Dr. Oxana Korj, Oral Surgeon
Born and raised in Omsk, Russia, Dr. Korj moved to Vancouver,
Canada in 2003 to pursue her career in Dentistry. In 2011,
she graduated from the University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, with her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). Upon
graduation, Dr. Korj was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal
from the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia for
the most outstanding academic record in the graduating class.
In recognition of her academic achievements, leadership,
character and community service, Dr. Korj received multiple
prestigious awards such as the British Columbia Dental
Association Award, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial
Radiology Achievement Award, Canadian Dental Association
Student Leadership Award, HSBC Emerging Leader Scholarship,
University of British Columbia Wesbrook Scholar designation,
International College of Dentists Award, Western Canada
Dental Society: Dr. Cal Waddell Memorial Scholarship,
TD Canada Trust Service Award and Marcia A. Boyd Award in
Following graduation, Dr. Korj enjoyed a year of general dental
practice in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In 2012, she moved to the
District of Columbia in the United States to pursue her goal of
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery career. Dr. Korj successfully
completed a four-year residency at the Washington Hospital
Center (WHC). Other hospital affiliations included Children’s
National Medical Center, National Institute of Health and DC
Veterans Association in Washington, DC, and Greater Baltimore
Medical Center and John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
During the four-year residency, Dr. Korj gained experience with
a broad scope of services including care and provision of
anesthesia for medically complex patients and pediatric patients,
dentoalveolar surgery, management of head and neck infections,
temporomandibular joint disorders, various complexity of
maxillofacial trauma, pathology and reconstruction, orthognathic
surgery, craniofacial and cleft lip and palate surgery, implant
surgery and tissue engineering.
Upon completion of her training, Dr. Korj relocated back to
Vancouver, BC. She is now fully certified to practice oral surgery
in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, and she is
looking forward to participating fully in the local community. She
has so much to offer and is fully committed to the profession.
Dr. Korj is already giving back to her alma mater as a clinical
assistant professor at UBC Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Korj also
loves and appreciates the beautiful nature of British Columbia
and enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle.
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