Graduation in Medicine and Surgery at Università degli Studi di Milano in 1981. Academic Specialisation in General Surgery and Maxillo-Facial Surgery at Università di Milano. Chief of the Jaw Reconstructive Surgery and Advanced Implantology Unit of the Center of Diagnostics and Treatment for Head and Neck Diseases at Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Milan since 2000. Head of the Maxillo-Facial Surgery Unit at Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Milan since 2002. Consultant of the Maxillo-Facial Surgery Unit at Istituto Stomatologico Italiano in Milan since 2017. Founding Partner of GISOS (Italian Association of Studies for Osseointegration and Osteosynthesis). Author and co-author of over 100 scientific publications. Lecturer on the occasion of national and international courses and conferences.
Education & Achievements
Dr Samintharaj Kumar graduated in Dentistry (BDS) from Singapore in 2001 and Medicine (MBBS) from London in 2006. During his dental undergraduate period, he was the first South-East Asian recipient for the David B. Scott Research Fellowship Award (International Association for Dental Research). He spent the final year elective of his medical degree in the Craniofacial Unit at The Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, Canada.
Dr Kumar’s postgraduate training in England includes rotations in: Anaesthesia/Intensive Care, Infectious Diseases, ENT, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Accident & Emergency, Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery in Singapore.
Specialities & Services Provided
He provides the full clinical spectrum of Dental Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation. He has worked with various Dental Implant systems since 2004 including Nobel Biocare, Dentium, Zeramex, Osstem, Straumann and BioHorizons. He sees patients requiring complex dental rehabilitation or full mouth reconstruction. He accepts referrals for Dental Implant Placement, Sinus Lift Surgery, Complex Bone Augmentation, Periodontal/ Gum Plastic Surgery, Zygomatic Dental Implants/ Tubero Pterygoid Implants, IMDO Surgery, Distraction Osteogenesis, Jaw Surgery which he also performs under intravenous sedation at Nuffield Dental Clinics.
In 2009, he trained under Dr Paulo Malo in Lisbon following which he has been performing All-on-4 Teeth-in-a-Day Implant surgeries and All-on-4 bridge restorations both in England and in Singapore. Dr Kumar was also trained in the Pinhole Surgical Technique by Dr John Chao.
Dr Kumar was awarded a Fellowship to the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology, UK, Academy of Osseointegration and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry amongst others. He now lectures nationally and regionally for topics in Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Dror Shamir is the Head of the Oral and Maxillofacial Department in Bnai-Zion Medical Center in Haifa, Israel.
He graduated his Dental education from Goldshlager Dental School in Tel-Aviv University in 2004. He also accomplished an MSc. Diploma in Cell Biology from Sackler School of Medicine in the same university.
Dr. Shamir graduated his residency in OMFS in Rambam Health Care Campus in 2010 and since then his main clinical practice has been Dento-facial Anomalies and Maxillofacial Reconstruction.
Dr. Shamir participated in the first Noris Medical Zygoma Course in 2015, and since then he became one of the leading experts in this field in Israel.
Dr. Shamir is part of the Maxillofacial training faculty in the Technion Medical School in Haifa, Israel. As part of the training program, Dr. Shamir is responsible for teaching and tutoring 5-th and 6-th year medical students at the Department.
Dr. shamir maintains a private practice limited to maxillofacial and implant dentistry in Haifa, Israel.