Mr Shahme Farook

MBChB, BSc (Hon), BDS, MRCS, MFDS, FRCS, MSc (Dis)

Consultant Oral & Maxillo-facial/ Head & Neck Surgeon

“All of your patients are lucky to have you” Mrs. A


Mr Shahme Farook completed his Medical Degree at University of Aberdeen in 2001 and his Dental Degree in 2010 at Kings College, London. He undertook his specialty Oral and Maxillofacial Training at University College London Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital and Royal London Hospital. He was awarded a Fellowship in 2018 and went on to complete his sub-speciality training in Head & Neck and Reconstruction Surgery. He was appointed as an Oral & Maxillofacial/Head & Neck Reconstruction Surgery Consultant at Northwick Park Hospital, London in 2019.

His subspecialty interests include management of head and neck tumours, dental alveolar treatment, implantology, maxillofacial trauma and salivary gland pathologies. 

Mr Farook has significant interest in research and teaching, and has presented at both national and international conferences. His research has been published in surgical journals and he has authored book chapters in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has been part of the international faculty in courses involving management of facial trauma and Head & Neck free flap reconstruction.

He is a keen cricketer and has represented his school and university at national competitions. Currently he plays in the Hertfordshire Cricket League.


Head & Neck Cancer and Reconstruction
Dental Implants
Salivary Gland Surgery

Recent publications

  1. Farook S. Chapter 94; Controversies in Office-Based Surgery. Maxillofacial Surgery: 2 Edition
  2. Awal D, Jaffar M, Charan G, Ball R, Kennedy G, Thomas S, Farook S, Mills C, Ayliffe P. Costochondral grafting for paediatric temporomandibular joint reconstruction: 10-year outcomes in 55 cases. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2018, Nov 47(11): 1433-1438.
  3. Farook S, Mistry A, Hussain M, Crimmins D. A Case Report of a Cervical Exostosis and Spinal Cord Compression in a Child with Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome II.  Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology. 2016 Jan.
  4. Farook SA, Patel C, Puri S, Maqbool A, Sadiq Z, Visavadia B. Use of surgical loupes among oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist trainees/registrars in United Kingdom. Microsurgery. 2015 Jan 29
  5. Farook SA, Shah V, Lenouvel D, Sheikh O, Sadiq Z, Cascarini L. Guidelines for management of sodium hypochlorite extrusion injuries. Br Dent J. 2014 Dec;217(12):679-84.
  6. Sidebottom AJ, Farook SA, Cascarini L. Current Management of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disease. J Arthritis 2014, 3:3

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I am registered with all major insurers and am fee assured.

A 30-minute new outpatient appointment is charged at £200.

A follow up appointment is charged at £150.

Longer appointments for complex cases or second opinions are available.

I have full medical & professional indemnity with MDDUS. Certificate No: M109008

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