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Mr David Laugharne

Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeon
Based in: Derby

GMC registration 4640000

Mr Laugharne qualified in medicine from Nottingham University, and dentistry from Manchester University. He undertook higher surgical training in the Trent rotation where he gained experience in a wide range of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Mr Laugharne was appointed Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Surgeon at the Royal Derby Hospital in 2008. He undertakes general oral, maxillofacial surgery and has a specialist interest in head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery, benign and malignant salivary gland disease and facial trauma. He is a core member of the Head & Neck multi-disciplinary team.

He is one of the few Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeons undertaking transoral robotically assisted surgery.

He is a member of AO UK faculty lecturing and teaching surgeons on the management of facial trauma and facial reconstructive surgery. He also treats benign and malignant facial skin lesions.

He has been clinical lead in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for 10 years, has been Training Programme Director for HEE East Midlands and is currently Vice Chair of the Specialist Advisory Committee OMFS, The Joint Committee on Surgical Training, Royal Collage of Surgeons. He is dedicated to the education and training of surgeons for  the future.

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Areas of expertise

  • Oral and Maxillofacial
  • Head & Neck and reconstructive Surgery
  • Robotic head & neck surgery

Services provided

  • Dentoalveolar surgery including wisdom teeth, simple teeth extractions & jaw cysts removal
  • Neck lumps
  • Orofacial/head & neck cancer
  • Salivary gland surgery including minimally invasive / sialendoscopy
  • Facial trauma
  • Head & neck skin lesions

Clinic times

  • Tuesday mornings
  • Thursday afternoon

Specialist interests

  • Head & neck oncology and reconstructive surgery
  • Benign and malignant salivary gland disease
  • Facial trauma
  • Benign and malignant facial skin cancers
  • Dentoalveolar surgery

Insurers registered with

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • WPA


Mr David Laugharne does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr David Laugharne does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr David Laugharne does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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