Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Mr Luke Cascarini is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial, Head and Neck Surgeon with a Consulting Post at Guy's Hospital. Luke consults privately at other London hospitals and nearer his home in Beckenham. Luke has published over 40 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.
In head and neck oncology Luke is trained in robotic surgery, micro surgical reconstruction (free flap reconstruction), laser surgery and electrochemotherapy.
In temporomandibular joint surgery 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.
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.
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