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. Anastasiya Orishko BDS (UA), MSc, MJDF RCS Eng Practice limited to periodontics

GDC number 267872

Anastasiya obtained her dental degree with honours in 2013 in Ukraine. She practiced in Ukraine for two years working in various units including oral and maxillofacial surgery and restorative department. At the same time, she gained Master of Science qualification, after which she has decided to pursue her career further and moved to London in 2015. She successfully passed all the statutory exams and became fully registered dentist in the UK in 2016.

Subsequently she worked in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gloucester, where in the hospital setting, she was dealing with complex surgical procedures. During this time, she achieved the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Since 2017 Anastasiya has been working in private practices across London providing the full range of dental treatments. Having gained experience working in primary and secondary care, she decided to progress further in her career.

Anastasiya was a clinical trial dentist at the University of Bristol. Working alongside Prof. West, she was treatment planning and managing patients with gum disease. After this she developed passion for Periodontology (treatment of gum disease) and in 2018 she has dedicated herself to a full-time three-year specialist training in Periodontology at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute in London. During her training all her clinical activity for focused on treatment of advanced gum disease cases using non-surgical as well as complex surgical approaches and patients’ rehabilitation with dental implants. Apart from tooth-saving procedures, she provides aesthetic surgical procedures for gummy smiles management or recession coverage.

Anastasiya aims to raise gum disease awareness among general public and help them to save their teeth, while improving wellbeing. Her goal is to provide high quality treatment in an ethical and comfortable manner, helping patients to overcome their fears and anxieties.


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.


Dr. Mana Nademi BDS

GDC number 212235

Mana qualified from St Bart's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2011 as a graduate student, having completed a BSc [Hons] in Biomedical Sciences from King's College London in 2005. After graduation she completed her Foundation Training year, during which she won first prize for a clinical patient case, and also completed a diploma in Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Dental Care for Foundation Dentists.

After her Foundation Year, she up-skilled with hospital training in the Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Royal Surrey County Hospital, where she gained extensive surgical experience and passed the MFDS Exam with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This has allowed Mana to bring her skills in extractions to her current role in general practice. As a result of her training in facial anatomy, she is also experienced in facial aesthetics, such as anti-wrinkle and filler treatments.

Within general practice she has developed skills in minimally invasive dentistry, allowing for great aesthetic results with minimal change to your natural teeth, following completion of post graduate certifications in courses such as Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry, and Endodontics.

When not working, she loves spending time with her little dog, takes yoga and Pilates classes, and enjoys everything involving food.


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.