Dr Shannon Webber
Dr Shannon Webber grew up and attended Primary and Secondary School on the Gold Coast. It was always Dr Webber's intention to return home and practice in the South-East corner. Dr Webber completed an Undergraduate Medical Degree at the University of New South Wales in 2001, and during his residency at the Gold Coast and Toowoomba Base Hospitals, Dr Webber completed his Basic Surgical Training through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Having been exposed to all surgical specialties, Dr Webber's interests lie in sub-specialised and highly competitive field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr Webber gained entry onto the Queensland Oral and Maxillofacial Training Program where he undertook 7 years of Advanced Surgical Training which included completing a Dental Degree through the University of Queensland. Dr Webber 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 and was awarded his Specialty Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - FRACDS(OMS), in 2010.
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. Dr Webber spent 12 months working alongside World Authorities in numerous disciplines of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr Webber gained extensive experience in all aspects of Maxillofacial Surgery, particularly concentrating and consolidating his skills in 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. These specialised surgical areas are now where his interests lie.
Dr Shannon Webber was awarded a highly prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship to learn a surgical procedure known as Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis in 2015. The surgical procedure was performed late in 2016 and was the first of its kind performed in the Southern Hemisphere. Dr Shannon Webber and his ophthalmology colleagues have now successfully restored the sight of multiple Australians who were blind secondary to corneal scarring.
Dr Shannon Webber has presented at Local, State and International Meetings and is actively involved in research. Dr Webber is a Visiting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon to the Gold Coast University Hospital where he is the Supervisor of Training and enjoys passing on his knowledge and surgical expertise to Medical and Dental students, Local Practitioners and future Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr Webber works with the professional sporting teams on the Gold Coast, and treats facial injuries associated with these and other various elite athletes.
Dr Shannon Webber practices privately at both ends of the Gold Coast including Pindara Hospital and Tweed Day Surgery, also visiting Ballina Day Surgery, thus providing a comprehensive service to the entire Gold Coast and Greater Northern Rivers Region.
Dr Shannon Webber is a Member of the following Professional Associations:
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)