Michael S. Stosich, DMD, MS, MS

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Clinical Associate of Surgery

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Michael S. Stosich, DMD, MS, MS, is a renowned orthodontist with subspecialty expertise in craniofacial orthodontics and robotically assisted orthodontics. Dr. Stosich serves as the cleft lip and palate team orthodontist and craniofacial orthodontist in Craniofacial Anomalies Multidisciplinary Program, which treats complex pediatric craniofacial anomalies such as craniosynostosis.

Dr. Stosich has built a large, well-respected clinical practice that encompasses all aspects of orthodontics for children and adults. Additionally, he has developed expertise in robotically assisted orthodontics.

Dr. Stosich is also an active craniofacial researcher and educator, having spent seven years at top research universities where he performed studies on how to move teeth more efficiently through bone, leading to published works on important advancements in treating orthodontic patients. As a result of his academic work, Dr. Stosich has been asked to lecture at numerous annual meetings throughout the U.S. and overseas. His achievements were also awarded by the National Institute of Health, which endowed grants toward future study. He continues this work at the University of Chicago.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Temple University School of Dentistry


  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics: Temple University School of Dentistry


  • Craniofacial Research: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania

Other Grad Education

  • Master of Science, PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering: Columbia University; Additional Graduate Degree(s): Master of Science in Oral Biology: Temple University School of Dentistry

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society
  • Society for Physical Regulation in Medicine and Biology
  • American Association for Dental Research
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Bioelectromagnetics Society
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap


  • Board of Governor’s Scholar
  • Board of Trustees Scholar
  • Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
  • Graduate Research Society Award
  • Grand Prize – Innovative Idea Competition
  • Hypothesis Development Award (Stem Cell based Facial Reconstruction in Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • IADR Research Award
  • International ADA Research Competition Award
  • National Dentsply Clinician Award
  • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Award: $2.5 million grant to Columbia University to support stem cell based tissue regeneration
  • Presidential University Letter of Recognition
  • S. Eugene Coben Endowed Scholar in Orthodontics
  • Sarnat Award in Craniofacial Biology (International Top prize in Craniofacial Research)
  • Whitaker Foundation Award



  • 3rd European Otolaryngology-ENT Surgery Conference
  • 7th International Conference and Expo on Aesthetic Practices Paris
  • American Association of Orthodontists Symposium
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons Symposium
  • American Dental Association Annual Symposium
  • Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Symposium
  • European Society of Orthodontics Congress
  • Forum of Adipose Tissue & Stem Cell
  • International Association of Dental Research Symposium
  • International Conference on Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
  • International Conference on Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
  • International Society of MRI in Medicine Symposium
  • International Society of Stem Cell Research Annual Symposium
  • International Society of Tissue Engineering Congress
  • MIT Symposium on Tissue Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Symposium
  • Society of Physical Regulation in Medicine Symposium
  • World Congress of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell-Singapore-Session Chair

Editorial Board

  • Annals of Clinical Letters
  • Annals of Surgical Case Reports
  • Case Reports and Literature Review
  • Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, Research and Therapy
  • Journal of Plastic and Aesthetic Research
  • MedLife Open Access
  • The Scientific Pages of Cosmetic Surgery
  • World Journal of Vascular Surgery
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2009

Board Certifications

  • Orthodontics

Languages Spoken

  • English