Mr Kavin A. Andi BDS (Lon) MB BS (Lon) PgCert Med Ed FHEA (UK) MFDSRCSEng FRCSEd FRCS (OMFS)
is an award-winning UK accredited Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial/ Head and Neck Surgeon and Clinical Director of The London Head & Neck Clinic.

Mr Andi has a special interest in Head & Neck Surgery and Reconstruction and was ranked first in the UK amongst maxillofacial, plastic and ear, nose and throat surgeons for the prestigious UK Interface Head & Neck Fellowships by the Joint Committee for Higher Surgical Training.

Mr Andi’s private practice also incorporates the management of wisdom teeth, dental implants, salivary gland disease and fractures to facial skeleton.

A leading expert on 3D planning for facial reconstruction Mr Andi is past President of The Institute of Reconstructive Sciences and has presented his work at national and international scientific meetings. His specialist research interests include vision assistive technologies, artificial intelligence and robotic surgery for which he is the recipient of awards from the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, The Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetics and The International Association for Surgical Prosthetics and Epithetics.

Mr Andi holds a unique position in London as the only Maxillofacial Surgeon commended for a Top Doctor’s Award two years in a row! Mr Andi’s clinical work at St George’s Hospital, London, has also been recognised in the form of a Clinical Excellence Award.

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GMC SPECIALIST REGISTRATION:

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

After completing dual qualifications in medicine and dentistry at Bart’s and The London Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Mr Andi undertook his basic surgical training in Essex and then returned to the London Deanery Higher Surgical Training Programme in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at The Royal London Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, University College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. Following his FRCS award, he was ranked first in the UK by the Joint Committee for Higher Surgical Training at an interview for the Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Training Fellowship Programme. This was successfully completed at Guys’ Hospital, alongside the award of Fellowship of The Higher Education Academy. Mr Andi’s areas of interest include augmented reality, robotic surgery and 3D virtual surgical planning, for which he was award the prestigious 2012 Norman Rowe Clinical Prize by the British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons. Mr Andi is the recipient of a Clinical Excellence Award from St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2015), the J.N. Kidd award from the Institute of Reconstructive Sciences 2016, and the Annual College Prize in Clinical Dentitistry awarded by the University of London, 1997. Mr Andi has carried out pioneering research at St George’s, University of London Medical School where he is also an honorary senior clinical lecturer. He is a core member of the Head & Neck and Skin Cancer tumour boards and past President of The Institute of Reconstructive Sciences in conjunction with his role as a faculty member of The London Deanery School of Surgery and Regional Speciality Advisor to The Royal College of Surgeons.

CURRENT POSTS

  • CONSULTANT MAXILLOFACIAL / HEAD & NECK SURGEON

    St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • CONSULTANT MAXILLOFACIAL / HEAD & NECK SURGEON

    Croydon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

  • REGIONAL SPECIALITY ADVISOR LONDON SOUTH

    British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons/ Royal College of Surgeons of England.

  • EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISOR

    London Deanery School of Surgery

  • SPECIALIST REVIEWER

    Macmillan Cancer Support

  • EXTERNAL EXAMINER

    Kings College University of London

CLINICAL INTERESTS

  • Surgery for advanced cancers of the face, mouth, neck and jaws
  • Complex facial reconstruction and revision surgery
  • Dental implants and oral rehabilitation
  • Salivary gland problems
  • Jaw joint problems
  • Trauma and complex wisdom teeth
  • Surgical dermatology
  • 3D planning
  • Augmented reality applications in the head and neck

PERSONAL PROFILE

Born in Arua, Uganda, Kavin now lives in London with his wife and three children. Mr Andi enjoys cycling, swimming and design/technology.
His passion for advanced 3D technology including augmented reality has formed the basis of much of his research work which focuses on improving the lives of his patients.

Mr Andi is the co-founder of The Huduma Head and Neck Foundation; a charity which aims to improve surgical training, education and care for individuals in Africa afflicted by head and neck disease.

