main area of research interests is the surgical treatment of disorders of the temporomandibular joint. He has also published widely in the advanced techniques in management of high-flow arteriovenous malformations of the maxillofacial skeleton.

He currently is the president of the American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons.

Education and Training


Dental Medicine - Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, PA


Medicine - Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surger

Undergraduate Degree

MD - Medical College of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, PA
DMD - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Professor and Clinical Educator, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Jaw growth deformities
Temporomandibular joint surgery
Pediatric jaw tumors




Granquist EJ, Quinn PD. Total reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint with a stock prosthesis. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Sep;19(2):221-32. doi: 10.1016/j.cxom.2011.05.004. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21878254. No abstract available.


Granquist EJ, Chou JC, Giannakopoulos H, Livolsi VA, Quinn PD. Post-surgical neuromas in patients with total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction: a retrospective case series. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Apr;40(4):366-71. Epub 2010 Nov 30. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21123031. Read the abstract

Quinn PD. Managing patients with temporomandibular disorders. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2010 Nov;138(5):533-4; author reply 534. Cited in PubMed; PMID 2105578. No abstract available.


Fornatora M, Yen AH, Yang J, Pliskin M, Quinn PD. Clinico-pathologic conference: case 1. Head Neck Pathol. 2009 Dec;3(4):283-5. Epub 2009 Oct 14. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20596846. Read the article

Hendler BH, Quinn PD. University of Pennsylvania Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 may;67(5):937-42. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19382388. No abstract available.

Posters and Presentations


Quinn PD. Funds flow model for an integrated academic medical center [presentation]. Society for Chairs of Academic Radiation Oncology Programs Annual Meeting; 2011 Mar; Washington, DC.


Quinn PD. The ACOMS TMJ in-office arthroscopy and total joint replacement hands-on cadaver workshop, Lorenz Skills Academy; 2010 Nov 13; Jacksonville, FL.

Quinn PD. Temporomandibular joint reconstruction [visiting professor presentation]. University of Buffalo; 2010 Jun; Buffalo, NY.

Quinn PD. Simultaneous temporomandibular joint reconstruction surgery with orthognathic surgery [presentation]. American Association of Orthodontists; 2010 May; Washington, DC.

Quinn PD. TMJ hands-on workshop [chairman, TMJ total joint didactic session]. University of Texas; 2010 Jan; Houston, TX.


Quinn PD. Simultaneous orthognathic surgery & alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement for congenital and/or acquired facial asymmetry [presentation]. TMJ Bioengineering Conference; 2009 Nov; Denver, CO.

Quinn PD. Stock prosthesis for TMJ construction [presentation]. S.O.R.G. TMJ Course; 2009 Oct; Viena.

Quinn PD. Management of advanced degenerative diseases of the temporomandibular joint [presentation]. University of Buffalo; 2009 Jun; Buffalo, NY.

Quinn PD. Options for alloplastic reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint [presentation]. Temporomandibular Joint Symposium, Danish Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; 2009 Jun 19-20; Copenhagen, Denmark.

Quinn PD. Thirteen year experience with the Biomet Total Joint Replacement System [grand rounds presentation]. University of Houston Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; 2009 May; Houston, TX.

Quinn PD. Management of high flow arteriovenous malformations of the maxillofacial skeleton [presentation]. Center for Human Appearance Sponsored Symposium, Chao Yang Hospital; 2009 Mar; Beijing, China.

Quinn PD. Comparative biomechanics of unilateral vs. bilateral alloplastic joint replacements [presentation]. American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009 Mar 5-7; Miami, FL.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2004 - present, Reviewer, Journal of the American Dental Association
2001 - present, Section Editor, Temporomandibular Surgery, Middle East Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
1999 - present, Section Editor, Maxillofacial Surgery, AO North American On-Line Journal