Thomas E. SchlieveDDS, MD
Dr. Thomas Schlieve D.D.S., M.D. is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with advanced fellowship training in Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. His clinical practice focuses on the surgical treatment of diseases of the head and neck including oral and tongue cancers, benign and malignant jaw tumors such as ameloblastoma or osteosarcoma, salivary gland tumors, and a jaw bone disease known as osteonecrosis of the jaw. Dr. Schlieve was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and obtained his undergraduate education with the University of Wisconsin, completing a B.S. in biology. Following his undergraduate studies, he was educated in both dentistry (at Marquette University) and medicine (at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport School of Medicine).
Dr. Schlieve completed a four year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and internship in General Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center before continuing his training in an accredited Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery Fellowship program at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and Cancer Institute. A diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dr. Schlieve has lectured both nationally and internationally. He has authored multiple scientific articles and text book chapters in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and participates in community-wide outreach efforts to raise awareness of oral cancer. As a research scientist and surgeon, Dr. Schlieve studies the same diseases he treats in the operating room.