818-388-2737

Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS

Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

Complications associated with Extraction of Teeth, Dental Implants, Oral and Maxillofacial Infections, TMJ, Nerve Injuries, Oral Pathology/Oncology, Facial Trauma (all facial fractures and lacerations), Dental Malpractice, Dental Law, Case Evaluations, Case Reviews, Court Testimony, Depositions.

Education

10/2013: Fellow, America College of Surgeons

3/11 – Present: Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

7/06 – 6/09: University of Michigan, Department of OMFS (Chief resident 7/08-12/08)

7/06 – 6/07: University of Michigan, second year General Surgery Certificate conferred in 6/07

7/06: Transferred to University of Michigan Department of OMFS due to closing of Henry Ford Hospital OMFS Program

7/05 – 6/03: Henry Ford Hospital, Intern in General Surgery; certificate conferred in 6/06

7/03 – 6/05: Wayne State School of Medicine. Degree conferred, M.D

7/02 0- 6/03: Henry Ford Hospital/St. Joe Mercy Hospital/University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Intern in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

7/01 – 6/02: Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Practice Residency (GPR)

9/97 – 6/01: University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry. Degree conferred, D.D.S.

9/96 – 6/97: University of California, Los Angeles, Physiological Science Major

Hospital Affiliation

3/10 – Present: Glendale Adventist Hospital, Glendale, CA. Routinely provide care to patients with facial trauma(secondary to motor vehicle accidents, assaults and sporting injuries) and facial infection in the emergency room at Glendale Adventist Hospital.

2/11 – Present: Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA. Routinely provide care to patients with facial trauma(secondary to motor vehicle accidents, assaults and sporting injuries) and facial infections in the emergency room at Glendale Memorial Hospital

1/12 – Present: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA. Routinely provide care to patients with facial trauma(secondary to motor vehicle accidents, assaults and sporting injuries) and facial infections in the emergency room at Providence St. Joseph Hospital

Hospital Administration

1/14 – Present: Glendale Adventist Hospital Medical Executive Committee member

1/15 – 12/15 & 1/17 – Present: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA. Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry

Teaching Positions

10/11 – Present: Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at USC School of Dentistry

9/13 – Present: Lecturer for Academy of Osseo-integration, Synthese Company, Johnson & Johnson

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Kotikian, A, Ward, B. The case of a 56 year old male with metastatic melanoma of the mandible. Chalmers J Lyons meeting, University of Michigan School of Dentistry. October 27, 2006.

Kotikian, A, Edwards, S, Tao, L. Retrospective review of Odontogenic Infections at a Tertiary Medical Center: Clinical Correlations based on Culture and Sensitivity Data. Presented as an oral abstract at the 89th Annual AAOMS meeting, October 8-13, 2007. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Kotikian, A, Upton, G. Alternative to establishing an airway in patients requiring intermaxillary fixation, Chalmers J Lyons meeting, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, October 26, 2007.

Kotikian, A, Edwards, S. Computer based planning of an alveolar segment for distraction, Chalmers J Lyons meeting, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, October 3, 2008.

Kotikian, A. Maxillofacial Infections. Annual Armenian American Medical Society of California offsite CME meeting, Aria Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, October 2, 2010.

Kotikian, A. Oral Cancer: Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment. 3rd Annual International Medical Congress, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia, July 8, 2011

Kotikian, A. Craniomaxillofacial Trauma in Children and Young Adults. 3rd Annual International Medical Congress, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia, July 8, 2011

Kotikian, A Oral Cancer, Diagnosis and treatment, Glendale Memorial Hospital CME lecture, Glendale, CA, November 14, 2011

Kotikian, A Oral Cancer, Diagnosis and treatment, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center CME lecture, Glendale, CA, April 3, 2012

Kotikian, A. Oral and Maxillofacial Infections, Glendale Memorial Hospital CME lecture, Glendale, CA, April 23, 2012

