Vinod Patel - Oral Surgeon
BDS (Hons) MOralSurg RCS Eng
GDC NO. 112528
Mr Patel is on the specialist list for Oral Surgery as recognised by the General Dental Council and works as a consultant oral surgeon. He qualified from University of Liverpool in 2007 and following vocational dental training undertook rotations in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine. He then completed his specialist training in Oral Surgery at Guys & St Thomas Hospital and successfully gained his CCST and specialist registration on the Oral Surgery list and appointed as a consultant in 2016.
Mr Patel provides the full range of routine oral surgery procedures. Within dento-alveolar surgery he provides dental extractions including third molar surgery, cyst removal, apicectomy and orthodontic related oral surgery. Additional services include oral medicine, biopsies, soft tissue surgery and the management of temporomandibular joint dysfunction. All these services are available via referral to Hadleigh Dental Surgery.
Mr Patel has a number of specialist areas. He has concentrated his service and research towards the dental management of oncology patients. This includes those treated for head and neck cancer with radiotherapy as well as those given medications such as bisphosphonates, denosumab and a host of other cancer drugs implicated in osteonecrosis of the jaw. His particular interest is in osteonecrosis of the jaw and leads a tertiary service having managed over 350 established cases of osteonecrosis of the jaw. Mr Patel also has a keen interest in the conservative management of odontogenic tumours as well as adolescent oral surgery.
Mr Patel has over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his work at national and international conferences. He continues to be an active researcher with regards to osteonecrosis of the jaw. He has also served as a representative on a number of national dental committees and is a member of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Accredited with British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons