Dr. Anand Amirthraj. A earned my B.D.S and M.D.S (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) from the Manipal university, Manipal- India. Although Manipal university got the deemed university status in 1993, the seeds for its magnificent growth were sown way back in 1953. I hold the faculty position of Associate Professor at Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore a sister concern of Manipal University. My teaching includes both undergraduate and post graduate level courses in the field of oral surgery and oral & maxillofacial surgery. I am a fellow of the general education. I have significant contributions to the scientific literature in OMFS. I am an editorial board member of international journal of health and rehabilitation sciences. My clinical interests are in the area of maxillofacial trauma, and maxillofacial pathologies.