School of Dentistry
Carlisle Dental Centre
Subject Areas: Dentistry
Kumar is a postgraduate in oral surgery from Chennai, India. He has worked as an SHO and staff grade in oral and maxillofacial surgery for over five years. He joined UCLan in 2008 and is based in the dental education centre at Carlisle teaching students all aspects of clinical dentistry.
Kumar moved to the UK in 2003 following his postgraduate degree in oral and maxillofacial surgery and worked in West Lothian, UCL London and North Cumbria as a senior house officer. After passing the international qualifying exam in 2006 he has worked in community dentistry as dental officer. His role in the School of Medicine and Dentistry is mainly based in Carlisle Dental Centre and he also works one session a week at the Department of Oral Surgery teaching students minor oral surgery procedures on patients. He has finished a postgraduate diploma in dental conscious sedation and is involved in supervision and clinical teaching of conscious sedation at the Carlisle DEC.
B.D.S - Meenashi ammal dental college, Chennai 2000
MDS (oral surgery), Saveetha dental college-2003
MFDS RCS England 2005
MFDS RCPS Glasgow 2005
FFD RCSI(OSOM) Dublin 2008
PG Cert LTHE UCLan 2008
FHEA Higher Education Academy 2011
PG Diploma Dental Cons Sed - Newcastle 2011
Member of RCS England and RCPS Glasgow
Fellow of RCSI and HEA
Member of AOMSI
Examiner for postgraduate exams of MFDS Glasgow, MJDF England
Examiner for LDS RCS England
External examiner for Overseas Registration Exam conducted by GDC
PBL Facilitation, Chairside teaching, Small group tutorials and Case Based teaching.