Oral Surgeons Melbourne

Learn about the highly regarded Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons practicing out of our OralMax Surgeons clinics.

Our Surgeons

OralMax Surgeons brings together a team of dedicated and experienced surgeons offering their specialised care from our Melbourne CBD and Werribee locations. All our surgeons are registered as specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and hold public appointments at major tertiary hospitals and teaching institutions in Victoria.

Dr Patrishia Bordbar

B.D.Sc. (Melb), M.B.B.S (Hons) (Melb.), PGDip.Surg.Anat (Melb), M.D.Sc. (OMS) (Melb.), F.R.A.C.D.S (OMS), FRCS (Ed.)

Dr Patrishia Bordbar has been in practice since 1996, and has completed over fifteen years of training with undergraduate degrees in both Medicine (registered Medical doctor with AHPRA) and Dentistry (registered Dentist with AHPRA), as well as surgical training to become a registered specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. She also holds a Masters degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS), and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy. As a Melbournian, all her degrees were obtained through The University of Melbourne and she was the recipient of several awards and scholarships during her studies.

She undertook her basic and advanced surgical training in Melbourne, and has completed the Part I Surgical examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, as well as Part I and Part II (OMS) examinations with the RACDS, in order to be awarded the specialist qualification of F.R.A.C.D.S (OMS) required to register as a specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.  In addition to the basic and advanced surgical training requirements, she spent a further 2 years in the United Kingdom gaining further expertise and completing a Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery through the Royal College of Surgeons (England).  She volunteered for three months in 2001, and was part of a team operating on over one hundred patients with cleft lip and palate deformities in India.

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MR RICKY KUMAR

BHB (Auck), MBChB (Auck), B.D.S (Otago), F.R.A.C.D.S (OMS)

Mr Kumar is qualified with degrees in both Medicine and Dentistry. He received several awards during his studies including University of Otago’s most outstanding student during his dental degree as well as F.G Christensen medal for part I exams for his surgical training.

He did his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical training in Adelaide from where he completed part II exams with RACDS and was awarded the F.R.A.C.D.S (OMS) fellowship.

He then undertook further 12 months sub-specialty training in paediatric maxillofacial surgery and corrective jaw surgery as a fellowship at Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. To further his skills and clinical interests, he spent another 12 months as a clinical fellow at the prestigious Oxford University Hospitals in UK. Here he received specialized training in paediatric maxillofacial surgery and TMJ surgery.

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MR RICHARD WOOD

M.B.B.S, B.D.Sc., F.RA.C.D.S (OMS)

Richard has been a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Geelong and Melbourne since his qualification of F.R.A.C.D.S (OMS) in 2009. He is based on the Bellarine Peninsula in Ocean Grove with his young family and has a private practice in the center of Geelong. He maintains a consultant position at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and he is also the Head of Unit in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Geelong and has maintained his role since his inaugural appointment in 2014. He is the current President of the Victorian Branch of ANZAOMS being the association of the Australian and New Zealand Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has been an examiner in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with candidate assessment for those with dual Medical and Dental qualifications over the proceeding four years. Richard is involved in Postgraduate surgical training through the AO CMF International Group participating in lectures and symposia reviewing surgical techniques and contemporary practice.

Richard is also on the Epworth Geelong Council of Clinicians with ongoing input into the development of the Maxillofacial practice at the new regional Epworth Hospital opening in June 2016.

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