HONOURS & AWARDS

  • Top Doctors Award 2018
  • Top Doctors Award 2017
  • The J.N. Kidd Award for Innovation
  • Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Norman Rowe Clinical Prize 2012
  • Bond Solon Civil Procedure Rules for Expert Witnesses Certificate
  • Distinction in Oral Surgery
  • Distinction in Major Surgery Case Study
  • Annual College Prize in Clinical Dentistry

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Maxillofacial Surgery 3rd Ed. 2017 – Book chapter.

Management of metastatic neck disease – summary of the 11th Evidence Based Management Day.O’Hara, J., Simo, R., McQueen, A., Andi, K., Lester, S., Giddings, C., Repanos, C., Moor, J., Kelly, C., Jennings, C., Wilson, J. & Paleri, V.Clinical Otolaryngology Volume 39, Issue 1, pages 3–5, 2. 2014.

Interim results of the sentinel European node trial (SENT). Schilling C, Gurney B, Andi K , McGurk M. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngology (2012) 269:1311 – 1410.

‘Black Bone’ MRI Planning for Fibula Free Flap Reconstruction; A Preliminary Study.K. Andi , J-P, Jeannon, T Coward, M McGurK. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2012.

Penetrating craniofacial injuries through the ages. S.J. Camp, S. Joshi, K. Andi , G.H. Alusi, A. Elsmore, H.I. Sabin. British Journal of Neurosurgery, August 2008; 22(4): 484 – 485.

Development of a Facial Injury Severity Score: Do Military Casualties require additional consideration?JJ Lee, K Andi. Royal Army Medical Corps Vol 156, No.3; Sep 2010. pages 179-80.

Infraorbital modification of the Weber-Ferguson flap.K. Andi, S.B. Holmes, I.L. Hutchison. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery 48 2010; 44–45.

Can orbital fat, muscle and haematoma be differentiated using computer tomography region of interest analysis in the evaluation of orbital floor injures?K. Andi, J. Makdissi, S.B. Holmes. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Volume 47, Issue 7 , Pages e64-e65, October 2009.

Collecting the evidence for research.K. Andi, N.A. Ali, J.L.B. Carter, I.L. Hutchison. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2009 Volume 47, Issue 7, Pages e58-e59.

Airway obstruction following unilateral fracture of mandible.K. Andi, Z. Killick, SB. Holmes. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008 vol. 36 pp. S235-S235.

Facial dog bites; a seven-year series of emergency department presentation at Barts and The London NHS Trust and case review.S Ratcliffe, K. Andi, SB Holmes. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008 vol. 46 (7) pp. e30-e30.

Changing patterns: 17,800 Maxillo-Facial trauma & emergencies .K. Andi, C. Bridle, R. Bhardwaj, N. Perera, S. Somasunderen,B. Patel. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008 vol. 36 pp. S109-S109.

New software for the Maxillo-Facial trauma & emergencies team.K. Andi, N.A. Ali, J.L.B. Carter, I.L. Hutchison. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008 vol. 36 pp. S114-S114.

A prospective review of paediatric oral & Maxillo-Facial surgery trauma & emergencies presenting to the Royal London Hospital 2000–2007.Raman Bhardwaj, K. Andi. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 2008; 46 (7).

The etymology of names presenting to a London hospital.K. Andi. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008 vol. 36 pp. S240-S240.Are All Articulators Equal?K. Andi ,L Zou,T Macdonald, N Ali. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008 vol. 36 pp. S230-S230.

Orthodontic Bracket Modification to Facilitate Exposure and Bonding of Impacted Teeth.S Gowrishankar, K. Andi, R Marinho, J.L.B Carter. British Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2008; Dec;46 (8):688.

The effect of sodium lauryl sulphate on the morphology of human ventral tongue.Cruchley AT, Andi K, Williams DM. Journal of Dental Research (1996) 75:1192.

Advanced Digital Planning for Head & Neck reconstruction.8th International Conference of the American Head & Neck Society, Toronto, Canada. This paper was selected 1st from 1400 abstracts in the ‘Best of Clinical I‘ proffered paper section.

Interim Results of the European Sentinel Node Trial (SENT).European Head & Neck Society Scientific Meeting, Poznan, Poland.

‘Black Bone’ MRI planning for fibula free flap reconstruction; a preliminary study.British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, London.Norman Rowe Clinical Prize Winner.

Collecting the Evidence for Research.British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, Cardiff.

