Jigar studied Dentistry in Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas Dental Institute in London and undertook further training in the fields of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. He was awarded membership to the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons following this period of further training.
Jigar subsequently completed five years of full time specialist and consultant training at Birmingham Dental Hospital and upon graduation was honoured to have been awarded the British Orthodontic Society Medal. An award given by the British Orthodontic Society panel of consultant and specialist judges to only one individual upon graduation in recognition of having completed the best treated patient cases.
In addition to clinical work he actively examines, teaches and lectures. He is involved with dental professional examinations as an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. He has extensively lectured and presented both nationally and internationally including being invited to present his work at both the British and American National Orthodontic Conferences. Jigar has also had his work published in multiple professional peer-reviewed journals.
He is currently a part-time NHS consultant at East & North Hertfordshire Trust where he treats an array of complex multi-disciplinary cases and provides advice for specialist colleagues and general practitioners. He is in a unique position to be able to offer and provide the very latest and cutting-edge treatments to patients.
Jigar Patel is proud to be amongst a small, select number of UK clinicians qualified to a consultant and specialist level.