Consultant Maxillo Facial & Oral Surgeon - Mr Mahesh Kumar

Mr Mahesh Kumar completed his study in dentistry from Kings College, London in 1990. Since graduating, Mr Kumar remained in the hospital system with a decisive view to pursue his chosen career in OMFS. Mr Kumar completed his Fellowship in Dental Surgery in 1993 and subsequently obtained experience at registrar level at The Royal London London Hosiptal involving orthognathic, trauma, dentoalveolar and oncological surgery.

During his term at medical school, Mr Kumar undertook an elective study in oral cancer at The Regional Hospital, Trivandrum in South India for which he was presented with the Preiskal Prize in Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Mr Kumar continued to develop his career in medicine, which took him both across the country and around the globe, gaining essential experience in ear, nose and throat surgery, accident and emergency medicine and general surgery. He gained the FRCS in Clinical Surgery in General in 2000.

With all his experience and training, Mr Kumar has driven his career and ambition towards becoming an outstanding and effective Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.

To this end, Mr Kumar is currently posted as a Consultant at the Hillingdon and North West London Hospitals.


Mr Mahesh Kumar's career to date

Oct '06 - Present Hillingdon and North West London Hospitals
Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Ealing Hospitals, Ealing, London
Honorary Consultant in Head and Neck Surgery

Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith, London
Honorary Consultant in Head and Neck Surgery

Jan '06 - Oct '06 St Georges Hospitals NHS Trust, Tooting, London
Specialist Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

May '04 - Jan '06 University College Hospitals and Eastman Dental Hospital
Specialist Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Feb '02 - Apr '04 Central Middlesex Hospital and North West London Hospitals
Specialist Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Apr '01 - Feb '02 University College Hospitals and Eastman Dental Hospital
Specialist Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Feb '01 - Apr '01 Central Middlesex Hospital and North West London Hospitals
Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Aug '00 - Feb '01 Wycombe Hospital,South Bucks NHS Trust
Senior House Officer in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery

Feb '00 - Aug '00 Colchester General Hospital, Essex Rivers Healthcare Trust
Senior House Officer in General Surgery (including vascular and breast specialties)

Aug '99 - Feb '00 Colchester General Hospital, Essex Rivers Healthcare Trust
Senior House Officer in Accident and Emergency

Feb '99 - Aug '99 Bromley and Farnborough Hospitals, Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust
House Physician in General Medicine and Health Care of Elderly

Aug '98 - Jan '99 West Suffolk Hospital, West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust, Bury St. Edmunds
House Surgeon in General Surgery and Urology

Aug '94 - Aug '97 Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, East Herts NHS Trust, Welwyn Garden City
Senior House Officer in Oral Maxillodacial Surgery (p/t)

Feb '94 - Aug '94 Royal London Hospital, Royal London Hospitals NHS Trust
Lecturer / Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Mar '93 - Feb '94 Lister Hospital, North Herts NHS Trust, Stevenage
Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Jul '91 - Jan '92 Bristol Dental Hospital and Bristol Royal Infirmary, United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Jan '91 - Jun '91 Birmingham Dental Hospital House Officer in Primary Care, Minor Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry


Dec '85 - Dec '86 Department of Haematology, West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust, Bury St. Edmunds
Junior Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer


Mr Mahesh Kumar's research/experience

2012 Institute name,Location
Prognostic and Predictive Biomarkers in Head and Neck Oncology

Institute name,Location
Medico-Legal Expert Witness Course

European Surgical Institute Hamburg-Norderstedt, Germany
Head and Neck (Harmonic Scalpel Course)

2011 Institute name,Location
Mouth Cancer Symptom Awareness and Early Detection

2010 Institute name,Location
Facial Aesthetic Surgery Course

Institute name,Location
Conservation Management in Head and Neck Malignancy

2005 Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Cochin, India
Head and Neck Fellowship

2002 The Specialist Hospital, Kerala, India
Rhinoplasty course

1997 Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Elective study

1990 Oral Healthcare Programme, Delhi
Elective study


Mr Mahesh Kumar's publications

Jan '11 Pleomorphic adenoma (benign mixed tumour) of the salivary glands: its diverse clinical, radiological, and histopathological presentation.
Ravi K Lingam, Ahmed A Daghir, Ezra Nigar, Syeda A.B. Abbas, M. Kumar
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg.

Aug '10 A rare case of bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation presenting in the zygoma
K. Shakib, H. Kalsi, E. Tsiridis, M. Kumar
Northwick Park Hospital, Regional Maxillofacial Centre.
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg.

Aug '10 Use of n-butyl2-cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive to splint traumatised teeth in the emergency department
Alistair R.M. Cobb, Seif Ahmad, M. Kumar
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg.

