Dr Steve Atkin
Steve joined ethos in 2002, having graduated as a dentist from the University of Queensland in 1984. Originally from Redcliffe, Steve moved to Thursday Island, where he worked at the local hospital and set up the School Dental Service throughout the Torres Strait.
Steve qualified as an orthodontist in 1996, and has continued his work with children through the School Dental Service in Brisbane. His passion lies in helping patients with special needs, particularly those with cleft lip and palate problems. He participates in cleft palate clinics at the Royal Children’s Hospital and the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, and is a member of the Queensland Craniofacial Centre at the Mater Children’s Hospital.
Steve is also the Visiting Dental Specialist at the University of Queensland’s School of Dentistry, where he gives lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate students.