Alan is an exceptionally experienced and qualified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon whose arrival strengthens even further the world-class team of surgeons at The Implant Centre. After qualifying from Edinburgh Dental Hospital in 1985, he went on to win the Deans Medal in the process of becoming a Fellow in Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh where he specialised in Oral Medicine and Oral Surgery.
Alan completed his medical training at Southampton Medical School where he qualified with first class honours in 1993 and subsequently he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997. He successfully obtained his Fellowship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in May 2001.
Alan is currently Lead Clinician for head and neck services in West Sussex specialising in Orthognathic surgery correcting jaw and facial deformities. The work involves correcting severe bite abnormalities and facial asymmetry/disproportion. He works in close collaboration with his Orthodontic and Restorative dentistry specialist colleagues in a multi-disciplinary setting to achieve the best results for patients. He also has an interest in facial pain and disorders of the jaw joint.
His interest in Implantology dates back to 1997 and he has a special interest in bone grafting techniques. Published extensively, Alan says “My work with the complex anatomy of the upper and lower jaws complements my skills in Implantology.”
Alan is married and has a wide range of leisure interests including painting, golf, breeding exotic cats and horse riding.