MBE MFGDP(UK) Dip. Con. Sedation LLB (Hons)
GDC Registration number 60126
Shiv qualified with an Honours degree BDS (Hons) in 1985 from Newcastle Dental School. He gained further postgraduate qualifications after graduation namely a Membership from the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners MFGDP(UK) and the Diploma in Conscious Sedation from Newcastle Dental School in 1992. He also has a degree in law (LLB Hons) from Northumbria University which he obtained in 1996. He has also completed an 18 month postgraduate training course in Implant Dentistry at Sheffield Dental Hospital in 2008.
Shiv has many varied interests in dentistry. He is a Dental Clinical Adviser to the Northern Area Commissioning Team and also a Postgraduate Dental Tutor with Health Education North East. These are appointments he has held since 1996. He is also a part-time Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle Dental Hospital in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. He previously chaired the Professional Conduct Committee at the General Dental Council in London, a role that he held from 2004.
In 2009 he was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Shiv, has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, implants and the treatment of anxious patients using sedation. Outside of dentistry Shiv is a keen sportsman having completed a number of Great North Runs and plays team squash regularly in the Northumbria League.