Dr. Vikas Sood

Consultant, oral & maxillofacial surgery
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Dr. Vikas Sood, M.B.B.S., B.DS., B.Sc., B.D.S., is a consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

An experienced physician and surgeon with 27 years of experience, Dr. Sood graduated from the University of London and underwent postgraduate training throughout the United Kingdom and Scotland, as well as further training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Prior to becoming a consultant at SSMC. Dr. Sood was a consultant in the UK for over seven years, specializing in facial deformities. He possesses special expertise in orthognathic surgery, cranio-maxillofacial trauma, complex dento-alveolar surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery in older children and adults. Dr. Sood has sought further experience in these areas in North America and several countries across Europe and India. Furthermore, he has worked collaboratively to establish joint clinics with orthodontists to deliver a high standard of care for patients requiring orthodontic and facial deformity surgery in Abu Dhabi and the Northern Emirates.

Doctor can help with

  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Cranio-maxillofacial trauma
  • Complex dentoalveolar surgery
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders
  • Surgical dermatology of the head and neck
  • Cleft lip and palate surgery in older children and adults
  • Salivary gland disorders


  • Member - The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS)
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of England (F.R.C.S.), UK
  • Member - The Royal College of Surgeons of England (M.R.C.S.)
  • Member - General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Fellows, The Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons of England (F.D.S.R.C.S.), UK

Licences and certifications

  • Certification of Completion of Training (C.C.T.) in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, oral and maxillofacial surgery

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, oral & maxillofacial surgery

    NHS Lancashire, Scotland

  • Consultant, oral & maxillofacial surgery

    BMI Healthcare, Scotland

  • SpR (Residency) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Glasgow, Scotland, UK

    West of Scotland Deanery, Scotland

  • Basic Surgical Training Rotation (SHO)

    Kent, Surrey, Sussex Deanery, London, UK

  • Resident PRHO London, UK

    Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Resident SHO in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    NHS, England, UK


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    University of London, UK
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.DS.)

    University of London, UK
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

    University of London, UK

Awards and recognitions

  • Excellence in education (postgraduate) (2013 & 2015)

    NHS Education for Scotland – National Trainee Survey
  • Orthognathic, cleft and craniofacial observership

    Greater Glasgow and Clyde endowment fund
  • Attended the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting

    Yorkhill Cleft Charity, UK
  • Supported visit to India for the cleft lip and palate camp

    The Northern Cleft Foundation, UK
  • Funding for postgraduate educational activity

    Stephen Plumpton Charitable Fund, UK
  • Dickinson Trust Fund Elective Award, USA

  • Medical Research Council Award, UK

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