Mr Visocchi qualified as a dentist in July 1996 and has worked continuously in both hospital and general practice, establishing his own dental practice in 2003.
As an experienced and highly skilled dental practitioner of more than 20 years standing, Mr Visocchi’s knowledge, technical expertise and skill is extensive, crossing a range of disciplines which include clinical, ethical, regulatory and duty of care. He is extremely articulate with strong verbal and written communication skills and his reports are presented to a very high standard with logical and well supported opinion.
Mr Visocchi is able to accept instructions in all aspects of general dental practice including but not limited to:
- Examination and diagnosis
- Emergency care
- Treatment routinely undertaken in general dental practice
- General dental practice regulation & compliance
- Scope of practice
In July 2014, Mr Visocchi was appointed as a clinical expert to the General Dental Council Fitness to Practice Panel in respect of the GDC’s fitness to practice process. He provides expert opinion in the form of reports to assist the GDC decision-making process in their assessment of allegations of a registrant’s fitness to practice.
Mr Visocchi is also regularly instructed by dental defence organisations and medical negligence solicitors as an independent dental expert witness and has undertaken extensive training as a medico legal expert in report writing and court room skills.
In 2016, Mr Visocchi was appointed as the Dental Practice Inspector for NHS Forth Valley and was invited to join the panel of Expert Advisers for the National Institute of Health & Care Excellence (NICE) Centre for Guidelines in 2017.
Last year he was asked to join the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FDS RCPS Glas)as a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery. He is an examiner for the RCPS Glasgow for the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, MFDS parts 1 & 2, and is a Clinical Lecturer at the Aberdeen Dental Institute. Mr. Visocchi is also a full member of the Expert Witness Institute.
Currently, Mr. Visocchi is preparing to present for the Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice, FFGDP(UK), as well as studying for a master’s degree; LLM in Medical Law and Ethics.
In his free time Mr Visocchi enjoys time with friends and family, cooking, travel, hillwalking and reading.DOWNLOAD CV