The London Clinic

Specialties

  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Sub specialties

  • Head and neck cancer including microvascular reconstruction
  • Trauma and facial/jaw reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive salivary gland disease
  • Temporomandibular joint surgery
  • Bone grafts
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  • Implantology
  • Wisdom tooth removal
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Clinical interests

  • Oral cancer
  • Temporomandibular joint surgery
  • Head and neck trauma
  • Neck lumps
  • All areas of oral medicine

Professional profile

I am a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial, Head and Neck Surgeon. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England as well as holding a qualification in Dental Surgery and being a Fellow of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons.
I work within the South London NHS Hospital Trust and hold an honorary Consultant position at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
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I am in a special position of being able to provide expertise in diagnosis and management of a full range of diseases of the mouth, jaw, face and neck and am one of the few UK surgeons to be trained in head and neck robotic surgery as well as temporomandibular joint surgery.
My additional interest include medical writing; I am lead author of 'The Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" as well as a large number of medical papers. I am Section Editor for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Chairman of the Information Sub-Committee of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
I am heavily involved in teaching trainees wishing to come into the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery and am dedicated to teaching both within the UK and abroad. I support and lecture at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Pakistan.
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Personal profile

I am married with three children.
My hobbies include writing and an interest in the media with the aim of raising the profile of oral cancers and charitable Institutes such at The Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital.
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Current posts

  • Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial, Head and Neck Surgeon
    Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • OMS Training
    The West Middlesex University Hospital and The Royal Marsden Hosptial

Medical training

Year qualified
2000
  • BDS University of Bristol
    1995
  • MBBCh University of Wales, Cardiff
    2000
  • FDSRCS and FRCS(OMFS), Royal College of Surgeons of England

Ages treated

Adults and children over 3

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Secretary

Mrs Carla Woodcock
01672 541381