Dr. Walter Goriwoda

MD, DMD, Germany
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Umm Suqeim Clinic, Dubai

Dr. Walter Goriwoda is a distinguished Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who joins Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic with many years of specialized postgraduate education and training in Germany, Austria, South Africa, Switzerland, the UK and the US.

He received his medical degree (MD) from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany in 1999 and earned his conferral of doctorate (MD) from the University of Freiburg – Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany in 2005. He graduated in Dentistry (DMD) from the University of Vienna, Austria and received his conferral of doctorate (DMD) from Medical University Vienna, Austria in 2005.

He offers full scope of oral surgical procedures related to teeth such as surgical extractions, removal or exposure of any other impacted teeth, periradicular surgeries (apicoectomies), cystectomies, periodontal surgical procedures, surgical insertions of temporary orthodontic bone anchored appliances, dental rehabilitation via insertion of dental implants and necessary prior bone augmentations.

He also performs comprehensive maxillofacial surgical procedures such as removal of benign osseous and soft tissue tumors in the oral cavity as well as head and neck, secondary surgical procedures for cleft lip and palate, surgical procedures related to facial trauma or severe acute and chronic infections, orthognathic surgical procedures inclusive of facial aesthetic procedures.

He practices and has a license for general anesthesia.

He is a member of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

He speaks German and English.

Education

Medicine
1993-1998 University of Wuerzburg (Bavaria/Germany)
1998-1999 University of Cape Town – (Western Cape/South Africa)
1999 University of Munich – LMU (Bavaria/Germany)
1999 Graduation in Medicine at the University of Munich
2005 Conferral of doctorate (MD) at University of Freiburg – Baden Wuerttemberg (Germany)
Dentistry
2000-2003 University of Vienna (Vienna/Austria)
2003-2004 University of Stellenbosch (Western Cape/South Africa)
2004-2005 University of Vienna (Vienna/Austria)
2005 Graduation in Dentistry at the University of Vienna
2005 Conferral of doctorate (DMD) at Medical University Vienna

Faculty Appointment

1995-2011 Visiting surgeon at the Zahnklinik Rennbahn AG in Basel, Switzerland

Professional Experience

2000-2004 University Hospital Vienna – Austria
Research assistant within the European Project Algisorb® at the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
2005-2006 University Hospital Zurich – Switzerland
Specialist Registrar at the Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
2007 Private University Salzburg – Austria
Specialist Registrar at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2007-2014 University Hospital Innsbruck – Austria
Specialist Registrar at the Department of Craniomaxillofacial & Oral Surgery
2010 Board examination Specialist of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2013-2014 Consultant at the Department of Craniomaxillofacial and Oral Surgery

Fellowships

2012 Clinical Fellowship for Aesthetic & Functional Rhinoplasty
Dr. S. Shahidi (Facial Plastic & ENT Surgeon), Sydney, Australia
2012 Clinical Fellowship for Aesthetic & Functional Rhinoplasty
The Nose Clinic – Dr. P. Swanepoel (Rhinoplasty Surgeon), Pretoria, South Africa
2011-2013 Clinical Fellowship at the Department of General Surgery
Royal Infirmary Glasgow – University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
2011 Clinical Fellowship for Aesthetic & Functional Rhinoplasty
Houston Medical Centre – Dr.R. Kridel (Facial Plastic Surgery), Houston, Texas, USA
2010 Clinical Fellowship for Aesthetic & Functional Rhinoplasty
The Nose Clinic – Dr. P. Swanepoel (Rhinoplasty Surgeon), Pretoria, South Africa
Dr. Walter Goriwoda