Professor Mark McGurk: Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Professor Mark McGurk

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

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  • Head & neck oncology

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Professor Mark McGurk, Head and Neck Service, University College Hospital London.

Director, Head and Neck Academic Centre, University College London, Division of Surgical Interventional Sciences.

My undergraduate studies (dentistry and medicine) were undertaken at Sheffield University and my postgraduate education at Manchester University. I was appointed to Guy’s Hospital Dental Institute in 1992. I moved to University College Hospital in September 2016. My area of clinical interest is management of patients with head and neck cancer and have a particular interest in the management of salivary gland disease. I have pioneered minimally invasive surgery in the head and neck and have led a recent European trial on sentinel node biopsy as well as developments in minimally invasive management of salivary lesions, stones and strictures. I am on the board of Project Harar providing surgical missions in developing countries.

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Professor McGurk is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon/Head and & Neck Surgeon. He is Director of Head and Neck Academic Centre, University College London, Division of Surgical Interventional Sciences. He has a special interest in minimally invasive treatment of salivary gland disease (tumours, stones, ranula, strictures, infection); head and neck cancer which includes oral cancer, facial skin lesions and cancers; tumours of the jaw; neck lumps; lip lumps and mucoceles; cysts; ameloblastomas; facial trauma and fractures; jaw fractures; dental extractions including wisdom teeth, impacted teeth, buried roots, difficult extractions, bone grafting and sinus lifts..

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