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The London Clinic
Dr Karim Hussain is a Senior Consultant oral and maxillofacial Surgeon with over 20 years of experience treating conditions of the mouth, face, jaws, neck & teeth.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Surgery of mouth, face jaws, and teeth, including impacted wisdom teeth
Salivary Gland Conditions including tumours
Head and Neck Surgery
Facial deformity

Professional profile

Dr. Karim Hussain is a Senior Consultant Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon/Head and Neck Surgeon with over 20 years of experience treating a wide range of conditions of the mouth, face, jaws, neck and teeth. He believes every patient is unique and treats them as as individuals.

Before gaining specialist training in oral and facial / head and neck surgery, Dr. Hussain undertook a wide range of training 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.A., France, Germany, India and China.

Dr. Hussain has published many original scientific articles, written textbook chapters, and designed learning modules in the field of Oral and Facial / Head and Neck Surgery, which have been published in prestigious scientific journals, including the American Journal of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Journal of Trauma, Annals of Oncology, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England etc 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 holds Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, British Association of Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeons and 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. He has held a number of Chairmanships, including Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Tumour Board at Guys Hospital and Research Ethics Committee Bexley Health Authority, where he was commended for his leadership.

Current posts

  • Consultant Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon
    King's College Hospital London

Medical training

Year qualified 1981
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery The University of Liverpool 1981
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery The University of London 1988

Personal interests

Dr Hussain enjoys scuba diving, skiing, and is learning to play the piano.

Appointment enquiries: +44 (0) 20 3944 1073 Concierge service: +44 (0) 203 219 3323 Self-Pay service: +44 (0) 203 918 7301International office: +44 (0) 203 219 3266 Invoice and payment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7708 General enquiries: +44 (0) 20 3918 9135

Breast services appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7760 Eye centre appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7768 Haematology appointments: +44 (0) 207 535 5503 Kidney services appointments: +44 (0) 207 224 5234 Liver services appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7651 Radiology appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653

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