Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Mr Luke Cascarini is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial,
Head and Neck Surgeon who consults privately at a number of London hospitals
and nearer his home in Beckenham. He treats any condition that affects the
mouth, neck, jaw and face - from impacted wisdom teeth to facial trauma, from
salivary gland stones to head and neck cancer, from dental implants to complex
He is one of the most highly experienced surgeons in
temporomandibular joints (TMJ) replacement surgery in the UK, carrying out the
majority of these operations performed in the South of England.
Luke has led the field in the use of platelet rich
fibrinogen and stem cell therapy in conjunction with minimally invasive
arthroscopy TMJ surgery. He is also a
pioneer in the use of extended joint reconstructive surgery. He is a member of the European Society of
Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons.
In salivary gland surgery Luke has published and lectured on
minimally invasive salivary gland surgery, including tumour removal and stone
removal. In trauma surgery Luke provides the latest techniques including
computer aided designed reconstructive implants for orbital fractures.
In head and neck oncology Luke is trained in robotic
surgery, micro surgical reconstruction (free flap reconstruction), laser
surgery and electrochemotherapy.
Luke also provides expertise in oral medicine and pre
malignant lesions precipitating early diagnosis.
Luke provides dental implants both for naturally lost teeth
and also part of the reconstructive process for his oncology patients including
bone grafting and sinus lifts in complex cases.
Luke has published over 50 research papers, written 3
textbooks and numerous other chapters as well as lecturing Nationally and
Internationally. He was Associate Editor
of the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Section Editor
(Trauma) of the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for
over 5 years and continues to provide reviews for these Journals.
BDS University of Bristol 1995
MBChB University of Wales 2000
FDSRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2001
MRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2004
FRCS (OMFS) Intercollegiate 2008
ESTMJS - European Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons
BAOMS - British Association Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
BAHNO - British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
BMA - British Medical Association
GMC - General Medical Council