Associate Professor Stephen Gibbons graduated BDSc Melbourne University in 1984 and commenced his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the University of Melbourne in 1986. Stephen completed his Master of Dental Science Degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1989 and then commenced a Research Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. This was completed in mid 1990, when he commenced his position as Chief Resident in the Harvard University Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston USA. This was completed in mid 1991, after which he commenced Private Practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Melbourne.
Associate Professor Gibbons completed his F.R.A.C.D.S. (OMS) successfully in 1991 and was made Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne at that time. He is currently a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Mildura Public Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital. Mr Gibbons’ special interests include corrective jaw surgery (including cleft lip and palate deformity), implantology and bone grafting, and dento-alveolar surgery including wisdom teeth. He was President of the Australian Dental Association, Victorian Branch in 1999/2000 and has held numerous committee positions within that institution.