Oral Surgeons Melbourne

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

Dr Patrishia Bordbar

Dr Patrishia Bordbar

B.D.Sc. (Melb.), M.B.B.S (Hons.) (Melb.), PGDip.Surg.Anat (Melb.), M.D.Sc (O.M.S.) (Melb.), F.R.A.C.D.S (O.M.S.), FRCS (Ed.)
Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

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 FRACDS (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.

Dr Bordbar is a Senior Consultant Surgeon at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Children’s Hospital.  She holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer appointment through Department of Paediatrics at The University of Melbourne. She is a current reviewer for several journals in the field of OMS including IJOMS and JOMS.  She is regularly invited to present papers at national and international conferences.  She is firmly committed to the profession, and the ongoing supervision, training and examination of future surgeons.

Dr Bordbar enjoys practicing the full scope of oral & maxillofacial surgery including wisdom teeth extraction, dentoalveolar surgery, and dental implants. She also has a keen interest and has developed extensive experience and expertise in management of facial trauma, craniofacial deformities in both adults and children, and orthognathic (jaw and bite correction) surgery through her work at Melbourne’s major hospitals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Dental Science (B.D.Sc., The University of Melbourne) December 1996
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with honors (M.B.B.S (Hons), The University of Melbourne), December 2002
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy (The University of Melbourne) 2004
  • Basic Surgical Training (BST), Royal Australasian College of Surgeon (RACS), 2005
  • Fellow Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon FRACDS (OMS), 2007
  • Masters in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (M.D.Sc (OMS) The University of Melbourne) 2008
  • Paediatric Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, SAC Accredited Fellowship by Royal College of Surgeons, England, 2009-2010.
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (Ed.)

Academic awards

Academic achievements include being the recipient of several prizes and awards, for instance, the F.G. Christensen medal for the highest examination score in Part I examinations (RACDS), John Cade Memorial Medal (MBBS, The University of Melbourne) and the prize for the highest score in General Practice and Community Medicine (RACGP, MBBS).

Current Appointments

  • Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon – The Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon – The Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon – Epworth Health, Melbourne
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
  • Australian New Zealand Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Councillor for Victoria (2016-2019)
  • Current Member of Victorian and Tasmanian Regional Surgical Committee
  • Accredited Examiner with RACDS for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery SST examinations (2014-present)
  • Clinical Supervisor for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Registrars & Fellows at The Royal Melbourne Hospital (2008-present), and The Royal Children’s Hospital (2011-present)
  • Annual tutorial series delivered to Victorian & Tasmanian Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Trainees (2011-present)
  • Examiner of Undergraduate Dental students, The University of Melbourne (2008-present) Examiner of Undergraduate Medical Students, The University of Melbourne (2008-present)
  • Invited Lecturer for Undergraduate Dental Students, The University of Melbourne (2006-present on a casual basis)
  • Tutor for Surgical component of Curriculum for the Postgraduate Orthodontic Students, The University of Melbourne (2008-present)
  • Tutor for Junior Surgical Trainees at The Royal Melbourne Hospital (annual tutorial delivered since 2008-present on invitation)

International Recognition

  • Invited Keynote speaker at The International Conference of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery October 2015
  • Invited keynote speaker at The British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting in July 2014
  • Abstract Editor and Member of Organising Committee for The International Conference of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2015
  • Chair of Craniofacial Surgery by the Scientific Committee of The International Conference of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2015
  • Invited reviewer for International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (current)
  • Invited reviewer for Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (current)
  • Awarded Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons (Ed.), United Kingdom, 2016

Professional Recognition 

  • Australian New Zealand Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Councillor for Victoria (2016-2019)
  • President Australian & New Zealand Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS) Victoria 2011-2015 (two consecutive terms)
  • Past Federal ANZAOMS Junior Councillor
  • Member of Advisory Committee on Safety of Medical Devices (ACSMD), TGA, Department of Health and Ageing, Sept 2012-Dec 2013
  • Member of Australian Medical Council Specialist Education Accreditation Committee for the accreditation of RANZCO (2006)
  • Member of The Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Surgical Committee (in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)- Current

 

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