Michael Belligoi graduated from the University of Queensland in 1981 with Bachelor of Dental Science degree.
He worked as a general dental practitioner in London and Luton in Bedfordshire for 4 years prior to moving into Hospital Oral Surgery Practice.
He completed his Fellowship in Dental Surgery FDSRCPS Glasgow in 1989.
He joined the postgraduate program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Melbourne the same year and spent 5 years training.
Following completion of the training program in Melbourne in 1993, he pursued further training in the United Kingdom with a visiting Registrar job in Cambridge.
He completed his Fellowship in Oral Surgery FFDRCS I in 1997 and completed his specialist Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery FRACDS OMS in 1998.
He was employed as a Locum Consultant and Lead Clinician in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Fife in Scotland for 8 months and then was a Locum Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Southampton General Hospital prior to this appointment to the Jersey General Hospital.
He has been the Consultant and Lead Clinician in the Oral and Maxillofacial Unit at the Jersey General Hospital for the last 18 years and has been Chairman of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery for the last 6 years.
He practices a broad range of oral and maxillofacial surgery but has a particular interest in orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery and implant reconstruction after trauma, cancer resection and for the management of tooth loss.
Within the field of implant surgery, he has a particular interest in Cone Beam CT and the use of 3-dimensional planning and surgical guides.
He has postgraduate training and over 20 years experience in the use of multiple implant systems and currently used Biomet 3i, Ankylos and Nobel Biocare implant systems.
He uses Med3D implant planning systems and has in-house computer guided drill machines for this system and uses Simplant OMS for orthognathic surgical planning of complex cases and trauma reconstruction.
He currently holds the post of Postgraduate Dental Tutor at the Jersey General Hospital and for the Jersey Dental Association.