Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS)

Oral and maxillofacial surgery combines a full surgical training with dental expertise.  The scope of practice is extensive and includes the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • facial injuries
  • head and neck cancers, inc oral & facial skin cancers
  • salivary gland diseases
  • facial disproportion
  • facial pain
  • facial surgical dermatology
  • temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders,
  • impacted teeth
  • neurovascular techniques
  • cysts and tumours of the jaws
  • vascular conditions
  • facial reanimation surgery
  • craniofacial and skull base surgery
  • paediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery 
  • trigeminal nerve injuries

The specialty is unique with the majority requiring a dual qualification in medicine and dentistry.  Oral and maxillofacial surgeons frequently work alongside other specialists including orthodontists, oncologists, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons and ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons.

In addition to the consultants, the department employs a variety of junior medical, dental, nursing, technical, and admin staff to assist in delivering a comprehensive facial service to its patients.

OMFS in-patient services are provided at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital on I1 ward with further paediatric services at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. 

Out Patients

Regular general and specialist clinics are held at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, Barnsley District General Hospital, Montagu Hospital and Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Specialist clinics
  • Facial Aesthetic and Deformity (Orthognathic) Clinics
  • Joint Head and Neck Oncology Clinic
  • Maxillofacial Trauma  
  • Trigeminal nerve injuries
Referral address

Oral and Maxillofacial New Referrals
Charles Clifford Dental Hospital
76 Wellesley Road
S10 2SZ
Fax 01142717836

For more information about this service please contact:
Mr N.J Lee (Clinical Lead),
76 Wellesley Road
S10 2SZ

Consultant Surgeon Sub-speciality Interest
Mr Nicholas Lee Orthognathic (Facial Deformity) surgery
Maxillofacial trauma and post traumatic deformity
Aesthetic facial surgery
Dentoalveolar surgery
Paediatric Oral Surgery
Mr Alasdair Mckechnie Head and Neck Oncology
Reconstructive surgery
Facial dermatological surgery
Salivary gland surgery
Maxillofacial trauma surgery
Dentoalveolar surgery
Mr Austen Smith

Head & Neck Oncology
Reconstructive surgery including microvascular surgery
Maxillofacial trauma and post traumatic deformity
Orthognathic surgery
Laser surgery techniques including scar revision
Dentoalveolar surgery
Collaborative neurovascular techniques

Mr Keith Smith

Orthognathic (Facial Deformity) surgery
Paediatric Oral Surgery
Lingual Nerve injury
Dentoalveolar surgery

Mr Afshin Yousefpour

Head & Neck Oncology
Reconstructive surgery including microvascular surgery
Facial dermatological surgery
Aesthetic facial surgery
Craniofacial and Skull Base surgery
Salivary gland surgery
Facial reanimation surgery
Vascular malformations of the Head and Neck
TMJ surgery

Mr Ricardo Mohammed-Ali
Orthognathic (Facial deformity) Surgery
Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery
Dental Implant Surgery
Facial Aesthetic Surgery
Dentoalveolar (Oral) Surgery
Salivary Gland Surgery

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