About our doctor
Dr Kumar is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with 15 years of high-end work experience. He completed his BDS in 2003 and MDS from Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai in 2008. In 2010, he received a meritorious international scholarship to train in implantology in Mainz, Germany following which he went on to obtain a Dr.med.dent. for his thesis on the comparison of bone level and tissue level implants, from the Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany. He received a full license to practice dentistry in Germany in 2015. He received an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (FDSRCS). Through a DAAD post graduate scholarship (Bonn, Germany), he completed the MD & PhD curriculum and was also awarded a Dr.rer.hum. with grade of Magna cum laude for his work on regenerative processes in the jaws, from University of Rostock, Germany.
He worked in the department of Head and Neck Oncology in the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Bangalore where he spearheaded the clinical research on implant rehabilitation in reconstructed jaws. His cutting-edge work in this challenging field earned him the Andre Schroeder Prize for clinical research in 2017: the most prestigious clinical award in implant dentistry and bone regeneration. In 2018, he moved to Uppsala, Sweden to work in the medical university as the first ever non-EU candidate to be invited as a maxillofacial surgeon and faculty. He continues his association with the Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden.
With practicing license in India, Germany and Sweden, Dr. Vinay has extensive domestic and international university clinical experience backed by high end original research. His areas of expertise is implant surgery, temporomandibular joint disorders, surgeries of the face, reconstructive surgery, jaw correction surgeries, trauma surgeries and rehabilitation.
His leadership positions include, AO faculty, India as well as in Europe; AO PEER mentor; ITI fellow; examiner for the membership in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh; examiner for the diplomate in implant dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, among several others. He is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Onco- Surgeon in Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital, Basavanagudi, Bangalore. He continues to be a faculty at Uppsala University, Sweden as well as an Adjunct Professor at Amrita University, Kochi.
Through AO PEER, he mentors young clinicians across the globe in evidence based cranio maxillofacial surgery.
Dr Vinay V Kumar is one of the Best Oral Surgeon in India today. He has won international recognition for his surgical expertise.