Dr. Stephen Schendel graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 1973. From there he went to the Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas to complete a residency program. Between 1979 and 1980 Dr. Schendel studied in France as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Nantes. The emphasis of this study was cleft lip & palate surgery and dentofacial orthopedics, both under the tutelage of Dr. Jean Delaire.
Dr. Schendel then graduated from the University of Hawaii Medical School in 1983 and completed a General Surgery internship at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. He completed an additional two years of General Surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center, followed by completion of the Plastic Surgery training program at Stanford.
Dr. Schendel’s surgical interests are craniofacial and maxillofacial surgery, including sleep apnea and orthognathic surgery.
He spent 1987 to 1988 as an assistant to Dr. Paul Tessier in Paris, France. Dr. Schendel is Professor of Surgery Emeritus at Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
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He has published over 100 articles and chapters including a textbook on maxillofacial surgery.
To learn more about the work Dr Schendel is doing please visit California Craniofacial Institutes website: