Dr. Karl K. Cuddy, BSc, DDS, MD, MSc *

Dr. Karl Cuddy was raised in Burlington, and studied at McMaster University where he received his BSc prior to starting professional and graduate studies at Western University and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his studies in dentistry and medicine, receiving DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) and MD (Doctor of Medicine) degrees. Hospital based residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was completed over 6 years through the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, London Health Sciences Center and St. Joseph’s Healthcare London. Additionally, Dr. Cuddy completed a MSc in Pathology, studying tumour markers in cysts and tumours of the jaws.

Following residency, Dr. Cuddy furthered his training as a fellow in Advanced Craniomaxillofacial Surgery and Trauma through the Head and Neck Institute, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and Portland Providence Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, USA. In addition to providing patient care at Credit Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Cuddy works as an Assistant Professor and Director of Education and Maxillofacial Trauma at the University of Toronto with the graduate training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His research interests include the use of technology (ie. computer aided surgery and intraoperative imaging) to improve patient outcomes in orthognathic and craniomaxillofacial reconstructive surgery, including for patients with defects and deformities acquired through trauma, congenital anomalies or tumours of the head and neck.

Away from work Dr. Cuddy enjoys a number of sports, including hockey, tennis, skiing and cycling.

* fellow-elect of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada