Staff in the School

Mr Ravinder Singh Kudhail

Mr Ravinder Singh Kudhail

Clinical Tutor

Ravinder Kudhail is an experienced general dental practitioner and teaches part time as a clinical tutor to 3rd year dental students on floor 5E (Clinical Practice).

Professor Gabriel Landini

Professor Gabriel Landini

Professor of Analytical Pathology and Head of Oral Pathology Unit

Gabriel Landini is Professor of Analytical Pathology and Head of the Oral Pathology Unit, at the School of Dentistry.

Maria Lessani

Maria Lessani

Clinical Lecturer/Specialist Endodontist

Maria qualified from Birmingham Dental School in 1996, following which she worked as a Vocational Trainee in an NHS practice in East London. Maria won an award as VT of the year in 1997. In 1998 Maria started a two-year full-time MClinDent (Endodontology) program at the Eastman Dental Institute. Maria gained the MFDS (TC White Medal) from Glasgow. Her name has been included on the GDC ...

Mr Martin Ling

Mr Martin Ling

PhD student and Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology

Martin Robert Ling is currently a PhD student and Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry (Periodontology) at the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Martin is researching the role of the neutrophil in periodontal host inflammatory-immune defence following successful funding from the Oral and Dental Research ...

Professor Philip Lumley

Professor Philip Lumley

Head of the School of Dentistry

Philip is Head of the School of Dentistry, a member of the College of Medical Sciences Board and University Senate. He is also Professor of Endodontology and honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry with the Birmingham Community Health Trust.

Philip has published widely in the field of Endodontology and has written or contributed chapters to five textbooks on ...

Mr Louis Mackenzie

Mr Louis Mackenzie

Clinical Lecturer

Louis Mackenzie is a general dental practitioner working in Selly Park, Birmingham.

He is also a clinical lecturer at the school of dentistry where he teaches on final year GDP clinics and in the phantom head room with 2nd and 4th years.

He delivers lectures to all years of undergraduate students for the departments of conservative dentistry, oral ...

Dr Mike Milward

Dr Mike Milward

Clinical Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Periodontology

Dr Milward initially qualified as a medical microbiologist before embarking on his dental career. After working in general dental practice Mike returned to the School of Dentistry undertaking a number of junior hospital / teaching roles, before appointment as a full time clinical lecturer in Periodontology in 1999.  Since his appointment Mike has developed a profile both in ...

Mr Nigel Orchard

Mr Nigel Orchard

Clinical Lecturer

Nigel Orchard is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry where he is responsible for teaching undergraduate dental students, normally on a one to one basis, during patient treatment sessions.

When not teaching he is an associate general practitioner in Devizes.  He is involved in the Vocational Training programme at the Practice.

Dr Will Palin

Dr Will Palin

Reader in Biomaterials

Will Palin is a Reader in Biomaterials at the School of Dentistry. His main area of research into photocurable materials used for both dental and wider biomaterial applications, has attracted grant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and National Institute for Health Research and industry.

Mr Hussein Patanwala

Mr Hussein Patanwala

Clinical Lecturer

Hussein PatanwalaHussein is a clinical lecturer in restorative dentistry and deputy head of firm 5A, teaching mainly final year dental students in all aspects of dentistry.

He is also the lead dentist and owner of Oakville Dental, a mainly private popular dental practice located close to the University of Birmingham in Selly Oak.

He provides teaching ...