Danyal H Awal

Danyal H Awal
Clinical Education:  Jun 2018 (expected) 

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Queen Mary University of London

  July 2012 

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
King’s College London

  July 2010

Intercalated Bachelor of Science in Philosophy with Basic Medical Sciences
(First Class Honours) King’s College London

  Nov 2013

Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF)
Royal College of Surgeons, England

  Jan 2015

Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Resuscitation Council (UK)

Awards & Distinctions  
  • Winner of the 2014 British Association Oral Surgery poster prize
  • Top ranked candidate in the 2013 London Deanery DF2 cohort
  • Winner of the Malleson Prize 2012 for Undergraduate Research
  • Winner of the Pitt-Ford Prize 2012 for Undergraduate Endodontology
  • Commendation for Professionalism at King’s College London 2010-11
  • 3rd place in the Oral Biology undergraduate literature review 2008

Sept 2014 (present)

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
Trust Doctor in Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery
Craniofacial, oncology and dentoalveolar surgery


Dec 2014 (present)

King’s College Hospital, London
Junior Clinical Fellow in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
A&E evening and night on-call cover

  Sept 2013 (present)
Jan 2014 – July 2014
July 2014 – Sept 2014

University College London Hospital, London
Eastman Dental Institute, London
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
Dental Core Trainee 1 in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  Sept 2012 – Sept 2013

Family Dental Practice, South Norwood, London
Dental Surgeon and Dental Foundation Trainee
General dental and minor oral surgery


of Professional

Aug 2012
Sept 2012
March 2010
April 2013
March 2014
March 2014
Nov 2013
Nov 2013
  • General Dental Council (228470)
  • Dental Defence Union (527141D)
  • British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • British Association of Oral Surgeons
  • Craniofacial Society of Great Britain & Ireland
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • Faculty of Dental Surgery
  • Faculty of General Dental Practice



Awal D, Lloyd TW, Petersen HJ. A case of a dental patient diagnosed with Typer III Ehlers - Danlos Syndrome. BJ Oral Surg Vol:7 No:4

Tahim A, Awal D. What resources are available for undergraduates considering a career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: A review. FMJS 2011 Vol:1 No:2 71-75

Awal D. A Dental Elective in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: The Experiences Gained and How to Apply. FMJS 2011 Vol:1 No: 2 76-79

Ritchie M, Awal D, Eyeson J. Quality evaluation of the information available to the public on the Internet regarding the Apicoectomy procedure. BJ Oral Surgery, 9: 102–106

  • Selected for a King’s College funded 1-week exchange to Peking University’s Cleft Lip/Palate Division, Beijing (Aug 2012)
  • Successful applicant to EDSA/Manipal University Amchi Dental Project, India (2012)
  • Accepted on a 1-month maxillofacial externship at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine, New York (July-Aug 2011)

Relevant Courses & Conferences

  • BAOMS Conference 2016 (4-6th June 2016)
  • RSM Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Day (12th May 2016)
  • RSM Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery Day (14th May 2015)
  • NFORC launch event (26th November 2014)
  • ICH Good Clinical Practice, Online Course (November 2014)
  • National Craniofacial Audit Day, Queens Square (8-9th May 2014)
  • Patient Communication course, University College Hospital (25th March 2014)
  • UCL Taining to Teach, Royal Free Hospital (25th March 2014)
  • BAOMS Clinical Research Day, Royal College of Surgeons (4th March 2014)
  • Teach the Teachers for Doctors, University College Hospital (18-19th Jan 2014)
  • Surgical Skills Introductory Course, Royal London Hospital, London (July 2013)
  • Clinical Innovations Conference, Millennium Hotel, London (17-18th May 2013)
  • Gradia Composite Course, GC Headquarters, Belgium (6-7th April 2013)
  • Stryker OMFS Plating Course, King’s College Hospital, London (March 2012)


  • OMFS Student Representative for the Royal Society of Medicine (Jan 2016 – present)
  • Student Editor of the Face, Mouth and Jaw Surgery Journal (www.fmjs.co.uk), a peer-reviewed journal for OMFS trainees (June 2011-Dec 2012)
  • KOMSOC (King’s College Oral and Maxillofacial Society) Vice-president and co- founder (2010-12)
  • Assistant organiser of a paediatric maxillofacial surgery course at the Royal Society of Medicine (June 2015)


  • Founder and previous president of King’s College Running Club (2011-12)
  • 2010 London Marathon competitor raising over £2000 for Asthma UK
  • Organised a charity abseil at Guy’s Hospital for Nyarko Cleft Care (2011)
  • Founder/organiser of the Leroy Street Charity Art Exhibition (2010-12)
  • Student writer for the music section of the King’s College publication ROAR (2010)

Other Interests


Rock music, music performance, long-distance running



Miss Caroline Mills,
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon,
Consultant and Clinical Supervisor (present),
Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Great Ormond Street Hospital,
Great Ormond Street, London. WC1N 3JH.

Mr Peter Ayliffe,
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon,
Consultant and Clinical Supervisor (present),
Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Great Ormond Street Hospital,
Great Ormond Street, London. WC1N 3JH.