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Dr. Karim Hussain is a Senior Consultant Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon/Head and Neck Surgeon at King's College, London.
Before gaining specialist training in Oral and Facial surgery, Dr. Karim Hussain undertook a wide range of instruction in related medical fields in order to obtain a broad foundation for his work. After earning his dental and medical doctorates, he first completed five years of training in plastic surgery, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery and emergency medicine. He then completed specialty training in surgery of the mouth, jaws, face, salivary glands and neck. He gained additional experience in the U.S., France, Germany, India and China.
Dr. Karim Hussain has published many original scientific articles, written textbook chapters, and designed learning modules in the field of oral and facial surgery. These have been published in prestigious scientific journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Journal of Surgery, Journal of Trauma, Annals of Oncology, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England etc.
He holds Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and uniquely for for for his specialty, of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He has been a Senior Examiner for the Specialist Examination in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Ireland.
As Chairman of Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Tumour Board at Guys Hospital in which his leadership was widely recognized as outstanding.
When Chairman of Research Ethics Committee Bexley Health Authority, he fundamentally changed the training of its members and process, ensuring high quality of outcomes.
In recognition of the quality of his work, the NHS Trust awarded him several Clinical Excellence Awards over the years, and he also received the Norman Rowe Clinical Research Prize in 1997.
Areas of interest
Dr. Karim Hussain diagnoses and treats conditions affecting the mouth, teeth, gums, jaws, salivary glands, face, neck and other related facial structures, including , tumours , facial deformity and facial injuries.
Surgical removal of impacted wisdom teeth alleviate symptoms, infections and prevent damage to adjacent teeth.
Oral surgery may be required to diagnose or treat injuries and diseases in the mouth. Biopsies can determine the presence of oral cancer or tumors, which may then be surgically removed (excised).
Surgery of the jaws can correct jaw alignment problems, TMJ, malocclusion ("bad bite") or other problems. The two-fold goal is to treat the problem and achieve the most aesthetically pleasing result possible.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
King's College Hospital, London
Dr. Karim Hussain has published many original scientific articles, written textbook chapters, and designed learning modules in the field of oral and facial surgery. In recognition of the quality of his work, the NHS Trust awarded him several Clinical Excellence Awards over the years, and he also received the Norman Rowe Clinical Research Prize in 1997.
He has published original articles in prestigious scientific journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Journal of Surgery, Annals of Oncology, Journal of Trauma, Journal of Cranio-MaxilloFacial Surgery, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, British Dental Journal etc
Scuba Diving, Skiing, and learning to play the piano.
The Norman Rowe Clinical research Prize
Several Clinical Excellence Awards given by NHS Trust
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery BDS The University of Liverpool 1988
- Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery MBBS University of London 1988
- Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery FFDRCS [Irel] Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 1989
- Fellow in Dental Surgery FDSRCS [Eng] Royal College of Surgeons of England 1990
- Fellow in Surgery in General FRCS [Eng] Royal College of Surgeons of England 1992
- Fellow in Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery FRCS maxfac Royal College of Surgeons of England 1994
- Fellow of the American College of Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeons FACOMS American College of Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeons 2002
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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
Secretary: 020 7403 8999
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Surgical removal of impacted/buried tooth/teeth - (>50)
IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)
Biopsy of lesion of mouth - (5-50)
Excision of lesion of lip - (5-50)
Excision/destruction of lesion of tongue - (5-50)
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