Alastair Goss

Emeritus Professor Alastair Goss

Professor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Emeritus Professor Alastair Goss - TITLEHOLDER.
Emeritus Professor Goss’s research is centred on using Basic laboratory & Large scale clinical investigations on challenging Maxillofacial surgical problems.Over the years these have covered cleft palate & other syndromic conditions, Chronic facial pain, Temporomandibular joint disorders, Bleeding disorders & surgery, Osteoradionecrosis, Medication related osteonecrosis & the History of Maxillofacial Surgery.

Emeritus Professor Goss’s research is centred on using Basic laboratory & Large scale clinical investigations on challenging Maxillofacial surgical problems.Over the years these have covered cleft palate & other syndromic conditions, Chronic facial pain,Temporomandibular joint disorders,Bleeding disorders & surgery,

Osteoradionecrosis,Medication related osteonecrosis & the History of Maxillofacial  Surgery.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2014 Emeritus Professor University of Adelaide
    2009 Emeritus Consultant Surgeon Royal Adelaide & Adelaide Women’s & Children’s Hospital
    2008 - 2008 Chairman Royal Adelaide Hospital
    1990 - 2014 Professor University of Adelaide
    1989 - 1990 Associate Professor University of Adelaide
    1988 - 2009 Director Royal Adelaide Hospital
    1988 - 2009 Director Adelaide Dental Hospital
    1985 - 2009 Senior Visiting Specialist Royal Darwin Hospital
    1983 Private Specialist Private Specialist Practice
    1979 - 1989 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    1972 - 2009 Senior Visiting Specialist Royal Adelaide Hospital
    1972 - 1979 Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    1999 Fellowship Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy
    1997 Fellowship Fellow Academy of Dental International
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    1981 University of Otago New Zealand Doctor of Dental Science
    1966 University of Otago New Zealand BDS
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    1997 - 1999 Fellow American International College Australia
    1981 - 1997 Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) Australia
    1971 - 1981 Fellow Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) Australia
  • Research Interests

 Extensive Funding from the NH&MRC, ANZAOMS RESEARCH & EDUCATION Fund,And the Japan Australis TMD Fund.

Fourty five years experience of teaching Medical & Dental students.

100 hours of Computer assisted learning in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, General Medicine for Dental Students, & Orofacial pain.

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  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2010 - 2018 Principal Supervisor The Outcome of Ocular Prosthetic (Artificial Eye) Reconstruction Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mr Peter Timothy Knowles
    2008 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Orofacial Granulomatosis and Oral Symptoms in a South Australian Paediatric Population with Crohn's Disease Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Doctorate Full Time Dr Evelyn Yeung
    2008 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Exploring Dental Behaviours of Carers: Oral Health Literacy and Psycho-social Factors Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Doctorate Full Time Dr Archana Pradhan
    2008 - 2012 Principal Supervisor The Long Term Outcome of Mandibular Othognathic Surgery Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohammed Ibrahim Hamed Al Ajmi
    2006 - 2009 Principal Supervisor Implant Rehabilitation of the Edentulous Irradiated Mandible Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Doctorate Full Time Dr Sharon Liberali
    2003 - 2004 Other PDL Oxytalan Fibres, Microvasculature and Clinical Orthodontics Doctor of Dental Science Higher Doctorate Full Time Prof Milton Sims
    2001 - 2008 Principal Supervisor Investigation of Vertical Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis on the Masticatory Muscles in a 'Unilateral Hemifacial Microsomia Like' Defect in the Sheep Model Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Rumaizi Shaari
  • Position: Professor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Phone: 83135103
  • Email: alastair.goss@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 10
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Dental School

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