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Dr Alex Michael

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Medico-Legal Experience

Dr Alex Michael is a Dentist with Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certification and a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) in the Legal Aspects of Medical Practice. He is instructed by Claimants and Defendants in dental injuries, personal injury, clinical negligence and regulatory compliance cases. 

Dr. Michael draws on his extensive clinical experience and his background in the legal aspects of medical practice to provide valuable insights in litigious matters concerning professional dental obligations and practice legal compliance. Hehas been instructed on over 100 cases, 75 of those being Clinical negligence cases over the last 2 years. He is able to opine on Breach of Duty, Condition & Prognosis and Causation.

Dr Michael has extensive experience in cases associated with:

Personal injury related to:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • Catastrophic facial injuries

Clinical negligence cases relating to: 

  • Mistakes in treatment leading to the loss or damage of multiple teeth
  • Periodontal – incorrect treatment for gum disease and misdiagnosis 
  • General restorative – missed decay, poor standard of fillings, issues with crown and bridgework 
  • Prosthetics – dentures and their provision 
  • Implants – restoration issues and treatment planning  
  • Root canal work  
  • Soft tissues – cancer screening 
  • Radiographs – frequency of X-rays, the review of those X-rays, misdiagnosis of issues visible
  • Delayed or incorrect diagnosis – including oral cancer misdiagnosis
  • Covid-19 compliance

Dr Michael’s appointment availability is 1-2 weeks and has a report turnaround time of  3-4weeks. 

Clinical Experience

Dr. Michael is a highly experienced and accomplished dental professional with an extensive clinical background spanning over two decades. Since graduating from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 2002, he has excelled in various aspects of the profession, becoming a well-rounded expert in the dental industry.

For the past 18 years, Dr. Michael has served as the Managing Partner of a family-owned dental practice in Cheltenham. In this role, he has gained valuable insights into the day-to-day challenges faced by fellow dentists and practice owners. This unique perspective not only allows effective business management, but has also equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of the legal and compliance issues that are integral to running a dental practice.

Dr. Michael’s practice offers an exceptionally broad spectrum of dental care to patients of all ages. His expertise includes cosmetic dentistry, gum disease treatments, oral surgery and restorative dentistry.

His dual roles as a clinician and practice owner have not only contributed to his professional growth, but have also enriched his ability to navigate complex scenarios effectively. Dr. Michael’s ability to balance his clinical expertise with his legal background makes him an invaluable asset in legal proceedings, where he can provide reliable and well-informed testimony.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr Michael able to comment on accident trauma (PI)?

Yes. Dr Michael has experience dealing with accident trauma in his general practice, including road accidents, bicycle accidents, falls, etc.

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