Professor Nikolaos Donos is the Chair of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry and the Head of the Clinical Oral Research Center at the Institute of Dentistry, Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) specializing in the clinical treatment of patients with periodontal disease and implant dentistry, through the provision of randomized controlled clinical trials and at clinically applicable translational research studies. Prior to this appointment, Professor Donos was the Head & Chair of Periodontology, Director of Research and Program Director for the M.Clin.Dent. training program in Periodontology at the UCL- Eastman Dental Institute, London. In 2009, Professor Donos was awarded the title of Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry in Hong Kong and in 2012 he was awarded the title of Adjunct Professor at the Dental School, Griffith University, Australia. In 2015, Professor Donos was awarded the title of Honorary Professor at UCL-Eastman Dental Institute.
Professor Donos is involved as editorial board member in a number of international and national peer-reviewed journals in the field of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry especially in relation to regenerative procedures/implant surgery and has published extensively in both fields. Professor Donos has published more than 150 scientific publications in the field of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry which is a testament to his professional and scientific commitment in the relevant fields.
In 2011, Professor Donos was awarded the prestigious IADR-Periodontology Group Award in Periodontal Regenerative Medicine during the annual International Association of Dental Research (IADR) meeting in San Diego, California. Furthermore, in June 2011, Professor Donos together with his research team, received a commendation certificate during the prestigious Medical Futures event for their (UCLB) patented technology which is based on their research work on synthetic peptide drugs for bone, blood vessels and nerve regeneration.
The clinical expertise of Professor Donos is in the field of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. He has significant experience and expertise in the treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, periodontal and bone tissue regeneration, implant related surgical procedures as well as treatment of peri-implantitis, topics which he regularly lectures on a national and international level.