BDS, MSC. MFGDP, DPDS
GDC No. 58991
Dr Patel is a generalist with an active interest in advance restorative implant and surgical dentistry
Dr Patel attained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) back in 1984 from the University of Newcastle. Since then he has flourished in the field, developing a successful dental practice in Smiledent whilst also sharing his intuition with others in the various teaching roles that he had occupied. Currently he is a vocational trainer with London Dental Education and Training. In the past he enjoyed being a part-time senior clinical teacher in the oral surgery department of Kings College London and a teaching fellow at Warwick University faculty of Dental Implants. He had also been appointed in the role of Programme Director for a vocational training scheme in London.
Dr Patel has also furthered his own education since leaving university, successfully completing many postgraduate diploma-training courses. For his efforts he has rightly been awarded a MFGDP (UK) in 1999 and a DPDS (Bristol) in 2002. Having acquired a personal interest in Implantology he participated in a three year Implant Programme at Warwick University, completing an MSc in Implant Dentistry in 2006. He then went on to train at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute and received a certificate in Advanced Implantology. More recently he has successfully completed Post Graduate Certification in Academic Practice (PGCAP) from Kings College London and appointed a fellow of the Higher Education Authority (FHEA).
Dr Patel is an approved mentor in Implantology by the Association of Dental Implantologist and International Team for Implantology and actively mentors colleagues in the field of Implantology. In his spare time he has a keen interest in high altitude trekking, skiing and golf.