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Last updated: 18 Apr 2020
- Head & neck oncology
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.
Tongue tie release - neonates and infants;
Paediatric Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Shibaji Saha Fee Assured
- Dr Santanu Mukhopadhyay Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Temporomandibular Joint Surgery
Head & Neck Oncology
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Conversational
- Gujarati - Basic
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Courses offered to GPs
General Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Happy to give talks to the CCGs in and around London / Leicester
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- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2017
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
- MFDSRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004
- MBBS University of London 2006
- MFDRCSI Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland 2004
- BDS University of London 1999
Reference number 6150582
Details of entry to specialist register
- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery General Medical Council, 2018
- Oral Surgery Specialist List General Dental Council, 2018
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Association
General Dental Association
Royal College of Surgeons
British Medical Association
British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons
International Society of Head & Neck Trauma
British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery
- 1 Beaumont SquareStepney GreenLONDONE1 4NL
- 08:00 - 12:00
- 020 7780 2400
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
Mr Karim Kassam
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: drkarimkassam