Mr Colin Hopper
Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon
BDS, MBBS, MD, FDS, FRCS
Colin Hopper is a Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon at UCLH as well as the programme director for the MSc and MClin Dent program at UCL Eastman Dental Institute.
Colin has worked at the National Medical Centre since 1991, leading various research projects on the use of photodynamic therapy in the treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma. This is currently one of the worlds largest programmes.
He is the international authority on photodynamic therapy for head and neck cancer, and his work has produced over 100 publications. His specialist areas of interest include photodynamic therapy (PDT) and optical diagnosis for tumour diagnosis, mapping and surveillance.
Senior Lecturer/Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon UCL Eastman Dental Institute London.
Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon, University College London Hospitals
Senior Research Fellow National Medical Laser Centre London
Qualified Medicine 1980 Dentistry 1976 Guys Hospital
Senior Registrar University College Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead
Academic head of unit of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Maxillofacial, Diagnostic, Medical and Surgical Sciences, UCL Eastman Dental Institute London
Honorary Consultant at:-
St Mary’s Hospital, London, The Royal Free Hospital, London
The Whittington Hospital, London, The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London
About 100 publications with a recent emphasis on photodynamic therapy and optical diagnostics
2002-present Programme director of the MSc and MClin Dent programmes at UCL Eastman Dental Institute
2004 – present Chairman of Examiners for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Surgical Dentistry UCL and UL
Main Research Interests
Photodynamic therapy in the treatment of head and neck cancer with almost 1,000 treatments over the last 16 years.
Optical diagnostics for tumour diagnosis, mapping and surveillance
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