Dr Tim Poate

Dr Tim Poate

FDS RCS (Oral Med)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

25 years of experience

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Top feedback

“Excellent - put me at ease that ulcers likely caused by stress before Christmas “
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4326670
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,540 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,178 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    13:30 - 20:00
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    Dr Timothy Poate is a Consultant in Oral Medicine, based at King’s College Hospital in London and he also sees patients privately at HCA at The Shard and The Lister Hospital. He completed dental training at Guy’s Hospital in 1990 and then undertook medical training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1996. Dr Poate then returned to Guy’s for specialist training in Oral Medicine.

    He has considerable experience in the management of facial pain and runs a facial pain clinic at King’s College. A particular interest in the management of patients with temporomandibular joint disorder and Burning Mouth Syndrome.

    Dr Poate has experience in the full range of Oral Medicine, including ulceration, lichen planus, oral mucosal lesions, lumps and bumps in the mouth, disorders of the tongue, pre-malignant conditions, white patches, red patches, dry mouth, taste disorders, orofacial granulomatosis and oral manifestation of systemic disease and drugs.



    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Oral Surgery
    • Treatment for Sore or Burning Mouth andd Tongue
    • Temporomandibular Jaw Joint Pain and Clicking
    • Facial Pain
    • Ulcers
    • Lumps and bumps in the mouth
    • Disorders of the tongue
    • Orofacial granulomatosis


    • Mouth Sore Treatment
    • Excision of Lesions of the Mouth, Tongue, and Gum
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    Special interests

    • Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
    • Oral Cancer
    • Tongue Tie
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    • MBBS - St Bartholomew's Hospital 1996
    • BDS - Guy's Hospital 1990
    • FDS RCS (Eng) - Royal College of Surgeons of England 1996
    • FDS RCS (OMed) (Eng) - Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
    • Postgraduate Certificate of Academic Practice - King's Institute of Learning and Teaching 2005



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