OUR TEAM OF DENTISTS
GDC No 150548
BDS MFDS RCSEd DipImpDent RCSEd
Clinical Director and Implant Dentist
Practice limited to Implant Dentistry
Stephen qualified from Queen’s University Belfast in 2008. After completing his Vocational Training Stephen spent 2 years working as a Senior House Officer and Speciality Doctor in Oral Surgery. During this time, he obtained his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons (MFDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, winning the John Smith medal for the highest mark in the examination.
After time in private practice in Australia and Singapore, Stephen worked as a lecturer in the Oral Surgery department in Trinity College, Dublin. During this time, he published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He then completed a two-year diploma programme in implant dentistry and subsequently gained his Diploma in Implant Dentistry (DipImpDent) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
Stephen now limits his practice to dental implants, placing hundreds each year. He accepts referrals for all aspects of implant dentistry, from straight-forward placements to complex bone grafting.
Stephen lives locally with his wife and two children. Outside of dentistry he enjoys travel, keeping fit and playing the guitar.
GDC No 80800
BDS MFGDP DPDS
Platinum Invisalign Provider
Katharine qualified in 2002 from the University Wales College of Medicine. After 5 years as a Royal Navy Dentist, delivering dental care to Royal Navy personnel onboard ships around the world, Katharine moved to general practice.
Katharine has obtained membership to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP), a Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (DPDS), PGDip (Clear Aligner Therapy) and completed three years of certificate courses in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry.
Katharine has a particular interest in orthodontics with the use of clear aligners. She has completed an advanced training Diploma in clear aligner therapy and enjoys mentoring dentists newly qualified in Invisalign.
Katharine is married to a GP with three children and enjoys fitness, cricket, and cooking.
GDC No 61674
Andrew Browne qualified as a dentist from the University of Sheffield in 1986 .
He worked in general practice in the UK and then spent 7 years in Australia in a variety of roles where he also took a Graduate Diploma in Professional Management. After returning to the UK he gained a Masters degree in Prosthodontics (complex restorative dentistry) from Manchester University in 1998.
He became a partner at Evesham Place in 2002 and then Clinical Director. Andrew has since retired leadership of Evesham Place Dental to Stephen & Katharine.
GDC No 278824
BDS (Hons) MFDS RCSEd
Sarah studied dentistry at the University of Birmingham and has obtained Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons (MFDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
Sarah is passionate about providing high quality patient care and putting anxious patients at ease. Sarah is particularly interested in restorative dentistry and placed 3rd in the 2018 Dentsply Sirona Clinical Case Competition competing against dentists from across the UK.
Outside of dentistry Sarah enjoys ceramics, photography and getting out into the countryside.
Dr Sumeet Champaneri
GDC No 258895
BDS (Hons), MFDS RCPS (Glasg) PGCert Med Ed FHEA
Sumeet qualified from The University of Sheffield in 2015. Since this, Sumeet has undertaken a postgraduate diploma with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and has worked within the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the Royal London Dental Hospital, London. During this year, Sumeet gained an accreditation in Conscious Dental Sedation and won the 2017 British Society of Restorative Dentistry Poster Presentation Prize. More recently, Sumeet has worked within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham and has had the opportunity to present at the World Congress of Dental Traumatology International Conference in San Diego.
Sumeet believes in providing high quality patient care and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has developed a particular interest in Restorative Dentistry. Sumeet strives to continue his knowledge and skill development and is therefore currently undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education with the University of Staffordshire.
Outside of dentistry, Sumeet enjoys travelling and participating in sports such as Football and Badminton.
GDC No 150467
BDS MFDS RCSEd
Facial Aesthetics Dentist
Gráinne graduated from the Queen’s University of Belfast in 2008 with Distinction in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, before returning home to the West Midlands to complete her Vocational Training. She first came to Stratford-upon-Avon as a general dental practitioner in 2009 and achieved Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons (MFDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011.
Gráinne went on to complete a Senior House Officer posting at the Dublin Dental University Hospital, gaining further valuable experience in the areas of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine and dental trauma.
Following a time in private practice in Singapore, Gráinne returned to practice in Stratford and developed a special interest in facial aesthetics and injectable medicine, committing herself to comprehensive training within this discipline. She is passionate about safety in aesthetics and providing her patients with the highest levels of care.
Gráinne is currently undertaking her Level 7 Post Graduate Aesthetic Medicine Diploma, a qualification approved by the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners and the current gold standard in UK aesthetic medicine.
