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Prof. Dominic Eggbeer


CARTIS is a collaboration born in Wales, UK, but extends worldwide. 


Our team is made up of surgeons,  maxillofacial prosthetists, other healthcare specialists and researchers. 


Mr Adrian Sugar


Peter Evans


CARTIS was officially formed in 2006 after collaboration since 1998 between Swansea Bay University Health Board's Maxillofacial Unit at Morriston Hospital and PDR at Cardiff Metropolitan University. 


The collaboration now extends to formally include Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and involves other national and international units. 

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Chair: Mr Adrian Sugar

Mr Adrian W. Sugar FDSRCS(Eng/Ed)  FDSRCPS(Glas)  MDhc. Hon. Consultant in Cleft and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK

Retired. Clinical Director and Service Manager: South Wales Cleft team; Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer: University of Swansea Medical School; Hon Consultant Surgeon: University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff; Clinical Teacher: Cardiff University College of Medicine.

Main interests: craniofacial deformity and trauma, craniofacial and oral implants, training in cranio-maxillofacial surgery. 

Specialist interests: cleft surgery, hemifacial microsomia, distraction osteogenesis, 3D imaging/planning, clinical research. 

Treasurer: Prof. Dominic Eggbeer

Prof. Dominic Eggbeer, Surgical & Prosthetic Design Unit Manager, PDR - International Centre for Design and Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.

Dominic’s research focusses on the effective application of technologies such as computer aided design, additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, medical imaging and reverse engineering within medicine; specifically prosthetics, rehabilitation and surgery.  He has presented at conferences around the world, contributed to book chapters, courses and workshops and published over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dominic’s roles at PDR also include the management and development of commercial medical modelling services, with broad ranging customers in UK hospitals, research groups and companies, and development of courses at SPD-Academy.  

Dominic is a founder member and Treasurer of CARTIS, and President of the ADT Foundation

Secretary: Peter Evans

Peter Evans, Reconstructive Scientist & Maxillofacial Laboratory Services Manager, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK.

Peter is well renowned in the field of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, being part of a team that pioneered the use of Craniofacial Implants in the UK for retention of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Studying Maxillofacial Prosthetics in London in 1987 he moved to Wales to join the Welsh Craniofacial Implant Team.

He is presently Head of Prosthetic Maxillofacial Rehabilitation at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. His main areas of interest include facial prosthetics for children, craniofacial implantology and 3D modelling and imaging. He has published extensively in on the integration of digital technologies into facial prosthetics and implants. 

Peter is a full member of the IMPT, a founder member and secretary of CARTIS and secretary of the ADT Foundation.


Member: Lawrence Dovgalski

Lawrence Dovgalski, Principal Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK.

Lawrence Dovgalski works as part of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics team at Moriston Hospital.

Having graduated from UWIC with a BSc Hons. Degree in dental technology, he went on to study Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Technology as a postgraduate professional diploma at Manchester Metropolitan University.


Having worked at Morriston hospital throughout his training, Lawrence became a substantive member of the prosthetics team in October 2010 and currently specialises in the production of silicone facial prostheses, deep buried implants and in the planning of orthognathic surgery cases.

Member: Steven Hollisey-McLean

Steven Hollisey-McLean, Principal Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK.


Steven Hollisey-Mclean has worked in the NHS for over 25 years, first as a Dental technician and later as a Maxillofacial Prosthetist, in four different units.  He is currently Maxillofacial Prosthetist and Lead Trainer at Morriston Hospital in Swansea.  Steven is a committee member of the I.M.P.T. (Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists and Technologists).  He is Chair of the Assessment Interview Board (AIB), and Deputy Editor for the Journal of Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Technology.  As part of the team at Morriston, he has previously had papers published on topics including septal buttons and facial splints.

Member: Emily Bilbie

Emily Bilbie, Business Development Design Engineer, Surgical & Prosthetic Design, PDR - International Centre for Design and Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.

Emily's role within PDR’s Surgical & Prosthetic Design (SPD) team requires close working with medical specialists and industry to develop programmes of research and, provide advice, expertise and consultancy required to bring new product opportunities to market effectively. She also produces and edits courses for SPD-Academy, who deliver educational videos to support the continuing professional development of medical professionals across the globe. This is central to PDR-SPD’s mission, to inspire and enable the application of design technologies to improve personalised healthcare solutions.

Emily has expertise in Geomagic FreeForm Plus, Materialise Mimics, SolidWorks and other advanced computer aided design and production methods required to produce personalised medical devices. 

Founding & Honorary Member: Prof. Richard Bibb

Prof. Richard Bibb, Prof. in Medical Applications of Design, School of Design & Creative Arts, Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK.

Prof. Bibb graduated with a BSc Industrial Design in 1995 and then moved to PDR to undertake doctoral research in Rapid Prototyping. After obtaining his PhD he remained at PDR to conduct research into the medical applications of product design and development technologies such as 3D scanning, 3D CAD, Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing. He moved to Loughborough University in June 2008 to teach industrial and product design and continue his research. His collaborative applied research has been presented at international conferences in the UK, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Canada and the USA and produced more than 60 peer-reviewed publications. 

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