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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Mr Spencer Hodges holds an NHS consultant post at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London. He also sees patients privately in London and the South East, with clinics at the The Blackheath Hospital and Chelsfield Park Hospital.
Mr Hodges trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. After specialising in oral and maxillofacial surgery, he undertook further training during his fellowship in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Growing up in London, Spencer attended Guy’s & St Thomas’ Medical and Dental School, qualifying in 2000 with honours. Following qualification, he trained in surgery at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury; Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead; Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford; Brighton and Eastbourne Hospitals and King’s College Hospital, London.
He has trained under the leading experts in maxillofacial surgery in the country. After his specialist training, Mr Hodges undertook a Royal College of Surgeons approved fellowship in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, furthering his expertise in facial aesthetic procedures.
In 2011, he was appointed as consultant in oral & maxillofacial surgery at King’s College Hospital, a leading London teaching hospital.
Mr Hodges treats conditions affecting the mouth, jaes, face and neck. He has a special interest in the aesthetics of maxillofacial surgery, including correcting facial deformity and reconstructing faces following skin cancer removal and trauma to the face. He is a core member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team at King’s College Hospital.
He has published on a wide range of areas within maxillofacial surgery, and regularly teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students and other medical professionals. He reviews scientific papers for the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Mr Hodges is a past chairman of the Bromley and Beckenham section of the British Dental Association.
Mr Hodges lives in South London with his wife and two children.
Areas of interest
Wisdom teeth removal; Facial cosmetic treatment: Dento-alveolar; Facial deformity and Orthognathic surgery; Facial Injuries and trauma; Skin cancer; Neck lump diagnosis; Salivary gland surgery; Paediatric Oral and Maxillofacial surgery; Facial pain; Temporomandibular joint disorders; Removal of facial lumps and bumps
- Sheila Lampard
- BMI The Blackheath Hospital Independents Road LONDON SE3 9LF
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Queen Mary's Hospital
Chapireau D, Hodges S. How to write a case report. Face Mouth & Jaw Surgery. 2013: 3(1):3-6.
Hodges S, Pezier T. Lip adhesion after Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Volume 49, Issue 1, January 2011, Page 78.
Hodges S, Herold J. An unusual variant of Chorda tympani syndrome its management and a proposal on the nervous pathways involved.
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Oct;49(7):e53-4.Epub 2011 Feb 16.
Sriskandan N, et al. Ultrasound-guided submandibular gland injection of botulinum toxin for hypersalivation in cerebral palsy. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Volume 48, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 58-60. Hodges S mentioned in acknowledgements.
Hodges S. et al. Ultrasound-guided core biopsy for investigation of cervical lymph node: chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Volume 48, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 46-47.
Hodges S, Altman K. Simple manoeuvre to help stabilize drains when closing a coronal flap. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Volume 47, Issue 2, March 2009, Page 162.
Hodges S, Newlands C. The provision of thromboembolic prophylaxis in 300 oral and maxillofacial surgery patients
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg, Volume 45, Issue 7, October 2007, Page e42.(Abstract)
Hodges S. Physical signs for the general dental practitioner: case 34, Herpes zoster. Dent Update 2006; 33: 252.
Cameron M. et al. OMFS training revisited BDJ 2006; 200: 361.
Hodges S. Theatre shoes – taking them one day at a time. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2006; 88: 90.
Courses offered to GPs
1. GP update on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2. Common conditions of the oral cavity
I am happy to lecture on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery to GP and Dental colleagues. Please contact my secretary for more details.
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery University of London 1993
- MB BS (Hons.) University of London 2000
- FDS RCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1996
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004
- FRCS (OMFS) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
- Interface Fellowship Reconstructive Cosmetic Surgery JCST 2010
Reference number 4729259
Details of entry to specialist register
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial
- BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital
- 13:00 - 15:00
- 01689 877855
- BMI The Blackheath Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 020 8297 4620
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