Mr Kostas Karavidas

Mr Kostas Karavidas

MD, DDS, FEB(OMFS), PhD in Dental/OMFS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Offers video consultation
24 years of experience
6 years as a specialist


  • Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Dental Council: 100735
  • General Medical Council: 6165155
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    Devonshire Diagnostic Centre

    16 Devonshire St, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AF
    288 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    12:00 - 15:00
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    Mr. Kostas Karavidas is a Consultant Maxillofacial/Head and Neck and Oral surgeon at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, where he has worked since the beginning of May 2012. He is also a core member of the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team. He performs facial reconstructive surgery for cancer patients and is an expert in minimally invasive treatment of obstructive salivary gland disease.

    Mr. Kostas Karavidas specialises in head and neck cancer surgery, facial reconstruction and rehabilitation with microsurgery and free tissue transfer, skin cancer, sialendoscopy and minimal intaroral surgery for obstructive salivary gland disease (stones and strictures), salivary gland surgery, paediatric oral surgery and tongue ties.

    He performs regular sialendoscopies, utilising all forms of minimal treatment for the obstructive disease of the salivary glands including laser intraluminal fragmentation of stones, basket retrieval of stones, balloon sialoplasties and the intraoral ductal stretching technique for the deeply seated stones in the hilum of the submandibular gland.

    Mr. Karavidas has performed a high volume of free tissue transfer for reconstruction of the facial defects with a variety of flaps. He passionately believes that reconstruction is patient specific and he often include a virtual surgical planning in the surgical treatment of his patients; ensuring that all patients are as knowledgable as possible about their outcomes prior to surgery.


    • Broken Teeth/Retained Root Removal
    • Craniofacial Reconstruction
    • Cyst Removal
    • Dentoalveolar Surgery
    • Excision of Lesion of Lip
    • Excision of Lesions of the Mouth, Tongue, and Gum
    • Excision of Lymph Nodes
    • Facial Surgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Impacted/Infected Wisdom Teeth Removal
    • Jaw Surgery
    • Lesion Biopsy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Microvascular Free Flap Surgery
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Mole Removal
    • Mouth Sore Treatment
    • Mouth Ulcer Treatment
    • Mucocele Removal
    • Oral Reconstruction
    • Removal of Tumors of the Ear and Skull Base
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Submandibular Gland Tumour Surgery
    • TMJ Surgery
    • Tooth Extraction
    • Uncovering Canines
    • Video Consultation
    • Wisdom Teeth Removal
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    Special interests

    • Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
    • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    • Facial Pain
    • Facial Trauma
    • Head & Neck Cancers
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Lip Lesion
    • Neck Lumps
    • Oral (Mouth) Cancer
    • Oral Cancer
    • Parotid Tumour
    • Restricted Mouth Opening and Locking
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Skin Cancer
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
    • Temporomandibular Jaw Joint Pain and Clicking
    • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Problems
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tongue Tie
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    MD / University of Ioannina / 1998

    Medical Degree

    DDS / Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. / 2002

    Doctor in Dental Surgery

    FEB(OMFS) / Brugge/UEMS / 2010

    Fellow of European Board in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

    PhD / Aristotle University of Thessaloniki / 2013

    Philosophic Doctorate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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