Armando Uribe Rivera, DDS, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Armando Uribe Rivera


Dr. Uribe Rivera, has joined as Clinical Assistant Professor In the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He obtained his DDS from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, in Monterrey Mexico in 2002. and is an OMS graduate from the 4-year program at the Centro Medico Nacional “20 de Noviembre” ISSSTE in Mexico City. After his OMS training, Dr. Uribe Rivera completed his training in Craniofacial Surgery, with special interest in mandibular distraction and surgical management of cranial vault techniques in an internationally renowned Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department in Mexico. Dr. Uribe Rivera has completed a Research Fellowship from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science diploma in Clinical Investigation program from the University of Rochester. He will be responsible for helping design clinical investigations in our department and guide resident research. Armando will also coordinate international surgical mission trips for our residents to increase their exposure to cleft and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Uribe Rivera’s primary research interest focuses on acute postoperative pain management and clinical and translational research in the field of craniofacial surgery. His clinical interests include complex dentoalveolar surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery and pediatric mandibular distraction osteogenesis techniques.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon, DDS


  • Published on 5/1/2023

    Sethi A, Kumar Bhagania M, Uribe Rivera A. RE: What Happens to Full Mouth Extraction Patients? A Retrospective Review of Patient Mortality at an Academic Medical Center. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2023 May; 81(5):521-522. PMID: 37137655.

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  • Published on 3/6/2023

    Sethi A, Uribe Rivera A, Kumar Bhagania M. Re: Briefings: what can surgical and minimally invasive interventional teams learn from airline flight deck practice? Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2023 May; 61(4):329. PMID: 37085410.

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  • Published on 3/30/2021

    Uribe-Rivera, A., Rasubala, L., Alvarez, D., Monroy-Giamundo, D., Malmstrom, H., & Ren, Y. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. The Proportion of Young Patients with Acute Surgical Pain and Development of Opiate Abuse Disorders. 2021; 5(S1):38.

  • Published on 1/5/2021

    Uribe-Rivera A, Rasubala L, Machado-Perez AC, Ren YF, Malmström H, Carinci A. Preliminary study of the impact of elevated circulating plasma levels of catecholamines on opioid requirements for acute surgical pain. J Clin Transl Sci. 2021 Jan 05; 5(1):e114. PMID: 34221456.

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  • Published on 7/29/2020

    Uribe-Rivera, A., Machado Perez, A., Malmstrom, H., Ren, Y., Rasubala, L., & Carinci, A. . Catecholamines and Opioid Therapy Requirements for the Management of Acute Post-Procedural Pain: The clinical Trend to Identify Remarkable Elements in Opioid Drug Dependency. 2020.

  • Published on 5/10/2018

    Runyan CM, Uribe-Rivera A, Tork S, Shikary TA, Ehsan Z, Weaver KN, Hossain MM, Gordon CB, Pan BS. Management of Airway Obstruction in Infants With Pierre Robin Sequence. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018 May; 6(5):e1688. PMID: 29922540.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Ban C, Uribe-Rivera A, Krishnan D. Severe Cervicofacial Emphysema and Pneumomediastinum Caused by a Dental Handpiece: A Case Report and Guidelines for Management for the Dental Practitioner. N Y State Dent J. 2016 Nov; 82(6):22-25. PMID: 30512255.

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  • Published on 4/10/2015

    Lambert RC, Ban C, Rivera AU, Eckert GJ, Krishnan DG, Bennett JD. Comparison of Direct Laryngoscopy and Video Laryngoscopy in Intubating a Mannequin: Should Video Laryngoscopy Be Available to Manage Airway Emergencies in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Office? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Oct; 73(10):1901-6. PMID: 25896566.

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  • Published on 7/22/2014

    Runyan CM, Uribe-Rivera A, Karlea A, Meinzen-Derr J, Rothchild D, Saal H, Hopkin RJ, Gordon CB. Cost analysis of mandibular distraction versus tracheostomy in neonates with Pierre Robin sequence. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Nov; 151(5):811-8. PMID: 25052512.

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  • Published on 7/1/2014

    Pan BS, Rapp SJ, Vu A, Uribe-Rivera A, Billmire DA, Gordon CB. Evolution in minimal-incision palatoplasty: surgical technique and outcomes in 67 consecutive cases. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul; 134(1):102-111. PMID: 25028820.

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