Dr Ian Corbett is a Consultant in Oral Surgery with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals’ NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University’s School of Dental Sciences.
Ian graduated from Newcastle University and King’s College, University of London, and holds a PhD in pathology. He has over 20 years’ experience in oral surgery. Ian is Convenor of Dental Examinations, past chair of the Specialty Advisory Board, and on Council for RCS Edinburgh, Chair of the Tricollegiate Specialty Membership Examinations Executive and member of the SAC for Oral Surgery.
He has a research interest and international recognition in the field of dental anaesthesia, having published extensively, lectured internationally, and was awarded a European Federation for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry prize. He is past chair of the Dental Anaesthesiology Research Group and Council Member of IADR.
Ian provides an extensive oral surgery referral service, specialising in treating patients with complex oral surgery needs, the management of dentally anxious patients, and surgery for orthodontic patients and young adults, having developed a clinical referral network of Orthodontists in the North of England and a multidisciplinary service. He performs the majority of orthodontic surgery in the region, which also makes up a large part of his private practice.