Dr. Anthony Macari is an Associate Professor at the Division of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. Dr. Macari earned his dental degree from Universite Saint Joseph- Beirut, and a Graduate Diploma in Oral Biology from the Lebanese University. He completed a postgraduate residency in Orthodontics at AUB combined with a Diploma in Orthodontics from the Lebanese University and spent a year as Chief Resident at AUB. He holds an MS degree in Human Morphology from AUB’s Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Macari is a diplomate of the European Board of Orthodontists. He is a member of the American and European Orthodontic associations, International Association of Dental Research (IADR), a founding member of the Lebanon Association for Dentofacial Research (LADR), and an awarded member in the Eastern component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontics. Dr. Macari is a co-founder of the Dental Medicine Alumni chapter at AUB and the registrar of the International College of Dentists- ME section. He was Three times the recipient of the Habib Rihan Award from the Lebanese Dental Association for presentations at the association’s annual meetings. Dr. Macari received the 2011 Aesthetic Dentistry MENA Award, first price in Congenital and Maxillofacial Deformities, and was the co-recipient of the 2020 Wayne G. Watson Award for Biologic or Experimental Research from the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is the recipient of the 2022 Brainerd F. Swain Award of Excellence for the best paper presented at the Eastern component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontics.
Dr. Macari’s main research focuses are the interface between craniofacial morphology and Head and Neck function (early effect of nasal obstruction on facial morphology, and the optimal timing for removal of adenoids and tonsils, and relationship between craniofacial morphology and voice parameters) and etiology of malocclusion and facial esthetics ranging from determination of genetic components of mandibular prognathism to facial esthetics in different facial types. His scholarly contributions include more than thirty peer reviewed journal publications and book chapters. He is an invited speaker at local, regional and international meetings. Dr. Macari is a reviewer for major orthodontic and dental journals.