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- Head & neck oncology
I have been a Consultant Surgeon since 1997. I have extensive experience in treating conditions of the mouth, face, jaws and neck.
I have undergraduate Medical MBBS & Dental BDS degrees and a post-graduate Master in Laws degree LLM. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, FRCS and FDS.
I am in full time NHS practice and run a private practice in Kent
Areas of interest
Wisdom tooth removal; repair of damaged lingual nerves (numbness of tongue) following wisdom tooth removal; oral health screening for potentially cancerous lesions; treatment of red and white patches in the mouth; removal lumps and bumps in the mouth; treatment of oral cancer and neck cancer.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeon
The Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead and
Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, Kent.
I am Chair of the West Kent Head & eck Multidisciplinary Team
Oral cancer prevention
Golf, rugby, skiing
Guitarist in a blues band
Clinical Excellence Award Level 6
I have had over 60 papers published in peer reviewed journals .
I was on the NICE Guideline Development Committee that wrote national guidance for the management of head and neck cancer, published in 2016
- FRCS General Surgery Royal College of Surgeons England 1992
- LLM Master in Laws Cardiff University Law School 2010
- Fellowship in Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons England 1988
- Fellow Faculty Dentistry Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 1984
- FRCS Maxillofacial Surgery Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 1996
Reference number 3493946
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman Intercollegiate Examination Board FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2013
- Specialty Advisory Committee Royal College of Surgeons 2013
- Council British Association Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons England 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, 1997
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow British Association Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons
British Association Head & Neck Oncologists
- Spire Alexandra Hospital, ME5 9PG
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01892 861566
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