Code : 18019      Created Date : Wednesday, October 5, 2016   Update Date : Saturday, June 8, 2019    Visit : 3475

Kishor Gulabivala


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020 7915 1033

020 7915 2371

Professional biography:

Professor Gulabivala is Head of Endodontology and Department of Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. He is also an Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London and Hospital Trusts. He graduated from Birmingham Dental School in 1980. After 3 years in general practice, he completed the MSc in Conservative Dentistry in 1984 and consolidated training in Conservative Dentistry as a registrar from 1984 to 1986. He was appointed Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry in 1987, when he also enrolled onto higher training in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital (1987-1994) at the end of which he was appointed Consultant in Restorative Dentistry. He established and ran the MSc in Endodontics (1989), the MClinDent and specialist training programmes in Endodontics (1999) and the Diploma in Endodontic Practice (2011). He also established and ran the clinical endodontic service at the Eastman Dental Hospital from 1994 to 2004. Prof. Gulabivala was entered on the UK Specialist Lists in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Endodontics when they were established in 1999/2000 and completed his PhD on microbial infections of teeth in 2004. He was Training Programme Director for Restorative Dentistry at the London Deanery between 2006 and 2011; and is now the Training Programme Director for Endodontics in London (2012-2015). He also serves as Associate Editor of the International Endodontic Journal.

On July 29, 2016 Professor Galler was presented with the TUMS Distinguished Visiting Professor title for the duration of 2016-2019 by Head of Endodotics Department, TUMS School of Dentistry. On May, 2019 his visiting professorship title was renewed for the second three-year period of 2019-2022.

Research interests:

Prof. Gulabivala's research interest is centred in Endodontology and has published widely both on basic and clinical research questions with over 100 peer-reviewed papers and over 100 research abstracts.

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In July 2016, Professor Gulabivala traveled to Iran and took participate in the 17th international congress of iranian association of endodontics. 

During his presence in IRAN, he had meeting with head and academic members of endodontics department of school of dentistry.  



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Hopes for the Visiting Professor Programme:

Professor Gulabivala was so interested in endodontics research which is doing at school of dentistry. He hoped that the title of visiting professor be considered as an initial steps towards next research collaborations. He expressed that, he is willing to continue this opening collaboration and he will be in touch for performing joint research and sharing the research's results.

Galley Photos:

17th International Congress of Iranian Association of Endodontists

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