Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Centre
The centre for Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was then a small department which was established in 1993. During the year 1993-1994 wearing seatbelts were not compulsory in the country, the primary focus of the department then was on reconstructing faces injured or badly damaged by road traffic accidents as these were many. In the same year Orthognathic Surgery started and Bone Anchored Craniofacial Prostheses and Hearing Aid service came to existence in coordination with orthodontists, audiologists and otorhinolaryngologists. Initially the department provided a comprehensive spectrum of care in this specialty for the citizens of Brunei Darussalam and its residents.
The department started with only one specialist surgeon with no trained nurses in this area of specialisation. In 1998, the department started training nurses specialised in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery accredited by the National Accreditation Council of Brunei Darussalam. Since the inception of this course until to date, 19 specialty nurses have trained in the field of Cranio-Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with some trained in Microvascular Surgery and Neurosurgery Nursing. These Specialist Nurses were trained in leading departments in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery under world renowned Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeons. In late 2009, the department took over the management of Burns in RIPAS Hospital.
In 2011, the department introduced Microvascular Surgical Services and its application in Head and Neck Reconstruction, and Skull Base surgery.
As number of cases increased and years passed by, the department continued to provide its services and uplift the delivery of a quality healthcare service to the residents and citizens of Brunei Darussalam. Laser Treatment Services were commenced in 2008.
In this changing world, technology and innovation is at its peak. The department started its own 3-D printing in 2015 providing well-coordinated and planned surgical procedures to patients. The construction of a fully functional Cranio- Maxillofacial Prosthetic Laboratory intensified its state of the art services in the specialty.
Since commencement of the centre, operations for more than a five hundred cleft lip and palate deformities, 600 tumour cases have been carried out ranging from salivary glands, oral cancers, thyroid cancers to complex skull base tumours and skin cancers of the face, scalp, head and neck region. The centre continuous to expand its scope of services including Head and Neck Surgical Oncology except Nasopharynx and Larynx.
In June 2016, our centre commenced operations in a newly built centre adjacent to main Radiology Department in the ground floor of RIPAS Hospital. This state of the art centre houses our services and implantology.
To date, the first stand-alone Centre in this region for Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery aims to continuously deliver a quality patient-centred and state of the art healthcare services in its specialty. The centre strive towards achieving its vision of emerging as the best centre in Borneo region providing a wholly comprehensive and excellent services in an integrated manner com¬bining Cranio-Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and to emerge as a 24 hour Trauma Centre renowned for Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma.
“Committed to deliver quality patient-centered services and state of the art healthcare in the field of Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology”
"PATIENTS AT THE CENTRE STAGE"
“To emerge as the best centre in Borneo region providing wholly comprehensive and excellent services in an integrated manner combining Cranio- Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology.”
Entirely patient oriented approach of efficiency, productivity and delivery of care and services towards outstanding patient experience.
Achieving excellence though partnership, teamwork and effective leadership
We constantly strive for change and opportunities to continuously enhance and improve quality deliverance of healthcare services in our specialty
Working as one in diversity to assure efficient healthcare delivery, patient and family experience.
We subject ourselves to continued learning and have professional interaction with world class top centres.
We are committed to supplement our expertise to the community and the environment
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- Address: Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Centre Jalan Putera Al-Muhtadee Billah, Bandar Seri Begawan BA1712, Brunei Darussalam
- Phone:+673 2 241234
- Fax:+673 2 241137