Dually Qualified Medical and Dental Specialist
Dr Michael Qiu is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with degrees in both medicine and dentistry.
Michael grew up in New Zealand where he completed Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with Honours at Otago University. Upon graduation, he practised dentistry in both public and private settings. He discovered his passion for maxillofacial surgery whilst working at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. He subsequently completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with Honours at Monash University.
Michael underwent specialty training in various tertiary hospitals across Australia including Westmead Hospital, Canberra Hospital and John Hunter Hospital, gaining experience in all areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including oncology, trauma, reconstructive and microvascular surgery, dental implantology and orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery. Upon completion of his specialty training, Michael continued further sub-specialty training in Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and Orthognathic Surgery with a fellowship position at St Vincent’s Hospital.
He currently holds public appointments at Western Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital where he is involved in training the junior doctors and registrars. He privately consults in both Melbourne and Ballarat. His particular areas of interest are management of impacted teeth, dental implants, orthognathic surgery and facial trauma.
Michael is a member of the RACDS (Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons), ANZAOMS (Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons), IAOMS (International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) and ITI (International Team for Implantology). Michael has a passion for teaching and research. He has published in multiple surgical journals, presented at international conferences, and has lectured dental students and general dentists.
Outside of surgery, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is an avid football and rugby fan. Michael is fluent in Mandarin.
Michael is dedicated to providing personalised care to every patient in a kind and caring manner.