• Andrej Terzić

Andrej Terzić

Andrej Terzić .

PD Dr. Terzic finished his studies in medicine 1996 in Bern/Switzerland and in dentistry 2000 in Basel/Switzerland. After two initial years in general surgery and intensive care, he was trained in oral and maxillo-facial surgery in Zürich/Switzerland. He completed his skills in India and the UK before working for 10 years in the Geneva University Hospitals, the last 6 years as deputy head of the Oral and Maxillo-Facial division.

He is author of numerous scientific articles with a main focus on trauma and computer assisted surgery. He still is active as a lecturer for the University of Geneva.

Clinical interests .

Lacerations and sequels of lesions to the face
Malformations of the face, since birth or acquired
Infections of the face and neck
Temporomandibular joint pain
Sleep apnea, surgical and non-surgical
Dental restoration after any loss of tooth or jaw bone
Dental implants
Bone grafts
Difficult tooth removal, in local or general anaesthesia
Teeth grinding

Diplomas .

1996 Medical degree – University of Bern, Switzerland
2000 Dental degree – University of Basel, Switzerland
2001 Thesis for “Dr. med.” at the University of Bern, Switzerland
2007 Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery FMH (Switzerland)
2008 Specialist in Dental and Oral Surgery SSO (Switzerland)
2015 Thesis for “privat-docent” at the University of Geneva, Switzerland

Research and
Professional Experience .

01.1997 – 10.1997 General Hospital, Aarberg, Switzerland, General Surgery

06.1997 – 08.1997 Wilderswil, Switzerland, Locum General Practitioner

09.1998 ‑ 10.2000 Bethesda Hospital, Basle, Switzerland, Rheumatology (during Dental School), Staff

07.1999 – 09.1999 General Hospital, Aarberg, Switzerland, General Surgery

11.2000 – 02.2001 Permanence Bern West, Berne, Switzerland, General Surgery

03.2001 – 09.2001 University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Neurosurgical Intensive Care

10.2001 – 09.2006 University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery in a Training Position.
During this time:
11.2001 – 06.2002 Rotation in Oral Surgery, University Zurich
01.2004 – 03.2004 Rotation in ENT, University Hospital, Zurich
12.2005 – 02.2006 Clinical Fellow Craniofacial Institute, Gosla-Srinivas-Reddy Hospital, Hyderabad, India

11.2006 – 01.2007 Specialist Registrar, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, East Grinstead, UK

02.2007 – 07.2007 Specialist Registrar, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, St Richards Hospital NHS Trust, Chichester, UK

08.2007 – 10.2007 Specialist Registrar, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derbyshire NHS Trust, Derby, UK

11.2007 – 06.2011 Consultant (chef de clinique), Service de Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale et de Chirurgie Buccale, Département de Chirurgie, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Switzerland

Since 2011 Co-director and lecturer for training in Oral Surgery (chargé d’enseignement), Dental School, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Actual position Deputy head of department (médecin adjoint agrégé du chef de service), Service de Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale et de Chirurgie Buccale, Département de Chirurgie, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Publications .

