Oral & Maxillofacial (OMF) surgery specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the soft tissues and bones of the face, neck, jaws and mouth. The Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in partnership with Mayo Clinic, Abu Dhabi, provides comprehensive treatments for a spectrum of common and complex conditions ranging from traumas, tumors, and reconstruction, to care and rehabilitation. We perform facial reconstruction and facial cosmetic surgery by utilizing the latest diagnostic equipment and state-of-the-art facilities, continuously ensuring the highest levels of efficiency and comfort.
Our multidisciplinary team consists of Western board-certified surgeons and consultants that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of craniomaxillofacial trauma, head and neck cancer, advanced reconstructive surgery and orthognathic surgery.
By collaborating with Mayo Clinic and employing internationally renowned specialists, SSMC's Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has the only dual-degree physicians and dentists in the UAE.
The use of cutting-edge technologies, such as a 3-D virtual reality navigation system, enables us to detect head and neck cancer earlier, as well as perform surgeries more precisely. Furthermore, we are able to identify cancerous cells and perform minimally invasive surgeries by utilizing a radioactive tracer.
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) is a two-day, interactive course, which includes mandatory, pre-course e-learning. It covers the practical skills and knowledge that health care professionals need to effectively care for surgical patients, including those who are deteriorating or at risk of doing so.