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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
  • Combined Facial Palsy & Deformity clinics
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:

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Charles Clifford Dental Hospital
76 Wellesley Road
S10 2SZ
Tel:0114 27 17847

Consultant Surgeon Sub-speciality Interest
Mr Ricardo Mohammed-Ali

Orthognathic (Facial deformity) Surgery
Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery
Dental Implant Surgery
Facial Aesthetic Surgery
Dentoalveolar (Oral) Surgery
Salivary Gland Surgery
Facial reanimation surgery
Facial dermatological surgery

Mr Nicholas Lee Orthognathic (Facial Deformity) surgery
Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery
Post Traumatic Facial Deformity Surgery
Facial Implants
Aesthetic Facial Surgery
Dentoalveolar (Oral) surgery
Paediatric Oral & Maxillofacial 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 Iain Varley Head & Neck Oncology
Reconstructive Surgery including microvascular
Dental implant
Maxillofacial Trauma
Mr Muzzammil Nusrath

Head & Neck Oncology
Reconstructive surgery including microvascular surgery
Facial dermatological surgery
Aesthetic facial surgery
Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery
Skull Base surgery
Salivary gland surgery
Robotic Head & Neck surgery
Dentoalveolar (Oral) Surgery
Minimal Access surgery ( Endoscopic assisted approaches)
Miss Cristina Frezzini
Head & Neck Oncology
Reconstructive Surgery including microvascular
Salivary gland surgery
Maxillofacial Trauma

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