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Odell, Edward W. - professor of oral pathology and medicine, clinical lead for head and neck histopathology


Consultant profiles

Edward Odell


Tel: 020 7188 4367

Area of expertise: head and neck diagnostic pathology, odontogenic and salivary gland tumours, oral cancer research, prediction of cancer in premalignant diseases.

  • Biography

    Edward Odell is an academic pathologist with interests in clinical and laboratory research.

    He is a clinical lead for Viapath (previously GSTS Pathology) and Guy's and St Thomas' head and neck pathology.

    He has published both undergraduate and postgraduate textbooks and is am a member of the Faculty Board of the Royal College of Surgeons and national specialty adviser to the Royal College of Pathologists.

  • Education and training

    • Royal London Hospital (1975-84)
    • University College London (1984-1988)
    • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Specialist interests 

    • Head and neck diagnostic pathology
    • Jaw tumours
    • Odontogenic tumours
    • Salivary gland tumours
    • Oral cancer research
    • Prediction of cancer in premalignant diseases