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Terzic A, Holzinger F, Klaiber C. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis as a complication of celiac disease. Surg Endosc 2001, 15(11): 1360-61. IF 2001: 2.374
  2. Keller E; Imhof HG, Gasser S, Terzic A, Yonekawa Y. Endovascular cooling with heat exchange catheters: a new method to induce and maintain hypothermia. Intensive Care Med 2003, 29(6):939-43. IF 2003: 2.971
  3. Terzic A, Lübbers HT, Franze T, Grätz KW. Wide-spread subcutaneous emphysema after third molar extraction. Case report. Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed (Switzerland) 2006, 116(8):823-29. IF 2007: 0
  4. Muroi C, Terzic A, Fortunati M, Yonekawa Y, Keller E. Magnesium sulfate in the management of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a randomized, placebo-controlled, dose-adapted trial. Surg Neurol 2008, 69(1):33-9. IF 2008: 1.556
  5. Terzic A, Bode B, Gratz KW. Stoeckli SJ. Prognostic Factors for the Malignant Triton Tumor of the Head and Neck. Head & Neck 2009, 31(5):679-688. IF 2009: 2.283
  6. Scolozzi P, Momjian A, Heuberger J, Andersen E, Broome M, Terzic A, Jaques B. Accuracy and Predictability in Use of AO Three-Dimensionally Preformed Titanium Mesh Plates for Posttraumatic Orbital Reconstruction: A Pilot Study. J Craniofac Surg 2009, 20(4):1108-13. IF 2009: 0.812
  7. Uçkay I, Hoffmeyer P, Trampuz A, Borens O, Terzic A, Scolozzi P, Peter R. Utilité de la prophylaxie antibiotique avant un geste dentaire pour les porteurs de prothèses totales du genou ou de la hanche. Rev Med Suisse 2010, 243:727-31. IF 2010: 0
  8. Terzic A, Burkhardt K, Giger R, Dojcinovic I, Radovanovic I, Harder Y, Richter M. Large Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Face and Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Calamitous Combination. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2010, 683-4. IF 2010: 1.267
  9. Heymans F, Lacroix JS, Terzic A, Landis BN. Sudden taste loss in mandibular zoster. Neurological Sciences. 2011, Volume 32, Number 3, 461-464, IF 2011: 1.315
  10. Terzic A, Dharan S, Pittet D, Scolozzi P. Autoclave sterilizable pencils in maxillo-facial surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg 2010, 126(5):255e-257e. IF 2010: 2.635
  11. Scolozzi P, Terzic A. “Mirroring” computational planning, navigation guidance system and intra-operative mobile C-arm cone-beam CT with flat-panel detector: A new rationale in primary and secondary treatment of midfacial fractures? J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2011;69(6):1697-707. IF 2011: 1.640
  12. Terzic A, Becker M, Wissmeyer, M, Scolozzi P. 18F-DOPA PET unravels malignant paraganglioma mimicking temporomandibular joint disorder. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (2011) 40, 315–319. IF 2011: 1.081
  13. Terzic A, Eyrich G, Kruse A, Lübbers HT. A quick guide for positioning the transbuccal set. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2011 Nov;22(6):2295. IF 2011: 0.772
  14. Lübbers HT, Terzic A, Zemann W, Jacobsen C, Obwegeser J, Kruse A. Computer assisted maxillofacial surgery. Minerva Chir 66, (2011): 169-81. IF 2011: 0.770
  15. Schouman T, Courvoisier DS, Van Issum C, Terzic A, Scolozzi P. Can Systematic Computed Tomographic Scan Assessment Predict Treatment Decision in Pure Orbital Floor Blowout Fractures? Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2012, 70(7): 1627-1632. IF 2012: 1.333
  16. Terzic A, Becker M, Masterson K, Scolozzi P. Severe subcutaneous and deep cervicofacial emphysema of unusual etiology. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 2012, 269(1): 303-308. IF 2012: 1.458
  17. Terzic A, Becker M, Imholz B, Scolozzi P. Unilateral widening of the inferior alveolar nerve canal: a rare anatomic variant mimicking disease. Oral Radiology 2013, 29(2):160-5. IF 2013: 0.152
  18. Terzic A, Schouman T, Scolozzi P. Précision des prédictions morphologiques en chirurgie orthognathique. Évaluation d’un procédé de fusion d’images 3D. Revue de Stomatologie, de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Chirurgie Orale. Volume 114, Issue 4, 2013, Pages 276–282. IF 2013: 0.298
  19. Terzic A, Scolozzi P. Deep neck space abscesses of dental origin: the impact of streptococcus group milleri. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 2013: 1-4. IF 2013: 1.608
  20. Terzic A, Combescure C, Scolozzi P. Accuracy of Computational Soft Tissue Predictions in Orthognathic Surgery From Three-Dimensional Photographs 6 Months after Completion of Surgery: A Preliminary Study of 13 Patients. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2014, 38 :184-91. IF 2013: 1.189
  21. Pierrefeu A, Terzic A, Volz A, Courvoisier D, Scolozzi P, How accurate is the treatment of midfacial fractures by a specific navigation system integrating “mirroring” computational planning? Beyond the mere average difference analysis. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2014.09.022. IF 2013: 1.425

