Kostas Karavidas

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

26 years of experience
26 years of experience



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Mr. Kostas Karavidas is a Consultant Maxillofacial/Head and Neck and Oral surgeon at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, where he has worked since the beginning of May 2012. He is also a core member of the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team. He performs facial reconstructive surgery for cancer patients and is an expert in minimally invasive treatment of obstructive salivary gland disease.

Mr. Kostas Karavidas specialises in head and neck cancer surgery, facial reconstruction and rehabilitation with microsurgery and free tissue transfer, skin cancer, sialendoscopy and minimal intaroral surgery for obstructive salivary gland disease (stones and strictures), salivary gland surgery, paediatric oral surgery and tongue ties.

He performs regular sialendoscopies, utilising all forms of minimal treatment for the obstructive disease of the salivary glands including laser intraluminal fragmentation of stones, basket retrieval of stones, balloon sialoplasties and the intraoral ductal stretching technique for the deeply seated stones in the hilum of the submandibular gland.

Mr. Karavidas has performed a high volume of free tissue transfer for reconstruction of the facial defects with a variety of flaps. He passionately believes that reconstruction is patient specific and he often include a virtual surgical planning in the surgical treatment of his patients; ensuring that all patients are as knowledgable as possible about their outcomes prior to surgery.


Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery

All procedures

  • Broken Teeth/Retained Root Removal
  • Craniofacial Reconstruction
  • Cyst Removal
  • Dentoalveolar Surgery
  • Excision of Lesion of Lip
  • Excision of Lesions of the Mouth, Tongue, and Gum
  • Excision of Lymph Nodes
  • Facial Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Impacted/Infected Wisdom Teeth Removal
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Lesion Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Microvascular Free Flap Surgery
  • Minor Skin Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Mouth Sore Treatment
  • Mouth Ulcer Treatment
  • Mucocele Removal
  • Oral Reconstruction
  • Removal of Tumors of the Ear and Skull Base
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Submandibular Gland Tumour Surgery
  • TMJ Surgery
  • Tooth Extraction
  • Uncovering Canines
  • Video Consultation
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal

All conditions

  • Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Trauma
  • Head & Neck Cancers
  • Head & Neck Tumours
  • Lip Lesion
  • Neck Lumps
  • Oral (Mouth) Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Parotid Tumour
  • Restricted Mouth Opening and Locking
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
  • Temporomandibular Jaw Joint Pain and Clicking
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Problems
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Tie


Greek, English


MD, DDS, FEB(OMFS), PhD in Dental/OMFS

Registered with

General Medical Council: 6165155


16 Devonshire St, Marylebone, London, W1G 7AF

  • Monday:
    12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £200

Follow-up appointment: £150


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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