Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
New appointment: £250
Follow-up appointment: £200
Professor Kathleen Fan is a leading Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon based at King’s College Hospital and King’s College London, University of London. Her practice is based at the Harley Street clinic, Skin 55 and Guthrie Clinic at King’s College Hospital.
Professor Fan qualified first in dentistry from Guy’s Hospital, University of London and develop her interest in oral & maxillofacial surgery during her early training which encouraged her to pursue a degree in Medicine. She qualified in Medicine in 2000 from St Bartholomew’s and `the Royal London Medical School, the University of London.
Between her two clinical degrees, she completed her PhD at University College London in the field of Photodynamic Therapy and Head and Neck Cancer. Her interest in photodynamic therapy and lasers continued and she has been on many expert panels and on the Department of Health Advisory Panel in the Application of Photodynamic Therapy (2009) and Council member of British Medical Laser Association.
She is highly trained from a number of prestigious units and centre of excellence across the UK, including King’s College Hospital, Guy’s Hospital, The Queen Victoria Hospital Kent and Canterbury Hospital. Professor Fan has a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery both adult and paediatric.
Professor Fan is a well-respected surgeon nationally and internationally. She is the first dual (medical and dental) qualified professor in oral & maxillofacial surgery in the UK. She is hold a number of high profile positions within her specialty nationally and internationally. Her priority is to ensure the best care for her patients.
Professor Fan’s clinical practice covers the following areas:
· Skin Cancer: Photodynamic therapy, excision and reconstruction
· Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Problems
· Salivary gland surgery
· Surgery for oral pathology: jaw cyst, soft tissue lesions
· Orthognathic jaw surgery to correct jaw alignment and facial profile
· Facial Trauma
· Oral Surgery: Wisdom, dental extractions, orthodontic extractions and tooth uncovering
· Diagnosis and management of oral mucosal disease including tumours and growth