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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides elective and emergency services for the population of North Yorkshire. York is the base where all services are provided. Consultants and junior staff provide out-patient, day surgery care and initial acute management at Bridlington, Harrogate and Scarborough.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical speciality concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. While a medical speciality, oral and maxillofacial surgery requires a dual qualification in medicine and dentistry.

The department manages patients with all oral and maxillofacial conditions with the exception of cleft lip and palate. This includes head and neck cancer, facial skin cancer, facial deformity, salivary gland diseases, facial trauma, dento-alveolar conditions (impacted teeth, cysts, oro-facial infections and tumours of the jaws), temporo-mandibular joint disorders and oral medical conditions.

Who to contact to find out more

David Pullen - Directorate Manager (01904) 725210

Paul Mayor - Deputy Directorate Manager (01904) 726661

Pauline Guyan - Matron (01904) 726164

Jim Taylor - Clinical Director (01904) 726567

Meet the team

NameSpecial interestContact details
Mr Jim TaylorLead Clinician Oral and Maxillofacial

Head and neck cancer, facial skin cancer, facial deformity and salivary gland surgery

secretary:

01904 726567

Mr Martin Telfer

Skin cancer of the head, neck and face, facial reconstruction and salivary gland surgery

secretary:

01904 725613

Mr Paul Whitfield

Head and neck cancer, facial deformity (including facial aesthetics) and salivary gland surgery

secretary:

01904 726567

Mr Don Holt

Head and neck malignancy - comprising oral, salivary and cutaneous. Reconstruction involving microvascular free flaps

secretary:

01904 725613

Mr Nick BrownHead and neck malignancy - comprising oral, salivary and cutaneous. Reconstruction involving microvascular free flapssecretary:

01904 725613

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