Jonathan Collier is a consultant Oral and Craniomaxillofacial surgeon in the Craniofacial Department of the Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust. He is the principal orthognathic surgeon in the department and a core member of the specialist multidisciplinary group treating cancerous skin lesions. Jonathan is an Honorary Consultant at both Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust where he is a regular member of the specialist clinic treating the long-term consequences of traumatic facial injury. Jonathan is on the invited faculty of a number of specialist courses, has a number of research interests and is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. He is a surgeon with the medical charity Facing The World and lives in central London with his wife and four children.


FRCS(OMFS), Royal College of Surgeons of England
PhD, Queen Mary University London
MFDS, Royal College of Surgeons of England
BDS, Queen Mary University London
MRCSEd, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England
BM, BCh, Oxford University
MA, Cambridge University

Prizes & Awards

Royal College of Surgeons

Examiner for the License in Dental Surgery Examination, 2011
Examiner for the Overseas Registration Examination, 2008
RCS Research Training Fellow, 2005/6
Henry Bowdler Scholarship: Faculty of Dental Surgery, 2003
Hallett Prize: MRCS Examination Gold Medal, 2000


BAOMS Research Grant, 2012
BAOMS Annual Scientific Meeting: Norman Rowe Clinical Prize, 2011
BAOMS Annual Scientific Meeting: Research poster prize, 2007
International Association for Dental Research: Hatton Prize (co-supervisor), 2007
International Association for Dental Research: Hatton Prize, 2006
International Association for Dental Research / Unilever Travel Award, 2006
British Society for Dental Research Junior Colgate Prize, 2005
Cancer Research UK Core Skills and Training Bursary, 2004
QMUL Research Advisory Board Clinical Training Fellowship, 2004
British Society for Dental Research Junior Colgate Prize: highly commended, 2004
British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists, 2002
BAOMS Research Grant, 2002
Leathersellers Trust University Studentship, 2002/3
Worshipful Company of Barber Surgeons University Bursary, 2002-4


University of London
Gold Medal for Dentistry: proxime accessit, 2005

Queen Mary University London
College Drapers Award, 2005
George Hankey Prize for Oral Surgery,  2004
BDS Part 2, 3 & 4B Prizes, 2004
Brackenbury and Waring Memorial Prize, 2002

University of Oxford
George Pickering Prize BM BCh proxime accessit, 1996
Walter Guinness Elective Award, 1995

University of Cambridge
Neurobiology Prize, 1992

Specialist registration details

General Medical Council
OMFS Specialist Register, 4331414

General Dental Council
Oral Surgery Specialist Register, 85769

London Deanery
CCT Awarded,  October 2010


“The role of the chemokine receptor CXCR4 in oral squamous cell carcinoma metastasis.” 

PhD awarded February 2010, Department of Clinical & Diagnositic Oral Science, QMUL

Invited Faculty

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support – Barts and The London (2013)
  • Stryker CMF Theatre Practitioners Course – Newbury (2012)
  • BAOMS Presidents OMFS Research Symposium – Edinburgh (2012)
  • UCLAN Non-surgical facial Aesthetics – UCLAN (2010+)
  • BAOMS JTG Conference – London (2011)
  • FRCS(OMFS) Revision Course – Oxford (2011)
  • Research Skills in Anaesthesia and ITU – Barts and The London (2010-12)
  • Medical Emergencies for GDPs and DCPs – Queen Mary University London (2009-12) 
  • OMFS Trauma Skills workshop – RCS England (2008)
  • RCS England Revision Courses – ORE / MFDS / MJDF (2003-12)
  • IQE Revision Symposia – Manipal University, India (2004-6)

Membership of Editorial Boards

  • British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (BJOMS)
  • BMJ Case Reports
  • Face, Mouth and Jaw Surgery (FMJS) – The International Journal of OMFS Trainees
  • Faculty of Dental Surgery Journal (FDJ) – RCS England