Mr. Martin Paley

GDC No. 64778
BDS (Dund 1989), MB ChB, FFDRCSI, FRCS, FRCSEd(OMFS)
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon


Martin is a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon for NHS Lothian based in the Regional Maxillofacial Unit at St Johns Hospital. His main NHS area of interest is head & neck cancer and he performs the often complex reconstruction and oral rehabilitation these patients require using free tissue transfer techniques and dental implantology.

He has recently introduced to the unit, the newer minimally invasive techniques of sialoendoscopy to manage salivary gland disease. He also works at the Western General Hospital Oncology Centre and has a weekly clinic at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital.

He is a graduate of Dundee and Aberdeen Universities and his specialty training was in Wales with time at the Vrije University in Amsterdam. Following this he completed a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology in Liverpool before taking up his consultant post in Edinburgh in 2005.