Mr Girish Bharadwaj
Principal dentist - Specialist Oral Surgeon and Implantologist.
Formerly Associate Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (NHS Fife)
BDS MFDS RCPS (Glasg) FFD RCSI(Dublin) DipICOI
BDS Bangalore 1991
National Exam 2005
MFDS RCPS Glasg 2004
FFD(OSOM)RCS Irel 2007
GDC No. 100345
Girish originally qualified from University of Bangalore (India) followed by post graduate training in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics in University of Kerala (India).He passed his IQE (International qualifying examinations) of the General Dental Council of UK in 2005.
Following his extensive training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (hospital based) he was awarded a Specialist status in 2006 by the General Dental Council. He has membership of The Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Fellow of the Faculty of Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine). Girish has worked as a hospital specialist in Oral Surgery in Victoria Hospital Fife for over 15 years dealing with complex oral surgery patients and also involved in training junior dentists.
He has a special interest in Dental implantology where he provides replacement of missing teeth of varying complexity. He conducts many face to face and online training programs to train dental surgeons and also provides mentoring service to apply skills in this niche area of dentistry.
Girish is closely involved in teaching and training dentists in Oral Surgery. Apart from providing routine General Dentistry and Oral Surgery he manages anxious patients by simple and advanced techniques including intravenous sedation.
Referrals from dentists for minor oral surgery, sedation and dental implants are accepted. The referral service has run for over 9 years and well recognised in the Lothian area.
Girish is a Diplomate of ICOI awarded in 2013. ICOI is one of the world’s largest body of Oral Implantologists. It is awarded for the Implantologists meeting the advanced credentialing requirements and commitment to achieve high standards in implant dentistry. He is actively involved in training programs in Oral Surgery and Implantology both independently and through NHS Education.
Girish has many publications in lead journals nationally and internationally and lectures widely. He is a reviewer for lead journals in Oral Surgery.
He is a member of Association of Osseointegration.
Association of Dental Implantology UK.
Fellow of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons.