The Pennsylvania Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is a non-profit organization, incorporated under the Laws of the Commonwealth. PSOMS was organized to:
- contribute to the general health and welfare of the people of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by educating the general public and the policy makers for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relative to the qualifications and functions of those dentists who have limited their practice to oral and maxillofacial surgery.
- promote and encourage the advancement of the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery. encourage the members to discharge their civic and professional responsibilities to the community.
- provide for its members’ opportunities for social and professional community.
PSOMS consists of three components: a western branch (Western Pennsylvania Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons), a central branch (Central Pennsylvania Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) and an eastern branch (Delaware Valley Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons).
The mission of the Pennsylvania Office Anesthesia Program is to follow the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Mandate to evaluate the anesthesia permit holders and applicants for anesthesia permits along with their office following the mandates of the State Board of Dentistry and statutes of the Pennsylvania Dental Practice Code.
The Program, to the best of its ability, will provide continuing education courses in anesthesia helping the permit holders maintain the highest standard of care for their patients as well as obtain the required Anesthesia CE Credits as per state law.
Members of The Committee on Anesthesia
Advisory Anesthesia Committee to PSOMS
Michael Bianchi, DDS, FACS – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Bryn Mawr (Chairman and Executive Director))
Thomas Nordone, DMD – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Media (East Regional Director)
Jeffrey Rajchel, DDS, MS – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Harrisburg (Central Regional Director)
Raymond Trop, DMD – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Tarentum (Western Regional Director)
Jeffrey Borandi, DMD – Dentist Anesthesiologist – Wexford
David Fox, DMD – Periodontist, Prosthodontist – Jenkintown
Joseph Giovannitti Jr., DMD – Dentist Anesthesiologist – Pittsburgh
David Stall, DMD – General Dentist – Bellefonte
Ross Wezmar, DDS – Pediatric Dentist – Scranton
Edward Adlesic, DMD – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Pittsburgh (Non-voting Member)
PSOMS Committee on Anesthesia
Daniel W. Pituch, DMD, MD – Chairman
Michael Bianchi, DDS, FACS – Executive Director of Office Anesthesia Evaluation Program
Thomas Nordone, DMD – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Eastern Regional Chair
Jeffrey Rajchel, DDS, MS — Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Central Regional Chair
Raymond Trop, DMD- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Western Regional Chair