Meet the Team
The team at elleven consists of highly trained expert clinicians and efficient, friendly support staff to bring our patients the very best customer service.
Sameer PatelClinical DirectorGDC: 76060Sameer PatelBDS(Birm), MFDS, RCS(Eng)Clinical DirectorGDC: 76060
Sameer’s face driven approach to creating aesthetic harmony and balance has made him our clinical lead for multidisciplinary treatment planning and Implants.
Sameer qualified from University of Birmingham having been awarded the Centenary Prize and nominated for the Clinical Excellence Award. He continued his postgraduate education at Oxford University whilst working in practice, before moving to Guy’s Hospital, London. After his training, Sameer was awarded, by examination, Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in London.
He was then fortunate enough to work in Sydney, Australia, both in practice and in hospital, before returning to the UK to become a partner at Blandy House Dental Practice, Henley on Thames. He has also completed training in Implantology at the Eastman Hospital and is a member of the ITI - International Team for Implantology - and enjoys comprehensive dentistry for all ages.
He is also a certified Invisalign practitioner, providing invisible orthodontics for teenagers and adults, and also enabling a more conservative smile makeover. Sameer was the recent Chairman of the Reading Section of the British Dental Association and the current official dentist for the PCA, Professional Cricketers Association.
Shivani PatelOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 78184Shivani PatelBDS (Hons), MFDS RCSP (Glas), MSc (Lond), IMOrth RCPS(Glas), FDS(Orth) RCS(Eng) FICD(Hons)Orthodontic SpecialistGDC: 78184
Shivani a Consultant Orthodontist, enjoys treatment-planning patients requiring multidisciplinary care centered around orthodontics, which means she works closely with her periodontal, aesthetic and oral surgery specialists, at elleven to ensure her patients acquire the highest standard of care.
She qualified as a dentist at the United Medical and Dental Schools in London (Guys Hospital) and then studied orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital to attain her membership at the Royal College of Surgeons.
Since qualifying, she has worked in a variety of dental facilities including maxillofacial and oral surgery. As part of her Masters qualification, she was awarded the European Orthodontic Society’s prestigious William Houston Award for research in Sleep Apnoea.
She gained a Fellowship in Orthodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons after her further clinical and academic training at Guys Hospital and the Queen Victoria Hospital, West Sussex. This is where she gained experience in treating patients requiring multidisciplinary care such as Orthognathic (jaw) Surgery and children with Cleft Lip and Palate, as well as teaching postgraduate students.
We are very proud here at elleven that in 2013, Shivani became an Honorary Fellow of the International College of Dentistry recognising her contribution to the profession, teaching and charity work.
Anthony LamOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 80300Anthony LamBDS (Hons), MSc (Lond), MOrth RCS (Edin)Orthodontic SpecialistGDC: 80300
Anthony is an internationally recognised Specialist Orthodontist. He is a clinical teacher in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital, London, and a member of a number of local and international Orthodontic Societies.
He qualified as a dentist at the University of Melbourne and then gained an MSc in Orthodontics at the University of London. He was awarded the Professor Philip Walther Prize for outstanding performance as part of his MSc and obtained membership of The Royal College of Surgeons upon qualification. Since then, he has worked in private orthodontic practice in the South East region.
His main areas of interest are invisible cosmetic orthodontic braces including the Incognito Lingual appliances, Invisalign, Ceramic and Damon System appliances.
Anthony is a Clinical Lead in the UK for Suresmile which is available at Elleven Dental.
Peta LeighGeneral Dentist & Teeth WhiteningGDC: 78758Peta LeighBDS (Melb), BSc (Monash)General Dentist & Teeth WhiteningGDC: 78758
As the clinical lead for tooth whitening, Peta is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards possible in enhancing everyday smiles making her always popular with our patients.
She provides all kinds of routine and cosmetic dentistry, facial aesthetic treatments and is a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists (BACD). She promotes minimal intervention dentistry and believes patient input to be an essential ingredient to the treatment process. Patients regularly compliment her for being down to earth, reassuring and positive.
Peta qualified as a General Dentist from the University of Melbourne where she won the graduate award in Orthodontics before embarking in further study in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Peta then spent 18 months as a volunteer dentist in East Timor where she worked for the Ministry of Health, UN medical services and several Non- Government Organisations (NGO).
