CARTIS Management Board
CARTIS is managed by a local board and has clinical and research members from across the UK. With many international collaborators, CARTIS is ideally placed to understand and develop solutions to modern healthcare needs and welcomes new research partners.
Mr Adrian W. Sugar FDSRCS(Eng/Ed) FDSRCPS(Glas) MDhc Consultant/Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer in Cleft and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Tel: 01792 703 077
Clinical Director and Service Manager: South Wales Cleft team; Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer: University of Swansea Medical School; Hon Consultant Surgeon: University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff; Clinical Teacher: Cardiff University College of Medicine
Main interests: craniofacial deformity and trauma, craniofacial and oral implants, training in cranio-maxillofacial surgery.
Specialist interests: cleft surgery, hemifacial microsomia, distraction osteogenesis, 3D imaging/planning, clinical research.
Peter Evans, Reconstructive Scientist & Maxillofacial Laboratory Services Manager, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Tel: 01792 703 515
Peter is well renowned in the field of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, being part of a team that pioneered the use of Craniofacial Implants in the UK for retention of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Studying Maxillofacial Prosthetics in London in 1987 he moved to Wales to join the Welsh Craniofacial Implant Team.
He is presently Head of Prosthetic Maxillofacial Rehabilitation at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. His main areas of interest include facial prosthetics for children, craniofacial implantology and 3D modelling and imaging. He has published extensively in on the integration of digital technologies into facial prosthetics and implants.
Peter is a full member of the IMPT and a founder member and secretary of CARTIS.
Cardiff Met. Treasurer:
Dr. Dominic Eggbeer, Surgical & Prosthetic Design Unit Manager, PDR - International Centre for Design and Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.
Tel: 02920 416 703
Dominic’s research focusses on the effective application of technologies such as computer aided design, additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, medical imaging and reverse engineering within medicine; specifically prosthetics, rehabilitation and surgery. He has presented at conferences around the world, contributed to book chapters, courses and workshops and published over 18 peer reviewed articles. Dominic’s roles at PDR also include the management and development of commercial medical modelling services, with broad ranging customers in UK hospitals, research groups and companies. This is an important mechanism in the identification of relevant research that is targeted to meet modern healthcare needs.
Dominic is an associate member of the IMPT and a founder member and treasurer of CARTIS.
Mr Andrew Cronin, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW
Tel: 029 2074 6499
Alan Bocca, (Ret.) Consultant Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Alan is one of the UK’s leading Maxillofacial Prosthetists, having practised for over 30 years in the field of facial and body prosthetic rehabilitation.
His career began at Kings College Hospital, London, moving to Wales in 1990 to lead the prosthetic team at the Welsh Burns, Plastics and Maxillofacial Unit in Chepstow. As Consultant at Morriston Hospital Swansea, Alan lectured extensively in the UK and worldwide.
His specialist areas of interest include Craniofacial Implantology, Silicone Technology and 3D Imaging. Alan is a Fellow of theInstitute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists and Technologists.
Founding & Honorary Member:
Dr. Richard Bibb, Reader in Medical Applications of Design, Loughborough Design School, Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK.
Dr. Bibb graduated with a BSc Industrial Design in 1995 and then moved to PDR to undertake doctoral research in Rapid Prototyping. After obtaining his PhD he remained at PDR to conduct research into the medical applications of product design and development technologies such as 3D scanning, 3D CAD, Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing. He moved to Loughborough University in June 2008 to teach industrial and product design and continue his research. His collaborative applied research has been presented at international conferences in the UK, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Canada and the USA and produced more than 60 peer-reviewed publications.
Mr Satyajeet Bhatia, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW
Tel: 02920 746 499
Professor Ian Pallister, Consultant Surgeon - Trauma & Orthopaedics, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
For 12 years, Professor Pallister has worked in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery in Morrriston Hospital, specialising in the management of major injuries, and severe limb-threatening trauma. His work as a clinical academic centres around understanding the response to injury, while developing practical and academic education programmes.
Integral to both his clinical and academic activity is the application of new technologies which can enhance medical training and improve patient outcomes. His collaboration with the expertise in PDR has been vital in the development of both custom implants and models for use in surgery, and also complex surgical simulation models created under contract with the MoD.
Lawrence Dovgalski, Principal Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Tel: 01792 703 515
Lawrence Dovgalski works as part of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics team at Moriston Hospital.
Having graduated from UWIC with a BSc Hons. Degree in dental technology, he went on to study Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Technology as a postgraduate professional diploma at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Having worked at Morriston hospital throughout his training, Lawrence became a substantive member of the prosthetics team in October 2010 and currently specialises in the production of silicone facial prostheses, deep buried implants and in the planning of orthognathic surgery cases.
Kelly Morris, STP Trainee - Reconstructive Science, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Tel: 01792 703 515
Kelly is a trainee member of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics team at Moriston Hospital.
Having graduated from Cardiff Metropolitan University with a BSc Hons. degree in Dental technology in 2013, she successfully applied for the only Scientific Training Program (Reconstructive Science) position in Wales. The program lasts for three years - encompassing practical training at Morriston and taught modules delivered by King's College in London and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Previously, Kelly worked as a Dental Nurse during her undergraduate studies.
Sean Peel, Business Development Design Engineer, PDR - International Centre for Design and Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.
Tel: 029 2041 6723
Sean has designed and 3D-printed patient-specific surgical or prosthetic-rehabilitation devices for more than 1000 patients. His role involves maximising opportunities for collaboration, research and enterprise by developing how PDR's Surgical & Prosthetic Design team works with clinicians and industry; and by transferring best practice into the NHS.
By combining a grounding in industrial design principles, significant experience of additive manufacturing technologies and knowledge of medical procedures, he undertakes collaborative design and research projects to produce novel custom implants, surgical guides and soft-tissue prostheses.
Additionally, he works with surgeons to plan and rehearse procedures in the virtual CAD environment to improve predictability, reduce costs and deliver better clinical outcomes.
Hayley Hanson, Surgical & Prosthetic Design Technician, PDR - International Centre for Design and Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.
Tel: 029 2041 7055
Heather Goodrum, 3D Biomedical Technician, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Tel: 01792 703 515
Having recently qualified from Dundee University with an MSc in Forensic Facial Art (2014), Heather has joined the Maxillofacial Laboratory at Morriston Hospital as Biomedical Technician.
Her role focuses on operating 3D and digital technology in the department, as well as working alongside the PDR team on research projects.
Steven Hollisey-McLean, Reconstructive Scientist, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL, UK
Tel: 01792 703 515
Gavin Thomas, Research Assistant, PDR - International Centre for Design and Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.
Gavin graduated from the University of Manchester with a BEng in Aerospace Engineering in 2012. From there he went on to study an MSc in Integrated Product Design at Brunel University London focusing on the use of additive manufacturing technologies to produce bespoke sports products.
He joined PDR's Surgical & Prosthetic Design team in January 2015 as Research Assistant. His role focuses on a collaborative project between PDR, ABMU, and two external industrial partners.