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Mr Bhavin Visavadia

FRCS (OMFS) FRCS (Eng) FDSRCS (Eng) MB BS (Lond) B

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Enquiries - 020 8869 3390 or privateenquiries@trustplus.co.uk

Areas of Expertise

Mr Visavadia’s specialist interests are in the treatment of head and neck cancer and facial reconstructive and plastic surgery. He also manages skin cancer and salivary gland disease.
He dedicates his cosmetic surgery practice to facial plastic surgery procedures.

Current NHS and/or University post(s)

Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

Professional and Personal profile

Mr Visavadia is a Consultant Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon with a Special Interest in Head and Neck Cancer at both Northwick Park and Watford General Hospitals.  He works with both Mount Vernon and North West London Cancer Networks.

He has had a comprehensive training in Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery and has developed a special interest in head and neck oncology and facial reconstruction including skin cancer.  He has an active interest in the rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients and in the management of salivary gland disorders.

Mr Visavadia is Clinical Lead of a dynamic Maxillofacial Department in North West London and has focussed his team in the care of patients and the delivery of surgical training.

He is also BAOMS Member of its Clinical Effectiveness Sub-Committee and has been involved in the revalidation programme for Consultants. The programme is now rolling out national audit programmes in preparation for revalidation.

He has been a Specialist Adviser to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in its Interventional Procedures Programme.

He is also Lead for Head and Neck Cancer Services in West Herts Hospitals Trust and has worked to ensure that policies and patient pathways meet NICE guidelines.

He represents the service locally and regionally with respect to Head and Neck Cancer and work with local PCTs and Networks to enable fast tracked urgent suspect cancer referrals from dentists and GPs.

He is a Peer Reviewer for the NHS and has been an active member of its review of cancer centres compliance with NICE Improving Outcomes Guidelines in Head and Neck Cancer.

He is also a surgical trainer and examiner in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery.

Memberships

British Association of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgeons (BAOMS)
European Association of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeons
International Association of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgeons
The Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
Royal Society of Medicine
British Medical Association
North West London Cancer Network
Clinical Adviser to The Mouth Cancer Foundation

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