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Mr Andrew Lyons is the leader of the service. He is a Consultant Maxillofacial Head and Neck Surgeon at the adjacent Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He has been a consultant for over 10 years having previously worked at Kings College Hospital. Although he is an experienced resecting surgeon, he has a special interest in vascularised bony reconstruction leading to full dental rehabilitation. In addition to this he has a special interest in the treatment of osteoradionecrosis avoiding hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
He is an examiner in the FRCS exam and has run international courses on Reconstruction of the Head and Neck and Osteoradionecrosis. He has published and lectured on his special interests and conducts basic research into Human Papilloma Virus and the relationship of growth factors to osteoradionecrosis. He referees papers on head and neck surgery for a number of peer reviewed journals.