Douglas Kennedy qualified in both dentistry and medicine at the University of Dundee, followed by surgical training in Dundee, Glasgow and South Wales.
He is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Ninewells Hospital and at BMI Fernbrae Hospital. In addition to consulting at Fernbrae he is also available for evening appointments at the hospital’s outreach clinic at Perth Royal Infirmary.
Douglas has extensive experience in the full range of Maxillofacial surgery including trauma, salivary gland surgery and surgery for facial skin cancer.
He is a member of the team that treats Head and Neck cancer in Tayside. This is a large clinical commitment, however, he also sees many patients referred for the management of impacted teeth and other oral conditions. He regularly undertakes operating lists for patients with dentoalveolar problems.
He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army and has served as a Maxillofacial Surgeon in military hospitals in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Douglas is a committed teacher who enjoys both clinical teaching and lecturing. He is regularly invited to speak to professional colleagues on surgical topics.
He has recently returned to Tayside from a Consultant post in East Yorkshire. Douglas and his young family are happily settling back in Tayside.