Dr Errol Devamanoharan Samuel

Dr Errol Samuel | JPMC Brunei
Dr Errol Devamanoharan Samuel
Specialty: Oral Surgeon and Periodontist

About The Doctor

Length of Work: 

BDS (Mys), FDSRCS Oral Surgery & Oral Medicine (England), MSc Periodontology (London), FICD

1974 to 1978
Undergraduate, College of Dental Surgery, Manipal, Mysore University, India

1979 to 1981
Trainee Dental Officer, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

1981 to 1986
Dental Officer, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

1986 to 1990
Senior Dental Officer, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

1991 to 1993
Clinical Assistant, Joint Departments of Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery and Oral Medicine, Eastman Dental Hospital, London, United Kingdom

January 1994 to July 1994
Clinical Specialist, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

1994 to 2000
State Periodontal Specialist, Negeri Sembilan; Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Examiner, Malaysian Dental Board

July 2000 to September 2001
Periodontic Specialist, Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam

October 2001 to September 2009
Specialist Dental Surgeon, Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam

October 2009 to present
Consultant Dental Surgeon (Grade II), Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam

Board Certificate & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists [1996]
  • Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Oral Surgery & Oral Medicine) [December 1993]
  • MSc (Periodontology, University of London, United Kingdom [September 1992]
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Mysore [May 1978]

General Information

Dr Errol had his initial oral surgical training at the General Hospitals in Alor Setar and Malacca under several eminent oral surgeons. He also trained at the Terendak Armed Forces Hospital, Malacca. In 1990, he was awarded an Asian Development Bank Scholarship to pursue post graduate training in the United Kingdom. He trained at the Institute of Dental Surgery, ​Eastman Dental Hospital, London and at the University College London.

He trained under the mentorship of several leading periodontists in Europe including Professor Sture Nyman, Professor Newmann & Dr Bernie Kieser. He later underwent subspecialty training in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine under Professor Emeritus Malcolm Harris and Professor Joanna Zackarewska respectively.

He currently restricts his practice to Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Periodontology with special interests in minor oral surgery including wisdom teeth management, managing medically compromised patients, guided tissue ​regeneration, developing implant sites and non-surgical periodontal therapy. His other interests includes reading, music and travel.

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