BDS (Lond) LDS RCS (Eng) MFGDP RCS PGCTLCP FGDP Pg Cert Appr Pg Cert BAIRD Pg Dip Med Eths & Law
Shaam Shamsi was appointed to the Dental Board in June 2021.
Shaam qualified from the Royal London in 1994. He is a Clinical Director based in Staffordshire, and has an interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry.
As a former lecturer in the restorative department at Manchester Dental School teaching final year students, he continues to instil this ethos of learning in his current practices.
Shaam has been involved with Dental Foundation Training since 2001, teaching and mentoring new graduates in practice. In 2008, he was appointed to the post of Dental Foundation Training Programme Director in Midlands & East and is responsible for running the training schemes at Stafford County Hospital & Royal Stoke hospital.
Shaam sits on the Local Dental Committee panel in North & South Staffordshire. A former examiner for the Faculty’s MJDF examination, he now currently examines for Overseas Registration examination in London, Royal College of Surgeon's LDS examination and the MFDS in Edinburgh.
In 2006, he acquired a postgraduate diploma in Medical Ethics and Law and has worked as a clinical panellist for the General Dental Council’s (GDC) Dental Complaints Service. In December 2020, Shaam completed his 10-year appointment sitting as a panellist for the GDC’s Fitness to Practice procedures adjudicating matters on clinical and professional misconduct. He also mentors general dental practitioners who are subject to Fitness To Practice investigations.
Shaam has a passion for teaching and delivering education at postgraduate level. He enjoys lecturing nationally and internationally where he has been invited by many overseas institutions to present on the MJDF, ORE and medicolegal matters. He lectures for many authoritative bodies such as Health Education England and Dental Protection on Risk Management Workshops.
He also sits on the Committee for Barts and the London Alumni, is as Specialist Advisor to the Care Quality Commission and plays a pivotal role in practice inspections ensuring Quality Assurance standards are maintained.
Shaam has been well known for his lecture on ‘Raising Medico-Legal Awareness in Implant Dentistry’ for many established implant companies such as Osstem and Straumann, for BAIRD (British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry), Practical Implantology, Dental Routes and the Association of Dental Implantology.