Specialist Oral, Jaw & Facial Surgeons for Auckland
Richard Cobb

Mr Richard Cobb

Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Richard Cobb

Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

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Richard is a London trained Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon based in Auckland. He qualified with distinction in both Medicine & Dentistry and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS).

During his training Richard gained experience in neurosurgery, plastic surgery and ENT surgery before ranking No.1 in the UK for selection into advanced specialist training in surgery of the Mouth, Jaw & Face (Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery).

His medical and surgical training were completed in London where he trained within several prestigious London units including King’s College Hospital, Guy’s Hospital, St. George’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital.

Richard then travelled to Melbourne, Australia and completed an Advanced Surgical Fellowship in Orthognathic Surgery (Corrective Jaw Surgery), TMJ (Jaw-Joint) Surgery and Facial Trauma Reconstruction before moving to New Zealand.

Richard prides himself on adopting a caring, meticulous and ethical approach, offering evidence based techniques to achieve the best possible outcomes for his patients.

In addition to his private practice, Richard maintains a busy public practice, working as a Consultant Surgeon at Auckland City and Middlemore Hospitals with an interest in facial trauma reconstruction, facial skin cancer reconstruction and orthognathic surgery including surgical Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) management.

Richard lives in Auckland with his wife and three young children.

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