ORAL SURGEONS

Michael Bianchi, DDS

Dr. Bianchi obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry from Boston College, and subsequently attended dental school at SUNY Buffalo where he received the D.D.S. degree. Additionally, he is the Department Chairman and Associate Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann Hospital in thebianchi Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

He is Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Dentistry at St. Christopher's Hospital forChildren. Dr. Bianchi is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and also the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program at The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bianchi is the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

His special clinical interests include craniofacial, cleft lip / cleft palate and reconstructive surgery as well as dental implants. Dr. Bianchi has been interviewed and featured on local, national, and international news programs for a surgery on a child, performed at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, utilizing a computer generated 3D skull model to plan her craniofacial reconstructive surgery. Dr. Bianchi is married, has three children and enjoys coaching soccer in his spare time.


Thomas Nordone, DDS

A native of the Philadelphia area and a graduate of Villanova University (undergraduate), Temple University school of Dental Medicinedr nordone (graduate) and University of Pennsylvania (surgery) Dr. Nordone has been practicing Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in Philadelphia for over 25 years. He served as Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon to the Philadelphia Flyers from 1983 to 1988. He has been involved in education since 1983, actively teaching the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residents at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Hospital and currently at Drexel University College of Medicine. He currently covers two level 1 trauma centers at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Hahnemann University Hospital.

Dr. Nordone has been involved with organized dentistry at the local, state and national levels. He has served as the president of the Philadelphia County Dental Society in 2004. He currently serves as a Trustee to the Pennsylvania Dental Association and a delegate to the American Dental Association. His special clinical interests include orthognathic surgery and dental implants.

A soccer coach, baseball umpire and an avid bicycle rider, Dr. Nordone has ridden his bicycle to the New Jersey shore to raise money for the American Cancer Society and the MS Society every year for the last 5 years. He has also ridden his bicycle in Australia, Alaska, California, Texas and much of Pennsylvania.