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Jennifer Woerner, D.M.D., M.D.

Jennifer Woerner, D.M.D., M.D.

Jennifer E. Woerner, D.M.D., M.D., FACS, is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon serving on the cleft lip and palate team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport. A native of Davie, Florida, Dr. Woerner attended Florida Southern College in Lakeland and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Dr. Woerner attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center — Shreveport and remained at the facility for her residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. After completing her fellowship in cleft and craniofacial surgery, she joined the Ark-La-Tex craniofacial and cleft team, a team of oral and maxillofacial experts with appointments at University Health in Shreveport and the Willis-Knighton Health System. Along with Dr. G.E. Ghali, Dr. Woerner brings her expertise to the Shreveport Shriners Hospital as a surgeon for the hospital's cleft lip and palate service.

Dr. Woerner is an assistant professor in the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery at University Health in Shreveport, and serves as the department’s fellowship director of craniofacial and cleft surgery. She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Dental Association and the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She has authored a number of book chapters, including several works published in the Atlas of Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Credentials:

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Fla.
  • Medical Degree, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, La.
  • Internship (General Surgery), LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, La.
  • Residency (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, La.
  • Fellowship (Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery), LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, La.