Prof Kishor Gulabivala

Prof Kishor GulabivalaTel: 020 3456 2323
Email: k.gulabivala@eastman.ucl.ac.uk

Location:
Eastman Dental Hospital

Specialities:
Endodontics , Restorative dentistry

Professional background

Kishor graduated from Birmingham Dental School in 1980 (1976-1980);
Worked for 3 years in NHS general dental practice in London (1980-1983);
Undertook the MSc in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute (1983-4);
Joined the Department of Conservative Dentistry as a Registrar for two years (1984-7);
Appointed Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry in 1987 (Eastman Dental Institute) and established the MSc in Endodontics;
Completed higher training in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (1987-1993);
Appointed Consultant in Restorative Dentistry / Senior Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry (1994);
Established Programmes for MClinDent in Endodontology and Specialist Training in Endodontics (1999);
Entered UK Specialist Lists in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Endodontics in 2000;
Appointed Head of newly established Department of Endodontology in 2003;
Head and manager of Endodontic clinical services between 1994 and 2004; developed dedicated staff team, skills laboratory, clinic and service in Endodontics during this time; handed over running of services to new consultant (Geoffrey St George) in the developing team in 2004;
Completed PhD on microbial infections of teeth in 2004;
Appointed Professor of Endodontology in 2005;
Appointed Training Programme Director for Restorative Dentistry in 2006 to present;
Programme Director for MSc in Endodontics and MClinDent in Endodontology from inception (1989, 1999, respectively), handing over to a staff member (Dr Y-L Ng) in the developing team in 2007;
Programme Director for Diploma in Endodontics from 2010 to present;
Has run over 100 hands-on courses on Endodontics for general dental practitioners;
Published over 100 peer-reviewed papers (selected clinical papers below) and over 100 research abstracts;
Contributor to the Self-Assessment manual on Endodontics 1995 (Mosby-Wolfe);
Textbook and Colour Atlas of Endodontics 1995 (2nd Ed, Mosby-Wolfe);
Editor/co-author of Endodontics, Colour Atlas, 2004 (3rd Ed, Elsevier Science); also previously 2nd Ed.

Publications

1: Ng YL, Mann V, Gulabivala K. A prospective study of the factors affecting
outcomes of non-surgical root canal treatment: part 2: tooth survival. Int Endod
J. 2011 Jul;44(7):610-25.

2: Ng YL, Mann V, Gulabivala K. A prospective study of the factors affecting
outcomes of nonsurgical root canal treatment: part 1: periapical health. Int
Endod J. 2011 Jul;44(7):583-609.

3: Gulabivala K, Ng YL, Gilbertson M, Eames I. The fluid mechanics of root canal
irrigation. Physiol Meas. 2010 Dec;31(12):R49-84

4: Ng YL, Mann V, Gulabivala K. Tooth survival following non-surgical root canal
treatment: a systematic review of the literature. Int Endod J. 2010
Mar;43(3):171-89.

5: Ng YL, Mann V, Gulabivala K. Outcome of secondary root canal treatment: a
systematic review of the literature. Int Endod J. 2008 Dec;41(12):1026-46.

6: Ng YL, Mann V, Rahbaran S, Lewsey J, Gulabivala K. Outcome of primary root
canal treatment: systematic review of the literature - part 1. Effects of study
characteristics on probability of success. Int Endod J. 2007 Dec;40(12):921-39.

7: Ng YL, Mann V, Rahbaran S, Lewsey J, Gulabivala K. Outcome of primary root
canal treatment: systematic review of the literature -- Part 2. Influence of
clinical factors. Int Endod J. 2008 Jan;41(1):6-31.

GMC/GDC number: 54752