Dr. James Sciubba has joined the Maryland Center for Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, bringing his extensive experience in Oral Medicine and Pathology to our practice, and expanding the services available to patients throughout the region.
Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Sciubba had a distinguished career serving as Chairman of Dental Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Professor at Stony Brook University, Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pathology and Dermatology within The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and as Director of Dental and Oral Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He currently serves at The M.J. Dance Head & Neck Center as a clinical consultant, and functions in a didactic capacity with the rotating residents from the Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology program.
Dr. Sciubba’s contributions to the literature include over 200 peer reviewed papers and abstracts, and he has authored, co-authored and edited seven textbooks, including the Textbook of Oral Pathology. He has lectured in North and South America, India, Asia and Europe, remains active as a reviewer for several journals, and is an active or former member of several editorial advisory boards.
In addition, Dr. Sciubba is a Past President of The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and has served for several years on The National Board Testing Commission at the ADA. He is also a founding member and current President of SPOHNC, a national community-based self-help group for people with oral and head and neck cancer.
Raised in New Jersey, Dr. Sciubba attended Fairleigh Dickinson University on a sports scholarship. After receiving his B.S. degree he attended Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Dentistry. Following an internship at Ireland Army Hospital he obtained a Ph.D. degree in Pathology from the University of Illinois in 1974, followed by a Fellowship in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology at the ADA, and later achieved Diplomate status in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.