Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides specialised services for children and adolescents requiring surgery for conditions including:
- dentofacial abnormalities
- facial trauma
- pathology of the mouth and jaw
- dentoalveolar conditions
- odontogenic infections
- maxillofacial trauma including facial fractures.
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
Level 3 (3b), Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Telehealth services are also available.
Who can access this service?
Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 16th birthday.
Existing patients with complex care needs
Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 18th birthday (patients are usually transitioned to adult services by this time).
This service is available to children living within the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital catchment area.
Telehealth appointments are also available to patients living outside the catchment area when clinically appropriate.
Do I need a referral?
You will need a formal referral to access this service.
How do I get a referral?
Referrals are accepted from:
- general practitioners
- paediatric specialists.
Other referral information
Please bring any previous x-rays and test results you have available with you to your appointment.
Please call the Patient Call Centre to confirm or change appointments.
t: 1300 762 831.
Information for health professionals
New referrals for cleft lip and palate, and craniofacial patients should contact the cleft and craniofacial clinical nurse via the hospital switchboard.
t: 07 3068 1111
For urgent referrals, please contact the plastic surgery registrar on-call via the hospital switchboard.
t: 07 3068 1111
Dr Stuart Bade MBBS(Qld) FRACS (Plast)
Senior Medical Officers
Dr John Arvier BDSc (Qld) M sc (Oral Surg.) (Lond.) MDS (OMFS) (Adel) FICD, FADI
Dr Ben Erzetic MBBS FRACDS (OMS) RACDS