Professor Kaveh Shakib

Professor Kaveh Shakib


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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17 years of experience
10 years as a specialist
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  • Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Persian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6076058
  • General Dental Council: 69519
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    Professor Kaveh Shakib is an academic ace: he holds qualifications in both Dentistry (University of Birmingham) and Medicine (University College London) and has also received a Doctorate in Molecular Medicine from UCL. He is currently a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) since 2006 and has also received a Specialist Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010.

    Following his graduation, Mr Shakib trained and worked with leading UK universities and health care providers. Additionally, he holds FDS fellowships from both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Glasgow, having received numerous academic and research awards while training. With an impressive academic career, Mr Shakib is a teacher, examiner and mentor of specialist trainees. He is also a presenter at scientific meetings and frequently publishes articles in Scientific Journals.

    A proponent of research and the importance of training, he is an examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a board member reviewer for the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and other medical publications, including the British Medical Journal. His expertise covers all aspects of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. The most common procedures performed by him include the removal of impacted wisdom teeth, skin cancer surgery, facial and jaw deformity, orthognathic surgery, salivary gland surgery, facial trauma and facial reconstruction, including micro-vascular free flaps. Mr Shakib has treated more than 1,000 patients with dental implants, many of which require bone augmentation.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Removal of impacted wisdom teeth
    • Skin cancer surgery 
    • Facial and jaw deformity 
    • Orthognathic surgery
    • Salivary gland surgery 
    • Facial trauma 
    • Facial reconstruction 
    • Micro-vascular free flaps 
    • Dental implants (bone augmentation)


    • Bone Graft
    • Broken Teeth/Retained Root Removal
    • Cheek Implants
    • Chin Implants
    • Chin Surgery
    • Dentoalveolar Surgery
    • Excision of Lesion of Lip
    • Excision of Lesions of the Mouth, Tongue, and Gum
    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    • Face Lift
    • Facial Feminisation Surgery
    • Facial Rejuvenation
    • Forehead Reduction Surgery
    • Genioplasty
    • Impacted/Infected Wisdom Teeth Removal
    • Jaw Surgery
    • Lesion Biopsy
    • Lip Lifts
    • Mandible Angle Implants
    • Microvascular Free Flap Surgery
    • Mole Removal
    • Mouth Sore Treatment
    • Mouth Ulcer Treatment
    • Mucocele Removal
    • Oral Reconstruction
    • Pre-Prosthetic Surgery
    • Stem Cell Therapy
    • TMJ Surgery
    • Tooth Extraction
    • Uncovering Canines
    • Wisdom Teeth Removal
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    Special interests

    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
    • Congenital Craniofacial Malformations
    • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    • Facial Trauma
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Lingual and ID Nerve Repairs
    • Lip Lesion
    • Neck Lumps
    • Oral Cancer
    • Parotid Tumour
    • Restricted Mouth Opening and Locking
    • Temporomandibular Jaw Joint Pain and Clicking
    • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Problems
    • Tongue Tie
    • Tooth Loss
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    • BDS (B'ham) 1993
    • FDSRCPS 1996
    • FDS RCS Eng 1999
    • University College London - PhD 2002
    • University College London - MBBS 2003
    • MRCS Eng 2006
    •  FRCS (OMFS) 2010
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