Dr Ben Wild

Chief Clinical Officer at Riverdale Healthcare

Ben Wild is Chief Clinical Officer at Riverdale Healthcare, having held a Director role since the inception of the business 5 years ago. After initially working in a hospital role following graduation as part of the first longitudinal foundation programme in Newcastle he entered general practice, working in a number of NHS and private practices. In 2005 he became a practice owner, ultimately forming business partnerships with his close friends as part of two practice groups in the North East and North Yorkshire, the most recent of which, Alpha Dental Group, became the platform for Riverdale.  He is also a partner in a private practice in the beautiful Lake District.

A keen interest in education and professional development resulted in a role as an Educational Supervisor for a number of years before a 10 year period as Training Programme Director, culminating in the current role as  Associate Dean for the Dental Foundation Training Programmes in NHSE NE&C, a role held for the past 5 years.