Fellowship in Orthognathic Surgery

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Fellowship in Orthognathic Surgery


Duration: 1.6 Year(s)

Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Course TypeFellowship

Course Specialty

Maxillofacial Surgery


    Goal of the Course is to establish a comprehensive training program for maxillofacial surgeons in orthognathic surgery.


    Knowledge: The trainee should acquire detailed knowledge pertaining to the cases requiring orthognathic surgery based on history, clinical and radiological evaluations and complete knowledge of all aspects of the diagnosis, treatment planning and management of patients requiring and undergoing orthognathic surgery to achieve desirable and planned esthetics and function.

    Skills &Attitudes: The trainee should, at the end of training period, be able to diagnose, plan and manage cases requiring orthognathic surgery. The specific surgical skills required are:

    1. Patient selection for Orthognathic Surgery
    2. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Orthognathic Surgery
    3. The Application of Video Imaging Technique to Orthognathic Surgery
    4. Orthodontic Preparation for Orthognathic Surgery
    5. Model Surgery
    6. Wound Healing and Peri-operative Management
    7. Maxillary and Midfacial Procedures
    8. Mandibular Procedures
    9. Combined Maxillary and Mandibular Surgery
    10. Orthognathic Surgery before Completion of Growth
    11. Maxillofacial Surgery for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
    12. Rehabilitation after Orthognathic Surgery

    The trainee should develop a compassionate attitude towards dealing with both the patients as well as their relatives.

    Communication abilities

    It is essential to develop skills required to maintain a harmonious working relationship with all the specialists involved such that the principles of good team management can be established.

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    The candidates applying for fellowship should have successfully completed either of the following:

    1. MDS in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery in DCI approved program.
    2. Passed FDSRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Glasgow or Edinburgh.
    3. Passed FFDRCSI from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.

Minimum Education

MDS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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