Since moving to London over 13 years ago, Peta has completed a one-year Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry allowing her to pursue her interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Tooth Whitening and Facial Aesthetics.
In 2012 Peta worked as part of the Olympic Medical Team for the Rowing and Canoe Sprint athletes.
Raul CostaGeneral DentistGDC: 159581Raul CostaGeneral DentistGDC: 159581
Raul is elleven's Restorative Dentist. After graduating from the University of Lisbon, Raul spent three years working at the prestigious Malo Clinic; one of the world's leading oral rehabilitation centres. His subsequent training and research with leading experts was dedicated to minimising intervention and improving function and aesthetics. Raul is an advocate of biomimetic dentistry: minimally invasive procedures that emulate the nature of patients' teeth. This approach allows him to achieve maximum conservation of tooth structure and exceptional aesthetics for elleven patients. He is involved in courses on restorative dentistry as a result of his passion to document his work and share knowledge. Raul was a finalist at the 2015 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards for Best Restorative Case. Raul is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish and most of his time outside of work is spent with his young family.
Claudia Ramirez-BommerEndodontistGDC: 80340Claudia Ramirez-BommerDDS IQE MSc (Endo) UCL EastmanEndodontistGDC: 80340
Claudia carries out root canal treatment, re-treatment of failed cases, complex canal anatomy, management of perforations, and surgical endodontics. Her expertise also includes diagnosis of orofacial pain; management of dento- alveolar trauma, and bleaching of endodontically treated teeth. This adds to the conservative ethos we have here at elleven.
Claudia received her DDS (Hons) in Dentistry from UEES, San Salvador, El Salvador and since then she has been building her expertise and reputation in the specialist area of Endodontics. After qualification, she worked as a clinical lecturer in Endodontics at UEES, combined with general practice.
Since moving to London, she successfully completed a MSc programme in Endodontics at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute (London) passing with distinction.
Claudia is a member of the British Endodontic Society and was elected council member in 2014. She is also on the committee of the Langham Endodontic Study Club. She is a visiting lecturer teaching the endodontic component of the Certificate in Restorative Practice at the Eastman CPD department.
Claudia takes the anxiety away from patients undergoing root canal and we sometimes find that some of her patients even fall asleep during treatment due to her gentle caring approach.
Rupert AustinSpecialist ProsthodontistGDC: 103158Rupert AustinBDS MClinDent PhD MJDF RCSEng MPros RCSEd FAcadMEd FHEASpecialist ProsthodontistGDC: 103158
Rupert is elleven's Specialist Prosthodontist and focuses on aesthetic restoration and replacement of natural teeth. The discipline of Prosthodontics uses state-of-the-art technologies for the design and manufacture of dental restorations, such as aesthetic veneers, crowns and bridges for cosmetic oral rehabilitation.
Ruperb brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to elleven. Rupert has a PhD in enamel erosion and was awarded Distinction in his Masters in Clinical Dentistry. He lectures nationally and internationally on tooth wear and dental CADCAM and regularly publishes clinical research on novel advances in Prosthodontics.
With a strong reputation in his field, Rupert is also Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London and the clinical lead for the Advanced Technology Centre at Guy's Hospital, London. He is the current President of the Odontology Section at Royal Society of Medicine and has worked as a Specialist Prosthodontist at many leading practices. All of this ground-breaking work greatly benefits elleven patients.
Prosthodontics is both an art and a science and Rupert's clinical expertise is matched by his commitment to providing the very highest in quality healthcare to elleven's patients, with the utmost care and professionalism.
Richard FieldRestorative and Aesthetic DentistGDC: 209886Richard FieldRestorative and Aesthetic DentistGDC: 209886
Richard is part of elleven’s restorative team. He has a keen interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry, especially composite bonding and the Inman Aligner, as well as general and aesthetic dentistry.
Richard graduated with Honours from the University of Glasgow and completed his foundation year in Surrey, where he was awarded first prize for his end of year case presentation. While completing his foundation year he was also awarded a postgraduate certificate in Primary Care Dentistry, with merit, from the University of Kent. Richard is an active member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry where he is a member of several committees, including the Young Dentist and Education committees.
