SNIES: 2548 | Qualified registration: Resolution 4289 of April 19, 2013
Our professionals integrate multidisciplinary teams for the management of craniofacial anomalies and more complex etio-pathologies that require the assistance of different specialists.
The maxillofacial surgeon actively participates with the orthodontist in the diagnosis and treatment of different dentofacial anomalies; and in multidisciplinary teams for the treatment of highly complex patients.
Finally, we want to deliver to society leaders who direct their specialty and project the philosophy of the CES University at a national and international level.
Our program lasts 4 years divided into: two years of theory and rotations in basic sciences of dentistry and medicine; and two years of rotations in the different areas of the specialty.
We have rotating venues such as the General Hospital of Medellín, the CES Clinic, the Manuel Uribe Ángel de Envigado Hospital, the North Clinic in Bello, among others.
In addition, at the CES Clinic in Medellín our residents have the opportunity to interact with different medical specialties such as: internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, orthopedics, plastic surgery, oral surgery.
From the second year and for the rest of the residency, students attend the dentofacial anomalies seminar to study patients who require orthodontic treatments and surgery.
Know our rates and dates 2021
Registration: until March 5, 2021
Exam: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm VIRTUAL MODALITY
Interview: From March 23 to 25, 2021. VIRTUAL INTERVIEW
Admission results: March 29, 2021. The final list of admitted will appear on the website .
Program duration: 8 semesters (4 years)
Tuition payment: First installment: April 2021 (Exact date will come out in the settlement). Second installment: May 2021 (Exact date will come out in the settlement).
Classes start: June 1, 2021
Registration PIN cost: $ 321,300 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 14,300,000 COP
Documentation required for the registration process:
· A copy of the minutes of undergraduate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background
NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.
Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.
You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .
Head of Clinical Postgraduate Programs
Pablo Emilio Correa Echeverri
Telephone: (57) (4) 4 44 05 55 Ext. 1515
Postgraduate coordinator for maxillofacial surgery
Telephone: (57) (4) 4 44 05 55 Ext. 1515
Do you want to know more? Write to us
Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Kelly Yoana Espinal Henao
Telephone: (57) (4) 4 44 05 55 Ext. 1534
of the applicant
Know the profile and characteristics to be part of the program in Maxillofacial Surgery.
We have different approaches to strengthen knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Our specialists will be able to work in different areas of the health sector, producing a positive impact.
Our program is aimed at dental professionals.
CES University is recognized for its research and innovation approach in health areas, in order to generate greater and better solutions to oral diseases in the community.
The training is personalized, since only two students are admitted per year, so that they have all the opportunities for experience that allow them to acquire excellent academic preparation.
The program develops a critical and constructive capacity in specialists. It allows to understand and address the problems of
health / disease with an integral vision of being, through the use of the tools provided by the social sciences together with the basic, biomedical and administrative sciences in diagnosis and treatment.
The postgraduate course has agreements in foreign universities with international teachers for academic and teaching activities in different parts of the world, we also carry out academic and research exchanges, with permanent assistance from prominent teachers worldwide.
Our specialists are able to make the diagnosis and treatment plan for pathologies - developmental anomalies and traumatic injuries of the maxillofacial area.
Also, they have the knowledge to be part of the interdisciplinary team (medical and dental) that manages a patient with traumatic injuries; both at the office level and at the hospital level.
They integrate multidisciplinary teams for the management of craniofacial anomalies and more complex etiopathologies that require the assistance of different specialists.
Actively participates with the orthodontist in the diagnosis and treatment of different dentofacial anomalies.
Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process of our University.
Know the positions in which you can work.
At the University we offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.
You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee, in addition:
1. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
2. To have fulfilled the requirement of a second language as stated in the agreement of the Superior Council.
3. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
4. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
5. Have approved the degree or research work.
6. Peace and save with the University for all concepts.
Professional performance opportunities are multiple for a graduate of the CES University specialization in Maxillofacial Surgery, which range from working in interdisciplinary groups that handle highly complex patients, patients with cleft lip and palate and medically compromised patients at the hospital level, until forming work teams, for hospital care, with systemic problems that require third and fourth level management. Likewise, it can serve as a fundamental pillar in the care of patients with growth and craniofacial development problems, together with the orthodontist, who require multidisciplinary treatment.
At the level of the universities and the different research groups, the specialist can work as an undergraduate and graduate teacher and be part of research groups in the different areas of maxillofacial surgery. Currently several of our graduates work as teachers and presidents of scientific associations, nationwide.
In private practice, you can be part of interdisciplinary groups in different private clinics, or individually do your private practice in your private practice.
For financing we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
National Savings Fund (FNA)
What do they say about our specializations?
“The hallmark that I leave in my students is that beyond learning a subject they are motivated to be good, to continue learning and want to continue with dentistry or with the maxillofacial subject“.
Legal information of the program
Specialization in Maxillofacial Surgery
Faculty of Dentistry
Resolution 4289 of April 19, 2013
Specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery
4 years (8 semesters)
Total cost per semester:
$ 14,300,000 COP