Our Team

Maxillofacial Surgeons | Nurses | Administration

George Dimitroulis

Dr George Dimitroulis

MDSc(Melb), PhD(Melb), FDSRCS(Eng), FFDRCS(Irel), FRACDS(OMS)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
George has been in specialist practice since 1995 after completing his surgical training in Melbourne, the UK and USA. He is a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at St.Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne where he has trained generations of Maxillofacial Surgery Registrars. He is also a research supervisor to Medical, Dental and Postgraduate students by virtue of his Honorary appointment to the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

George has published extensively in the international literature including authorship of over half a dozen books, numerous chapters and over 60 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is Section Editor for the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and sits on the editorial board of over half a dozen other international scientific journals.

As a globally recognised surgeon and author, he has been invited all over the world as a guest and keynote speaker by various national and international organisations spanning 5 continents to present topics ranging from TMJ surgery to Surgical Research. For many years, George has run Fellowship and Observership programs in TMJ Surgery at Epworth and St. Vincent’s Hospitals which attracts surgeons from around Australia and from all over the World.

More recently, he has been involved in the development of ground-breaking 3D printed Oral & Craniomaxillofacial medical devices that have received national and international media attention. George is the Founder of OMX Solutions, a MedTech start-up company based in Melbourne that has partnered up with the CSIRO and the Engineering Schools of Melbourne, Monash and RMIT Universities to design and commercialise innovative and cutting-edge medical implants for the global market.

In his spare-time he takes out wisdom teeth.


Edward Nguyen

Dr Edward Nguyen

BDSc (Hons) MBBS (Hons) FRACDS (OMS)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Edward is an Australian and New Zealand trained and registered Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He enjoys practicing the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery including removal of wisdom teeth, surgical extractions and dental implantology. His subspecialty interests include management of head and neck tumours, maxillofacial trauma, and corrective jaw surgery.

He was born and raised in Melbourne, and after completing his schooling at Melbourne High School, Edward graduated from dental and medical school with honours. He was selected into the Victorian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Programme in 2010. As a registrar in Victoria, he worked at Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Royal Dental Hospital, Monash Health and Western Health.

Edward completed his advanced surgical training in New Zealand where he worked at Waikato, Christchurch, Middlemore and Auckland City Hospitals. He was awarded his Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2019.

During his training, Edward gained extensive experience in dentoalveolar surgery, management of head and neck pathology, orthognathic corrective jaw surgery and complex facial trauma. He then completed a clinical fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery in New Zealand. After returning to Melbourne, Edward has been appointed consultant surgeon positions at Austin Health and Western Health, where he is an active member of the head and neck multidisciplinary teams, and is involved in the teaching of registrars.

Edward also has a keen interest in research, having presented nationally and internationally, and published a number of articles in international peer-reviewed journals on the subjects of nerve injuries in third molar surgery, facial trauma and oral cancer.

Outside of work, Edward loves spending time with his young family. He enjoys travelling, food, soccer, the gym and taking his son to the park.


Shreya Tocaciu

Dr Shreya Tocaciu


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Shreya Tocaciu is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and Epworth Freemasons. She offers the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including the management of impacted teeth, bone grafting and implants. Her clinical interests are in orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), temporomandibular joint surgery, and the management of facial trauma. 

Dr Tocaciu qualified in Dentistry at the University of Adelaide in 2009, then worked as a dentist before completing her Medical qualifications at the University of Tasmania. She completed her Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical training in Victoria and Tasmania, working in many hospitals across the two states. In addition, she completed her fellowship in advanced TMJ surgery and reconstruction at Epworth and St Vincent’s Hospitals in Melbourne.

During this time, Dr Tocaciu published some twenty journal articles in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and completed a Masters thesis at the University of Melbourne in the field of Temporomandibular Joint Surgery. She maintains a keen interest in research and education, whilst dedicating herself to providing patient-centred and evidence based care.

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