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Specialties and sub-specialties

Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Plastic surgery
Head and neck cancer including microvascular reconstruction
Facial skin cancer and reconstruction
Facial trauma and reconstruction
Conditions of the Submandibular & parotid salivary glands
Neck lumps
Complex surgical tooth and wisdom tooth removal
Excision, biopsy and reconstruction of mouth and head and neck lesions
Scar management
TMJ disorders

Professional profile

Professor Kavin Andi is a Consultant Maxillo-Facial Surgeon specialising in Ablative and Reconstructive Head and Neck Cancer Surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, and Visiting Professor of Digital Engineering Applied to Surgery at Cranfield University, UK.

Kavin is also a Regional Speciality Advisor to The Royal College of Surgeons of England, External Examiner to Kings College University, MacMillan Cancer Professional Reviewer, National Institute for Health Research peer reviewer and former President of The Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists and Technologists.

After completing Dental and Medical degrees at Bart’s and The London Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Kavin undertook his Basic Surgical Training in Essex before returning to the London Deanery Higher Surgical Training program in Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery at The Royal London Hospital; St Bartholomew’s Hospital; The Luton & Dunstable Hospital – his first link and introduction to Cranfield University; University College London and Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Following the award of the Intercollegiate Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, he was subsequently ranked first amongst the highest calibre Maxillo-Facial, ENT, and Plastic Surgeons in the United Kingdom by the Joint Committee for Higher Surgical Training for the highly competitive Advanced Head & Neck Cancer Surgery Interface Training Fellowship, which he completed at Guy’s Hospital, London, in conjunction with the award of Fellowship of The Higher Education Academy.

Professor Andi’s research interests include augmented reality for cancer surgery, virtual reality reconstruction planning, surgical robotics, the IoT and intelligent medical imaging and processing for malignancies.

Clinical interests

  • Surgery for advanced cancers of the face, mouth, neck and jaws
  • Complex facial reconstruction and revision surgery
  • Salivary gland problems
  • Jaw joint problems
  • Trauma
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  • Complex wisdom teeth
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Robotics expertise

In 2012, Mr Kavin was awarded the prestigious Norman Rowe Clinical Prize by the British Association of Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgeon for his research in augmented reality, surgical robotics, and 3D surgical planning. He has published in these areas and has written software on a variety of platforms including the web.

Current posts

  • Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeon
    St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Visiting Professor of Digital Engineering Applied to Surgery
    Cranfield University

Medical training

Year qualified 2004
  • MBBS University of London. (Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry) 2004
  • BDS University of London (Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry) 1999

Personal interests

Kavin lives in London with his wife and three children and enjoys cycling, swimming, and 3D modelling.

His passion for advanced 3D technology including augmented reality has formed the basis of much of his research work which is designed to improve the lives of his patients.

Professor Andi is the co-founder of The Huduma Head & Neck Foundation; a charity that aims to improve surgical care and education in head and neck disease in Uganda and Nigeria.