Mr Kishore Shekar

Personal profile

I have been a consultant at NHS Tayside since 2013. I completed my Higher specialist training in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery from the south coast of England. Following this I was appointed (one of the six trainees in the country) as an interface fellow in Head & Neck oncology. Currently I am the clinical lead for my speciality.

In my current post as a consultant in head & neck surgery my expertise is in Head & Neck cancer, tumours/ lumps of salivary gland, skin cancer , facial reconstruction, management of neck lumps, facial reanimation and facial aesthetic surgery.

I have undertake undergraduate and post graduate teaching, and I have delivered lectures in the UK, Europe, Taiwan and India. I have 15 peer reviewed publications, 2 chapters in text book and completed national audit projects.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow of Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Clinical Interests

  • Facial aesthetic Surgery
  • Management of neck lumps
  • Salivary Gland Surgery – Parotid, submandibular and minor salivary glands
  • Skin cancer
  • Head & Neck cancer and reconstruction
  • Wisdom teeth / teeth extractions
  • Diagnosis of routine lesions of the mouth
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Cysts of the jaw

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