Dr Shaam Shamsi

Shaam, a graduate from the Royal London in 1994, is the Principal / Clinical Director of Horizons Dental Centre. As a former lecturer in the restorative department at Manchester Dental School teaching final year students, he continues to instil this ethos of learning in his current practices. Shaam has also been involved with Vocational Training since 2001, teaching and mentoring new graduates in practice.

In 2008, he was appointed to the post of Training Programme Director for Dental Foundation Training in Health Education West Midlands running one of the training schemes at Stafford Hospital. Shaam sits on the Local Dental Committee panel in North Staffordshire and is also involved in examining.

A former examiner for the Faculty’s MJDF examination, he now examines for the MFDS for the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and as Deputy Lead in the Diagnosis & Treatment Planning for the ORE in London as well as the Royal College of Surgeon’s LDS examination. He has clinically mentored GDPs who have had FTP allegations brought against them. In 2006, he acquired a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ethics and Law and has worked as a Clinical panellist for the GDC’s Dental Complaints Service.

He enjoys General Dentistry, in particular, the field of Implant Dentistry. He has a passion for lecturing especially in the Medico-Legal field and sits as a panellist for the GDC’s Fitness to Practice procedures adjudicating matters on clinical and professional misconduct.

His recent appointments include Specialist Advisor to the CQC and Risk Management workshop presenter for Dental Protection Limited.
Outside dentistry he enjoys sport, travelling, keeping fit and spending time with his wife and 3 children.

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