Rui Albuquerque

Rui Albuquerque, consultant in oral medicine.  He is a man with short black hair, wearing a blue chequered shirt.

Consultant in oral medicine; Honorary clinical senior lecturer


Rui Albuquerque is a consultant in oral medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, and an honorary clinical senior lecturer at King's College London.

He completed his undergraduate dental degree in Portugal (2006), his masters degree in oral medicine (2007) and PhD (2012) in the University of Barcelona. He then moved to the UK, where he completed his specialist training in oral medicine in Birmingham.

After completing specialist training, he was appointed consultant in oral medicine at Guy’s Hospital in 2018.

He is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training and is an examiner for the MFDS examination for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Education and training

  • Dental Degree (2006) ISCSS Portugal
  • Master Degree in Oral Medicine (2007) University of Barcelona
  • Diploma in Advanced Studies (2008) University of Barcelona
  • PhD (2012) University of Barcelona
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education (2015) FHEA, University of Cardiff
  • FDS (OM)

Research interests

  • Oral potentially malignant disorders
  • Oral cancer
  • Facial pain disorders, in particular burning mouth syndrome


See a list of Rui Albuquerque's publications on Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID).

Last updated: March 2022

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