Invited articles in peer reviewed journals

  1. Terzic A, Scolozzi P. Guided surgical navigation integrating “mirroring” computational planning based on intra-operative cone-beam CT imaging: A new promising approach for management of primary bilateral midfacial fractures. Computer Aided Surgery Jul 2011, Vol. 16, No. 4: 170–180. IF 2011: 0.296

Articles in preparation for submission to peer-reviewed journals

  1. Terzic A, Scolozzi P. Computed 3D image prediction for patients with facial asymmetries.
  2. Terzic A, Scolozzi P. Deep neck space abscesses of dental origin: Anatomical distribution investigated by computed tomography.

Abstracts in peer reviewed journals

  1. Terzic A, Grätz KW. Fibröse Dysplasie im Kiefer-Gesichtsbereich. Swiss Surg, 2002, (Suppl 1), 98
  2. Terzic A, Graetz KW. Fibrous dysplasia of the head and neck. J Craniomaxillofac Surg, 2002 Sept, 30 (Suppl 1), 274
  3. Terzic A, Stöckli S, Grätz KW. The City of Zürich: The long misunderstood only known risk factor for developing a malignant triton tumour? Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 2005 Aug, 34(Suppl 1), 14
  4. Terzic A, Scolozzi P. Mirroring planning and intraoperative navigation with the BrainLAB iPlan(r) Cranial and VectorVision(r) system in severe midfacial fracture repair and immediate intraoperative CT control. Clinical appliance and results. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 2010, 5 (Suppl 1): 102-3
  5. Terzic A, Schouman T, Scolozzi P. Computed 3D-photo predictions versus real postoperative 3D-photos in maxillofacial orthognathic surgery. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 2012, 7 (Suppl 1): 295-6
  6. Severe neurological complications of sinusitis in 2 children. Martinez-Esteve Melnikova A; Jenny B; Kurian M; Von Haller R; Siebert J; Dejeu E; Gauthey M; Terzic A; Landis B; Wagner N; Posfay Barbe C; Korff C. Swiss Med Wkly,2013;143, S197: 26

Book chapters

  1. Andrej Terzic, Gerhard Goerres. Positron emission tomography (PET) in osteomyelitis of the jaws. In: Osteomyelitis of the Jaws. Baltensperger, Marc M.; Eyrich, Gerold K. (Eds.), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009
  2. Landis Basile N, Stow Nicholas W, Terzic Andrej. Posttraumatic Gustatory Dysfunction. In: Maxillo-facial trauma and post-traumatic deformity. Springer. Expected printing year 2016

Prizes .

  1. Keller E, Terzic A, Fortunati M, Muroi C, Gandjour J, Yonekawa Y
    Magnesiumsulfat als adjuvante Therapie nach aneurysmatischer Subarachnoidalblutung.
    Posterpreis der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Neurologische Intensivmedizin Münster Germany, January 22-24, 2004. Poster prize
  2. Friedrich H, Terzic A, Caversaccio M, Landis B. Riechstörungen nach Mittelgesichtsfrakturen. 53. congres annuel de la SAKM (Groupement Suisse pour l’étude de la chirurgie maxillo-faciale et de la stomatologie), March 9, 2012. Schmutziger prize for the best presentation by a junior referent
  3. Kohler R, Avril L, Terzic A, Imholz B, Scolozzi P, Lombardi T, Becker M. Radiolucent lesions of the mandible: How to make the correct diagnosis. 100ème congrès annuel SGR-SSR, Luzern, Switzerland, 30.5.-1.6. 2013. Poster prize

Medical societies .

Swiss Society of Maxillo-Facial Surgery (SGMKG)
Swiss Association of Oral Surgeons (SSOS)
European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (EACMFS)
Swiss General Medical Association (FMH)
Swiss Laboratory Animal Science Association (SGV)
Groupement Suisse pour l’étude de la chirurgie maxillo-faciale et de la stomatologie (SAKM)

Official functions .

Treasurer of the SAKM (Groupement Suisse pour l’étude de la chirurgie maxillo-faiciale et de la stomatologie)
Secretary of the Swiss Society of Maxillo-Facial Surgery (SGMKG)