Dr. Greg Boyes-Varley
He is in full time private Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeon at the Morningside Medi-Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has been in private practice since 1987 and covers the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery discipline to the Morningside Medi-clinic and the advanced applied surgical services to the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Reconstruction Unit at the Morningside Medi-Clinic.
Dr Boyes-Varley spent 2 years at King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry in London in the academic department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, where he learned head and neck reconstructive surgery, craniofacial implantology and cleft lip and palate reconstructive surgery. He is currently a Part-time Senior consultant/ Senior Lecturer within the Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and is an examiner for the College of Medicine for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and current committee member of this faculty. At present he sits on the EXCO of the Society of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa and is the Immediate Past President.
Dr Boyes-Varley has published, both locally and internationally in refereed journals. His research with Professor PI Brånemark has received prizes including best presentation for his lectures at the Southern Implants International Congress (2000), the Scientific session at the NobelBiocare World Conference in Las Vegas (2003) and at the Academy of Osseointegration in 2008.
Together with Professor Howes, the implant related studies have resulted in new implant designs and procedures being published and accepted at the international congresses of the Academy of Osseointegration in the USA (2008, 2017 and 2019) and the European Association of Osseointegration and have presented over 50 live surgery courses on Zygomatic and angled implants over the last 15 years, and cadaver workshops for oncology zygomatic rehabilitation (2015, 2017 and 2019).
His other research interests have included the almost completion of a doctorate in low level laser induced healing and has lectured extensively in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Serbia, Sweden, Ireland, Holland, United Kingdom, and the USA.