Mr Shorafa qualified in Dentistry in 1992, following which he also undertook a period of focused research and was awarded a Masters Degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MDS), Mr. Shorafa also has Medical (MBBS) degree from Kings College London which makes him unique like limited number of other colleagues nationally to be both Dentally and Medically qualified.
Having trained in General Surgery and General Medicine, Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery and Neurosurgery, he then started his specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for another 5 years, working in some of London’s leading hospitals including Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, Eastman Dental Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, The Royal London Hospital, and Northwest London Hospitals.
Having completed his higher surgical training he passed the Intercollegiate FRCS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was subsequently awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training.
Mr. Shorafa is registered as a specialist Oral Surgeon on GDC (General Dental Council) specialist register, he is also registered as specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon on GMC (General Medical Council) specialist register.
Mr. Shorafa has a special interest in Orthognathic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma, Oral medicine, cancer of the mouth and skin cancers of the Head & neck, Dental Implantology including Bone grafting and Sinus lift, Minor oral surgery including surgical removal of wisdom teeth, under local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia.
He continues to take an active interest in Medical & Dental education and training. He is Clinical supervisor for the specialty registrars in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, also educational supervisor for the dental foundation trainees.
Mr. Shorafa is on the panel of the examiners for the MFDS part 2 examinations at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, MJDF part 2 examinations at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, panel member for SITE assessment for the core surgical trainees and also on the panel of examiners for Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination (ISFE) in Oral Surgery.
Mr. Shorafa is Royal College Of Surgeons BAOMS Specialty advisor for South Central region; he is member of council of the Oral & Maxillofacial section of the Royal Society of Medicine, also member of the BAOMS Clinical Effectiveness Committee (CEC).
Mr. Shorafa is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) provider and instructor, he regularly teaches doctors and surgeons on the ATLS provider course.