Dr. Ian Furst

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Coronation Dental Specialty Group & Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Dr. Ian Furst is an Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon in southwestern Ontario serving as a managing partner and chief technology officer for Coronation Dental Specialty Group, staff surgeon at Cambridge Memorial and Woodstock General Hospitals, a former forensic consultant to the Huron & Perth county coroners and an editorial consultant to the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association (JCDA).

In these roles he has developed process mapping models using discrete event modelling software to improve patient wait times and clinic efficiency and was a lead consultant on a Web 2.0 initiative for JCDA to increase user engagement. Dr. Furst is also co-founder of SafeReferral, a referral management system for the secure communication and transfer of sensitive information, a consultant on Dentalware, an electronic medical records system for dental specialists and a part-time Wikipedian as a subject expert.

Dr. Furst is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and the International College of Dentists and has served on the boards of the Ontario Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Ontario Association of Dental Anaesthesia, and Oxford County Dental Society.