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Mr Karim Kassam

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial / Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon


Practices at: BMI The London Independent Hospital

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Extensive training in the specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the UK and Europe.

Specialised in facial trauma, cosmetics, temporomandibular joint disorders , treatment of head and neck cancer and orofacial reconstruction.

UK training completed on North East Thames Rotation encompassing rotating through internationally renowned institutions including Royal London Hospital , University College Hospital and Great Ormond Street.

Rhinoplasty and Facial Plastic Fellowship completed in Rome, Italy.

Currently also NHS Consultant at Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust carrying out full remit of general Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery including facial skin cancers. Member of the specialist skin cancer Multidisciplinary team.

Clinical supervisor for the dental core trainees rotating through department and in charge of Maxillofacial teaching for foundation year doctors rotating through Homerton Hospital.

Joint Clinical lead for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and responsible for day to day activity of the department.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons England - Fellow
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland - Fellow
  • General Medical Council - Specialist Register Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (Entry August 2018)
  • General Dental Council - Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery (Entry February 2019)
  • British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons - Fellow
  • Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union
  • International Society of Head & Neck Trauma
  • Trigeminal Neuralgi Association

Clinical Interests

  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Facial Skin cancer management and reconstruction
  • Complex Surgical Extractions
  • Diagnosis & Management of Facial Pain
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders including arthroscopy and TMJ replacement
  • Facial Trauma and Management of post traumatic deformity
  • Scar Revision
  • Head & Neck Cancer

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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