Birnie, Mr D

Mr David BirnieConsultant Orthodontist

  • Consultant Orthodontist
  • Tel: 0191 282 5104 (Department secretary)
  • GMC Code: D 44272
  • Qualifications: BDS (Edin) FDS DMI RCSEdin FDS MOrth RCSEng
  • Special Interests

    Complex non-surgical orthodontics and interdisciplinary treatment.

  • Biography

    Undergraduate at University of Edinburgh. Formerly Consultant Orthodontist, Associate Medical Director and chief of Head and Neck Services at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust 1982-2012. Formerly Dean, Faculty of Health Informatics, RCSEdin; member of GDC 1998-2002; chair SAC in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry 1992-1995. 

    Currently examiner MOrth RCSEdin, Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy RCSEdin and Conjoint MOrth RCSEdin/FCDSHK College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong. Caldicott Guardian RCSEdin. 33 papers published in peer reviewed journals and two book chapters. Clinical interest include passive self-ligation appliances, fully customised orthodontic appliances and digital orthodontics.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Newcastle Dental Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Outpatient treatment clinics on Thursday and Friday.

  • Name of Secretary
    Susan Jones
  • David Birnie 
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