Jun '09 Support for trainees in publications:The Perfect Maxillofacial Surgery Training Programme? The after effects of the Tooke Report
S. Kumar, M. Shorafa, M. Kumar
BAOMS Poster 2009

Jun '08 Implantable Dopler probe monitoring of Head and Neck Free Flaps
A. Ketabchi, D. Shah, M. Amin, M. Kumar, M. Gilhooly,
B. Visavadia
BAOMS Poster 2008

Jun '08 The latissimus dorsi free flap in the The latissimus dorsi free flap in the reconstruction of extensive head / neck reconstruction of extensive head / neck defects defects
N. Lee, M. Amin, M. Kumar, B. Visavadia, M. Gilhooly
BAOMS Presentation 2008

Jun '08 Pleomorphic Adenoma(benign mixed tumour) of the salivary glands:its diverse clinical,radiological, and histopathological presentation
R.K. Lingam, A.A. Daghir, E. Nigar, S.A.B. Abbas, M. Kumar,
J. Brit
OralMaxillofacial Surg; 2011,49:1,14-21

Apr '08 Hillingdon PCT GP news "A full maxillofacial service"
M. Kumar
GP News Spring 2008

Apr '08 The addition of a locking plate to a modified transbuccal retractor confers increased stability and easier soft tissue control in the application of miniplates in the management of mandibular angle fractures
A.R. Cobb, S. Walsh, N.J. Lee, M. Kumar, B.M. Bailey
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg.

Apr '08 Implantable Doppler probe monitoring of head and neck free flaps - a review
A. Ketabchi, M. Amin, M. Kumar, M. Gilhooly, B. Visavadia
BAOMS Cardiff 2008, BAHNO London 2008,
EACMFS Bologna 2008

Nov '07 Use of PET in advanced oropharyngeal cancers
M. Kumar
Synapse

Dec '07 Wind Storm
R. Goddard, G. Park, M. Kumar
Letter to Editor, Emergency Medical Journal Volume 24, Issue 12.

Mar '07 Psycho-education programme for temporomandibular disorders : A pilot study.
W. Jerjes, G. Madland, C. Feinmann,
M. El Maaytah, M. Kumar, G. Hopper, T. Upile, S. Newman
Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine 2007; 6: 4doi: 10.1186/1477-5751-6-4

Mar '07 A psychological comparison of temporomandibular disorder and chronic daily headache : are there targets for therapeutic interventions?
W. Jerjes, G. Madland, M. Kumar, C. Hopper, S. Newman,
M. El-Maaytah, C. Feinmann
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics 2007; 103(3): 367-373

May '06 Permanent sensory nerve impairment following third molar surgery: A prospective study
W. Jerjes, B. Swinson, D. Moles, M. El-Maaytah, B. Banu,
M. Kumar, M. Al Khawalde, M. Vourvachis, H. Hadi, S. Kumar,
C. Hopper
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics 2006; 102(4): e 1-7

Oct '04 The Role of Positron Emission Tomography scans in Stage III & IV oral and oropharygeal carcinoma
M. Kumar, R. Singh, A. Majumdar, W. Wong
BJOMS Abstract. Brit J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2004; 42: 485

June '04 Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma a rare and aggressive entity in adolescence
M. Kumar, N. Stivaros, A. W. Barrett, G. J. Thomas, L. Newman, G. Bounds
Brit J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2004; 42: 195-199

June '04 The peripherally inserted central venous catheter; friend or foe?
M. Kumar, M. Amin
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2004; 33: 201-204

June '03 Rhinoplasty and OMFS
M. Kumar
Letter to Editor Br J Oral and Maxillofacial Surg 2003 Jun; 41(3): 206

Sept '01 Metastasising clear cell odontogenic carcinoma. A case report and review of literature.
M. Kumar, A. Fasanmade, A. W. Barrett, G. Mack, L. Newman,
N. C. Hyde
Journal of Oral Oncology 2003; 39: 190-194

June '01 The Incidence of Maxillofacial Injuries Sustained During the May Day Riots
The Experience of the Accident and Emergency Unit at The University College London Hospital
G. Mack, M. Kumar, L. Newman
Br J Oral and Maxillofacial Surg 2002; 40(1): 87-88

Feb '01 Is there a need for mentoring in oral and maxillofacial surgery?
M. Kumar
Br J Oral and Maxillofacial Surg 2002 Apr; 40(2): 177-8

Aug '00 Case report: Don't forget your toothbrush
M. Kumar
Letter to editor Br Dent Journal 2001; 1(191): 27-28

Jul '00 The effect of NHS direct on dental attendances to Accident and Emergency department
M. Kumar
Br Dent Journal ; 2000, 3(189) 123-126

Jul '00 Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis
M. Kumar
Br Dent Journal 2000; 9(189): 468

Oct '91 A study of the attitudes to oral health and the prevalence of dental disease in primary school children in Delhi
B. Visavadia, M. Kumar
Dental Update publication 1991; 18(8): 351-352, 354-356