Thomas George Arayathinal

Dr. Thomas George Arayathinal Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Years of Experience : 37

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Arabic



Dr. Thomas George Arayathinal is a venerated Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, renowned for bringing countless smiles to thousands of patients in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf. With remarkable surgical skills and dedication to patient care, he has been transforming lives, one procedure at a time for nearly two decades in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Thomas Arayathinal earned his bachelor’s degree in Dentistry from Bangalore and subsequently completed early post-graduation in Maxillofacial plastic surgery. He then pursued further training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in the United Kingdom, where he was headhunted to join the first-ever Oral and Maxillofacial training program for overseas doctors under the Royal College of Surgeons of England in London. Here, he gained extensive training and highly specialized skills in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Thomas is a Fellow of three Royal colleges: the Royal College of Surgeons in England, the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Following his training in the United Kingdom, Dr. Arayathinal was appointed as a Consultant at a teaching hospital. He then served as the Head of Maxillofacial and Dentistry at Saudi Arabia for 10 years, followed by 18 years as a Consultant and Division Chief of Maxillofacial Surgery in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Thomas Arayathinal continuously enhanced his skills by undergoing further training in corrective jaw surgery and the management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Sleep Breathing Disorders in Germany, Netherlands, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. With an illustrious career spanning over 37 years, Dr. Thomas Arayathinal is a Senior Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon specializing in the correction of facial and jaw deformities, bringing a wealth of expertise and experience. Passionate about the latest surgical trends and advancements in treatment protocols, he employs cutting-edge technology to provide the highest standard of care, making complex treatments affordable to patients. Dr. Thomas’s remarkable surgical results have solidified his esteemed reputation in the field. Serving with diligence and distinction, he has established himself as a hardworking, accomplished, highly competent Senior Consultant Maxillofacial surgeon specializing in the correction of jaw and facial deformities, consistently delivering excellent surgical results for his patients. 

Education & Training

  • Cert. OMFS RCS Eng. in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, England – 1994
  • FFD RCSI (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) (Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland) - 1994
  • FDS RCS Eng. (Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons, England) - 1994
  • FDS RCS Ed. (Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh) - 1994
  • TMJ Arthroscopy Residency, US - 2019
  • MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery - Master of Dental Surgery) - 1986
  • BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) – 1980


  • Correction of Jaw and Facial Deformities through Orthognathic Surgery
  • TMJ Disorders management/TMJ Arthroscopy
  • Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea through Jaw Repositioning
  • Dentoalveolar Surgery


  • International Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS)
  • Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI
  • Indian Dental Association
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS)