meet the holborn team

our dentists


Dr Devinia Lavan Iswaran
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 71046

Dr Devinia Lavan-Iswaran qualified from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1995. Over the years, she has focused on cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry including composite bonding, Invisalign, veneers and teeth whitening.

Dr Peter McCoy
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 50205

Dr Peter McCoy has worked in High Holborn for twenty years and before that, in nearby Kingsway for a significant period of time so he has gained a large following of loyal patients. He provides a wide range of general dental services, tailored to meet the varied needs and individual requirements of our patients.

Dr George Georgescu
Specialist Orthodontist
GDC No. 191488

George gained his dental degree in 2006 from Carol Davila Medical University, Bucharest and he is a specialist Orthodontist on the specialist registrar. He has been registered with the GDC since 2010.

Dr Samintharaj Kumar
Implant Surgeon
GDC No. 83037

Dr Samintharaj Kumar graduated in Dentistry (BDS) from Singapore in 2001 and Medicine (MBBS) from London in 2006. He previously lectured on the International Qualifying Examination Course at the Eastman and has taught on the Dentist on the Ward courses in Lincoln and Birmingham. He has published papers in internationally peer reviewed journals.

Prof Francesco D’Aiuto
Specialist Periodontist
GDC no. 78909

Professor D’Aiuto qualified in dentistry (DMD) with honours at the Second University of Studies in Naples in 1997. He started his academic career and clinical training in periodontology in Italy (Naples) and completed a clinical PhD and a Master in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in Periodontology at UCL between 2000-2008.

our dental nurses


Chitra Kala Thapa Magar
Dental Nurse
GDC No. 293796

Chitra Kala Thapa Magar joined Malmin in November 2019 as a trainee dental nurse. She took her NEBDN National Diploma exams in Dental Nursing in November and December 2020 and is now a qualified dental nurse.

Ani Mereuta
Trainee Dental Nurse

Ani has just started her journey with us as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Ani is originally from Romania and moved to the UK in 2012, one of her first jobs was working in a bakery where she learned to bake cakes and breads.

our support staff


Talita Santos
Practice Manager

Talita started her career in dentistry in 2011 as a Receptionist in Oxford. After one year she undertook additional training to become a practice manager.

Nina Gorji

Nina started her career with Malmin in February 2020 in our Farringdon Branch as a Receptionist and later joined our Holborn branch.