Dr Ragu Krishnamoorthy is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, specialised in treating a wide range of conditions of the mouth, face, teeth and jaws.
He has extensive training and highly specialised skills in oral surgery, having qualified as a surgeon, a doctor and a dentist. He has extensive experience in all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, particularly concentrating and consolidating his skills in orthognathic, facial trauma reconstruction, all aspects of dentoalveolar and implant surgery.
He obtained his dental degree at University of Queensland, and subsequently completed his medical degree at Australian National University. He was selected into the surgical training program, and trained in various tertiary hospitals all over Australia, including Royal Melbourne Hospital, Gold Coast University Hospital, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Hospital Adelaide, Perth Children’s Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital. This had culminated in over 19 years of study and training, in order to provide superior clinical care and surgical outcomes to his patients.
Dr Ragu was raised and schooled in Canberra, after moving from Sydney at the age of 1. It was always his desire to return to his hometown and contribute to the Canberra community.
Aside from his surgical interests, he enjoys spending time with his young family and bike-riding, exploring the picturesque landscape of Canberra.
Dr Ragu is at the forefront of evidenced based medicine and research. He has presented at local, state and international conferences and is actively involved in research. He is also involved in teaching of medical students contributing to the development and education of junior doctors.
Dr Ragu is a compassionate surgeon, and his extensive education and training means patients are in experienced and capable hands. From initial consultation through to the postoperative period, Dr Ragu will ensure your treatment is individually tailored. He will consistently listen to your concerns and will take time to explain everything clearly. Your comfort and safety throughout your experience with the Canberra Oral and Maxillofacial Centre at King Street Surgery is his highest priority.