Our Team

Our Leadership Team

Dr Samintharaj Kumar profile
Dr Samintharaj Kumar CEO

Dr Samintharaj Kumar spearheads the Nuffield Dental Leadership Team as both the Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

His background includes working experience in both hospitals and private practice both in the United Kingdom and Singapore. Being both qualified in Medicine and Dentistry with a Masters in Business Administration gives him a particular insight into leadership and entrepreneurship in the healthcare landscape.  He is very passionate about training and lecturing and frequently provides mentorship for dentists.

As a serial entrepreneur, Dr Kumar is well known for his ability to develop new projects and create new alliances within the healthcare space and beyond. He is also a highly regarded speaker and is a Key Opinion Leader for a few commercial organizations.

In 2019, he was conferred as a Fellow to the International College of Dentists. In 2020, he was elected as Council Member to the Singapore Dental Association. 

Dr Kumar works at Nuffield Dental as a practicing general dental surgeon focussing primarily in All on 4/ Teeth in a Day, Zygomatic Implants, Ceramic Dental Implantology, Oral Surgery, Aesthetic full mouth reconstruction.

Dr Faisal profile
Dr Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz Deputy Clinical Director

Dr Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz is the Deputy Clinical Director (Dental) for Nuffield Holdings he works together with the rest of the Nuffield leadership team to manage clinical-related matters in Nuffield. 

Dr Faisal graduated from the prestigious King’s College London and thereafter served in Singapore’s public healthcare institutions. During his time at the National Dental Centre and Tan Tock Seng Hospital, he has undergone clinical rotations in advanced general dentistry, prosthodontics, oral surgery, and geriatric and special needs dentistry. Apart from clinical work, he also worked in the Ministry of Health Singapore, under the Chief Dental officer to write up policies and was involved in the planning of provision of dental care in Singapore.

Dr Faisal’s clinical interests lie in oral surgery in particular wisdom teeth surgery, dental implantology, and full arch reconstruction with the use of dental implants. Dr Faisal is also adept at the management of orofacial pain. 

Dr  Faisal has a strong interest in the use of digital technology to treatment plan complex cases to provide better and more predictable outcomes for his patients.  On top of his clinical work, Dr Faisal also conducts lectures and trains fellow dental colleagues.