Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Mr Kush Patel


  • Essendon Day Proc Centre
  • 1/665 Mt Alexander Rd
  • All appointments: 9326-2666

Kush gained his dental degree in 1997, before working for 2 years as a dental house surgeon in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was here and then in Cardiff, Wales, that he developed an interest in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. Kush returned to Dunedin, New Zealand and gained his medical degree and Masters degree in 2007.

Kush completed his Oral and Maxillofacial surgical training in 2013 (FRACDS OMS), and has since completed a Fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne (2013) and also the “Gillies-Cairns” Trauma Fellowship at the Royal London Hospital in the (UK 2014/15).

Kush has worked extensively in a variety of hospitals in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. He is a consultant surgeon who specialize in treating conditions, defects, injuries and aesthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaw and face.  Apart from the removal of teeth and performing implants for replacement, Kush treats various pathologies of the mouth including cysts, lesions, lumps as well as diseases of the mouth and related structures such as joints and salivary glands.

Kush has current appointments at Western Health and visiting rights at Hobson Healthcare, Essendon Day Procedure Centre, Western Private, John Fawkner and the Epworth Freemason private hospitals.  He provides consulting services at Moonee Ponds, Sunbury and Bendigo. Kush is available for phone consultations for referring doctors and can provide continuous professional development education and training sessions upon request.

In his time off Kush enjoys playing tennis, snowboarding, keeping fit at the gym and spending time with his young family.

Website: www.essendonpc.com.au

Qualifications:  MDS (Otago), MBChB (Otago), FRACDS (OMS)