Adrian qualified in Dentistry with Honours in 2005 from the University of Melbourne before commencing his specialist training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Melbourne in 2010. During this time Adrian obtained a further Postgraduate Diploma in Maxillofacial Surgery (2010) and Medical Degree (2012) from the University of Melbourne before gaining his specialist qualification and Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2018. Between 2018-2020 Adrian undertook additional advanced training in Head & Neck Cancer Surgery at St Georges Hospital in London and the Royal Derby Hospital sponsored through the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh as well as completing a Masters thesis in Oncology with the University of Melbourne.
During his training Adrian has lectured and demonstrated in maxillofacial surgery at the University of Melbourne, published 10 articles in the scientific literature primarily in the fields of trauma and head & neck oncology and has presented his research at both national and international meetings of the speciality. Adrian has obtained 9 awards for research and academic excellence including the prestigious Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship award in 2004.
In additional to head & neck cancer and pathology, Adrian’s specialist interests include corrective jaw surgery, bone grafting and implantology as well as dentoalveolar and wisdom teeth surgery.