Darryl M Coombes

Darryl M Coombes


Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Darryl Coombes was appointed as a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon at the world famous Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead in 2008. He is dual qualified in both dentistry and medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of both England and Edinburgh.

Following qualification in dental surgery (BDS) from King's College hospital, University of London in 1993, Darryl undertook his early training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for 3 years at King's College Hospital and St George's Hospital, London.

In 1996 Darryl was awarded the gold medal for the examination for the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS). At this time he also gained entry onto the General Dental Council (GDC) Specialist list in Oral Surgery. He then returned to King's College Hospital and read medicine graduating in 2000 as a medical doctor (MBBS).

Following general surgical training at The Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading and Frimley Park Hospital Surrey, he was awarded the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2003 (MRCSEd).

He then subsequently undertook higher surgical specialist training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for the next 5 years at the Royal Surrey County Hospital Guildford, Guy's, King's and St Thomas' hospitals, London and Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead.

In 2006 he passed the Intercollegiate Examination in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEdOMFS). In 2007 he obtained his Completion Certificate of Training (CCT) in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and was entered on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist List in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Darryl has a broad experience in Oral & Facial surgery. His areas of specialist clinical interests are oral surgery, including wisdom teeth removal , salivary gland surgery, reconstructive facial surgery, surgery for facial trauma and aesthetic facial surgery. Darryl also treats patients with skin cancer of the head, neck and face and is a designated member of the specialist skin cancer unit at the Queen Victoria Hospital.

As a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Darryl is also involved in teaching, training and the continuing education of junior surgeons. He has lectured and presented scientific papers, both nationally and internationally, and is currently an associate editor of the British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Darryl also undertakes Medico-Legal work. Mr Coombes recently received a Knighthood from Malta for his medical and surgical services.

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