MDS,AO/ASIF ( Maxfac-UK),
FDSRCS ( England)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr Shanker has trained abroad in the highly reputed Royal London Hospital, UK for two years. From there he went to Dublin for further specialized training in Maxillofacial Surgery for a further 4 years under some of the most reputed surgeons in the world.
He is the first fellowship holder in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery ( and currently the only one) from both the Royal College of surgeons of England and Ireland in Madurai, Theni & Virudhunagar districts. (FDSRCS in Dentistry/ Maxillofacial Surgery is the equivalent of the FRCS for medical doctors)
He is currently a visiting consultant to various leading hospitals in Madurai including Apollo Hospitals and Shenbagam Hospital. He has numerous publications in both Indian and International journals. He has been an invited speaker for international conferences in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in both India and abroad.
BDS, MDS( Orthodontia)
Specialist in Orthodontia
Dr Aijitha Shanker is a specialist in Orthodontics (branch of dentistry that deals with straightening crooked teeth using clips). She is the first lady orthodontist in Madurai and has extensive experience and training. She has a special interest in correction of facial deformities and cleft lip and palate. She also has undergone specialised training in surgical orthodontics with an international faculty. She has won numerous prizes for paper presentations in National & International conferences.