About Dr Shannon Webber
Dr Shannon Webber is a Gold Coast-based Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. With over a decade of experience, he is Founder and Director of Gold Coast OMS - a Specialist Surgical Practice dedicated to Excellence in Surgery of the Face, Mouth, Teeth and Jaws.
Dr Webber is actively involved in research to further innovation and excellence in his field and presents at local, state and international meetings.
He trains and mentors the next generation of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons by acting as a visiting Specialist Surgeon to the Gold Coast University Hospital. Dr Webber is also the Supervisor of Registrar Training and the Gold Coast Representative on the Regional Surgical Committee affiliated with the Queensland Oral and Maxillofacial training program.
Born and raised on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Dr Webber completed an Undergraduate Medical Degree at the University of New South Wales in 2001. During his residency at the Gold Coast and Toowoomba Base Hospitals, Dr Webber finished his Basic Surgical Training through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Following that training and experience, Dr Webber choose to sub-specialise in the highly competitive field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr Webber undertook 7 years of Advanced Surgical Training in the Queensland Oral and Maxillofacial Training Program, which included completing a Dental Degree through the University of Queensland. He undertook his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Training at The Princess Alexandria Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Royal Children's Hospital and The Mater Adults and Children's Hospitals.
In 2010, Dr Webber was awarded his Specialty Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - FRACDS(OMS).
First Australian Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon to train at prestigious Maryland University Dr Shannon Webber became the first Australian to train at the World-renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Department at the University of Maryland Medical Centre and The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Centre in Baltimore, Maryland, USA in 2009.
During these 12 months, Dr Webber worked alongside world authorities to gain extensive experience in all aspects of Maxillofacial Surgery, particularly Orthognathic (Corrective Jaw) Surgery, Facial Trauma Reconstruction, and all aspects of Dento-alveolar, Dental Implant Surgery and associated soft tissue and bone augmentation and grafting procedures.
Performed the first of its kind surgical procedure in the Southern Hemisphere In 2015, Dr Shannon Webber was awarded a highly prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship to learn a surgical procedure known as Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis. The surgical procedure was performed late in 2016 and was the first of its kind performed in the Southern Hemisphere. Since then Dr Webber and his ophthalmology colleagues have successfully restored the sight of multiple Australians who were blind secondary to corneal scarring.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS:
- GCMA (Gold Coast Medical Association)
- RACDS (Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons)
- ADA (Australian Dental Association)
- AMA (Australian Medical Association)
- ANZAOMS (Australia and New Zealand Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons)