Elizabeth Rae Hatfield

Clinical Instructor in Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry



OM Surgery/HD
1515 E. Hospital Drive, SPC 5222
Towsley Center, Suite G1200
Ann Arbor MI 48109-5222




Dr. Hatfield earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan in 2017 and completed the general practice residency (GPR) at Michigan Medicine in 2018. Following this, she was the first person to complete the TMD & Orofacial Pain Residency at Michigan Medicine in 2020. After residency, Dr. Hatfield joined the University of Michigan faculty as a clinical lecturer in Hospital Dentistry and TMD & Orofacial Pain. Her clinical interests are in TMD & Orofacial Pain diagnosis and management, including temporomandibular joint disorders, headaches, and neuropathic pain disorders. She is expressly interested in furthering undergraduate and graduate education in this clinical area. Dr. Hatfield’s research interests are in innovative management strategies for orofacial pain disorders and inter-professional education and collaboration. She is an active member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP) and a committee on both the new member section of Washtenaw District Dental Society and the American Dental Association (ADA).