Surgical Training

Mr Kassam has completed training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in London, UK.

The speciality of oral and maxillofacial surgery is unique in requiring a dual qualification in medicine and dentistry, followed by a comprehensive general and specialist surgical training, and is a recognised international speciality, which within Europe is defined under the medical directives.

  • Mr Kassam offers all routine oral & maxillofacial surgeries at Homerton Hospital and subspecialises in salivary gland surgery, facial skin cancer removal and reconstruction, temporomandibular joint disorders ( TMJ ) and facial pain and cosmetic facial surgery.

Mr Kassam's training has been extensive in the specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in London, UK.


He is 'board' certified and has been on the GMC specialist register since August 2017.

 ( GMC No: 6150582 )

In addition he is also a registered specialist in Oral Surgery on the GDC since Feb 2018.

( GDC No: 76703 ) 


The speciality of oral and maxillofacial surgery is unique in requiring a dual qualification in medicine and dentistry, followed by a comprehensive general and specialist surgical training, and is a recognised international speciality, which within Europe is defined under the medical directives.



What is Oral & Maxillofacial surgery

The scope of the specialty is extensive and includes the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections.


Main operations:- 

A range of oral and maxillofacial surgical operations are carried out on an outpatient basis under local anaesthesia or conscious sedation. These include: pre-implant surgery placement of dental/facial implants, removal of impacted teeth, intra-oral and facial soft tissue procedures.

More major operations, for example those for salivary gland disease, trauma, facial deformity or cancer, are carried out on an inpatient basis under general anaesthetic.

Facial injuries, management of complex craniofacial fractures and soft tissue injuries of the mouth, face, and neck.

Head and neck cancer, access to tumours within the depths of the complex craniofacial anatomy, and ablation of tumours, including neck dissections.

Reconstructive surgery, including microvascular free tissue transfer.

Orthognathic surgery for the correction of facial disproportion

Pre-implant surgery, including the use of implants to retain facial or dental prostheses and associated bone grafting techniques as part of oro-facial reconstruction.

Removal of impacted teeth and complex buried dental roots.

Removal of cysts and tumours of the jaws

Primary and secondary surgery for cleft lip and palate, and other congenital facial deformities.

Management of benign and malignant lesions of the salivary glands.

Removal of complex facial skin tumours and reconstruction

Cosmetic surgery including face lifts, eyelid and brow surgery and rhinoplasties.

Temporomandibular joint surgery



Mr Kassam offers all routine oral & maxillofacial surgeries at Homerton Hospital and subspecialises in facial trauma, salivary gland surgery, facial skin cancer removal and reconstruction, temporomandibular joint disorders ( TMJ ), facial pain and cosmetic facial surgery.