BDS (Syd), MBBS (Syd), FRACDS, FDS RCS (Eng), FRACDS (OMS)
Following completion of both his Bachelor of Dentistry and Bachelor of Medicine Degrees from the University of Sydney, Dr. Patrick Mehanna completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training in NSW. He was awarded the FRACDS (OMS) Surgery Fellowship in 2007 being the only recognised Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery qualification in Australia and awarded the 2007 Examination Medal for the best examination performance in Australia and New Zealand.
Dr. Mehanna has also spent 5 years in the United Kingdom (England, Wales and Scotland) for further training as well as completing a Head and Neck Surgical Fellowship. In addition to his Specialist Fellowship (FRACDS OMS), he also holds, by examination, a Surgery Fellowship awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of London (FDS RCS Eng) as well as a General Fellowship awarded by the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS).
Dr. Patrick Mehanna is employed as a part time Staff Specialist at John Hunter Hospital and also consults patients privately in Wood Street. His surgical interests range from dental extractions and implants to complex facial trauma, corrective jaw surgery and micro-surgical reconstruction and pathology.
He is an active member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery community and a Conjoint Lecturer at the University of Newcastle. He also has presented at local, national and international conferences well as having over a dozen scientific papers published.
As well as having over a dozen scientific peer reviewed journals published, Dr. Mehanna has been featured in the Newcastle Herald (2012)
and been interviewed for ABC TV (730 Report 2013)
Mandibular SCC in a 10 year old child – A clinical rarity
Mehanna, P., Patel J., Bailey BMW
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 47 (2009), 148-150
Maxillary carcinoma – a wolf in sheeps clothing
Mehanna P., Smith G.,
Canadian family Physician, 2009;55:262-4
The white-eyed blow out fracture – another look
Mehanna P., Cronin A., Mehanna D.,
Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2009; 21,229-232
Case report : Calcified Facial Haematoma
Mehanna P., Bertram A., Wilson I..
New Zealand Journal of Medicine, 2009 November, 122.
Case report : The Fractured Mandible – potential pitfall
Mehanna P., Leinkram D., Wilson I..
New Zealand Journal of Medicine, 2009 September , 100-101.
Lip split and mandibulotomy modifications
Mehanna, P., Devine J., McMahon J.,
British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 48 (2010), pp. 314-315
Battling Trismus – the Pat-Bite appliance
British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 48 (2010), p. 316
Unusual case of spontaneous discharge of pus (infected cyst) through the dorsum of the tongue.
Goddard R, Madigan J, Mehanna P.
British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,2010 Feb 18.
Bisphosphonate related necrosis – an unusual case
Mehanna, P., Goddard R.,
Australian Dental Journal, October 2010;55: 311-313
Osteochondroma of the anterior mandibular alveolus – A rare entity outside of the condyle and coronoid process of the mandible
Chow J and Mehanna P 2015,. J. Oral. Maxillofac. Surg. Medicine, and Pathology; 27(1) :117-120.
The large cystic lesion – keeping an on open mind, 2015
Dr Avisham Ramphul, Dr Chow and Dr Mehanna,
Winner of best research presentation 2016 ANZAOMS meeting, Gold Coast, 2016.
“Pertinent Ophthalmic findings in patients with orbital fractures”
Drs Parthasarathi (OMFS registrar), Chow (previous OMFS registrar), Quist (Ophthalmologist) and Patrick Mehanna (Supervisor)
Poster Presentation – 2016 ANZAOMS, Gold Coast
“Vision loss due to orbital infection”. Drs Clohessy, Shah, Harding, Patrick Mehanna
“Delayed flap failure – care study and review of the literature”.
Oral presentation – ICOMS – International Meeting Hong Kong, March 2017.
Drs Clohessy, Harding, Mehanna (Supervisor)
“Paediatric fractured mandible – treatment and review of the literature”
Poster presentation – ICOMS – International Meeting Hong Kong, March 2017
Drs Clohessy, Harding, Mehanna