Mr Robert Bentley is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon specialising in Craniofacial Surgery. He is based at Kings College Hospital but also runs private clinics at The Harley Street Clinic and HCA UK at The Shard. Mr Bentley’s practice encompasses paediatric and adult craniofacial surgery. He specialises in congenital and acquired deformities and skull base access work for certain brain tumours.
After graduating from University of Wales with degrees in Dentistry and Medicine, he undertook specialised training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He was awarded a Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery at University of Leipzig in Germany, followed by two further Fellowships in Craniofacial Surgery at University of Heidelberg in Germany and the Birmingham Children’s Hospital. In 2000 he was appointed as Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at King’s College Hospital. He is now Clinical Director for both the Southeast London Major Trauma Network and for Major Trauma at Kings. He is also the Training Programme Director for the South Thames Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Deanery.
He was also one of the first surgeons to perform titanium cranial reconstruction with the world's largest single operator, a single technique with the lowest infection rate.