Mr David John Courtney



GMC number: 3681864

Practising since: 1986


Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery

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  • Weekly Monday PM
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The Surgical Specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. The specialty is unique in requiring a dual qualification in Medicine and Dentistry.

Mr Courtney has over 25 years of surgical exposure in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Units and was appointed to his consultant post in 2000. He has a wide range of experience particularly in the management of facial deformity, facial implantology, trauma and cancer surgery. Mr Courtney offers a wide array of oral surgery surgical skills including removal of wisdom teeth, dental implants and salivary gland surgery.

He has over twelve years of experience in providing mainly personal injury instructions for Plaintiff, Defendant and Joint instruction Medico-Legal Reports. He attends courses covering various aspects of personal injury litigation, and Medico-Legal reporting. Mr Courtney is registered with the UK Register of Expert Witnesses.

Other interests

Special interests include dental implants, facial trauma, oral surgery, removal of wisdom teeth, facial implants and medical reports.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr David John Courtney at Nuffield Health

  • Head and neck oncology
  • Tooth Removal (Extraction)
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Maxillofacial / oral surgery

Locations Mr David John Courtney works with

  • Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BG

    01752 775 861
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Related experience


Mr Courtney is involved in numerous Head and Neck national research trials including:

  • Pet Neck
  • ArtDeco


  • British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Faculty member AOUK

Other posts held

  • Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Derriford Hospital
  • Honorary University Fellow, Peninsula Medical/Dental Schools
  • Examiner for Oral and Maxillofacial FRCS

Insurers Mr David John Courtney works with

Mr David John Courtney works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Mr David John Courtney does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr David John Courtney does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr David John Courtney does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.