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Shaun Matthews BDS, FDS, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS(OMFS)

Dr. Nigel Shaun Matthews is the Director of Telehealth and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. Prior to that, he practiced as an attending surgeon for 11 years at King’s College Hospital in London. He completed specialist training at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, cultivating a specific interest in TMJ and orthognathic surgery. In 2009, Dr. Matthews established the first true TMJ Multidisciplinary Team Clinic in the United Kingdom, a model that is now being adopted internationally. In addition to editing the text book entitled “Dislocation of the Temporomandibular Joint : A Guide to Diagnosis and Management”, Dr. Matthews has written several book chapters and over 35 peer review articles on TMJ-related subjects. He has delivered international webinars, presentations and courses throughout Europe, North America, Australia, India, Brazil and the Caribbean. He is a member of the American, European and British Society of TMJ Surgeons and his work on jaw joint replacement surgery has been extensively cited in several international journals, newspapers and the BBC News. In October 2016, Dr. Matthews was honored by the Barbados government with the Barbados Golden Jubilee Award in recognition of his service to the people of Barbados, through his work in the United Kingdom in medicine and surgery.


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