Mr Richard Wood
M.B.B.S, B.D.Sc, F.R.A.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.
Richard has an ongoing passion for teaching and development of surgical skill and experience in Maxillofacial Trauma, Orthognathic Surgery and the Dentoalveolar aspects of Maxillofacial surgery being tooth removal, dental implant placement and management of head and neck pathology. We look forward to our relationship with Richard and continued growth in his participation in the practice at OralMax.Back to Surgeons