Dr Mark Daniel Atkinson - Specialist Oral Surgeon
BDSc, GDipClinDent (Surgical Dentistry), DClinDent (Oral Surgery)
Dr Mark Daniel Atkinson is an Australian trained and registered Specialist Oral Surgeon.
Mark was born and raised in Brisbane and graduated from the University of Queensland dental school in 2011. He received a scholarship with the Royal Australian Air Force during his studies. Upon graduation, he was posted to Sydney and served in the permanent RAAF as a Flight Lieutenant until 2017.
Mark has completed further post-graduate studies and his specialist training achieving both the graduate diploma in surgical dentistry in 2015 and the clinical doctorate in oral surgery in 2019 through the University of Sydney in association with NSW Health. He has a particular interest in research including his completed thesis investigating medical emergencies in the dental setting.
Mark has a passion for education and holds an active academic position with the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health teaching on both the undergraduate dentistry and the post-graduate oral surgery training programs. He also maintains the position of Staff Specialist Oral Surgeon for NSW Health operating in hospitals across Sydney Local Health District.
Mark has a love for travel, hiking, diving and photography. He has worked abroad with NGOs in South Africa, Cambodia, Guatemala and Honduras.