Ian Zlotolow, D.M.D.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ian Zlotolow, DMD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery in the division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Dentistry at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at New-York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Zlotolow is nationally renowned for his expertise in maxillofacial prosthodontics, with a special interest and strong experience in dental oncology. He offers the most state-of-art care to cancer patients whose underlying dental disease or condition could be affected by the cancer treatment and/or the complications from the cancer treatment. This includes all oral and head and neck cancers and patients receiving bone marrow or stem cell transplants for leukemia, lymphomas, other hematologic malignancies, and childhood cancers regarding growth and development.
Dr. Zlotolow received his BS from Ohio State University in 1966. Subsequently, he completed his residency in Prosthodontics from the Fort Miley Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California in 1973, followed by his Maxillofacial Prosthodontics residency from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry in 1975. He received his DMD degree at the University of Louisville, Kentucky in 1970.
A respected teacher and researcher, in addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Zlotolow is widely published in his field. He has received several awards and honors for his work., including a Fulbright Scholarship Award in 1995, and a Medal of Appreciation and Certificate for Humanitarian Contribution to the medical mission in Afghanistan in 2010. A member of many prestigious medical and dentall societies, he was the former president and co-founder of the International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation. Dr. Zlotolow is very active in charity work around the globe and is founder and president of Global Maxillofacial Prosthetic Charity, whose mission is to provide maxillofacial prosthetics in developing countries. He served as Chief of Dental Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, from 1988-2003. Previously he was Clinical Professor in Stomatology at University of the California, San Francisco and Associate Clinical Professor in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center from 1976 to 1988. Prior to joining Weill Cornell, he served as Adjunct Professor in Dental Medicine at Columbia University, and was a leader of the Millennium Village Project, Earth Institute, Columbia University Global Oral Health Initiative Alliance.