Dr Brian David Whitley, MDS (Otago) FRACDS (OMS)
Brian graduated BSc from the University of Canterbury, majoring in Zoology, in 1979.In 1983, he graduated BDS from the University of Otago.
After 2 years as a Dental House Surgeon at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand , Brian spent 2 years as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Basingstoke District Hospital and The Royal Berkshire Hospital in The UK. He completed MDS (OMS) University of Otago in 1990 and was a Senior Registrar in Auckland in 1991 and at Waikato Hospital in 1992.
Brian completed the specialist qualification FRACDS (OMS) in July 1992 and from January 1993 until July 1994 was a Clinical Fellow at the University of Texas Health Science Centre, Houston, Texas, USA.
He has been in private specialist practice since 1994. Brian also travels to Rotorua once a month offering consultations and surgical appointments.
Brian has over 18 years experience in surgical implant dentistry.
He also has interests in the fields of oral pathology, oncology, orthognathic surgery, and the surgical management of TMJ disorders. Brian is a former President of the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Branch of the NZ Dental Association and is currently Chairman of the NZ Branch of ANZAOMS, NZ Treasurer of the ANZAOMS Research and Education Foundation as well as a member of the RACDS NZ Regional Surgical Committee. He is on both the Clinical and Credentialling Committees at Braemar Hospital as well as the Sports Medicine Waikato Executive.