Among many other post graduate courses, Richard has completed a one-year course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry at Advanced Dental Seminars in London. Richard is a key opinion leader and lectures on treatment for the removal of white spots on teeth with Icon resin infiltration. In 2014 Richard was awarded overall Best Young Dentist UK at the Dentistry awards and in 2015 Voted 30th most influential dentist in the UK by his peers. He was also an Aesthetic Dentistry winner in 2016.
Jill DausOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 208352Jill DausOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 208352
At elleven Jill is a valued member of the orthodontic team providing all types of orthodontics with a specialist interest in Lingual (the ‘ultimate invisible’) braces.
She has mastered our unique Sure Smile Technology providing both her adult and child patients; with time efficient and precise finishing.
Jill graduated from the University of Aachen in Germany, which is one of Europe’s leading institutions for science and research, and then completed her doctorate in dentistry at University of Cologne, Germany.
Following this, she carried out her first two years of her specialist training course in orthodontics in Dormagen, Germany and then went on to complete her last year at Guy’s Hospital (King’s College London). She is currently working in the Orthodontic Department at Guy’s Hospital teaching postgraduates.
She is an active member of the British Orthodontic society (BOS) and the British Lingual Orthodontic Society (BLOS).
Sarah RichardsonOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 64920Sarah RichardsonOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 64920
Sarah is an experienced member of our orthodontic team here at elleven who particularly enjoys treating nervous orthodontic patients. Her calming influence allows patients to breeze through their treatment. Having previously worked home and abroad including New York her skill set includes years of experience with cosmetic braces such Invisalign, and ceramic fixed braces
As an undergraduate and postgraduate student Sarah won several academic prizes including the Frank Stammers Prize in Periodontology, British Dental Association Prize in General Practice, University Training Grades Prize for thesis presentation and the WB Houston Award for her MSc thesis. She carried out research into the effects for patients who were born with dental and facial deformity such as cleft lip and palate from which she has co-written published papers. Sarah has taken part in the voluntary scheme ‘Raleigh International’ assisting the ‘World Health Organisation’ vaccination programme and dental health programme in Guyana, South America.
She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The British Orthodontic Society and regularly attends conferences and courses to update her knowledge.
Becky WalkerOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 150258Becky WalkerOrthodontic SpecialistGDC: 150258
Becky loves treating children here at elleven with the Damon system and cosmetic orthodontic appliances such as Teen Invisalign and ceramic fixed appliances
After graduating from Newcastle University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, she spent two years at the Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute. During this time she worked in the General, Hospital and Community dental services pursuing an interest in a number of dental disciplines including Oral Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry and Special Care Dentistry. She was then awarded the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Since then, Becky has worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. After three years of postgraduate orthodontic specialist training she received a Doctor of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics at Bristol University and gained the Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Becky is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and the British Dental Association (BDA).
Farah AnadOrthodontic TherapistGDC: 163729Farah AnadOrthodontic TherapistGDC: 163729
Farah is our Orthodontic Therapist. She is considered to be the heart-beat of the practice. You're likely to see her at some stage during your patient journey.
Farah gained a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from King's College, London. She enjoys working in our patient-centric environment, providing holistic orthodontic treatment. She brings to elleven years of experience in traditional and lingual orthodontics, which she has now incorporated into our latest digital technology, SureSmile.
As an Orthodontic Therapist she works very closely and under the prescription of our Specialist Orthodontists and other specialists here at elleven.
Petros MoschourisPeriodontistGDC: 175563Petros MoschourisPeriodontistGDC: 175563
At elleven Petros is one of our highly skilled Periodontists. His extensive experience in Implant Dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation allows him to treat advanced gum disease with a non- surgical and surgical approach, including conventional, regenerative periodontal surgery and alveolar bone augmentation.
Petros graduated from the Dental School of Athens University (Greece). Professor Nikos Donos selected him for specialist training in Periodontics and Dental Implants at the Eastman Dental Institute (London), passing with distinction. He was then duly appointed as a part time Honorary Clinical Assistant in Periodontology at the Eastman. After successful completion of his MClinDent in Periodontology, he was further awarded a Certificate in Periodontology by the European Federation (EFP).
