Team

Dr. Ralph Palmer Gilhooly BDS (Wales) 1991

GDC number 66086

Ralph is the Principal Dentist at The Dentist at Chiswick.

He qualified in 1991, gaining the Alumni Prize in dentistry and remained as a member of staff at the hospital full time and then part time for seven years.

During this time he was responsible for treating patients in various specialities referred to the hospital, supervising students and finally completing research into Endodontics and the writing of dental scientific papers.

Following this Ralph moved to a cosmetic/dental implant clinic and has been qualified in the world famous Nobel Biocare/Brånemark Implant system for over 20 years and is listed on their website as a registered Implantologist.

Ralph is a member of both the British Dental Association and the Association of Dental Implantology.

Although able to complete the most complex of dental cases, Ralph still enjoys general dentistry and tries to run the surgery with a friendly feel.

Ralph is married with two children and enjoys art, skiing and reading in his spare time.

 

Dr. Sepideh Heydarian BDS (Lond) MFGDP (UK) MSc (Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry)

GDC number 113787

As well as obtaining her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from King's College London, Sepideh has also achieved Masters degree in Restorative and Aesthetics dentistry from Manchester University.

She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She aims to provide a high standard of dentistry in a relaxed, friendly and efficient atmosphere, keeping abreast of current techniques through regular continuing development courses.

She is an accredited Invisalign clear braces and Inman aligner provider and has also completed certified training for the provision of Botox and Dermal Fillers from the Dr Bob Khanna training institute.

She is a member of both the British Dental Association (BDA) and a full member of The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD).

Outside dentistry she enjoys travelling and spending time with her son.

 

Dr. Imogen Midwood BDS MJDF RCS(Eng) MSc(Res) Practice limited to periodontics

GDC number 28326

Dr Imogen Midwood is a specialty registrar in the Periodontology Department at Guys Dental Hospital, where she treats patients with various forms of gum disease and gum problems. Gum problems range from gum overgrowth, gum recession, bleeding gums and gum diseases associated with systemic diseases such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

Imogen is an active member of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP), she has been selected to be a host of the societies online lecture series and also created a collaboration with the BSP and Diabetes.co.uk, to raise awareness of the links between Diabetes and Gum Disease.

Imogen graduated from the University of Bristol Dental Hospital in 2012, and has since gained experience in general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery and dental research. Imogen is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons membership of joint dental faculties (MJDF) examination and has taught undergraduate students in both Bristol Dental Hospital and Guys Dental Hospital.

Imogen is a kind and approachable clinician who maintains a fun and upbeat atmosphere in her surgery, where patients feel at ease.

Outside of dentistry, Imogen enjoys tennis, running, yoga, travelling the world and exploring the South West of England.

 

Dr Ronak Patel BDS Birmingham, MJDF (Royal College of Surgeons, London), Certificate Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry, Certificate in Advanced Endodontics

GDC number 150165

Ronnie graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2008.

After graduating he moved back to his hometown London to work in both general practice and at Kings College Hospital. He developed his knowledge in dentistry by completing his MJDF at the Royal College of Surgeons. From here he progressed his clinical skills by completing the certificate in Advanced Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry and Advanced Endodontics which has allowed him to carry out high quality dentistry to all his patients. Endodontics is one of his greatest skills and he has completed thousands of root canal treatments and visits a number of practices doing only root canal therapy. He is due to complete his implant training as well which will enable him to complete more complex multi-disciplinary treatments on his patients whilst assessing each individual need and wishes.

Ronnie has taught undergraduates at Kings College Hospital for the past 7 years. He is currently lecturing to post graduates and vocational trainees at St Georges Hospital, Croydon University Hospital, Northwick Park hospital, Guildford, and Chichester.

In his spare time Ronnie enjoys boxing, golf and football as well as spending time with his kids.

 

Lucy Baxter RDH(B'ham)1994

GDC number 4752

Lucy graduated in 1994 as a Dental Hygienist. She has experience working in various settings including Private , NHS and hospital clinics. She has practiced in Canada , Bermuda and the UK and is also qualified in tooth whitening.

Lucy is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy. (BSDHT)

Lucy has worked for this practice for over 20 years and has a gentle and compassionate approach to dental treatments with a strong focus on prevention and education.

In her spare time Lucy enjoys travelling, cooking and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

 

Meranda Gomez-Adams BSc

GDC number 258289

Meranda dual qualified from Kings College Hospital as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2017.

Before doing this, she also qualified as a Dental Nurse and gained her BSc in Biological Sciences.

Meranda has worked within dentistry for over five years and has experienced working in several settings including hospital, community and both NHS and Private practice.

Meranda is a friendly and approachable clinician and really enjoys making sure patients feel comfortable and at ease in the dental chair, whilst also ensuring to cater to each individual patient needs.

Aside from dentistry, Meranda really enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and looking after her Pomeranian puppy.

 

Newsha Shalchizadeh Dip Dent Hygiene Sweden 2007

GDC number 153084

Newsha gained her qualification in 2008 with a BSc in Oral Health. She is passionate about helping people maintain healthy teeth, gums and beautiful smiles.

As well as treating and preventing gum disease, she will help to provide you with customized oral hygiene advice and home care routine.

She has a calm, caring, bubbly nature and enthusiastic about helping nervous patients.

Newsha keeps herself up to date by continuing her development doing online courses, attending lectures and weekend courses to extend her skills and reinforce knowledge. She is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy.

Outside of work, Newsha enjoys all aspects of food. Cooking it, eating it, reading about it and looking at it!

 

Gosia Cyganowska

GDC number 151136

Gosia Cyganowska is the Head Nurse and Clinical Manager at the dentist @ chiswick.

She has been qualified for over 10 years and is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry and advanced dentistry including cosmetic treatments and implantology.

Apart from dentistry Gosia loves art, photography and cycling.

 

Bruna José

GDC number 272478

Bruna is the Non-Clinical Manager and Head Receptionist at the Dentist @ Chiswick.

She is also a qualified nurse with over 5 years’ experience, throughout that time Bruna worked with consultants and in a specialist practice which helped her gain an abundance of knowledge. She has assisted with procedures such as root canal treatment, implant surgeries and orthodontic treatment as well as general dentistry.

Bruna is the first friendly face you will meet when arriving at the practice and will be able to help you with any queries you may have. She will go above and beyond to assist our patients.

Bruna is a real foodie and loves trying out new restaurants in her spare time. She also enjoys travelling to her native Brazil and exploring new countries.

 

Rishagay Phipps

GDC number 274059

Risha is a dental nurse here at the Dentist @ Chiswick.

Risha successfully completed her registration in 2017 and has worked in both NHS and private practice. As well as working in general dentistry, Risha has experience assisting with specialist endodontics and oral surgery procedures.

In her spare time, she likes to read, travel and spend time with family and friends.