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B.D.Sc, M.B.B.S (Hons.) PGDip.Surg.Anat, M.D.Sc (O.M.S), F.R.A.C.D.S (O.M.S)
Dr Patricia Bordbar has been in practice since 1996, and has completed undergraduate degrees in both Medicine and Dentistry. She also holds a Masters degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS), and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy. All her degrees were obtained through the University of Melbourne and she was the recipient of several awards and scholarships during her studies.
She undertook her surgical training in Melbourne, and has completed the Part I Surgical examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, as well as Part I and Part II (OMS) examinations with the RACDS, in order to be awarded FRACDS (OMS). In addition to the basic surgical training requirements she spent a further 2 years in the United Kingdom gaining further expertise and completeing a Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery through the Royal College of Surgeons (England). She volunteered for three months in 2001, and was part of a team operating on over one hundred patients with cleft lip and palate deformities in India.
Dr. Bordbar is a Consultant Surgeon at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Children's Hospital. She has been appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. She is a current reviewer for several journals in the field of OMS including IJOMS and JOMS. She is regularly invited to present papers at national and international conferences. She is firmly committed to the profession, and the ongoing supervision, training and examination of future surgeons.
Dr. Bordbar enjoys practicing the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery and has developed extensive experience and expertise in management of facial trauma, craniofacial deformities in both adults and children, and orthoghanthic (jaw) surgery.
Academic achievements include being the recipient of several prizes and awards, for instance, the F.G. Christensen medal for the highest examination score in Part I examinations (RACDS), John Cade Memorial Medal (MBBS, The University of Melbourne) and the prize for the highest score in General Practice and Community Medicine (RACGP, MBBS).