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- Head & neck oncology
Professor Mark McGurk, Head and Neck Cancer Service, University College Hospital.
His undergraduate studies (dentistry and medicine) were undertaken in Sheffield University and his postgraduate education at Manchester University. He was appointed to Guy’s Hospital Dental Institute in 1992. He moved to University College Hospital in September 2016. His area of clinical interest is management of patients with head and neck cancer and he has a particular interest in the management of salivary gland disease. He has pioneered minimally invasive surgery in the head and neck and has led a recent European trial on sentinel node biopsy as well as developments in minimally invasive management of salivary lesions. He is on the board of Project Harar providing surgical missions in developing countries.
Areas of interest
Minimally invasive treatment of salivary gland disease (tumours, stones, ranulae, strictures, infection); head and neck cancer; facial skin lesions and cancers; tumours of the jaw; neck lumps; mucoceles; cysts; facial trauma and fractures; dento-alveolar surgery (wisdom teeth, impacted teeth, buried roots, difficult extractions).
- Marzieh Sandi
- London Bridge Hospital HCA Healthcare UK Outpatients & Diagnostics at The Shard St Thomas Street London SE1 9BS
- 020 7403 3876
- 020 7357 6824
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
University College Hospital.
I have pioneered the development of sentinel node biopsy for mouth cancer saving 75% of patients a neck dissection; led a European sentinel node trial which recruited 420 patients over 5 years; pioneered a national service dealing with minimally invasive management of salivary disease (tumours and stones) (unique in the UK and one of 4 in Europe/world). Day case oral surgery for removal of impacted third molar teeth and is one of the commonest procedures undertaken in the NHS.
Head and Neck Cancer Foundation www.hncf.org.uk.
Project Harar Charity (http://www.projectharar.org).
Clinical negligence, medico-legal cases.
BMA Medical Book Award 2013 Highly Commended Surgical Specialties.
Over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed).
5 Major textbooks.
8 Chapters in major textbooks.
Courses offered to GPs
Salivary gland disease webinar.
- BDS Sheffield 1976
- MBBS Sheffield 1979
- FDS Glasgow 1979
- FDS RCS Edinburgh 1979
- FDS RCS England 1980
- Diploma of Otolaryngology RCS England 1986
- FRCS Edinburgh 1989
- MD Sheffield 1989
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- President BAOMS 2013
Affiliations / memberships
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
London Bridge Hospital: (020) 7407 3100
(for treatment carried out at London Bridge Hospital)
King Edward VII's Hospital: (020) 7486 4411
(for treatment carried out at King Edward VII's Hospital)
Mark McGurk: (020) 7403 3876