Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery / Specialty Trainee in Oral Surgery, University of Leeds

I am currently a Specialty Trainee/Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery with an interest in conscious sedation. I am involved in undergraduate education and teaching, regularly supervising students clinically.

At present I am working as a clinical leadership fellow, working in the Care Quality Commission and NHS England and Improvement. This role has allowed me to contribute towards the strategic development of National policy and guidance - particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, with commendation. University of Glasgow, 2012
Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physician & Surgeons of Glasgow, 2013
Postgraduate certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee, 2014
Diploma in Conscious Sedation, Newcastle University, 2019

Chief Dental Officer's Clinical Fellow (2019-2020). Care Quality Commission/ NHS England and Improvement.
Specialty Trainee in Oral Surgery/Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, England.
Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, NHS Forth Valley, Scotland.

COVID-19 Dental Services Evidence Review (CoDER) Working Group. Recommendations for the re-opening of dental services: a rapid review of international sources. Cochrane Oral Health Group. https://oralhealth.cochrane.org/news/recommendations-re-opening-dental-services-rapid-review-international-sources.

Ini Adelaja, Meelad Sayma, Henry Walton, Greta McLachlan, James de Boisanger, Sam Bartlett Pestell, Emma Roche, Vanita Gandhi, GavinJ Wilson, Zara Brookes, Chee YeenFung, Heather Macfarlane, Annakan Navaratnam, Christopher James, Peter Scolding, Hurley Sara. A comprehensive hospital agile preparedness (CHAPs) tool for pandemic preparedness, based on the COVID-19 experience.. Future Healthcare Journal. Jun 2020, 7 (2) 165-168; DOI: 10.7861/fhj.2020-0030

Wilson, G., J. Conway, D. Mouthwash use and associated head and neck cancer risk. Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2016 Mar; 17 (1): 8-9

Wilson, G. J., Gardner, A., Downie, J., Koppel, D. Progressive Facial Asymmetry Resulting from Condylar Osteochondroma - A case report detailing the resection, subsequent orthognathic intervention and custom joint replacement. J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2015 May-Aug; 5(2): 102–105.
Published online 2015 Jun 5. doi: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2015.05.002

Wilson, G. Book review: Skeletal anchorage in orthodontic treatment of Class II malocclusion, British Dental Journal 218, 562 (2015)


  • –present
    Honorary Lecturer in Dentistry, University of Leeds