Prof. Dr. Nikos Donos

Professor Nikos Donos (H index- 56 Web of Science) is the Director of Research, Professor & Chair of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, Director of Clinical Research, Director of the Centre for Oral Clinical Research (COCR) at the Institute of Dentistry, Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Prof. Donos is also the Director of the ITI Scholarship Centre and the Director of the Osteology Research Scholarship Centre, both at QMUL.

From 2005 – 2015, Prof. Donos was the Professor of Periodontology, Programme Director of the post-graduate programme in Periodontics, Director of Research and Director of the Eastman Clinical Investigation Centre (ECIC) at the UCL-Eastman Dental Institute, London, U.K.

In 2009, Prof. Donos has been awarded the title of Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry in Hong Kong, in 2012 the title of Adjunct Professor at the Dental School-Griffith University in Australia, in 2015 the title of Honorary Professor at UCL-Eastman Dental Institute and in 2019 the title of Honorary Professor, School of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Australia.

In 2011, Professor Donos was awarded the prestigious award in Periodontal Regenerative Medicine from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)-Periodontology Group and in 2019 he received the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Clinical Research Award for his contribution as co-author for “outstanding published scientific manuscript with direct clinical relevance and application to the practice of periodontics”. In 2004, Professor Donos received the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO)- Basic Science Research Award.

Professor Donos is Past President of the British Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry (BSP) (2020), the Academic Representative of the Committee of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI)(UK) and is a board member of the Osteology Foundation (OF)-Switzerland where he also is the Chair of the Science Committee (for OF). Furthermore, Professor Donos will be the Lead of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) Post-graduate Committee (PEC)(until 2026) for which he has been a committee member since 2012.

Prof. Donos is the Associate Editor for Periodontology 2000, an Associate Editor for BMC Oral Health, a topic editor (2022) for Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology and is/has been involved as editorial board member in international peer-reviewed journals in the field of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (i.e. Clinical Oral Implants Research). Prof. Donos has published 253 peer reviewed publications with a total of 10,210 citations and from 2009-2022 is the editor of 5 books and author/co-author of 15 book chapters in the field of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. Furthermore, during his career, Professor Donos is very successful in being awarded research grants from different funding bodies and the industry.

Prof. Donos is/has been involved as reviewer/participant in most of consensus conferences for the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO), The International Team for Oral Implantology (ITI) and the Osteology Foundation which provide the most up-to-date evidence- based information for different clinical situations in the field of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.

Prof. Donos has significant clinical experience (Consultant level at UCLH and Bartshealth and private sector) in providing advanced treatment modalities to patients suffering from severe periodontal disease. Those modalities include all steps (non-surgical and surgical) for the treatment of periodontal disease including periodontal and bone tissue regeneration and replacement of missing teeth with dental implants. Furthermore, Prof. Donos has significant experience in non-surgical and surgical treatment of peri-implant diseases. All the above clinical problems and their treatments are topics that Professor Donos regularly covers in his lectures on a national and international level.