Msc.. Alan KASSAP

- Assist. lecturer -

Dr Elan Hayder Al-Kassab

·         BDS, HDD (Ortho), MSc (OMFS), MOMSRCPSGlasg (OMFS)

·         Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) 2001-2002

·         High Degree Diploma (Ortho) (H.D.D) 2005-2006

·         Master Degree (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) (M.Sc.) 2007-2009

·         Membership in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MOMSRCPS) Clinical Doctorate in Maxillofacial Surgery 2011


Dr. Alan was born in Erbil city, the capitol of Kurdistan region of Iraq in 1980, after graduation 2001-2002 he joined the post graduate program as a trainee for one year 2002-2003 and was a senior house officer of oral and maxillofacial surgery for two years, then obtained a high diploma in orthodontic dentistry 2005, worked as a specialist the year after.

In 2007, he joined the MSc. Program of oral and maxillofacial surgery and obtained the masters in 2009. In the same year, he was assigned as a teaching staff in oral and maxillofacial surgery department in Hawler Dentistry College. In 2010, he became the registrar of the department, and obtained the diploma of membership of the oral and maxillofacial surgery from the Royal College of Physician and Surgeon/ Glasgow the year after.      

During 2013, he has become a clinical supervisor in the Diploma of Implantology and Diploma of Aesthetic Dentistry in Iraq held by Iraqi Dental Association and the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry (BAIRD).   

Moreover, he is a member of The British Academy of Implant Dentistry advisory board and acts as an academic advisor and a senior moderator for the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry courses in Iraq.

Board member of British Institute for Laser Dentistry (BILD) and Vice-President Clinical director for Iraq and clinical director of BILD for the Middle East and Europe.

Board member of Deve Med speakers and having special designed implant instruments.

And also he is head of Scientific Board in Advanceddent Company for conferences (Advanceddent)

Dr. Alan is also participating in many dental journals (local and international) like: the coordinator and a member of the editorial board of the Iraqi Dental Journal and a member of the editorial board of Smile Dental Journal.

Now he is the Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department in Ishik University


Here you can access my CV > [ My Curriculum Vitae (CV) ]

Here you can find some links to find me in different mediums...

Education Background :

Interests :

My interest areas in Dentistry is New Technologies in Dentistry and cosmetic facial surgery

My Teaching philosophy is :

·        The principles and philosophy of my teaching is that to enhance the students to love the subject that we teach them, I enjoy when I'm lecturing in Dentistry, I always make an effort to engage and motivate my students when I lecture by allowing them participating in the teaching activities.

·        In the clinical side I value helping my students understand and know new technologies in dentistry. I am an expert, and my role is to model for them complex ways of thinking so that they can develop the same habits of mind as professionals in the dentistry field, Also I enhance student to participate in examining the patients and taking look to the other supervisors when they are working.

·        My goal is to bridge the gap between evidence based and clinical practice.


Click here to access Question Bank, Course Materials and Lecture Notes > ( myIshik Page )

All Years 2016 - 2017

Name :  Oral Disease And Surgery I
Code :  DEN 431
Grade :  4
Year :  2016 - 2017
NOS :  64 students

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