Dr Kate Taylor is one of the UK's leading oral surgeons and Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery at Liverpool University Dental Hospital.
Dr Taylor qualified in dentistry from the University of Sheffield in 1993 and completed vocational training in the York Scheme the following year. She then started training in oral and maxillofacial surgery and was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 1997. She did her basic science research at the University of Leeds and completed a PhD in wound healing in 2007. She specialises in the management of anxious patients and obtained a Diploma in Conscious Sedation from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2000.
She was accepted onto the Specialist List for Oral Surgery in 2000 but her formal training was completed by success in the Intercollegiate Fellowship Specialty Examination (ISFE oral surgery) in 2013. She has worked in hospitals throughout the Yorkshire region and is now employed as Senior Lecturer (hon Consultant) at the University of Liverpool where she organises and develops undergraduate education in medical emergencies management, sedation and oral surgery.
Her research focus is in educational research and human factors and her clinical focus is in the management of anxious patients.