Dr Christopher Avery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Consultant Maxillofacial & Reconstructive Surgeon
Honorary Reader
Department of Cancer Studies
University of Leicester

Head of Leicester Maxillofacial Research Group.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Correspondence Address: Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE15WW.

Chris Avery has been a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust since 2000. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Cancer Studies & Molecular Genetics. He studied dentistry at Bristol (1984) and read Medicine at Cambridge (1992) gaining many prizes. He was awarded the gold medal for the FDSRCS (England) examination and was awarded the Master of Surgery degree from Cambridge in 2006. In 2015 I was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) for research on reducing the morbidity associated with major head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery.

1984:BDS. University of Bristol.
1988:FDSRCS. Oral Surgery. Royal College of Surgeons of England.
1992:MBBChir. University of Cambridge.
1993:ATLS. Royal College of Surgeons of England.
1994:FRCS. General Surgery. Royal College of Surgeons of England.
1999:FRCS. Maxillofacial Surgery. Intercollegiate Surgical Board.
2006:MChir. University of Cambridge.
2015: MD. University of Leicester.

Areas of interest

Oral surgery; Oral medicine; Oral cancer; Salivary gland disease; Parotid surgery; Facial trauma

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