Professional background

Naomi Rahman is an oral surgery consultant at East Surrey Hospital and a locum consultant at Eastman Dental Hospital. She is also an IMOS provider, delivering oral surgery in primary care.

Naomi graduated from Kings College London in 2009 and completed oral surgery specialist training and a DClinDent in Oral Surgery at Edinburgh Dental Institute. She also completed her postgraduate certificate in clinical and academic practice in 2019. Naomi has written book chapters, published lab based and clinical research as well as obtaining grants for dental research projects. Apart from her clinical and research work, she is an audit lead and an examiner for the MFDS.

Naomi is passionate about teaching and education, supervising postgraduates, dental core trainees, registrars and general dental practitioners. She is also a tutor for the diploma in primary care oral surgery, coaching and mentoring dentists with an interest in oral surgery.



Rahman N, Macneill M, Wallace W, Conn B. Reframing Histological Risk Assessment of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the Era of UICC 8th Edition TNM Staging Head and Neck Pathology Journal 2020

Rahman N, Nathwani S, Kandiah T. Teledentistry from a Patient Perspective during the Coronavirus Pandemic. British Dental Journal Aug 2020 Volume 229 Issue 3

Rahman N, Walls A Nutritional Deficiencies and Oral Health,The Impact of Nutrition and Diet in Oral Health Monographs in Oral Science Volume 28 doi; 10.1159/000455379 Karger Publisher (Book Chapter)

Rahman N, O’Connor N, Sadiq Z, Lopes V The Role of Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Chronic Orofacial Pain Open Journal of Pain Medicine, 2020 Volume 4 Issue 1 Pages 18-23 DOI:

Devine M, Rahman N, Connor SEJ, Patel J, Renton T Evaluation of Routine Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of Patients with Chronic Facial Pain. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Jan 2019 Volume 48 Issue 1 Pages 48-55.

Rahman N, Mulcahy M, Lewis N. Overview of Dentine Bonding Agents Dental Nursing, July 2013 Volume 9 Issue 7

Cole E, Rahman N, Webb R. Case Series: Two Cases of an Atypical Presentation of Oral Granular Cell Tumour Case Reports in Medicine, 2012 Article ID 159803

Rahman N, Cole E Webb R. Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumour Presenting at a Surgical Site: Case Report. British Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2013. pii: S0266-4356(12)00610-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2012.11.007 (online publication)

Rahman N, Patel A, Kwok J & Burke M. An Audit of the Dental Assessment of Head and Neck Cancer Patients and Evaluation of a Multi-Disciplinary Clinic. Journal of Disability and Oral Health, 2012 Volume 13 Issue 4 Pages 139-146.