Nominated Post :
Executive Committee Members
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Yeshaswini Thelekkat MDS Fellow AOCMF Current Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon Sree Gokulam Medical Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India AO CMF Kerala, India Study Club, Lead AOCMF Faculty Regional (Asia Pacific) Immediate Past (August 2021) Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Azeezia College of Dental Sciences & Research, Kollam Dr Thelekkat (Yesh) completed her residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2004 from Government Dental College, Calicut. Passionate about teaching, she has served in academia since 2005. Dr Thelekkat completed her AOCMF Fellowship from Ludwig Maximillian Universitat, Munich, Germany in 2012. An NGO for educating trauma surgeons globally, she went on to become AOCMF Faculty, India and Asia-Pacific. She has since, delivered lectures at various AO Courses across India and South-East Asia. She has undertaken various clinical pursuits in the United States between 2015-2016 to learn more about different educational scenarios and surgical practices. She was also invited faculty to the Basic Maxillofacial Principles Course organised by the American Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons in Miami, January 2017. During her time in Malaysia (2016-2018), Dr Thelekkat has been facilitator to various oral surgical courses. Dr Thelekkat is member of various national and international professional organisations. She is also peer reviewer to the official journal of Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India since 2009 and has contributed variously to scientific literature. She has also contributed to chapters in international textbooks. Invited speaker, panelist and moderator for panel discussion at State and National level AOMSI conferences and international seminars (Expert Case Discussion Series, AOCMF with Dr Iain McVicar 2020, Moderator- TMJ session, Travelling Mandible (Global Virtual Seminar) 2021) AOMSI activities in the recent past Reviewer, Journal of Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery since 2009 Reviewer, prize paper category, 44th National AOMSI Conference, Bangalore, 2019 OMFS awareness programme at state level on Maxillofacial day. Scientific Chair, AOMSI Kerala State Conference, September 2019. Youtube Co-host and Chat Moderator, Orbit and NOE trauma, AOMSI Web series, 2020 Youtube chat moderator, AOMSI Virtual Masterclass 2020 Coordinator, AOMSI Masterclass Viva 2021 Reviewer, Pan India AOMSI Journal Club series 2021 Her areas of professional interests include minor oral surgery, Craniomaxillofacial trauma, TMJ disorders, Maxillofacial pathology, and Orthognathic surgery.