Dr Patrishia Bordbar is a Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS), and graduated from The University of Melbourne Dental School with a BDSc in 1996. She then went on to complete her Medical Degree (MBBS) and Masters degree in OMS all through The University of Melbourne, and completed her four year hospital based surgical training through the major tertiary hospitals in Melbourne. She has spent an additional two years training in the UK, including sub-specialty training in Craniofacial Surgery. She maintains micro-accreditation in Craniofacial Surgery and is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), in addition to her FRACDS (OMS).
During her training, Dr Bordbar has been the recipient of several prizes and awards, including the F.G. Christensen medal for achieving the highest score in the Part I College examinations (RACDS). She has been awarded the John Cade Memorial Medal (MBBS, The University of Melbourne) and the prize for the highest score in General Practice and Community Medicine (RACGP, MBBS).
Dr Bordbar is Deputy Section Head of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, and has been in private practice as a specialist surgeon in Melbourne since 2008. She is an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) following a decade of service at RMH. She holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer post at the Department of Paediatrics through The University of Melbourne. She is a regular invited speaker at national and international conferences, and a regular reviewer for major international scientific journals including the International Journal of OMS, Journal of OMS, and The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal.
Dr Bordbar is Vice President of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS), and has served two terms as past president of ANZAOMS (Vic). She is Supervisor of Training at The Royal Children’s Hospital, and is dedicated to the ongoing training of future surgeons. She is an accredited examiner with the RACDS and regularly examines the surgical OMS trainees.
Special interests & expertise
- Facial (skeletal) deformities correction (including cleft & craniofacial patients)
- Complex corrective jaw surgery on upper and lower jaws including the chin, corrective bite surgery (orthognathic)
- Full spectrum of Paediatric Maxillofacial surgery
- Facial trauma
- Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
- Implant surgery and complex grafting
- Wisdom tooth extraction, routine dento-alveolar surgery