BDS, Otago; MBChB, Auckland; FRACDS, OMS
Dr Frank Chang is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with degrees in both medicine and dentistry. He completed Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Otago University in 2003 & worked at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland New Zealand, & two years as a Senior Dental officer for Hunter New England Area Health Services in New South Wales. He went on to complete degrees in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at University of Auckland in 2009. After his medical training, he spent 2 years working as a House Surgeon in Middlemore and Auckland hospital.
Frank moved to Perth to complete his specialist training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & was awarded the specialist qualification of FRACDS(OMS) Fellowship through Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He gained extensive experiences in the treatment of a wide range of Oral and Maxillofacial conditions. He had trained & worked across WA Health including Royal Perth Hospital, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Fremantle hospital.
After completing his surgical training, Frank went to the United Kingdom for further sub-specialty post fellowship training in Temporomandibular Joint surgery in the internationally renowned TMJ Surgical Unit at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. Frank also received specialised training in adult and paediatric deformity surgery and head & neck oncology surgery while he was in the UK.
Dr Chang has special interest in the surgical management of temporomandibular joint pathology disorders, facial trauma, orthognathic surgery, & obstructive sleep apnoea. He also has expertise in dentoalveolar surgery, oral implantology and oral pathology.
Frank works in private practice in South Perth, enjoys teaching and is involved in the teaching and training of Maxillofacial Surgery trainees through his appointments at Public Teaching Hospitals.
Frank operates at South Perth Hospital, The Park Private, St John of God Mt Lawley, and South Bank Day Surgery.
Frank also speaks Mandarin which helps with the current multicultural society.