Meet the Surgeon

Dr. R Chauhan Dental Surgeon & Oral Surgeon

Qualifications: BDS (London), FDSRCS (England), FFDRCS (Ireland)

Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery

After qualifying from the Royal Dental Hospital, London in 1984, Dr. Chauhan entered the NHS hospital service. Having worked in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery units in London (St. Georges Hospital, Whittington Hospital, Royal Free Hospital, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital,), in Hertfordshire (Lister and QEII Hospitals), in Bedfordshire (Bedford Hospital and Luton & Dunstable Hospital) , the Royal Liverpool Hospital in Liverpool, and gaining extensive experience in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and inpatient management and treatment. Dr. Chauhan then moved to Welwyn Garden City taking up a post at the Lister and QEII Hospitals in 1991, and also at the same time setting up a Specialist Oral Surgery practice in Watton at Stone.

During the years of hospital training, Dr. Chauhan gained the Fellowships in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In 2000 he was admitted by the General Dental Council to the Specialist List in Surgical Dentistry and later to the Specialist List in Oral Surgery.

After completing a number of dental implant training courses, in 2003, Dr. Chauhan graduated from a years advanced course in dental implantology at the Tatum Institute in Harley Street, London. Dr. Hilt Tatum (the Institutes Founder, and currently a Professor at Lille University in France) has over the last 30 years invented many of the techniques used in dental implantology today.

Dr. Chauhan currently works as a Specialist in Oral Surgery for the East & North Herts NHS Trust (Lister & QEII Hospitals). He is one the chosen providers for Minor Oral Surgery Procedures in Primary Care for the East and North Herts NHS Trust, carrying out this work for the NHS at his Clinic in Watton at Stone. He also specialises in dental implantology.

Dr. Chauhan is a member of a number of dental organisations:

• The British Dental Association

• The British Association of Oral Surgeons

• The Association of Dental Implantology

• The Tatum Institute of Implantology

• The British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

• The Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry