About

Andrew Heggie obtained his dental and medical degrees from the University of Melbourne in 1977 and 1991 respectively, including a Masters Degree. He received his oral and maxillofacial surgery training in Melbourne completing his Fellowship in 1983. Andrew undertook a Fellowship in the management of facial deformity at the Northwest Centre for Corrective Jaw Surgery, Providence Medical Centre, Seattle and in facial trauma in 1983 at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centre in Seattle. Andrew was Head of Maxillofacial Surgery the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Childrens Hospital of Melbourne from 1994 to 2018 and is currently Senior, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne.

Qualifications

  • BDSc University of Melbourne (1977)
  • MDSc (1980)
  • MBBS University of Melbourne (1991)
  • FRACDS (OMS) & FFDRCS (1983)
  • FRCS (Ed) (2014)

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • ADA
  • International Association of OMS
  • International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
  • Australian & New Zealand Association of OMS

Special interests

  • Facial deformity
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Grafting for implantology

Education and training

  • Associate professor, Department of paediatrics, University of Melbourne

Research

  • Jaw distraction for upper airway obstruction
  • Outcome in cleft management

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Level 6
120 Collins Street
Melbourne
VIC
3000

Consulting Location

428 Riversdale Rd
Camberwell
VIC
3124

Consulting Location

18 Scholar Dr
Bundoora
VIC
3083
Clinical institute

Head and Neck Clinical Institute

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Mr Dean White
Director
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.