Mr John Russell



GMC number: 2846574

Practicing since: 1976


Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery

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  • Weekly Tuesday PM
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Mr Russell is head of the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

He is also the clinical director for maxillofacial services within that Trust. His clinical practice covers all aspects of the specialty including nose reshaping. This includes the surgical removal of buried or impacted teeth and retained dental roots, the treatment of cysts of the jaw, the diagnosis and treatment of lesions around the mouth, on the lips and the skin of the face.  

Mr Russell has a particular interest in surgery for abnormally shaped jaws and in the placement of dental implants.

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Personal interests

When away from the hospital Mr Russell enjoys time spent outdoors - either walking his dog or riding his horse. He finds they provide the perfect balance to the stresses and strains of the clinical environment.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr John Russell at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Tooth Removal (Extraction)

Locations Mr John Russell works with

Related experience


Research interests include orthognathic and craniofacial surgery.


  • British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Regional Advisor to the Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon and Clinical Director of Maxillofacial Services