Biography

Dr. Patrick Mehanna

BDS (Syd), MBBS (Syd), FRACDS, FDS RCS (Eng), FRACDS (OMS)

meFollowing completion of both his Bachelor of Dentistry and Bachelor of Medicine Degrees from the University of Sydney, Dr. Mehanna completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training in NSW. He was awarded the FRACDS (OMS) Surgery Fellowship in 2007 being the only recognised Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery qualification in Australia and also awarded the 2007 Examination Medal for the best examination performance in Australia and New Zealand.

Dr. Mehanna has also spent 5 years in the United Kingdom (England, Wales and Scotland) for further training as well as completing a Head and Neck Surgical Fellowship. He also holds, by examination, a Surgery Fellowship awarded by the College of Surgeons in London (FDS RCS Eng) as well as a General Fellowship awarded by the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS).

Dr. Mehanna is employed as a part time Staff Specialist at John Hunter Hospital and also consults patients privately in Wood Street. His surgical interests range from dental extractions and implants to complex facial trauma, corrective jaw surgery and micro-surgical reconstruction and pathology.

He is an active member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery community and a Conjoint Lecturer at the University of Newcastle. He also has presented at local, national and international conferences well as having over a dozen scientific papers published.