Stephen is the Head of the Dental Division at MDDUS and is a Specialist in Oral Surgery who qualified in London in 1984. After five years in full time hospital practice he went in to general dental practice in Oxford. He continued to work part-time in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the John Radcliffe Hospital until 2000, when he joined Dental Protection. He converted his practice to a largely private referral oral surgery practice when he became a full time adviser at DP in 2007. He continued to work as a visiting specialist in the same practice and at a practice in Bedford until the pandemic commenced. He has undertaken Expert Witness training with Bond Solon.
In December 2017 he left DP and joined MDDUS. In his medico-legal career Stephen’s expertise has been complex GDC cases as his medical law degree included a dissertation on Regulatory Law in UK. He has experience of international regulators and the management of dental and maxillofacial claims in a number of different jurisdictions.