Kotikian, A, Dento-alveolar trauma management, Annual Armenian American Medical Society of California offsite CDE meeting, Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, September 22, 2012

Kotikian, A., Oral and Maxillofacial Infections, Study club for Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Phoenicia Restaurant, Glendale, CA, June 11, 2013

Kotikian, A., Surgical and Non-Surgical Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients, 11th Armenian Medical World Congress, Loews Hotel, Hollywood, CA, July 5, 2013

Kotikian, A., Diagnosis and Treatment options for Keratocystic Odontogentic Tumors(KOT), Socal Orofacial Academy meeting, Hilton Hotel, Pasadena, CA, October 30, 2013

Kotikian, A., CPR certification and recertification for physicians, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA, January 14, 2015

Kotikian, A., Diagnosis and Treatment options for Jaw Cysts, Armenian American Medical Society off site CME/CDE, Caesars Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, September 12, 2015

Kotikian, A, Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Speaker and Bench Instructor for hands on course, AO North America, Westin Hotel, San Francisco, CA, November 21-22, 2015

Kotikian, A. Dental treatment for a lifetime using dental implants, Senior lecture series, Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA, July 13, 2016

Kotikian, A, Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Speaker and Bench Instructor for hands on course, AO North America, Loews Hotel, Hollywood, CA, December 3-4, 2016

TV & Radio Show Appearances

Community announcement on the 6th annual Glendale Health Festival, iHeart Radio Show, Burbank, CA – 10/28/15

Community announcement on the 6th annual Glendale health Festival, Panarmenian  TV station, Glendale, CA – 10/28/15

Community announcement on the upcoming Glendale Health Festival, ARTN TV station studio, Glendale, CA – 10/26/15

Announcement of the Glendale Health Festival, CBS Los Angeles news station, Los Angeles, CA – 10/28/13

Mouth guards can prevent injuries in all kinds of sports, ABC7 news station, Burbank, CA – 4/5/12

RAM Health Fair, Diane Sawyer Nightly news, ABC, Los Angles, CA – 10/28/11

Oral Cancer, CNN Headline News Station, Los Angeles, CA – 5/17/11

Facial protection, CNN Headline News station, Los Angeles, CA – 5/9/11

Medical Show with Dr. Kipper, Oral health, 790 KABC radio station, Los Angeles, CA – 3/27/11

Community Services

4/10 – Present: Glendale Healthy Kids. Provide free surgeries in the oral and maxillofacial region to low income children in Glendale, CA

4/10: Oral screening at Glendale Healthy Kids Festival at Pacific Community Center in Glendale, CA

10/10: Oral screening for Hoover High School students in Glendale, CA

10/11: Provided oral surgery services to the CareNow/LA project. This organization provides free services to patients with low or no income. Over 2500 patients treated by the project over four days.

11/11: Chairman of the Oral Health portion of the 2nd annual Glendale Health Festival, 11/5/11

11/12: Chairman of the Oral Health portion of the 3nd annual Glendale Health Festival, 11/3/12

11/13: Chairman of the Oral Health portion of the 4th annual Glendale Health Festival, 11/2/13

11/14: Chairman of the Oral Health portion of the 4th annual Glendale Health Festival, 11/15/14

11/15: Chairman for the entire 6th annual Glendale Health Festival, 11/7/15

Advisor

4/11 – Present: Medical Advisory Board for the LA Zoo

10/11 – Present: Vice President for the Armenian American Medical Society

Medical Mission

7/10/11 – 7/16/11: Spent the week treating a variety of patients ranging from cleft lip and palate patients, head and neck tumors, head and neck infections and facial trauma patients in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabagh, Armenia

10/17/15 – 10/23/15: Spent the week treating a wide variety of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery patients. Cases included cleft lip and palate patients, head and neck tumors, congenital defects, facial trauma and infection cases. Noyemberyan, Armenia