Changing Patterns: 17,800 Maxillo-Facial Trauma & Emergencies.XIX Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Bologna.

New Software for the Maxillo-Facial Trauma & EmergenciesTeam XIX Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Bologna.

5000 Consecutive Emergency Referrals to a Maxillo-Facial unit. What the Data Tells Us.British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, Killarney, Ireland.

Ethnicity and Maxillo-Facial trauma – Are they related?British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, Killarney, Ireland.

Pocket PC: A Trauma and Emergencies Database.British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, Killarney, Ireland.

A Maxillo-Facial Trauma and Emergencies Database.British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, Bournemouth.

A Clinical Orthognathic Database.British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons annual scientific meeting, Bournemouth.

Head and neck sarcomas: treatment modalities and outcomes – The Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Experience.

The Royal College of Surgeons Presidents Meeting; Surgical Outcomes.On behalf of the British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons.

Efficient Data Collection Using the Web.Association of British Academic Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, London.

Weight Loss, Dysphagia & Hyper-nasality.143rd Semon Club, Guy’s Hospital, London.

Surgical Treatment Planning in The Third Dimension.The Royal Society of Medicine.

New Frontiers in Digital Technology.National Fellows in Training Annual Conference, Oxford,

Mobile Dental Care: Outcomes vs Expectations.South African High Commission, London.

Advanced Digital Technology in Head and Neck Reconstruction; An Update.Guy’s and St Thomas’ Maxillo-Facial Meeting.

Facial Reanimation; Looking Towards The Future.Luton & Dunstable Postgraduate Meeting.

Which Reconstructive Method Would You Use? Barts and The London Reconstruction Grand Round.

Hemimandibular Hyperplasia: What Would You Do? Barts and The London Orthognathic Grand Round.

Invited Lectures and Reviews.

The 9th London Head & Neck Dissection Course. Lecturer and Anatomy Demonstrator.

The Royal Marsden Hospital; Technological Advancements in Head & Neck Oncology.

BAOMS Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin. Digital Planning Techniques for Every Surgeon. Tomorrow’s World Today.

Inverness Regional Maxillo-Facial Unit; Developing Advanced Digital Applications for Reconstructive Head & Neck Surgery.

The 8th London Head & Neck Dissection Course. Lecturer and Anatomy Demonstrator.

11th Evidence Based Management Day on Head and Neck Cancer Metastatic Neck disease.

Current Status of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in the Head & Neck Cancer. ENT UK, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic British Association of Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, London. Improving the Recording of Surgical Outcomes.

Journal of Neurological & Skull Base Surgery. Paper peer reviewer.

Into the Orbit 2010, Tewin Hall, Hertfordshire. A national symposium on the management of orbital injuries.

Originally Authoured Software.

iOncology: Head & Neck SurgeryA cross platform research tool optimised for the iOS and other tablet devices.

Moving beyond DAHNO, A Practical Head and Neck Online System for the MDT. Web 2.0 Application. K.Andi, M McGurk.

Developing the Tools for a National Audit of Maxillo-Facial Injuries. Web 2.0 Application. K. Andi, I. Hutchison.

iHead & Neck. iPhone/Mac. K. Andi. A personal head & neck cancer tool.

A Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Trauma and Emergencies Database. Windows/Mac. K. Andi, N. Ali, J. Carter, I. Hutchison.

A Maxillo-Facial Trauma and Emergencies Tool for SHO’s. Windows/Linux. Ali N, Andi KA, Carter JLB, Smith A.

A Clinical Orthognathic Training Repository. Windows. Andi K, Pinto P, Carter JLB.

Computer Assisted Learning Series; ABC of Zygomatic Fractures. Windows. Andi KA, Reynolds P, Aiken A.

Mr Andi collaborates with several team members who have specific expertise in Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery, Facial Deformity Surgery, Radiology, Cosmetic Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Dietetics.

       AWARDS

  • Top Doctors Award 2018
  • Top Doctors Award 2017
  • The IASPE Innovation Award 2016
  • The J.N. Kidd Award for Innovation 2016
  • NHS Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Norman Rowe Clinical Prize 2012
  • Distinction in Oral Surgery Award
  • Distinction in Major Surgery Award
  • Annual College Prize in Clinical Dentistry

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