Barry F A Quinn

Integrated clinical care


Barry Quinn is the team/clinical service lead for integrated clinical care at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

He is also:

  • Flexible learning Prosthodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry lead examiner at the King's College Dental Institute
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Years 4 and 5 Curriculum Chair
  • Applied Dental Science Course Lead
  • BDS Year 1 Examinations Chair 

Clinically, Barry has been a consultant in restorative dentistry since 2004 and a specialist in prosthodontics, periodontics and endodontics since 1999.

Other positions include:

  • Deputy lead for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination for the Overseas Registration examination (Part 2).
  • Royal College of England Examiner for the Membership in Restorative Dentistry (MRD) since 2009 and Examiner for the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) examination since 2007.
  • Final BDS External Examiner for Khartoum Medical Sciences College in Sudan since 2007.
  • Second BDS External Examiner for Cardiff University Dental School since 2010.
  • Third BDS External Examiner for Queen’s University Belfast since 2013.
  • Past National Registrar representative on the Senior Registrars Restorative Dentistry Group.
  • Past editorial board member of the Journals Private Dentistry and Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry.
  • Editorial Board of European Journal of Dental Education
  • Editorial Reviewer for Journal of Dental Education 
  • Represents the dental institute within King's Learning Institute and is editor of the Dental Institute’s Profile publication.
  • International Association of Dental Research, Education Research Group Elected Councillor, June 2012
  • Elected Senior Dental Staff Representative to King’s College London Academic Board
  • Twice selected King’s College London Dental Society Staff President for 2007 and 2014

Education and training

  • Membership in Restorative Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1994
  • Master of Science (MSc) with distinction from Eastman Dental Institute, University of London
  • Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow and The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1991
  • Training in a wide range of dental specialities
  • Qualified from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, University of London in 1987

Research interests

  • Simulation for dental cavity preparation (hapTEL) project
  • Inter-professional education
  • Oral health promotion for inpatient care and the impact on health outcomes
  • Use of interactive technologies to improve student engagement in learning
  • Continuing professional development educational research
  • Tooth erosion caused by recreational/social drinking
  • Implant and tooth borne prostheses

Barry is a regular presenter at the American Dental Educational Association, Association of Dental Education of Europe, American educational Research Association and the International Association of Dental Research.

He has supervised 3 MClinDent(Prosthodontics) research theses.


  • Times Higher Education Awards Runner up in ICT Innovation, November 2013
  • Association of Dental Education of Europe Awarded Excellence in Dental Education (Senior Award), July 2013
  • King’s College London Research Project of the Year, October 2012
  • Economic and Social Science Research Council top 8 projects out of over 300, September 2012
  • Inspire Award from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Foundation Trust, June 2012
  • Naidex National Awards for Oral Health Promotion, May 2012
  • King’s College London Dental Institute Teaching Excellence Award, May 2012
  • Medical Futures, Two Awards for best innovation in Dentistry and overall innovation in healthcare, June 2011
  • Simulation and Technology Enhance Learning Initiative Runner Up for clinical simulation, November 2010
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Medal for the most outstanding performance in the Membership in Restorative Dentistry Examination, 1994
  • Distinction in MSc (conservative dentistry) from the Institute of Dental Surgery Eastman Dental Hospital


Find a list of Barry Quinn's publications on KCL, ResearchGate and Scopus Review.

Last updated: October 2023

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