Maxillofacial Surgery

New Hope Medical Centre offers excellent Maxillofacial Surgery services, on par with renowned Medical Institutions.

Craniofacial surgery is a surgical sub speciality neurosurgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery that deals with congenital and acquired deformities of the skull, face, Neck and jaws. The correction of cranial and combined facial correction involves coordinated effort of both these specialities team. The New Hope hospital has all advanced facilities meant for precision surgeries in this field of any age from birth.

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an advanced surgical speciality. It deals with any emergency management of orofacial region. The oral surgeons also perform surgeries in association with other medical specialities and super specialities like Department of Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, ENT, General Surgery and Ophthalmology.

Services Offered


Children born with cranial vault deformities are at severe risk of normal brain development. Altered growth also produces problems in brain with large ventricles and increased intracranial pressure. The normal growth of children will be affected and invariably the vision gets affected permanently if no corrections are done.
Cranioplasty is advised for
1. Aperts syndrome
2. Crouzon syndrome
3. Trigonocephaly
4. Plagiocephaly
5. Brachycephaly
6. Scaphocephaly
7. Simultaneous correction of facial deformity and cranium

Deformities of face

Some complex deformities of the face need combined and coordinated effort of neurosurgeon, maxillofacial surgeon and orthodontist. The children and patients with severe facial deformities will have airway problems (breathing difficulty) and visual disturbances.
Deformities which can be corrected
1. Facial asymmetry
2. Severe midface deformities in Lefort II or III level
3. Correction of hypertelorism
4. Treacher Collin syndrome
5. Pierrie Robin syndrome

Distraction Osteogenesis

This new advanced bone lengthening technique in Cranio Facial deformities is highly recommended in many cases of Cranio Facial deformities. Prof. Dr Manikandhan is one of the pioneers in India in Cranio Facial distraction.

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (Snoring)

Severe snoring can lead to social and health problems to patients. The health problems include respiratory and cardiovascular disorders, day time sleepiness and lethargy.
Rotation advancement of maxilla-mandibular complex surgery in a retrognathic facial profile patient is a single and permanent remedy for snoring without any use of CPAP machines. This surgery and rehabilitation involves coordinated effort of maxillofacial surgeon, Neurophysician, ENT surgeon and nutritionist.

Cleft lip and Palate Deformities

A coordinated effort of facial plastic surgeon, speech therapist and orthodontist will bring fantastic aesthetic and functional speach results if the procedures are done as per schedule.
1. Cleft lip surgery
2. Cleft palate surgery
3. Revision surgery for speech
4. Pharyngoplasty
5. Bone grafting including BMP
6. Osteotomies of maxilla
7. Midface distraction Osteogenesis
8. Rhinoplasty

Skull base and Head & Neck Oncology

At New Hope Oncology Centre, we care about you, your family and your fight against cancer. Our dedicated team of professionals, coordinated by board-certified oncology specialists, works together to create a personalized treatment plan, specific for you. We will give you up-to-date and understandable information about your cancer and treatment. We will explain the results of diagnostic tests and provide onn treatment options which could include access to national cooperative group clinical trials when appropriate, and access to treatment using state-of-the-art technologies and drug therapies.
Support, Compassion, Teamwork. We are in this together.
Patients who receive a cancer diagnosis are surrounded by support from our Outpatient Supportive Care Team of nurses, chaplains, social workers, radiation therapists, nutritionists, home health and hospice caregivers. The Team works with patients and family members who need social support or assistance coping with their cancer diagnosis. Team members help co-ordinate resources while they care for the patients physical, emotional, social, spiritual and practical needs.
New Hope Head & Neck Oncology Center is committed to early detection and prevention of cancer we will journey with you on the road to survivorship.

  • Dr. Joseph Arnold MDS (Facio Max).
  • Dr. Manikandhan Ramanathan MDS., FDSRCS(Eng)., FFDRCS(Ire).,FTPRM(Tor).