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.