Meet The Team


Dr Jimmy Makdissi

Consultant Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologist



Dr Makdissi joined the Institute of Dentistry, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, in 2004 as a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology. He directs the Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology programme of the undergraduate BDS curriculum. He completed his specialist training at Guy’s Hospital and obtained the Diploma of Dental Radiology from the Royal College of Radiologists. He has served on the Education Committee of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. He has also served as the Dental Tutor for the London Deanery at Barts Health, the Faculty Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons and as the President of the Metropolitan Branch of the British Dental Association. In addition, he is the founder of the Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Interpretation Masterclass providing UK-based CBCT hands-on training along with a collection of e-learning modules. Jimmy is currently doing his PhD on the use of MRI in Dentistry.


Sarah How

Administrative Assistant


Sarah began her career as a medical secretary in 1987 at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. After 22 years in the NHS she ventured into the world of private medicine, helping to set up a Radiology clinic in Harley Street, and then worked for six years as a medical PA at a clinic in Hemel Hempstead. In October 2021 she joined the Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology Academy team as Administrative Assistant.

Inga Lanina

Personal Assistant


Inga joined the company in January 2020. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Business & Management at Brunel University London in 2008. She began in a PA role and has since progressed to oversee many aspects of the company.

Web Development & Programming

Ian Green

Senior IT Engineer and Web Developer


Ian is the Owner and Director of Data Simplexity Website. Programming since the age of 13, he has written numerous software packages over the past four decades including optician prescription management, sales order processing, accounting, event and publication management and, more recently, the Ultimate Database cloud-based content management development system used to host and manage the Report, Referral and Course Bookings services for Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology Academy.

Advisory Board

Dr Mark Viner

Consultant Senior Tutor in Radiography



Mark has over 37 years’ experience as a radiographer, radiology manager and NHS senior manager in London Teaching Hospitals. 

From 2001-2014 he was deputy head of clinical design and commissioning for the redevelopment of St Bartholomew’s, The Royal London & Royal London Dental Hospitals, responsible for clinical design, equipping and commissioning across all clinical areas of this £1bn scheme.

Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in radiography education, as a visiting lecturer at a number of UK universities and presenting at national and international conferences. He took up the position of Senior Tutor in Radiography in 2014 and teaches on the undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in dentistry. He also lectures in forensic radiography at Cranfield University, Defence Academy of the UK, Shrivenham.

He has a specific interest in dental & forensic imaging and forensic human identification and has authored a number of papers and book chapters on the subject. He is module lead for Dental and Maxillo Facial Radiography of the NHS E-learning for health on-line learning programme and has recently co-authored a series of articles for Dental Practice Magazine. He is co-editor of the second edition of Brogdon’s Forensic Radiography, founder editorial board member of the Journal of Forensic Radiology & Imaging and a founder board member of both the International Association of Forensic Radiographers and The International Society of Forensic Radiology & Imaging. He is also a Fitness to Practice Panel member for the UK Health Care Professions Council. 

He has been awarded the Fellowship of the College of Radiographers, The Gold Medal of the Society & College of Radiographers and a Winston Churchill Fellowship.

Dr Ashok Adams

Consultant ENT/ Neuroradiologist

BSc (Hons), MRCP, FRCR

Dr Jonathan Davies

Consultant Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologist



Jonathan qualified from King’s College London in 2000. He has worked in general dental practice, the community dental services and hospital dental services in South Wales and Dundee.
Jonathan undertook specialist training in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology at Guy’s Hospital and completed an MSc in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology at the same time. On completion of training he became a specialist in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology. 
Jonathan has worked in the hospital dental services and as an academic in Dental Radiology, teaching and examining both undergraduate and postgraduate dental students.  
Jonathan has been a past council member and honorary secretary of the British Society of Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology, honorary lecturer for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and been a member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for the Additional Dental Specialities. Jonathan is currently an examiner for the Diploma in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology for the Royal College of Radiologists and external examiner for the University of Liverpool. 
Jonathan has an interest in digital imaging and PACS, including Cone Beam CT imaging for which he has a number of publications. 


For general queries please use the email below:


02039 255 920

Inga Lanina 07712 509 777
Sarah How 07833 626 488

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