Consultant in Restorative Dentistry / Specialist Practitioner
Sandip qualified with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) from University College London (UCL) in December 1991.
He worked in general dental practice for seven and then went onto further specialist training. He gained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS RCPS) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow in 1998 and then undertook a three year full time specialist training programme in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute in London. In 2000, he gained a Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in fixed and removable Prosthodontics from UCL, London.
In 2001 he was successful in the Membership examination (MRD RCS) and gained entry onto the GDC specialist list in Prosthodontics. Sandip continued further training and remained at the Eastman for a further four years to complete a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry training. He gained a further Fellowship (FDS (Rest Dent)) in 2004 and entry onto the GDC specialist lists of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics and Periodontology.
In 2005, he was appointed to a new post as the first full-time Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. His main remit within the Hospital was to treat patients with cleft lip and palate, oral cancer, trauma and hypodontia. Sandip has been involved in treating patients with cleft lip and palate for over twenty years and set up the Cleft Clinical Excellence Network of which he is currently the chair. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is the Regional Specialty advisor for Restorative Dentistry in his region. He has undertaken Medico-legal work for many years and in 2015, he completed the Bond Solon Expert Witness training. Sandip is actively involved with the Oxford Playhouse theatre and is on the Board of Trustees. He is also currently the Chair of the Development Committee where he is actively involved in fundraising.