Ian Ormiston, Consultant Maxillofacial Cleft Surgeon based at Leicester Royal Infirmary, England. He has a background in dentistry, medicine and surgery. His interests include surgery for facial disharmony involving correction of jaw discrepancies and bone grafting of the mouth and jaws, particularly in reconstruction following cleft lip and palate surgery and trauma, and in pre-prosthetic and implant surgery.

Latest Contribution


Comprehensive Cleft Care Second Edition: Two Volume Set

This book (second edition) attempts to cover all the scientific and clinical disciplines related to cleft care, which is indeed a wide remit. It ably achieves its aims. It provides coverage of cleft care from prenatal diagnosis to definitive orthognathic...


An Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Second Edition)

An Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a book of two parts. This is described in the book as basic patient care and oral surgery. It is a surprisingly comprehensive book considering the volume of material it covers, with...


The role of maxillo-mandibular advancement surgery in obstructive 
sleep apnoea

Facial surgery for the correction of acquired or developmental skeletal and occlusal abnormalities has been practised within the scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) for several decades. OMFS surgeons have an understanding of the influence of skeletal movements on...