Mr Omar Hussain

Name and qualifications



Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Year Qualified


Consultant appointment


Clinical interests

Surgery of the head & neck, oral surgery, head & neck skin cancer surgery

Specialising in

• Oral surgery (mouth & teeth surgery) – wisdom teeth, dental extractions, cysts, exposure of teeth / removal of canines, dental abscess drainage, oral mucosal (lining) disorders

•Temporomandibular joint (jaw joint problems) and facial pain – arthrocentesis / arthroscopy, open TMJ surgery, TMJ replacement

•Head and neck cutaneous lesions (skin cancer) – skin biopsy or excision and reconstruction using local / regional skin flaps / skin grafts

•Implants – extra-oral and intra-oral implants, bone grafting, preprosthetic surgery, sinus lifts

•Trauma – fracture of mandible (lower jaw) and maxilla (upper jaw), naso-orbital-ethmoid frontal (mid face) bones, fractures of zygoma (cheek bone), orbital floor (eye socket), nasal fracture

•Salivary gland problems – surgery and management of parotid, submandibular and sublingual glands, ranulas and mucocele

•Orthognathic (facial deformity surgery) – mandibular (lower jaw) and maxillary (upper jaw) osteotomy (surgical realignment), malar (cheek bone) / orbital (eye socket) osteotomy (surgically realignment), distraction osteogenesis (new bone formation using devices to correct facial deformities), genioplasty (chin realignment/ reduction / augmentation).

•Medico-legal reporting

Professional Profile

Mr Hussain is a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Specialty Lead within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department.

He is registered with the General Dental Council and as a specialist with the General Medical Council in the UK. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) is a unique specialty treating conditions such as head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, temporo-mandibular joint disorders, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infection.

Mr Hussain is a dually qualified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMFS) and has been through medical & dental education and training pathway for dental surgery, general surgery (CT) and specialty lead of OMFS and orthodontic department.

He is a clinical trainer and holds honorary senior clinical lecturer post and is also an examiner for the University of Sheffield. He is also an examiner at the RCS of Ireland.


Professional Associations

• Irish Medical Organisation

•European Association of CranioMaxilloFacial Surgeons

•Medical Protection Society

•British Medical Association

•AO CMF Foundation member

•Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

•British Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Association

Website link


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01709 464200 




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