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Ricky Kumar is qualified with degrees in both
Medicine and Dentistry. He received
several awards during his studies including University of Otago’s most
outstanding student during his dental degree as well as F.G Christensen medal
for part I exams for his surgical training.
He did his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical
training in Adelaide from where he completed part II exams with RACDS and was
awarded the FRACDS (OMS) fellowship.
He then undertook a further 12 months
sub-specialty training in paediatric maxillofacial surgery and corrective jaw
surgery as a fellowship at Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. To further
his skills and clinical interests, he spent another 12 months as a clinical
fellow at the prestigious Oxford University Hospitals in UK. There he received
specialized training in paediatric maxillofacial surgery and TMJ surgery.
Mr Kumar practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery including dentoalveolar surgery, implantology, oral pathology and facial trauma. His sub-specialty interest areas are paediatric maxillofacial surgery, corrective jaw surgery and TMJ surgery.
- The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
- The Royal Melbourne Hospital
- The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
- Monash Health (Monash Children’s Hospital
and Dandenong Hospitals).
He is involved in the training of future
surgeons through these appointments.
He is also committed to the profession and
contributes to the surgical community as follows: