Mr Ashraf Messiha is a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified in dentistry and medicine and trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St George’s Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital (Imperial), Kent and Canterbury University Hospital, Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead), and the Royal Surrey County Hospital. Mr Messiha passed the FRCS exam in oral and maxillofacial surgery and subspecialised in facial deformities. He also undertook training in facial aesthetics in particular facial reanimation and septorhinoplasty.
Mr Messiha has remarkable working experience. He firs was a Consultant at Northwick Park Hospital and St Mary’s London University Hospital where he developed services in Post Traumatic Facial Deformity and was Lead in facial trauma surgery as well as facial skin cancers and orofacial rehabilitation. Subsequently, MR Messiha moved to St George’s Hospital, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals snd is now a core member of the Cranio-Orbito-Facial deformity Multidisciplinary Team as well as the Joint Orthognathic team. He is actively involved in teaching and is the Educational Lead for Pan London Oral and Maxillofacial Faculty at the London Deanery.
Mr Messiha specialises in facial deformity, orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery and replacements (which he leads), rhinoplasty and obstructive apnoea surgery. He is also an expert in oral surgery and implantology, placement of zygomaticus implants and multiple implants in complex cases.
Mr Messiha has a keen interest in clinical research and has supervised numerous projects in surgical anatomy.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Orthognathic surgery to correct upper and lower jaw deformity
- Orthognathic surgery in severe cases of obstructive sleep apnoea
- Dynamic and static facial reanimation
- Post-traumatic craniofacial deformity
- Orbital trauma
- TMJ treatments and surgery
- Septorhinoplasty and implantology surgery
- Zygomatic implants
- Bone grafting
- Sinus lifts and augmentation
- Facial trauma
- Orbital trauma
- Craniofacial deformities
- Temporomandibular jaw disorders