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Rogério Zambonato Freitas, DDS, MS


The connection of Doctor Rogerio Zambonato to dentistry goes all the way back to the cradle. As the son of renowned Brizailian dentist, Jose Alberto De Souza Freitas, known affectionately as Uncle Gastao, Dr. Rogerio Grew up in the corridors of a famous hospital known for treating dentofacial deformities, Centrinho-USP, recognized by the World Health Organization in the area of rehabilitation of facial deformities, founded by Uncle Gastao and other dentists in 1967.

Following in his father's footstaeps and keeping the family tradition, Dr. Rogerio Zambonato studied at the university in Sao Paulo where he went through oral and maxillofacial surgery residence in Centrinho. At the same time he concluded his Masters Degree in oral and maxillo facial surgery at Unesp in Aracatuba and soon after departed brazil to seek more knowledge in the United States.

On American soil, Dr. Zambonato contributed as a guest professor at Northwestern University in Chicago. While at Northwestern university Dr. Zambonato had the pleasure to socialize and follow on of the great Icons of Orthognathic Surgery, Professor Roger Kallal. Soon after, Dr. Zambonato left for Baylor university in Dallas Texas. During this period he worked daily with Dr. Larry Wolford, considered on of the world's most recognized surgeons, developing many of the surgical techniques used even today.

During this program, Dr. Rogerio Zambonato aquired the title of Post-Doctoral Fellowship, finalizing at the age of 26, the youngest dentist to recieve this title.

Returning to Brazil in 1999 and Starting a private practice in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, where he has lived since. Most recently his focus has been on Surgery and Interdisciplinary Treatment and has been invited as a speaker for many meetins in Brazil and Overseas.

Dental Residency

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Craniofacial Anomalies Rehabilitation Center of Bauru, Centrinho-USP

Graduate Studies

Master of Dental Sciences - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UNESP-Araçatuba, Brazil.

Fellowship - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Northwestern University, USA.

Post Doctoral Fellowship - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Texas University System, USA.

Professional Activities

Private practice- Brasília, Brazil

Papers Published

Freitas RZ, Pitta MC, Wolford LM. The Use of Cranial Bone Grafts in Jaw and Craniofacial Anomalies: Results and Outcomes. J Oral Maxillofac Surg – Suppl. 1 Vol 56:97, 1998.

Wolford LM, Freitas RZ; Porous Block Hydroxyapatite in Jaw and Craniofacial Deformities. Baylor Medical Proceedings, vol 12, 1999.

Freitas RZ, Wolford LM; Augmentation Genioplasty with Hard Tissue Replacement (HTR) Implants. J Oral Maxillofac Surg – Suppl. 1 Vol 57:83, 1999.

Gonzalez M, Freitas RZ, Wolford LM; Condylar Changes on Growing Patients after Mandibular Advancement. J Oral Maxillofac Surg – Suppl. 1 Vol 57:64, 1999.

Freitas RZ, Wolford LM; Radiographic TMJ Changes after Clockwise Rotation of the Maxillo-Mandibular Complex. J Oral Maxillofac Surg – Suppl. 1 Vol 57:65, 1999.

Clinic Information
Integrato Ensino Especializado
SEPS 710/910 Sul ed. Via Brasil, sala 202/204
Brasília - DF, 70390-108

Phone: +55 (61) 3443-9555
Fax: +55 (61) 3443-9777

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