Dr Ashish Dhopatkar PhD, BDS, MSc, FDS RCS, MOrth RCS, FDS(Orth)

Dr Ashish Dhopatkar

School of Dentistry
Head of Orthodontics

Contact details

0121 237 2826
0121 237 2826
The School of Dentistry
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
St Chad's Queensway
B4 6NN
United Kingdom

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 in the Institute of Clinical Sciences.


PhD University of Birmingham 2006

FDS(Orth) RCS England (2004)

MOrth RCS Edinburgh (1999)

MSc University of London (1998)

FDS RCS England (1995)

BDS University of London (1992) 


Ashish is a part time Consultant at Birmingham Dental Hospital where he is involved in training postgraduate students. He is a member of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and has previously been Webmaster and Council member for this organisation. He has also served on a number of BOS committees including the Training Grades Group, The Development and Standards and the Clinical Effectiveness Committees. He is a member of the World Federation of Orthodontists and an International member of the American Association of Orthodontists. He has published in the national and international orthodontic literature and completed his PhD thesis in 2006 at the University of Birmingham looking at the effects of orthodontic forces on the dental pulp. In 2003 he was awarded the Chapman Prize by the BOS for his research. Ashish also works part time at Sutton Orthodontic Centre, a specialist orthodontic practice in Sutton Coldfield, North Birmingham.


Head of Orthodontic Specialty Teaching.