Mr Timothy Wong graduated with first-class honours in both his medical and dental degrees, accumulating 11 academic prizes including the Sir John Monash Scholarship, Robert Power Prize in Surgery and Bertha Bennett most outstanding dental student before completing his specialty Oral & Maxillofacial Training in Victoria, obtaining his Fellowship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2011. He then completed a further 2 years of subspecialty training by completing a Clinical Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology at University College London Hospital before returning to Melbourne where he was appointed as a Consultant surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
His subspecialty interests include dental and maxillofacial implants, corrective jaw surgery and the management of head and neck tumours.
He is the Victorian Director of OMS Training, RACDS OMS Examiner for both the Part 1 and Part 2 exams, elected ANZAOMS Council member and also sits on the College Selection and Overseas Aid Committees. He is part of the OMS Volunteer Surgical Team that spends time in Fiji each year as part of the RACS Pacific Islander Program managing complex head and neck tumours and training Pacific Island OMS registrars. He has presented both nationally and internationally in the fields of orthognathic surgery, implantology and the management of head and neck tumours, and continues to undertake research primarily in the field of head and neck oncology and implant rehabilitation.
Tim has also had several articles published since then which can be found on his research profile.