Mr Kandasamy Ganesan
Consultant Oral Surgeon
BDS, MDS(OMFS), MFDS RCS (Eng), FFD RCSI (Oral Med and Oral Surg)
I specialise in the management of deeply impacted wisdom teeth, neonatal tongue tie and the management of cysts of the maxillofacial skeleton. I have performed over several thousands (on average 600 - 700 cases a year) of oral surgical procedures over the last five years as a consultant oral surgeon. Most commonly I perform surgical removal of teeth, exposures of impacted teeth and the surgical management of cysts in the maxillofacial region.
I have operated on over 150 adolescents with severely displaced and highly morbid teeth, utilising unique surgical planning with 3D CBCT scan. This careful planning ensures preserved bone and minimal complications. Additionally, I set up and manage a centralised neonatal tongue tie service for the region. I have seen over 1,200 neonates and have carried out over 600 releases in the last five years. I have been a consultant oral surgeon since September 2011 and previously an associate specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery since 2008.
I organise and run an annual oral surgery symposium at national level, delivering a high standard of education for oral surgeons and other healthcare clinicians to improve the standard and delivery of care in oral surgery.
I'm a teacher and trainer for postgraduate dentists who specialise in oral surgery and am a senior lecturer at the University of Leeds. In addition to my clinical work I am an honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds. I'm also an Editorial Reviewer for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
I welcome appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP letter of referral.
I am available for appointments at Spire Wellesley Hospital on Wednesday evenings.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Kandasamy Ganesan at Spire include:
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Spire Hartswood Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
BDS, MDS / MGR Medical University, Chennai / 1999
Bachelor or Dental Surgery, Master in Dental Surgery (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery in Royal College of Surgeons, England
Fellowship in Dental Surgery (oral surgery, oral medicine) in Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Association of Tongue Tie Practitioners
British Association of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologists
Examiner for Membership in Faculty Dentistry in Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
Examiner for Membership in Faculty Dentistry in Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Examiner for Membership in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow)
I have authored/co-authored articles entitled:
1. Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the mandible secondary to postural pressure
2. Duplex in the assessment of the free radial forearm flaps: Is it time to change practice?
3. Bilateral procedures in maxillofacial surgery in the United Kingdom: survey of higher trainees' performance and experience
4. Traumatic subperiosteal haematoma of the orbit: a report of 2 cases
5. A simple method to hold the ramus retractor
Consultant Oral Surgeon, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds.
My time away from the hospital is spent with my children, and I'm involved in most of their activities. I play cricket and am a collage-maker turning pictures from magazines into personal statements. These provide the perfect balance to the stresses and strains of the work environment.
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