Consultant Profile

Professor Stephen  Prime

Professor Stephen  Prime BDS, PhD, FDSRCPS, FRCPath, DSc
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Oral medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    Oral ulcers
    White/red patches
    TMJ dysfunction
    Facial pain
    Changes in sensation including burning, soreness and numbness
    Salivary gland disorders including dry mouth

    Research interests:

    Oral Cancer

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Professor of Experimental Pathology
    Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
    Royal College of Pathologists, London
    British Society of Oral Medicine
    British Society of Cancer Research
    Pathological Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0117 980 4042
    Private secretary:
    Chloe Jobling
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0117 980 4042
    Private secretary fax:
    0870 875 5910
    Private secretary email address:
    Wednesday 4-8pm / Thursday 9am-1pm
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Professor Stephen Prime is a Consultant in Oral Medicine and has practised in this capacity at Bristol Dental Hospital since 1984. He first qualified in Dentistry at the University of Birmingham (BDS) and later gained postgraduate experience in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow (FDSRCPS) and in Oral Pathology, London (FRCPath). His primary research interests are in the study of oral cancer and he has published widely in this context. For his research contributions, he was awarded a PhD from the University of Melbourne and a DSc from the University of Birmingham.
    Professor Prime has had a broad training in Oral Medicine. He has worked in Birmingham, Melbourne, Glasgow and Bristol and is privileged to be listed on the General Dental Council’s specialist register. He has extensive experience of treating oral disease, (ulcers, blisters, white/red patches, infection, swelling), facial pain, disorders of sensation (burning, numbness, soreness), TMJ dysfunction and salivary gland disorders including dry mouth.
    Professor Prime accepts private referrals from dentists, GPs and other specialists.

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    Professor Stephen  Prime

    Professor Stephen Prime

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