Dr Martina Shephard

Dr Martina ShephardTel: 020 3456 1053
Fax: 020 3456 1105
Email: june.martin2@nhs.net

Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals

Facial pain, Oral medicine

Professional background

Martina Shephard is a consultant in Oral Medicine and Facial Pain at the Royal National and Eastman Dental Hospitals.  She completed her undergraduate dentistry and medicine degrees at the University of Sydney, Australia, and worked in a variety of acute hospital and community dental and medical settings in urban and rural/remote Australia prior to relocating to the UK.  She completed her specialist training in oral medicine at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2015.  She obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2006, passed the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination in Oral Medicine in 2015 and obtained Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Oral Medicine) in 2016. 

Her current role includes the management of oral medicine and facial pain patients.  She also has experience in the joint care of patients with oral mucosal involvement related to dermatological conditions and oral mucosal complications following haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.  She is involved in teaching locally as well as to other medical specialties and general dental practitioners. 

Research interests

  • Oral mucosal involvement of dermatological conditions
  • Oral mucosal involvement of graft-versus-host disease


Shephard MK, Venda Nova C, Hodgson TA.  Eosinophilia associated with disease exacerbations in a patient with pyostomatitis vegetans.  Br J. Derm. 2015 Dec;173(6):1556-1557.
Taylor J, McMillan R, Shephard MK et al. World Workshop on Oral Medicine VI: A systematic review of the treatment of mucous membrane pemphigoid.  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol.  2015 Aug;120(2):161-171.e20
McMillan R, Taylor J, Shephard MK et al. World Workshop on Oral Medicine VI: A systematic review of the treatment of mucocutaneous pemphigus vulgaris.  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol.  2015 Aug;120(2):132-142.e61.
Shephard MK, Hegarty AM, Hodgson TA. Vesiculobullous disorders affecting the oral cavity.  Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2014 Sep;75(9):502-8.
Shephard M, Coleman H.  Simultaneous adenomatoid odontogenic and keratocystic odontogenic tumours in a patient with Gorlin-Goltz syndrome.  Aust Dent J. 2014 Mar;59(1):121-4.
Shephard MK, Macgregor EA, Zakrzewska JM.  Orofacial pain: a guide for the headache physician. Headache.  2014 Jan;54(1):22-39.
Shephard MK, Schifter M, Palme CE.  Multiple oral squamous cell carcinomas associated with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy– candidiasis– ectodermal dystrophy. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2012 Dec;114(6):e36-42

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