He is also member and instructor of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), the British Society of Periodontology (BSP), the Hellenic Society of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).
He has an active research portfolio focusing on Bone Regeneration and his research has been presented in international dental symposiums as well as being published in several international dental journals.
Lorena MumfordPeriodontistGDC: 73807Lorena MumfordPeriodontistGDC: 73807
Lorena qualified originally from the University of Valencia in 1992 but has lived, worked and taught in the UK for a significant part of her career.
After qualifying, Lorena continued to work in hospital as well as general practice. She established her own successful practice in Valencia where she worked closely with her sister who also qualified as a dentist. She developed a keen interest in Periodontics whilst working for Prof. Martinez Canut at the School of dentistry at the University of Valencia and worked in the Periodontology department and in his Specialist practice for four years.
She came to London in 1996 and secured a place at Guy’s Hospital on a four year Specialist training programme for Periodontics. During this time she not only secured an MSc and Master of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology but she also gained her Diploma of Membership in Restorative Dentistry with special emphasis in Periodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
Lorena was recognised as a Specialist Periodontist by The General Dental Council in 2000 and continued to teach Undergraduate Dentistry at Guy’s Hospital as well as work in Specialist Practices in London. She combined this with a return to work in her own Practice in Spain. Currently she spends the majority of her time in Specialist Clinical Practice in the UK. She has developed a particular interest in the treatment of patients with regenerative and reconstructive techniques to improve aesthetics as well as periodontal health.
Lynn WestDental HygienistGDC: 5163Lynn WestDental HygienistGDC: 5163
Lynn qualified from Belfast Dental School in 1996, winning the award for highest clinical exam result, and has worked at Periodontics UK for the past eleven years.
Lynn is passionate about her profession, which is evident in her enthusiastic approach not only in the care of her patients but also her willingness to keep up to date with the latest information by attending regular meetings and conferences. Lynn is enjoying being part of Elleven's team of hygienists.
Kate ThomisDental HygienistGDC: 6285Kate ThomisDental HygienistGDC: 6285
KateQualified from Birmingham University in 2003 with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and also a City and Guild’s teaching qualification in Oral Health.
On leaving Birmingham, Kate spent her time working in Maxillofacial and Orthognathic surgery departments in Yorkshire, as well as private practice, before joining Periodontics UK in 2007. Kate is now enjoying being part of the hygienists team at Elleven.
Camilla StevensDental HygienistGDC: 261821Camilla StevensDental HygienistGDC: 261821
Camilla works as part of our dental hygiene team, having graduated with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. With experience working in private practices, Camilla brings dedication and quality care to her role; she’s passionate about educating her patients to prevent gum disease, decay and other dental problems. Camilla’s gentle approach means she is great with our younger patients – helping to put them at ease and gaining their confidence.
Julie MitchellSpecialist of Paediatric DentistryGDC: 76651Julie MitchellSpecialist of Paediatric DentistryGDC: 76651
Julie is elleven's Paediatric Dental Specialist. Her expertise lies in providing dental care for children that have suffered dental injuries, have medical conditions and in the management of dental anomalies. Julie is dedicated to providing our younger patients with a positive experience of dental care by creating a comfortable and relaxed environment. She aims to encourage children to make the transition to adulthood with an excellent attitude to dental care.
After graduating from the University of Bristol, Julie spent two years working at Newcastle Dental Hospital gaining a comprehensive grounding in paediatric dentistry, restorative dentistry and oral surgery. She undertook her specialist training and Master's degree in paediatric dentistry at King's College, London.
With a passion for teaching, she is involved in lecturing and clinically supervising Post graduate students, and specialist registrar trainees in paediatric dentistry. As an undergraduate student, Julie won the British Society for Restorative Dentistry Prize in 1999 and The Roger Smith Elective Award 1999.
Renata MilinaviceNursing TeamGDC: 246868
Olga BlazkivNursing TeamGDC: 218122
Avnita PatelNursing TeamGDC: 259869
Ana AdumitroaeiNursing TeamGDC: 254094
Davide TerroneNursing Team
Veera PetuhhovaNursing TeamGDC: 255579
Sylvie SturrockPractice Manager
Kirsty RodgerReceptionist and assistant Treatment Coordinator
Anila RaviAdmin Coordinator