Shaam Shamsi qualified from the Royal London in 1994 and is the Clinical Director for Horizons Dental Centre in Staffordshire. He has an interest in cosmetic and Implant dentistry. As a former lecturer in the restorative department at Manchester Dental School teaching final year students, he continues to instil this ethos of learning with his students and course delegates.
Shaam has been involved with Dental Foundation Training since 2001, teaching and mentoring new graduates in practice. In 2008, he was appointed to the post of Training Programme Director in Midlands & East and is responsible for running the training schemes at Stafford County Hospital & Royal Stoke hospital.
His other roles include Specialist Advisor for the CQC, LDC Board member for North & South Staffordshire and senior examiner for Overseas Registration examination in London, Royal College of Surgeon’s LDS examination and the MFDS in Edinburgh.
In 2006, he acquired a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ethics and Law and has worked as a Clinical panellist for the GDC’s Dental Complaints Service. In December 2020, Shaam completed his 10 year appointment sitting as a panellist for the GDC’s Fitness to Practice procedures adjudicating matters on clinical and professional misconduct. In 2021, he recently set up with a colleague the first ever PG Cert in Dental Risk Mitigation to help mentor colleagues in the profession facing Fitness to practice allegations.
Shaam lectures nationally and internationally on Medico-Legal matters and in the last 8 years, he has been well known for his lecture on ‘Raising Medico-Legal Awareness in Implant Dentistry’ for many established organisations.
He was recently appointed on the Council for Medical Protection Society Advisory Board and presents the Risks Management workshops for Dental Protection Society. He also sits on Committee for Barts and the London Alumni.
Shaam was recently awarded his Fellowship by the College of General Dentistry, London and the Faculty of Dental Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Outside dentistry he is blessed with a wife and 3 children but also enjoys sport, photography, and is a keen traveller to different countries