Charleston Aesthetics is a division of Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery.

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Medical University of South Carolina 

Surgical Residency

Medical University of South Carolina 

M. Kinon Lecholop, native of South Carolina, obtained his undergraduate degree in biology from the Honors College at The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina. He then went on to pursue his DMD from the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Upon graduating, he remained at MUSC for his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery followed by a year long fellowship in craniofacial and facial trauma reconstruction.

Dr. Lecholop joins Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery after spending the past 9 years as an Associate Professor at MUSC with the past 6 years as the Residency Program Director.

He is trained in all areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with emphasis in corrective jaw surgery, temporomandibular joint reconstruction, dentoalveolar surgery, office-based anesthesia, dental implants and related bone grafting, facial trauma, and cleft lip and palate.

He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS). He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and American Academy of Crainomaxillofacial Surgeons (FAACS). He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Dental Association (ADA), South Carolina Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (SCSOMS), South Carolina Dental Association (SCDA), American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA), and the Palmetto Society.

Dr. Lecholop has been published multiple times in peer-reviewed journals. He is currently a co-investigator on a R01 Grant involving the temporomandibular joint at MUSC.

Dr. Lecholop enjoys fishing, snow skiing, traveling, and spending time with his wife, two children, and his dog.

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