GDC Number: 58592
Ian Needleman joined the practice in 1987 following completion of his specialist clinical training in periodontics at Guy's Hospital. This was followed by posts in periodontology at the London Hospital Medical College and the UCL Eastman Dental Institute. He also holds the Fellowship in Dental Surgery, Membership in Restorative Dentistry and PhD. He was appointed Honorary Consultant to UCLH NHS Foundation Trust in 2007.
Ian is a leader in the development of periodontology both nationally and internationally. He is also Professor of Periodontology and Evidence-Informed Healthcare at UCL Eastman Dental Institute where he is involved in the education and training of specialists and runs a clinical research programme looking at improving periodontal treatment outcomes. Ian is a very active provider of periodontology training for general dental practice and is engaged in initiatives to develop periodontal care with the British Society of Periodontology and the Department of Health.