Robert Bentley, BDS, MB BChFDSRCS, FRCS, FRCS (OMFS)
Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial and Craniofacial Surgeon, King’s College Hospital London
Rob was appointed as an Oral and Maxillofacial and Craniofacial Surgeon to King’s College Hospital in 2000. His areas of clinical interest are skull base and craniofacial surgery both congenital and acquired facial deformity and in particular the treatment of complex facial trauma in adults and children.
He was appointed as Clinical Director of King’s Trauma Centre (KTC) which he set up as a Major Trauma Centre in 2010 and subsequently in 2013 also became the Clinical Director of the South East London Kent and Medway (SELKaM) Major Trauma Network.
He has been London Clinical Director and an NHSE commissioner for Trauma Rehabilitation in London in 2012-13.
He was a graduate of the “Next Generation Chief Executive programme” at London Business School 2010-2012 and was Clinical Director of Surgery for King’s 2014-2017.
A committed trainer, he has been Training Programme Director for the South London OMFS programme since 2008 and the Pan London programme since 2012 and was voted BAOMS Trainer's Trainer of the Year in 2016. He has been instrumental in supporting the Post Graduate Medical Dental degree programme at King’s College London.
He was the chair for AOCMF for the United Kingdom and a former European Board member for AO.