Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Meet Our Doctors


I'm Peter Cannon, and I trained in Dentistry at Sydney University. I then travelled to the United States and gained experience at Boston City Hospital in Oral Surgery and Anaesthetics. I then moved to the United Kingdom where I completed my professional training by studying Medicine at Leeds University and also passed the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

I was appointed Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Huddersfield, UK where I remained until 2001 when I returned to Australia to practice as a specialist in Sydney and Canberra.

I am married with a grown up family and two young grandchildren. My interests include travel, theatre in all forms, walking and barramundi fishing.

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My name is Michael Cooper, and I was born and schooled in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). I completed 2 years of National Service as a pilot in the Rhodesian Airforce, and I then moved to South Africa where I completed a Bachelor of Science Degree.

I moved to Sydney in 1981, with my family, and I subsequently completed undergraduate degrees in Dentistry and Medicine. I qualified as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon when I passed my Fellowship examination in 1995. I have been in specialist practice in Canberra since that time. I currently hold the rank of Squadron Leader in the specialist reserves.

I have two young boys who keep me active, and my interests include flying, golf, cycling/running and Tae Kwon Do.

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Dr. Paul Hammans MD, DDS, PHD(Med), PHD(Dent),FGAOMS (Ger)

I'm Paul Hammans, and I come from Germany. I graduated from the Medical School of the University of Bonn in 1983 and completed my PhD in Medicine one year later. After attending Dental School I graduated in 1989 and completed my DDS thesis in 2000.

I started my surgical training in Neurosurgery in 1984 and switched to the Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1989. I completed my training and received my certificate for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1993. I worked in private practice near Düsseldorf from 1994 with my main focus in Implantology.

In 2005 I moved with my family to Australia and started working as a specialist at Canberra Surgicentre.  In 2009 I became a citizen and moved my family to Sydney where I practice from our Bondi Junction rooms as well as Canberra and the South NSW Coast.

I spend most of my leisure time with my wife and our three growing kids. My interests include travelling, golf and tennis.

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My name is Peter Vickers. Although hailing from Sydney I am now resident in the national capital. I am qualified in the fields of Medicine and Dentistry, specialising in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. I have trained in surgery in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. I have also undertaken clinical work in South East Asia having worked in Malaysia for three years. I hold Fellowships in Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, England and Australia. I have a diploma of residency training from the examination board of the Louisiana State University, USA.

My recreational interests include golf and water sports. I take my four children camping when time permits. I support the Canberra Raiders, Sea Eagles and Socceroos and I particularly like watching Manchester United and AC Milan.



Dr. S C McEachen MBBS, MPH, MMedSci, Grad Cert Edu, BDSc (Hons), MChD (Max Fac Oral Surg),

DipOdont (Oral Path) MOMS RCPS (Oral Med) (Glasg), AFRACMA, AFCHSW (CHE), AIMM

Dr McEachen is a registred specialist in oral maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine and oral pathology. Completing his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science in 1989 and a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1999 from The University of Queensland. He has completed specialist training in Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

His services include wisdom teeth removal, minor oral procedure in our treatment rooms, also benign conditions such as cysts, benign tumours and some diseases that affect the jaws, salivary glands and the oral cavity, also conditions such as lichen planus and burning mouth syndrome. He is one of very few medically trained specialists in oral medicine.


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