Mr Nicholas Kalavrezos, Consultant Maxillofacial/Head & Neck Reconstructive Surgeon
Mr Kalavrezos was appointed Consultant Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgeon at UCLH in 2002. He has a sub-speciality interest in oral oncology and microvascularRelating to small blood vessels. reconstruction. His clinical practice also includes surgical treatment of salivary glandAn organ with the ability to make and secrete certain fluids. neoplasms, as well as thyroidA gland in the neck that produces hormones with a role in controlling metabolism. surgery.
Prior to joining UCLH, his career began at the University Hospital in Zurich where he had expertise in the management of craniofacial traumaA physical injury or emotionally painful event.. He later joined Liverpool, Mount Vernon, St Bart's and the Royal London, with the emphasis on head and neck oncology and microvascular surgery.
As one of the Harley Street Clinic's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, he is doubly qualified in Medicine and Dentistry with specialist training and experience which gives him an unparalleled understanding of the surgical anatomy and pathology of the mouth, face and neck.
Mr Kalavrezos leads a specialist team of doctors, managing a wide variety of pathology from white patches of the mouth to neck lumps. His interests include diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of the management of advanced head and neck cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. and functional and aesthetic rehabilitationThe treatment of a person with an illness or disability to improve their function and health. following cancer treatment.