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I am on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and on the General Dental Council Specialist Register for Oral Surgery.
I completed my Dental degree in Dundee, Scotland followed by dental vocational training in the North of Scotland, several junior hospital posts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Aberdeen, Airdrie (near Glasgow), Scotland, along with sessions in Oral Medicine at Glasgow Dental Hospital. I then completed my medical degree in Aberdeen, Scotland, followed by House Officer posts and then 2 years of basic surgical training. I moved on to Higher Surgical Training in the North West region from 2004 - 2010.
During this time I completed several fellowships; India (Cleft), USA (Craniofacial), Holland (Orthognathic & Facial Deformity), Germany (Trauma & Implants).
I currently work in a Specialist Multi-Disciplinary Team arrangement for Maxillofacial Trauma and Orthognathic/Facial Deformity cases, alongside several different specialties.
I provide services generally across the breadth of the specialty, including Oral Medicine.
I have a specific interest in Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma and Orthognathic (facial deformity) surgery.
I also see patients with facial pain and TMJ disorders, as well as patients with general Oral and Maxillofacial conditions e.g Dentoalveolar Surgery for Impacted Teeth/Wisdom Teeth, Biopsies of Oral Soft Tissue Lesions.
I have a specific interest in Medical Education; in its provision, delivery, and organization. I am the Associate Undergraduate Tutor for 4th Year Dental Students at the University of Manchester and I was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education in 2014. I have been an Honorary Lecturer and I am now an Honorary Clinical Teacher at the University of Manchester and I am a member of The Faculty of Surgical Trainers plus a member of the Dental Training Faculty, both at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
I have a broad experience in examining at the following levels; BDS, MFDS, MBChB, FDS (Oral Surgery), FRCS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery).
In terms of positions of responsibility, I am an Educational and Clinical Supervisor, Regional Specialty Advisor for Oral Surgery in the North West for the Royal College of Surgeons, England and the Regional Surgical Advisors for the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. In addition, I am an Advisor for Current Updates, Royal College of Surgeons, England.
I was awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Education in 2016 and I was awarded Educator of the year by Pennine Acute Hospitals in 2017. I have 52 Publications, 153 Citations on Google Scholar, 8 Published Abstracts, 15 Journal Reviews, 13 Regional Presentations, 31 Invited Lectures, 23 Conference Posters, 6 Conference Presentations and 24 Audit Projects with Presentations.
Areas of interest
Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma; Orthognathic (facial deformity) assessment & surgery; Facial pain; TMJ disorders; Oral Mucosal Diseases e.g. Lichen Planus; Oral Ulceration; Pigmented Patches; Salivary Gland Disease (Including Dry Mouth), taste abnormalities and Oral & Facial Swellings; Education; Undergraduate/Postgraduate Medical/Dental
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- B M I Healthcare Highfield Hospital Manchester Road Rochdale OL11 4LZ
- 01706 766712
- Jennifer Wilson - Beardwood Appointment Bookings
- BMI The Beardwood Hospital Preston New Road Blackburn BB2 7AE
- 01254 507656
- Nicola J. Graham- Billing & Payments
- The Highfield Hospital Manchester Road Rochdale OL11 4LZ
- 07901 710859
Anaesthetists worked with
- Mr Shakeel Azmat Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
North Manchester General Hospital
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Medical and Dental Education, Maxillofacial Trauma, Orthognathic and Facial Deformity assessment/surgery. Case Reports r.e. a variety of Head and Neck Conditions.
Walking the Dog
4 Undergraduate Prizes, Multiple Postgraduate awards.
I have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Education in 2016 by North West Deanery and I have also been awarded Educator of the year by Pennine Acute Hospitals in 2017. I have 52 Publications, 153 Citations on Google Scholar, 8 Published Abstracts, 15 Journal Reviews, 13 Regional Presentations, 31 Invited Lectures, 23 Conference Posters, 6 Conference Presentations and 24 Audit Projects with Presentations.
Journal of Oral Health and Community Dentistry
Courses offered to GPs
Oral Medicine and Pathology, Oral Surgery, Professional Behaviours.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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These are available on Pennine Acute NHS website
- BDS Dundee University 1993
- FDSRCS (England) RCS England 1996
- MBChB Aberdeen University 2001
- MRCS RCS Edninburgh 2004
- FRCS (OMFS) RCS Edinburgh 2008
- FDCRS (Edinburgh) RCS Edinburgh 2014
- MFST RCS Edinburgh 2014
- PGDipClinEd Eduqual 2014
- FIBCSOMS IBOMS 2015
- MDTF RCS Edinburgh 2016
- Craniofacial Fellowship Michigan USA 2006
- Cleft Fellowship Kerala India 2007
- Orthognathic Fellowship Amsterdam University, Holland 2008
- Trauma/Implants Fellowship Ulm Military Hospital, Germany 2009
- Craniofacial Fellowship Alderhey Children's Hospital, Liverpool 2009
Reference number 6024665
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- AUT(Dental) Pennine Acute NHS Trust 2014
- RSA RCS England 2016
- RSA RCS Edinburgh 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2010
- GDC, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
BAOMS, BMA, MDDUS, Manchester Medical Society
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Richard M. Graham via BMI Highfield Hospital