Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Learn more about Oral and Maxillofacial surgery below.

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit at Monash Health provides a wide range of adult and paediatric services across various sites, including Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Monash Medical Centre, Moorabbin and Dandenong Hospital.  The unit manages the whole spectrum of maxillofacial trauma and work in close association with our colleagues from the Dental, Ear, Nose & Throat, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology and Plastics surgery units to provide comprehensive multidisciplinary care.

The Unit is involved in management of cysts, tumours, craniofacial anomalies of the face/jaw and offer reconstructive and dental implant surgery in conjunction with the Head and Neck multidisciplinary team.

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery unit is also an integral member of the Cleft and Facial Anomalies team which is in the unique position of being able to provide continuation of care from birth to adulthood.

Surgical services include;

  • Cleft lip and palate surgery
  • Cysts and tumours of the mouth and jaw
  • Facial fracture management
  • Head and neck oncological surgery
  • Odontogenic infections of the Head & Neck
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orbital fracture reconstruction surgery
  • Orthognathic (jaw) surgery
  • Reconstructive jaw surgery
  • Reconstructive dental implant surgery

Unit Head: Mr Christopher Poon MBBS BDSc FRACDS (OMS)

Operations Manager:  Sarah McLeod  Phone:  9928 8799

Mr William BeslyMMC Clayton, Moorabbin
Mr Brian McMillanMMC Clayton
Mr Christopher PoonMMC Clayton, Moorabbin
Mr Michael SchenbergDandenong
Mr Samual VercoDandenong
Mr Rowan Story AM, RFD Emeritus ConsultantMMC Clayton
Mr Sunia VudiniabolaHonorary
Mr Tom JaunayDandenong
Mr Ricky KumarMMC Clayton


Ms Sophia RichardsonDandenong
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