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Dr. Ghali E. Ghali, MD

Dr. Ghali E. Ghali, DDS, MD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Cleft & Craniofacial/Head & Neck Surgery

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network


WK Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Institute - Shreveport

2508 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Suite 403
Shreveport , LA 71118

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8:00am - 5:00pm
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WK Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Institute - Shreveport

About Me

Dr. Ghali has lived and practiced in Shreveport, Louisiana since 1993.  He and his wife, Hope, have four children. Dr. Ghali’s practice spans the full scope of craniomaxillofacial surgery. His professional interest lies in the treatment of pediatric craniofacial deformities including craniosynostosis, cleft lip and palate, and dentofacial deformities. However, his surgical and teaching interests also include cosmetic surgery, head and neck oncology, and maxillofacial trauma.

Dr. Ghali served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2004-2021), Dean of LSU School of Medicine (2016-2018), and  Chancellor of LSU Health Sciences Center (2016-2021). He has been very active in resident, fellow, and student education.  Dr. Ghali has continued to serve in leadership positions in national and international organizations such as the ACS, AAOMS, ABOMS, and IAOMS. Dr. Ghali’s association with these organizations is recognized in shaping the profession of oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as providing international recognition for this community.

Dr. Ghali has numerous research interests including clinical and basic science research. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, written many book chapters and has edited textbooks that are vital to the knowledge base of many in the specialty.


Medical Degree:
Baylor University School of Dentistry , DDS

Medical School:
Louisiana State University School of Medicine , MD

Parkland Memorial Hospital

Parkland Memorial Hospital

Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center

Board Certifications

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
  • Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
  • PPO Plus
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • UMR (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute & chronic sinusitis
  • Alveolar process injuries
  • Ankylosis and restricted jaw motion
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Benign tumors of bone
  • Benign tumors of soft tissue
  • Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Brachial clefts
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cervicofacial soft tissue redundancy
  • Chin deformities
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sore Throat (Chronic Pharyngitis)
  • Condylar hyperplasia or hypoplasia
  • Craniofacial syndrome
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Cutaneous tissue deformities
  • Cysts of bone
  • Cysts of maxilla/mandible
  • Cysts of soft tissue
  • Defects of the frontal bone and associated soft tissues
  • Defects of the mandible and associated soft tissues
  • Defects of the zygoma and associated soft tissues
  • Dentofacial deformities
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diplopia secondary to trauma
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endocrine gland diseases
  • Erupted teeth
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • External ear deformities
  • Eyelid deformities
  • Facial fractures
  • Facial pain
  • Forehead and brow deformities
  • Fractured teeth
  • Frontal bone and frontal sinus injuries
  • Graves’ disease
  • Gum Cancer
  • Hair pattern deformities
  • Head & neck masses
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hemangioma
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertelorism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Internal derangements
  • Jaw asymmetry
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of teeth
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malignant tumors of bone
  • Malignant tumors of soft tissue
  • Malocclusion
  • Mandibular dislocation
  • Mandibular hypoplasia & hyperplasia
  • Mandibular injuries
  • Masticatory muscle disorders
  • Maxillary alveolar cleft deformities
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia & hyperplasia
  • Maxillary injuries
  • Maxillofacial contour deformities
  • Maxillofacial lipmatosis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Mucosal disease
  • Nasal bone injuries
  • Nasal deformities/defects
  • Nasal deformity related to cleft lip
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Naso-orbital-ethmoid complex injuries
  • Odontogenic infections
  • Oral and/or facial clefts
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital defects
  • Orbital injuries
  • Oropharyngeal and Esophageal Disorders
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Parotid gland cancer
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Masses
  • Primary cleft lip deformities
  • Primary cleft palate deformities
  • Residual maxillofacial skeletal deformities requiring secondary management
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary gland diseases: other local or systemic
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Scalp injuries
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Chin
  • Snoring
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
  • Unerupted and impacted third molars
  • Vascular malformations of soft tissue
  • Velopharyngeal incompetence
  • Zygomatic injuries
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Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Alveolar cleft bone graft
  • Aspiration or injection of thyroid cysts
  • Bilateral intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy of mandible
  • Bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy of the mandible
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty for blepharitis
  • Bone graft harvest
  • Bone graft to maxilla/mandible
  • Botox for blepharospasm
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cheek implants
  • Cleft lip repair
  • Cleft lip revision
  • Cleft palate repair
  • Cleft rhinoplasty
  • Craniofacial deformities not requiring an intracranial approach
  • Craniofacial deformities, secondary cranial deformities requiring treatment through an intracranial approach
  • Craniofaical deformities, primary cranial deformities requiring treatment through an intracranial approach
  • Dental implant placement
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Diagnostic nasal or sinus endoscopy
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Expose, bond and bracket teeth for orthodontics
  • Extraction impacted teeth
  • Extraction of 3rd molars
  • Extraction primary retained teeth
  • Extraction teeth
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Face Lifts
  • Facial fracture repair
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Feeding tube placements
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Frenectomy
  • Genioplasty
  • Glossectomy
  • Head & neck surgery
  • Jaw reconstruction
  • Jaw surgery
  • Laryngectomy & laryngotomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • LeFort I osteotomy of the maxilla
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Mandible fracture repair
  • Microvascular free tissue transfers
  • Mole Removal
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital and/or naso-orbital deformities
  • Panendoscopy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pharyngeal flap
  • Pharyngectomy & pharyngotomy
  • Repair dentoalveolar fracture
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tori removal
  • TORS assisted cleft surgery
  • TORS assisted excision of nasopharyngeal malignancy
  • TORS assisted laser ablation of premalignant lesions of the nasopharynx, oropharynx and hypopharynx
  • TORS assisted parapharyngeal space mass removal
  • TORS assisted resection of pharyngeal wall malignancy
  • TORS assisted resection of tongue base malignancy
  • TORS assisted sleep apnea surgery (tongue base resection, tonsillectomy, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
  • TORS assisted supraglottic partial laryngectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Upper airway obstruction/tracheotomy
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