Dr. Tahir Mirza is a highly qualified U.K. trained Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with over 10 years of experience in his specialty. He attained both his medical and dental degrees from the highly prestigious King’s College London prior to further training in Otolaryngology and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Having completed higher OMFS training, he attained a U.K. Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and FRCS (OMFS). He then went on to seek further sub-specialty experience in areas of interest such as microvasular reconstruction, orthognathic and sleep apnea surgery from world-renowned experts in Europe, the U.S.A. and Taiwan.
He has expertise in a wide range of surgeries related to the head & neck, specifically oral cancer with microvascular reconstruction, benign and malignant salivary surgery, facial trauma, orthognathic and sleep apnea surgeries. He is extremely proficient in complex dental extractions, the management of oral lesions, cysts and masses as well as sinus/bone augmentation and dental implant placement.
He has provided his expertise at several leading hospitals in the U.K. for over a decade before relocating to The Middle East and joining VPS Healthcare. He has undertaken a number of additional qualifications during his career including a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education and teaches in various national and regional courses in the U.K. He also regularly attends international conferences and specialized training courses to keep his own knowledge up to date. He is well-published in the medical literature and is a reviewer for the British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He has also recently co-authored a book chapter in a leading international Otolaryngology textbook.