Stuart L. Fischman, DMD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Office Address

355 Squire Hall

Buffalo, NY 14214



Faculty Profile

Stuart L. Fischman, D.M.D. is Professor Emeritus of Oral Diagnostic Sciences. He has retired as Director of Dentistry at the Erie County Medical Center and continues to coordinate the oral health care program for the AIDS Designated Center at the ECMC. He received his, cum laude, from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He has been named a "Distinguished Alumnus" of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Fischman is a Diplomate of the American Boards of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine. He has held academic appointments in Paraguay, Peru, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, and Israel. Professor Fischman has been a Lady Davis Fellow and a Forcheimer Fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He received the 1998 Clinical Excellence Award from the N.Y. State AIDS Institute. In 2008, Dr. Fischman received a Distinguished Scientist Award from the International Association for Dental Research. He currently holds an appointment as Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem.

Research Profile

Current research activities include the clinical evaluation of dentifrices,chewing gums and mouth rinses, the management of ulcerative diseases of the oral mucosa and the oral manifestations of HIV disease. The oral health profile of patients with Gaucher disease is currently being reviewed. Professor Fischman serves as a consultant to several manufacturers of oral health products and to the New York State AIDS Institute.

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Representative Publications

  • The history of oral hygiene products: how far have we come in 6000 years? Periodontology 2000, 15:7-14, 1997.
  • The nature and extent of jaw involvement in Gaucher disease. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Path Oral Radiol Endod 85:233-9, 1998.
  • Infection Control, in Zambito, et al., Hospital Dentistry: Practice and Education, pp. 66-73 Mosby, 1997.
  • Generalized Red Conditions, in Wood and Goaz, Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial Lesions, ed.5, pp. 71-89 Mosby, 1997.
  • Dentifrices, Mouth Rinses, and Tooth Whiteners, in Harris and Christen, Primary Preventive Dentistry, ed. 5, pp. 103-124, Appleton and Lange, 1999.

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