Gráinne now limits her practice to injectable aesthetics and relishes the opportunity to build excellent rapport with her patients, providing bespoke treatments that enhance rather than obscure their natural features.
Gráinne lives locally with her husband and two young children. Outside of clinic Gráinne is a keen runner and enjoys yoga, cooking and travelling.
Laura De Souza
GDC No 153833
GDC No 228238
BDS (Birm) MJDF RCSEng PGCert Restorative Dentistry
Andy qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2012, and subsequently achieved Membership of the Joint Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of England two years later. In keeping with his professional development, he has completed a yearlong PG Certification in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry with the Dominic Hassall Training Institute and is currently studying for a 3 year MSc in Endodontic Practice (root canal treatment) at Barts and The London School of Dentistry. He is also trained though the IAS Academy to provide simple teeth straitening.
He particularly enjoys the privilege in taking time to develop lasting relationships and trust with patients, and is passionate about treating them in a gentle and caring manner.
Andy is originally from Rugby but is now living in Northamptonshire with his soon-to-be wife Nicola. He's a keen fair-weather golfer, burger connoisseur and history nerd.
GDC No 255659
Shauna joined the team in 2015 as a qualified dental nurse.
She is now responsible for the day to day running of the practice and ensures the practice is up to date with all necessary legislation.
Hygienists & Therapists
GDC No 4742
Liz qualified at Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1994. Receiving an award for clinical skills on completion of her Diploma in Dental Hygiene.
She has had the privilege of providing dental hygiene services to our patients at Evesham Place for over 25 years and very much continues to enjoy to do so.
Elizabeth has a special interest in treating patients with periodontal disease and helping them maintain their oral health and advising and treating patients with implants. With her family now grown up, her free time is spent visiting family in Sicily, going to the gym or relaxing with a good book.
GDC No 264425
Isobel qualified in 2016 from the University of Birmingham gaining both Honours & Clinical distinction with her degree.
Her role as a dental therapist involves educating patients on how to improve their oral hygiene and gum health. She can also carry out fillings on both adults and children, plus perform extractions of deciduous (baby) teeth.
Isobel enjoys spending her weekends playing hockey and socialising with her friends and family.
GDC No 2022
Heather joined the practice in 2009. Outside work she enjoys cycling and spending time with her family and grandchildren
Clinical Dental Technician
GDC No 130889
Julian qualified in 1991 from Matthew Boulton Technical College with a BTEC National Diploma in Dental Technology after completing 5 years of training in dental laboratories providing high quality technical dentistry.
With over 25 years of experience as a qualified dental technician, Julian has become a respected technologist to some of the UK leading dentists.
Julian is actively involved in the postgraduate teaching of dentists at the Birmingham Dental Hospital (BDH), Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), and at the Worcester Royal Hospital.
Julian is constantly updating his learning and embraces all techniques, new and old which he feels can optimise the end result of the dentures that he constructs.
Julian studied at the Royal College of Surgeons for the Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology in which he gained a distinction.
This course developed his knowledge and skills to ensure that he can provide optimum solutions to problems faced by patients in pursuit of quality dentures and technical dentistry.
Paula is head receptionist and joined the team in 2002.
Clair joined the practice as a dental nurse in 1998, and now works on reception.
Elaine joined the practice in 2020 as a receptionist.
Lisa joined the team in 2007 and holds the National Certificate NEBDSA qualification. Lisa is our Treatment Coordinator and also assists with implants, surgical procedures and sedation.
GDC No 233731
Nicky joined the team in 2010 as a trainee, qualifying with the National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012.
GDC No 286726
Jess joined the team in 2017 as an apprentice, qualifying in 2019 with the Level 3 Dental Nursing Diploma. Jess provides chairside assistance and has a special interest for implants, surgical procedures and sedation.
GDC No 274876
Emma joined the team in 2016 as an apprentice, qualifying in 2017 with the Level 3 Dental Nursing Diploma. Emma assists with the organisation and planning of aesthetic procedures such as botox, fillers and Invisalign.
GDC No 117648
Steph joined the team in 2008 and holds the NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care in Dental Nursing qualification.
GDC No 120004
Lynn joined the team in 2006 as a qualified dental nurse with over 40 years’ experience, she has a keen interest in cross infection and decontamination.
GDC No. 260960
Luliana joined the practice in 2020 as a qualified Dental Nurse holding the National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN. Iuliana has experience supporting children and nervous patients.