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About this service

The regional service for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is based at Aintree offering a comprehensive service relating to conditions of the face, mouth and jaws, including a routine assessment and treatment service for common oral surgical conditions.

Our consultants treat a range of conditions, including facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial deformities, facial pain, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws, as well as mouth ulcers and infections.

Services and treatments provided by the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team include:

  • Minor Oral Surgery
  • Dento-alveolar Surgery
  • Temporo-mandibular joint surgery
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Deformity (Orthognathic, nasal surgery, craniofacial and secondary cleft surgery)
  • Head & Neck cancers (ablation together with reconstruction and rehabilitation)
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Implantology
  • Laser treatment
  • Facial and oral trauma

In addition, our maxillofacial specialists work very closely with the Ear Nose and Throat department, particularly in the field of head and neck cancer surgery.

Multidisciplinary outpatient clinics are held at both Aintree and The Royal Liverpool University Hospital and there continues to be a number of dual speciality operating for tumour ablation and reconstruction of head and neck cancer patients.

The unit is also a Practice Development Unit and all clinicians within our team have a real commitment to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching and to medical education in cascading their knowledge and skills through teaching commitments.

Referral information

Patients are referred via their GP or dentist. 

The Team

The Department is led by consultants and supported by doctors in training and other specialists. 

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons frequently work alongside other specialists including orthodontists, oncologists, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons and ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons.

 

  • James Brown , Clinical Director, Oral and Maxillofacial. Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Simon Rogers , Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Fazilet Bekiroglu, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Richard Shaw , Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Andrew Schache, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • David Richardson , Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Mark Boyle, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Robert Laycock, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Anne Begley , Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Martin Dodd, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Patrick Magennis , Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • S Van-Eeden, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Chris Butterworth, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

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