Dean-Elect and Director of the Dental Examinations' Board
FDSRCPS MBChB FRCS FRCS (OMFS)
Andrew was born in Dundee where he qualified in dentistry in 1987. A period of junior positions in Oral & maxillofacial Surgery followed then gained FDS from the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow in 1993. He went to medical school qualifying MBChB from the University of Aberdeen in 1998. Basic surgical training was in the West of Scotland gaining FRCS in general surgery of the Royal College of Physicians’ and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1993. He went on to his higher surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the North West of England gaining the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2006. His is currently Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at The Royal Preston Hospital specialising in the surgical correction of facial deformity and facial trauma.
Within the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow he is Director of Dental Examinations. In additional he is an International Associate Director establishing overseas education and training. He is also a Regional Advisor for the North West of England, the Dean-Elect of the Faculty and will become the Vice President (Dental) in November 2019.