About the Team
Dr. Gursharan Kalsi BDS, MFGDP. (GDC No. 65573)
Dr. Gursharan Kalsi qualified at Royal London University Hospital in 1990. After qualifying he continued his career in hospital before focusing on general practice. Having served the local community at the practice as a partner, he became the Principal and Clinical Director in 1996. Since then he has continually updated his skills and has been fortunate enough to have been trained by and worked with some eminent dentists in the world including Dr. Hilt Tatum. Through his skill and experience Dr. Kalsi provides many of the complex and advanced treatments delivered at the practice for local patients as well as patients from various areas in London.
He has undertaken Advanced Postgraduate Orthodontic Training and has successfully been offering orthodontic treatment to both adults and children at the practice since 1997.
Dr. Kalsi’s special interests include providing dental implants and advanced cosmetic dental procedures. He has been taking referrals from other dentists to provide dental implant services for their patients since 2004.
Dr. Kalsi has accreditation/membership with the following organisations:
- British Dental Association
- Association of Dental Implantology
- Clearstep approved practitioner
- Member of Faculty of General Dental Practitioners
- University of Lille certification for Advanced Surgical Implant Techniques
- Member of the association of Sedation and Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD qualified for I.V. sedation)
Dr. Misha Patel BDS, MFGDP (GDC No.78309)
Dr. Misha Patel qualified in 2000 from King’s College London. She joined the practice in 2002 after having travelled to Tanzania to help set up and run a dental clinic.
She gained the postgraduate diploma MFGDP in 2005 with special recognition from the Royal College of Surgeons, and continues to develop her dental skills by regularly attending postgraduate courses.
Dr. Patel is keen in all aspects of General Dentistry with a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, including tooth whitening, tooth coloured restorations and veneers. Because of her calm and relaxed nature, she has gained a reputation of helping nervous patients to cope with dental treatment.
Dr. Fayaz Jetha BDS. (GDC No. 103576)
Dr. Jetha qualified in 2006 and is an associate at the practice. He is has a special interest in endodontics, (root-canal treatment), and is undertaking advanced training at the acclaimed Eastman Dental Hospital leading to a postgraduate diploma. He takes private referrals for complex root-canal cases which fall outside the scope of routine treatment.
His other strengths include providing aesthetic dentistry and minimally invasive and preventative treatment. He is also a registered Clearstep practitioner.
Dr. John Duker LDSRCS, FDSRCS. (GDC No. 67966)
Dr. Duker qualified in 1992 and joined the Oral Surgery Specialist Register in 1997. He provides advanced minor oral surgery services at the practice and many of his patients are referred from several of the dental practices in Croydon.
Due to his specialist status, Dr. Duker can provide many of the minor oral surgery treatments which normally are only provided in hospitals.
Patients who live outside the Borough can benefit from his vast skill and experience by private appointment.
Dr. Yogesh Patel BDS. (GDC No. 115003)
Dr. Yogesh Patel qualified in 2006 at the Barts & London University Hospital.
Dr. Patel works part-time at Lancaster House Dental Practice where he takes great pride in providing general dental treatment to our patients. As well as NHS care he offers the full range of private cosmetic treatments.
Dr. Rajiv Ruwala BDS. (GDC No. 154392)
Rajiv qualified from Kings College London in 2008 and is the most recent dentist to join the practice. His main interests are endodontics (root canal treatment) and periodontics (gum treatment). Dr. Ruwala is a keen advocate of pain-free, relaxed dentistry and puts patients at ease with his calm manner. He also currently undertakes Botox® treatment and will be shortly offering chemical peels and dermal fillers.