Dr Raj Kumar has over 10 years’ experience in writing reports and audits for dental surgeons and lawyers in matters arising from patient and regulatory complaints.
Dr Kumar qualified from Guys Hospital in 1989 with a BDS. In 1990 he obtained his LDS RCS from the Royal College of Surgeons London.
He worked as an NHS dentist from 1990 and set up a private practice in 1995 in the West End of London. For the last 10 years Dr Kumar has been involved in discussions with local dental committees, primary care trusts, the General Dental Council, the Dental Complaints Service with regards to helping colleagues with either patient or regulatory complaints.
He has been at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry since 1995 and started placing dental implants soon after.
He has expertise on breach and causation. Dental regulatory guidelines and those of independent dental associations. He has worked closely with regulators, indemnifiers, lawyers, mentees and patients. He is fully compliant with Part 35 rules.
Experienced in assessing patient complaints, record card assessment, record keeping and assessing the patient consent process. Has worked closely with regulators, indemnifiers, lawyers, mentees and patients. He has acted as a mediator for patients as well.
Doctor Kumar as an ability to read into patient treatments and to decipher the important tracts that relate to consent and treatment provided.
Having a good understanding of dental guidelines and expert literature helps Dr Kumar to create informative and corresponding medical legal reports.
Areas of expertise include;
Emergency dental care
Treatment planning and diagnosis
Routine dental treatment including:
Root canal treatment
Fixed bridge work
Complex dental treatment including: