Luisa qualified with distinction from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2003. During her final year she was the winner of four undergraduate prizes.
She worked in general practice in Southend for two years and then gained further experience as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and in the Paediatric and Restorative departments at Guy’s Hospital. She entered into the specialist training program in Orthodontics in 2007.
She obtained her MSc in Orthodontics in 2009 and was awarded the MSc prize for academic and clinical excellence.
Luisa became a specialist orthodontist after gaining her Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) in 2010. She also received the MOrth award for Clinical Excellence from her university.
Luisa now divides her time between specialist practice, where she uses the most up to date orthodontic appliances, and as an Associate Specialist in the orthodontic department at Southend Hospital where she treats very difficult cases that often require joint surgical care. She has also taught on the undergraduate program at Barts and the London.
Luisa is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and presented her MSc research at the conference in 2010.