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Dean M. DeLuke, D.D.S., M.B.A.

Dean M. DeLuke, D.D.S., M.B.A.

Associate professor and director of Predoctoral Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Wood Memorial Building
521 North 11th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-8036
Fax: (804) 828-0056
Email: dmdeluke@vcu.edu


  • Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • M.B.A., Union College
  • D.D.S., Columbia University

Board certification

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Oral pathology
  • Dental implants
  • Dentoalveolar surgery
Dr. Dean M DeLuke is a graduate of St Michael’s College (B.A.), Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery (D.D.S.), and Union Graduate College (M.B.A.). He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a fellowship at East Grinstead Hospital in Sussex, England. Dr. DeLuke is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.
He has previously served as Chief of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at St. Clare's Hospital, where he was also Co-Chair of Cleft Palate Clinic. He is a past president of the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has served in the AAOMS House of Delegates and on the Board of Directors of OMSPAC and the Foundation for Ellis Medicine.
Dr. DeLuke has also served for many years on the Advisory Board, Risk Management and Finance Committees of OMS National Insurance Company. He has authored numerous publications and has been a frequent lecturer at regional and national meetings. Prior to coming to VCU, he was a partner in a multispecialty group in upstate New York.


Anhedonia in Facial Pain Patients. J. Marbach, J. Lipton, P. Lund and D.M. DeLuke, J Dent Research, 57(A):364, 1978.

 Oral Manifestations of Sarcoidosis: Report of Case Masquerading as a Neoplasm. D.M. DeLuke and J.J. Sciubba, Oral Pathology 59(2):184, 1985.

 Treatment of Bony Ankylosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. D.M. DeLuke, J Amer Dental Assoc, 115(2):281, 1987.

 Synovial Chondromatosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. L.G. Manco and D.M. DeLuke, Amer J Roentgenology, 148:574, 1987.

 Clinicopathologic Conference: Painful Mass of the Palate. D.M. DeLuke, J.J. Sciubba, G. Livanos and F.G. Emmings, J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 50(1):59, 1992.

 Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome. R. Winnie and D.M. DeLuke, International J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 21(2):115, 1992.

 “Questions Remain on HIV Transmission” (letter). American Dent Assoc News, 21(17): 4, 1990.

 Malignant Schwannoma of the Palate: Case Report and Review of Literature. M. DiCerbo, J.J. Sciubba, W.C. Sordill and D.M. DeLuke, J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 50(11):1217, 1992.

 Health Care Reform: A Plea for Action (editorial). D.M. DeLuke, New York State Society Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons Newsletter, 27(2):5, 1994.

 Our Changing Face (editorial). D.M. DeLuke, New York State Society Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons Newsletter, 28(1):1, 1994.

 Pneumatization of the Temporomandibular Joint. D.M. DeLuke, Oral Surgery Medicine Pathology, 79(1): 3, 1995.

 Facial Growth and the Need for Orthognathic Surgery After Cleft Palate Repair: Literature Review and Report of 28 Cases. D.M.DeLuke, A. Marchand, E. Robles and P. Fox, J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 55:694, 1997.

 Book Review: Facial Harmony in Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery, in NY State Dental Journal, 64(8): 68, 1998.

 Orthognathic Surgery: The State of the Art. D.M. DeLuke, NY State Dental Journal, 64(10):30, 1998.

 Decision Traps. D.M. DeLuke, OMSNIC Monitor, 16(2) April 2005

 Case for Tort Reform in Medical Malpractice. D.M. DeLuke, J Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 64: 838-842, 2006.

 True Informed Consent. D.M. DeLuke, OMSNIC Monitor, 17(5): October 2006.

 Online Privacy: Your Internet Presence and Online Image. D.M. DeLuke, OMSNIC Monitor, 21(1): February 2010.