• Pre Conference Workshops: 21 – 23 October 2019 | Congress: 24 – 26 October 2019 | Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre

Speakers

Gerhard Steenkamp


Gerhard completed his BVSc degree in 1994 from the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Veterinary Science at Onderstepoort, after completion of his BSc (Zoology) at the same institution. He completed the inaugural course in dentistry offered through the European school for Advanced Veterinary Studies in 1998.

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Professor Kurt-W. Bütow


BSc, BChD, MChD(in MFOSurg), DrMedDent, PhD, DSc(Odont), FCMFOS, FIBCSOMS
Emeritus Professor / Chief Specialist and Head Department of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery, University of Pretoria & Former Honorary Consultant of the Military No.1 Hospital, South Africa.

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Professor Darlene Lubbe


Darlene Lubbe is an Associate Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology at Groote Schuur Hospital at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her main interest is endoscopic sinus, skull base and now more recently, transorbital surgery. She currently runs the Karl Storz training programme in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery for Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Dr Sharan Naidoo


Sharan Naidoo is a Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon who holds both a Dental and Medical degree. He completed a two-year training programme in Cleft Lip and Craniofacial surgery at the Facial Cleft Deformity Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University of Pretoria.

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Dr T. Sabesan


Dr Sabesan is a Maxillo-Facial Surgeon from the General Hospital , Negombo, SriLanka. His main interest are “Facial Reconstruction” and “Facial Aesthetics “.

Abstract - Surgical Art & Facial Beauty

Abstract - Facial Reanimation

Dr Robert Paul Bentley


Robert is a Craniofacial and Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon having qualified and trained in the UK, Germany and Switzerland.

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Dr Sat Parmar


Sat was appointed as an Oral and Maxillofacial /Head and Neck /Reconstructive Surgeon at the University Hospital of Birmingham in 2003. He is one of the directors of the European Head and Neck Course and the Head and Neck Oncology for Surgeons courses.

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Prof Leon Janse van Rensburg


MBBCh (Wits), DA (SA), MFGP (SA), M.Fam.Med c.l. (UFS), MMed (RadD) (Stell), EDiNR, D.Sc(UWC)
Professor Leon Janse van Rensburg is a medical graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and postgraduate from the Universities of the Free State, Stellenbosch and Western Cape.

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Dr Rui Fernandes


Dr. Fernandes is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with Certificate of Added Qualification in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Dr Salam Omar Salman


Dr. Salman is an assistant professor and residency program director in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Florida Health - Jacksonville, FL.

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Dr. Louwrens (Blackie) Swart


Dr Swart received his dental degree in 1986 from Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa, and his master’s degree in MFOS in 1994.(Cum Laude) He has been in private practise in Cape Town since 1995, focusing on the immediate placement and if possible the immediate loading of aesthetic implants.

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Johan Fagan


Johan Fagan is the Professor and Chairman of Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is currently the president of the College of Otorhinolaryngology and Senior Vice-President of Colleges of Medicine of South Africa.

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Simon van Eeden


Simon is the current Chair of the United Kingdom (UK) Cleft Development Group and the British Association Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) representative to the Cleft Training Interface Group (TIG).

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Dr Doug Beere


Doug Beere has been qualified as a Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeon for the past 24 years. He has attended a short Fellowship at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1993.He thereafter commenced private practice in Durban on the east coast of South Africa.

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Dr Dimitri Nikolarakos


Dr Nikolarakos is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon based in sunny Gold Coast, Australia. He has a sub specialty interest in the fields of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery and Facial Reconstructive Surgery.

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Dr Peter Tsakiris


Dr Peter Tsakiris was born in South Africa. He obtained his BDS at the University of Athens, Greece and his Fellowship in OMFS at the University of Witswaterand, South Africa.

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Dr. Carlo Ferretti


Carlo Ferretti is a Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon from Johannesburg, South Africa. He is currently in full time private practice in Johannesburg and part-time consultant in the Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at the University of Pretoria.

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Dr. Laurence Newman


Laurence Newman has worked full time as an NHS Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeon since 1997. Currently he works at The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex.

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Dr. Austen T Smith


Austen SMITH is a senior OMFS Consultant in the S Yorkshire Regional Unit with interests in Head & Neck Surgery, reconstructive , Laser techniques and Head & Neck / Intracranial vascular lesions.

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Prof. Johan P Reyneke


Johan served as professor in the department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at the university of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg since 1991 and was appointed as an extraordinary professor at the university of the Western Cape in 2014, South Africa.

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Dr Stephen Dover


Stephen Dover graduated in medicine and dentistry from the University of Birmingham. He undertook general surgery training and gained an FRCS before specialist training in OMFS. Following cleft and craniofacial fellowships in India, USA and the UK he was appointed as a consultant to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

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Prof Giovanni Gerbino


Actually serves as Associate Professor at the Division of Maxillo-facial Surgery , Dept of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Italy. His activity today is particularly focused in orthognathic surgery, craniofacial conditions , Tmj surgery and orbital surgery.

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A/Professor Hedley Coleman


Hedley Coleman currently holds an appointment as a senior staff specialist pathologist with the Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Pathology New South Wales at Westmead Hospital.

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Mr Andrew Stewart


Andrew Stewart is a Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Kingston and Epsom & St Helier Hospitals. He developed a keen interest in the surgical treatment of facial deformity whilst training at The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, University College Hospital, London and The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead.

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Dr Alasdair McKelvie


Dr Alasdair McKelvie graduated from Dundee Dental School in 1984. He worked for 23 years in private dental practice in East Yorkshire before developing an interest in dentolegal matters and healthcare Law.

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Prof John Langdon


John Langdon was Professor an Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at King’s College London. He was President of the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists, the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Section President at the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Mr Bhavin G Visavadia


Bhavin Visavadia has been a Consultant Surgeon since 2006 in Northwick Park Hospital in North West London. Since his appointment he has built a regional maxillofacial centre of excellence serving a population of over 4 million.

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Mr Michael Fardy


Mike Fardy trained in East Grinstead and Kings under the mentorship of Andy Brown Peter Banks and John Langdon and left to set up the Orofacial cancer unit at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff in 1995 and. He introduced the concept of free tissue transfer.

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Shahme Farook


Mr Farook is a Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial / Head and Neck / Reconstruction Surgery at Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK. He completed his Medical undergraduate training in Scotland, and went on to complete his Surgical and Dental undergraduate training in England.

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Dr Wynand van der Linden


Dr Wynand van der Linden qualified as a Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon in 1988, and is in full time private practice. He was a consultant in the Division of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Witwatersrand until 2017.

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Mr Nadeem R Saeed


Consultant OMFS Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London | Consultant OMFS Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford | Honorary Lecturer University of Oxford, Oxford

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