Andrew Heggie obtained his dental and medical degrees from the University of Melbourne in 1977 and 1991 respectively, including a Masters Degree. He received his oral and maxillofacial surgery training in Melbourne completing his Fellowship in 1983. Andrew undertook a Fellowship in the management of facial deformity at the Northwest Centre for Corrective Jaw Surgery, Providence Medical Centre, Seattle and in facial trauma in 1983 at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centre in Seattle. Andrew was Head of Maxillofacial Surgery the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Childrens Hospital of Melbourne from 1994 to 2018 and is currently Senior, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Level 6 120 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Consulting Location

428 Riversdale Rd
Camberwell VIC 3124

Consulting Location

18 Scholar Dr
Bundoora VIC 3083

Special interests

  • Facial deformity
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Grafting for implantology

Education and training

  • Associate professor, Department of paediatrics, University of Melbourne


  • Jaw distraction for upper airway obstruction
  • Outcome in cleft management


  • BDSc University of Melbourne (1977)
  • MDSc (1980)
  • MBBS University of Melbourne (1991)
  • FRACDS (OMS) & FFDRCS (1983)
  • FRCS (Ed) (2014)

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • ADA
  • International Association of OMS
  • International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
  • Australian & New Zealand Association of OMS
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.