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Dr Sam Verco

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | BDS(Adel) MBBS(Melb) Grad Dip OMS(Melb) FRACDS (OMS)

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Dr Sam Verco

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

DUALLY QUALIFIED MEDICAL AND DENTAL SPECIALIST

Dr Sam Verco is a proudly Australian Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. Having grown up in Adelaide, South Australia, he earned his Dentistry degree (BDS) at the University of Adelaide (2001), his Graduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Melbourne (2004) and his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Melbourne (2007).

After completing his Oral and Maxillofacial Training in 2013, he gained experience at some of the best hospitals in the country, including the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne, Monash Medical Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, and Austin Hospital.

Dr Verco stays abreast of advancements in Dentistry by belonging to these associations: RACDS (Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons), ANZAOMS (Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons), ADA (Australian Dental Association), IAOMS (International Association Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) and ITI (International Team for Implantology).

Dr Verco’s specialty is the diagnosis and surgical treatment of defects, injuries and diseases of the facial skeleton and its associated structures. He especially enjoys the areas of Wisdom Tooth Removal, Orthognathic Surgery, Dental Implants and Facial Trauma.

Living bayside with his wife and two sons, he loves fishing and kiteboarding.

The flexibility and scope of private practice means Victorian Oral and Facial Surgery can offer leading edge treatments to patients in a friendly setting.

Dr Verco and his team look forward to welcoming you.

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery Adelaide University 2001
  • Primary Examinations for Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 2002
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2004
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery Melbourne University 2007
  • Basic Surgery Training Examination Royal Australasia College of Dental Surgeons 2009
  • Final Examination Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 2012 –
  • Specialist Recognition as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Primary Examinations for Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 2002
  • Surgical and Prosthetic Application Course on Tissue Integrated Implants 2002
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2004
  • Basic Surgical Skills Course – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2005
  • AO Craniomaxillofacial Course
    • Sydney 2005
    • Sydney 2009
    • Sydney 2010
    • Sydney 2012
  • Emergency Management of Severe Trauma – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons ’08 & 2014
  • Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2009
  • Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care – Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and The Chinese University of Hong Kong 2009
  • ANZAOMS Conference Gold Coast 2009
    • Adelaide 2010
    • Melbourne 2011
    • Sydney 2012
  • Westmead Oral and Maxillofacial Course 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Head and Neck Conference Manly 2010
  • SORG Maxillofacial Surgery Review Course – Kos, Greece 2012
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Annual Meeting – Las Vegas, USA 2014
  • International College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ICOMS) – Melbourne, VIC 2016
  • Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch 2002 –
  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2008 –
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 2004 –
  • Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority Specialist Medical and Dental Registration 2013 –
  • International Team of Implantology
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Fellow in the Specialist stream of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Australian Osseointegration Society
  • Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
    • Monash Health 2013 – Present
    • Peninsula Health 2013 – Present
    • Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne 2013 – Present
  1. Verco, S, Bajurnow, A, Grubor, D and Chandu, A. A five-year assessment of clinical incidents requiring transfer in a dental hospital day surgery unit. Australian Dental Journal. Volume 56, Issue 4 Pages 412-416, December 2011.
  2. Verco, S, Chambers, I and Hall G. Maxillary Sarcomatoid Carcinoma. Oral Surg, Oral Med, Oral Pathol, Oral Radiol. 2012 July: 114(1):e 31-35.
    doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2011.08.002.
  3. Verco, S and Poon, C.H. Evaluation of fracture healing and subimplant bone response following fixation with a locking miniplate and screw system for mandibular angle fractures in a sheep model. IJOMS 2013
    10.1016/j.ijom.2012.12.009
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    32 Erin St, Richmond, VIC 3121
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    Main Street, Mornington, VIC 3191
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    The Avenue, Prahan, VIC 3181
  • Masada Private Hospital
    26 Balaclava Rd, St Kilda East, VIC 3183
  • Cabrini Brighton Hospital
    New Street, Brighton VIC 3186
  • Cliveden Hill Private Hospital
    29 Simpson St, East Melbourne, VIC 3002
  • Holmesglenn Private Hospital
    490 South Rd, Moorabbin VIC 3189
  • Frankston Private Hospital
    24-28 Frankston – Flinders Rd, Frankston VIC 3199
  • Peninsula Private Hospital
    525 McClelland Dr, Frankston VIC 3199
  • Beleura Private Hospital
    925 Nepean Hwy, Mornington VIC 3931
  • Monash House Surgery Centre
    House, Level 1/271 Clayton Rd, Clayton VIC 3168
  • Linacre Hopsital
    12 Linacre Rd, Hampton VIC 3188

SPECIAL INTEREST

Facial Trauma
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Dental Implants
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Orthognathic Surgery
93 POINTS
Wisdom Tooth Removal
98 POINTS
Facial Skeleton Injuries & Diseases
92 POINTS
Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Defects
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