Consultant Profile

Mr John Tighe

Mr John Tighe BDS, FDS RCS, FRCS (OMFS), MB BS (Hons)
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
    • Head and neck surgery
    • Maxillofacial surgery
    • Oral Surgery
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of oral surgery including impacted teeth and dental implants. Head and neck cancer surgery and reconstruction. Salivary gland surgery. Oral surgery, maxillofacial surgery, dental implants.

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, East Grinstead
NHS sessions at Brighton, Uckfield and East Surrey Hospital
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01342 837 072
Private secretary telephone number:
01342 837 072
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr John Tighe is a consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Spire Gatwick Park private hospital in Horley, Surrey offering private appointments to patients in Surrey and Sussex in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

Mr John Tighe qualified in dentistry in Bristol in 1986 and medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London in 1995. He holds full surgical fellowships from the London Royal College of Surgeons in both dental and general surgery as well as the intercollegiate exit fellowship in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead in 2002 with a special interest in head and neck cancer surgery and is a core member of the Brighton head and neck cancer multidisciplinary team. He is currently lead clinician in his department and the hospital Clinical Director of Head and Neck Services at East Grinstead.

Mr Tighe is widely experienced in all aspects of oral surgery and has particular interests in dental implantology, head and neck surgical dermatology, management of disorders of the salivary glands and head and neck malignancy.

Personal profile:
I live in Sussex with my wife and 4 children. I am the Chairman of the Crowborough Runners, as a keen runner myself I take part in approximately 30 competitive races a year including spring and autumn marathons.              
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Mr John Tighe

Mr John Tighe Oral and maxillofacial surgery Consultant, Horley, Surrey, private hospital specialist.

To find out more about Mr John Tighe or the services he provides please call:
01293 778906

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