Staff in the School

Mr Yogesh Bulsara

Mr Yogesh Bulsara

Clinical Lecturer

Yogesh Bulsara is a part-time Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at the School of Dentistry.

Professor Trevor Burke

Professor Trevor Burke

Professor of Primary Dental Care

TrevorBurke is (part time) Professor of Primary Dental Care and Hon Consultant in Restorative Dentistry. His principal activity currently involves being Programme Director of a Masters course in Advanced General Dental Practice,this having been set up 12 years ago and being part time to suit the busy lives of dental practitioners. A Distance version of the course commenced in ...

Mr Paul Carroll

Mr Paul Carroll

Clinical Lecturer

Paul Carroll is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions. Outside of the School he is a partner in private implant and restorative referral practice in Shenstone, Nr Lichfield, Staffordshire

Paul’s areas of particularly interest include fixed ...

Professor Iain Chapple

Professor Iain Chapple

Professor of Periodontology and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

Iain Chapple is Professor and Head of Periodontology within the School of Dentistry, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, the University of Birmingham. Iain is also honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry with Birmingham Community Health Trust and has honorary consultant contracts with University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust and Birmingham Children’s Trust. Iain ...

Miss Jane Clark

Miss Jane Clark

Clinical Lecturer

Jane Clark is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions. She also assists with undergraduate radiography teaching, and is coordinator for Term 6.

Outside of the School she is a General Dental Practitioner in Sutton Coldfield.

Mr Kristian Coomaraswamy

Mr Kristian Coomaraswamy

Clinical Lecturer & Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Kris Coomar is a Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant based at Birmingham Dental Hospital and School, with clinical affiliations to Birmingham Children’s Hospital; prior to his current posting, he had worked in general practice, community dental service and hospital dentistry around South Wales.

Kris is an enthusiastic educator in Paediatric Dentistry, ...

Professor Paul Cooper

Professor Paul Cooper

Professor of Oral Biology

Paul is Professor of Oral Biology, Lead for the Oral Biology teaching module, and Director of Research for the School of Dentistry.

He has published over 100 research papers in scientific journals and authored several book chapters in the field of pulp biology and regenerative endodontics. He has delivered more than 20 invited lectures around the world. Paul has ...

Mr Andrew Corke

Mr Andrew Corke

Clinical Lecturer

Andrew Corke is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry,responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatmentsessions. Outside of the School he is a General Dental Practitioner inSolihull.

He is also the Associate Dental Dean for Dental Foundation Training in theWest Midlands and a scheme programme director with ...

Mr Chris Dakin

Mr Chris Dakin

Part-time Clinical Lecturer

Chris Dakin is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions. Outside of the School, he is General Dental Practitioner in private practices in Shipston-on-Stour, and Leicester.

Dr Ashish Dhopatkar

Dr Ashish Dhopatkar

Head of Orthodontics

Ashish is registered with the General Dental Council as a specialist in orthodontics. He carried out his orthodontic training in London and is Head of Orthodontics at the University of Birmingham’s School of Dentistry.