Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Facial Cosmetic & Aesthetic Surgeon
FRCS (OMFS Gold Medal), MBBS, BSc, BDS
GDC No. , GMC No. 6027909
Mr. Alan Parbhoo is a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Bedford and the Luton & Dunstable University Hospitals. After he completed higher surgical training he was appointed to a Royal College of Surgeons of England approved and fully accredited Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship. He won the Gold Medal for the FRCS(OMFS) examination which is awarded to one candidate per year for the best performance throughout Great Britain and Ireland in the final intercollegiate specialty examination. He has completed post-graduate training in the use of medical lasers and is a member of the British Medical Laser Association.
At Bedford Hospital he is Clinical Lead for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Lead of the Facial Deformity Multi-Disciplinary Team (Maxillofacial Surgery & Orthodontics) and Deputy Chair of the Skin Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team (Dermatology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Oncology, Pathology & Plastic Surgery).
Mr. Parbhoo performs most types of oral, maxillofacial and plastic surgery on the face and neck. His subspecialty interests in are skin cancer and reconstruction, facial deformity surgery (jaw correction/orthognathic surgery, rhinoplasty, genioplasty), cosmetic surgery (removal of skin blemishes, skin resurfacing, rhinoplasty, genioplasty, cheek augmentation, otoplasty, minor facelifts, scar revision), and treatment of jaw joint disorders. Mr. Parbhoo has experience of using different types of medical laser for cosmetic and medical treatment of skin and mouth conditions and vascular (blood vessel) blemishes and malformations. He has been instrumental in introducing 3D virtual surgery and surgical planning as well as custom made surgical implants in the Beds, Herts & Bucks Maxillofacial Network.
Mr. Parbhoo has developed an interest and expertise in skin care (peri-operative, preventative and facial rejuvenation) as he understands that the holistic approach to surgery is often overlooked. Managing the skin before and after surgery to support and nurture it to keep it looking healthy can have an big impact on emotional and social well being.
Mr. Parbhoo is pro-active about obtaining patient feedback privately and in the NHS and uses the I Want Great Care website for feedback and ongoing medical revalidation. He is the recipient of a 5 star award for patient care.
Mr. Parbhoo has a degree in Molecular Biology and Molecular Oncology (as well as medical and dental degrees) for which he was awarded a First with Honours as well as the Research Prize for his dissertation. He is an Supervisor for Dental Trainees and Higher Surgical Trainees in Maxillofacial Surgery. He has published papers and presented many research projects in international and national settings. He has been awarded a number of prizes and awards for his research and audit work. He is a reviewer for three UK based peer reviewed surgical journals and an invited reviewer for the International Journal of Dermatology. He teaches on several international and national courses supported by the Royal College of Surgeons and the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.