Dr Rui Pedro Pinheiro de Albuqerque

Dr Rui Pedro Pinheiro de Albuqerque

School of Dentistry
Academic Clinical Lecturer
Specialist trainee in Oral Medicine

Contact details

The School of Dentistry
5 Mill Pool Way
B5 7EG
United Kingdom

Dr. Rui Albuquerque is currently an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral Medicine. He has successfully achieved a Master's degree in Oral Medicine and obtained a PhD (Hons) in 2012. He is currently undertaking specialist training in the same field.


  • Phd (hons), University of Barcelona , 2012
  • Diploma in advanced studies, University of Barcelona, 2008
  • Master degree in Oral Medicine, University of Barcelona, 2007
  • Primary dental Qualification ( Instituto Superior de Ciencias da suade do Sul, Portugal, 2006)


Dr. Rui Albuquerque qualified in dentistry at the Instituto Superior de Ciencias da Saude do Sul, Portugal in 2006 and then went on to undertake his MS in Oral Medicine and PhD (Hons) at the University of Barcelona, Spain.

He worked as a General Dental Practitioner (GDP) with a special interest in Oral Medicine in Portugal. In the United Kingdom, he has worked as a GDP in Eastbourne, as a Dental Officer in the Special Care Department in Brighton and Dartford/Lordswood and as Staff Grade in Oral Medicine at King’s College London. In 2013 he commenced the specialist training/ Academic Clinical Lecturer role in Oral Medicine.



Dr Albuquerque also continues to play an active role in academia: he has joined a collaborative research of patients with Sjogren’s Syndrome and Vasculitis and participated in the development of an e-learning website (http://www.oralcancerldv.org/en/)


A pioneering epidemiological study investigating the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of tongue in a Portuguese population. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2012 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Article titled: Relationship between squamous cell carcinoma of the anterior two thirds of the tongue and removable denture use: a pioneer study in a Portuguese population. Braz Dent J. 2011;22(5):410-4.

Article titled: Oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC): alcohol and tobacco consumption versus non-consumption. A study in a Portuguese population. Braz Dent J. 2011;22(6):517-21.