About

Patrishia is the current Vice President of Australian & New Zealand Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS). She is Deputy Section Head of OMS at RCH and an Honorary Surgeon at RMH. Her interests include correction of facial deformities, and she maintains micro-accreditation in Craniofacial Surgery following additional Fellowship training in the UK. Patrishia is passionate about incorporating latest techniques and innovations into her practice to enhance patient outcomes. She is a regular invited speaker at international conferences, and a reviewer for scientific journals. She contributes to training and examining OMS trainees and holds formal appointments for these roles.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Cliveden

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

OralMax Surgeons

level 2 71 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Special interests

  • Facial (skeletal) deformities correction (including cleft & craniofacial patients)
  • Complex corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic) for bite correction
  • Chin augmentation
  • Paediatric oral & maxillofacial surgery
  • Facial trauma

Education and training

  • Supervisor of Training (OMS), The Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Accredited Examiner with RACDS for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery SST examinations
  • Current Member of Victorian and Tasmanian Regional Surgical Committee, RSC
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne

Research

  • Facial Trauma (current project)
  • Orthognthic surgery (current project with focus on virtual surgical planning)
  • “Infant Mandibular Distraction for Upper airway obstruction: A Clinical Audit”. Plast Reconstr Surg. Glob Open. 2016 Jul; 4(7): e812
  • “Isolated orbital floor fractures in the paediatric patient: case series and review of management”. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Oct 2015.
  • “Resonance and speech articulation after midface advancement in craniofacial dysostosis”. J Craniofac Surg 2012

Qualifications

  • BDSc, University of Melbourne
  • MBBS (Hons), University of Melbourne
  • PGDip Surgical Anatomy, University of Melbourne
  • MDSC OMS, University of Melbourne
  • FRACDS (OMS), FRCS (Ed.)

Professional Associations

  • ANZAOMS
  • BAOMS
  • AOS
  • ADA
  • IAOMS
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.