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Dr Stephen Cox


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Paediatrics

Dr Stephen Cox is an experienced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, with previous experience working in the United Kingdom, Asia (Nepal and Cambodia) and at Westmead.

Dr Cox is affiliated with Brisbane Waters Private Hospital, Gosford Private Hospital, Gosford Public Hospital, Nepean Hospital, Orange Base Hospital and Sydney University FMH.

Cox S, Ullah M, Zoellner H. Areca Nut Addiction. Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Editor: Professor Victor R Preedy. Volume 3 Prescription Medications, Caffeine, Polydrug Misuse, and non-Drug Addictions[3] Caffeine and Areca (Betel nut) Academic Press 2016. Ch 78, p785-792.

Refereed Journals

Sarrafpour B, Boughton P, Farahani R, Cox S, Denyer G, Kelly E, Zoellner H. A method for investigating the cellular response to cyclic tension or compression in three-dimensional culture. J Mechanical Behavior or Biomedical Materials 88, (2018) 11-17.

Nur Mohammad Monsur Hassan, Rahena Akhter, Lisa Staudinger, Nicholas Tarpey, Simon Basha, Stephen Cox and Haruhiko Kashiwazaki. Oral Disease and Malnutrition in the Elderly - Impact of Oral Cancer. Current Oral Health reports, 4(2), June 2017, 64-69.

Ullah M, Cox S, Boadle R, Kelly E, Zoellner H. Arecoline Increases Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor but Reduces Expression of IL-1, IL-6, G-CSF and GM-CSF in Human Umbilical Vein Endothelium. 2014. JOPM Dec 19, 10-11.

Ullah M, Cox S, Boadle R, Kelly E, Zoellner H. Arecoline is cytotoxic for human endothelial cells. JOPM 2014, 43:761-769.

Sukumar S, Coleman HG, Cox SC "Areca nut chewing in an expatriate population in Sydney: Report of two cases" Aust Dent J, 2012, 57(3): 373-8.

Cox S, Vickers ER, Ghu S, Zoellner H. Salivary arecoline levels during areca nut chewing in human volunteers. J Oral Pathol Med. 2010;39(6):465-9.

Cox S, Zoellner H. Physiotherapeutic treatment improves oral opening in oral submucous fibrosis. J Oral Pathol Med. 2009 Feb;38(2):220-6. Epub 2008 Jul 29.

Mansour MH, Cox SC. Patients presenting to the general practitioner with pain of dental origin. Med J Aust. 2006 Jul 17;185(2):64-7.

Cox S, Piatkov I, Vickers ER, Ma G. High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of arecoline in human saliva. J Chromatography A 1032 (2004) 93-95.

Cox SC, Walker DM. Establishing a normal range for mouth opening: its use in screening for oral submucous fibrosis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1997 Feb;35(1):40-2.

Cox SC, Walker DM. Oral submucous fibrosis. A review. Aust Dent J. 1996 Oct;41(5):294-9. Review.

Cox SC, Walker DM. Epithelial growth fraction and expression of p53 tumour suppressor gene in oral submucous fibrosis. Aust Dent J. 1996 Apr;41(2):91-6.

Other Journals

Cox SC Oral Cancer in Australia – Risk factors and disease distribution. Ann Roy Australasian Coll Dent Surg 2000 ;15: 261-263.

Cox SC "The clinical evaluation of two treatment modalities for oral submucous fibrosis" Oral Oncology Vol.VI Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Oral Cancer 1999. Ed A. K. Varma. Macmillan (India) Ltd. Delhi p225-229.

McDonald FN Cox SC "Stopping the Rot: Fluoride in Nepal's Drinking Water - A Pilot Study J Nepal Med Assoc. 1998; 37:194-501.

Cox SC McDonald FN "Oral Health Project - Trainers Handbook" Publication of the Dept of Health HMG/Nepal. December 1996. (A handbook for the training of auxiliary health workers, by dentists, in the causes and prevention of common oral diseases, local anaesthetic and dental extraction techniques, the screening for oral cancer in the over 40 yr age group and referral procedures).

Cox SC. "Dental Diseases and Oral Mucosal conditions" Manual of Drugs and Therapeutics Ed. M. P. Joshi, R.K. Adikari. Published by "Health Learning Materials Centre" (A WHO Collaborating Centre). Kathmandu, Nepal. August 1996.

Cox SC Walker DM. 'Establishing a Normal Range for mouth opening in Nepal. Its use in screening for Oral Submucous Fibrosis' Oral Oncology Vol. IV A. Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Oral Cancer 1995. Ed A. K. Varma. Macmillan India Ltd. Delhi. p 202-205.

Cox. S. "Oral Submucous Fibrosis" Natl. Med J India 1994: 7 (3); 151.

Cox SC Walker DM. "Growth Fraction and P53 Tumour suppressor gene expression in Oral Submucous fibrosis" Oral Oncology Vol. III A Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Oral Cancer 1994. Ed A. K. Varma. Macmillan India Ltd. Delhi p 195-198.

Cox SC. Oral Submucous fibrosis - some clinical observations. J Nepal Med Assoc 1992 30; 101:42-47.

Cox SC. Oral Submucous fibrosis - A review. J Nepal Med Assoc. 1991; 29: 76-80.

Cox SC. Oral Health Problems in Lalitpur district - J Nepal Med Assoc 1988; 26: 7-16.

Ulenius K. Westbacke K. Malla M. Cox S. Primary Oral Health Workers Training Manual: United Mission to Nepal. 1987 (Reprinted 1993) (A manual for the training of auxilliary health workers in the causes and prevention of common oral diseases, local anaesthetic and dental extraction techniques, and the screening for oral cancer in the over 40 yr age group).


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