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Mr Karim Kassam

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Extensive training in the specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in UK and Europe.

UK training completed on the North East Thames Rotation in internationally renowned units including The Royal London Hospital, Great Ormond Street and University College London Hospital.

Rhinoplasty ( Nose reshaping ) and Facial Plastic Surgery fellowship completed in Rome,Italy.

Currently also an NHS consultant at University Hospital Leicester ( Leicester Royal Infirmary ) treating the full scope of general Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with a specialist interest in head & neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction and salivary gland surgery. Member of the Head & Neck & Skin Multidisciplinary meetings.
Further specialist interest in the the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and one of the few surgeons in the UK trained in TMJ replacement ( Jaw Joint Replacement )

Responsible for training of junior members of the team and foundation year trainees rotating through department.
Responsible for Oral & Maxillofacial teaching in the department.

Joint Clinical lead for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and responsible for day to day running of department.

Mr Kassam offers all routine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery to paediatric and adult patients and is also fully trained in non-surgical and cosmetic facial surgery including face lifting, neck lifting, blepharoplasty and brow lifting.

Areas of interest

Facial Skin cancer surgery and Reconstruction;
Temporomandibular Joint Treatment and Surgery including jaw joint replacement;
Dentoalveolar Surgery ( Complex extractions including wisdom teeth and dental implantology )
Facial Cosmetic Surgery;
Diagnosing and management of Head and Neck swellings including malignancies and reconstruction utilising free flaps.
Facial Trauma;
Oral Surgery;
Tongue tie release - neonates and infants;
Paediatric Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;
Orthodontic Extractions;

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