Consultant Profile

Mr Martin Douglas Paley

Mr Martin Douglas Paley MB ChB, BDS, FFDRCSI, FRCSEd, FRCSEd(OMFS)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
    • Facial surgery
    • Head and neck surgery
    • Oral surgery
Special clinical interests:

Head and neck cancer and its reconstruction including facial skin cancer and salivary gland disease.

Research interests:

Speech and swallowing function following treatment for oropharyngeal cancer.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, St Johns Hospital, Livingston
Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dental Institute, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

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

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Personal email address:
Tuesday afternoon
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I provide consultation and treatment for all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery including dentoalveolar surgery, salivary gland surgery, maxillofacial trauma, oral medicine and orofacial pathology including facial skin cancer.

I qualified in 1989 (BDS) and 1997 (MBChB) and undertook my specialist training in North Wales followed by a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology in Liverpool. My area of special interest is head and neck cancer and reconstruction of the mouth and jaw using microvascular techniques.

Personal profile:

I am married with two daughters and a son and enjoy climbing, skiing and sailing when time allows.

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Mr Martin Douglas Paley

Mr Martin Douglas Paley Oral and maxillofacial surgery Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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