Mr Moorthy Halsnad

Personal profile

Mr Halsnad is a consultant oral & maxillofacial surgeon based at the Regional Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital & Royal Hospital for Children (Formerly known as Southern General Hospital & Yorkhill Hospital respectively) Glasgow. 

Mr Halsnad first qualified from Dharwad, India in 1996 and completed a OMFS residency (MDS) before coming over to UK for completion of Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship. As a junior trainee he trained under several eminent maxillofacial surgeons at London, North Wales, Swansea & Cambridge.  

He completed medical & surgical training (MBChB & MRCS) at Birmingham and was appointed to West Midland Maxillofacial specialist training programme for 5 years duration. During this time he has been exposed to full breadth of Cranio-facial, head & neck surgeries. This included oral/skin cancer removal, reconstruction facial trauma, facial deformity correction, microvascular surgeries of face/neck, facial cosmetic surgeries, jaw joint surgeries & implantology. 

Mr Halsnad has published & presented both at national & International level. He has done an AO Fellowship at the Dept of Mund Kiefer Plastiche Cherugie The Military Hospital Ulm, Germany where he had advanced training in Navigation assisted & 3D technology aided facial surgeries. 

In Scotland he took up a consultant post at University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock (Nov, 2013-Aug 2015) and subsequently he has been appointed as a consultant surgeon with sub-specialty interest in Craniofacial, TMJ & Facial deformity surgeries at Glasgow.

In his NHS practice Mr Halsnad is actively involved in the multidisciplinary team managing congenital craniofacial cases (fused skull sutures, deformed head/face correction), adult orthognathic cases & TMJ surgeries including total joint replacements. 

In his private practice, Mr Halsnad’s interests include full range of Maxillofacial surgery i.e, dentoalveolar surgery (wisdom teeth/oral surgery) ,implantology, jaw/chin disproportions, removal of facial skin lesions/lumps, facial scar revision, facial aesthetic surgery & TMJ problems.

Professional Membership

  • General Medical Council (Specialist List
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • European Association of Cranio-maxillofacial surgery
  • International Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Dentoalveolar surgery and dental implantology
  • Facial trauma/post traumatic deformity (nose/eye socket etc)
  • Endoscopic (minimal access) access for facial fractures fixation 
  • Oral/facial skin lesion removal & reconstruction
  • TMJ surgery (arthroscopy/open joint)
  • Facial aesthetics (botox/fillers, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, brow lifts)
  • Fat transfer to facial defects/rejuvenation 
  • Scar revisions
  • Orthognathic surgery (surgeries for jaw disproportions)

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