Meet The Team

Geraint. R. Evans – BDS (Bham) 1985, MSc GDP, Cert Clin Ed, Cert Implant Dentistry (partner and practice principal)

Geraint Evans established Rowtree Dental Care in 1996 when he moved from his original practice in West Hunsbury which he set up in 1988.

The practice was purpose built but has been extended several times since as the practice grew.
He was joined at the practice by his partner Anish Khatri in 2009.

Geraint has a Masters degree in Advanced General Practice and Post graduate Certificates in Implant Dentistry and Medical Education. He mixes treatment of complex cases with the care of his regular patients many of whom have been patients for over 20 years.

Geraint is very involved with dental education and was previously employed as the Dental Foundation Programme Director for the Northamptonshire young dentist postgraduate training.

Geraint won the title of Vocational Trainer of the year for the UK in 2005.

Helping to develop the careers of young dentists has been an important and rewarding part of his career and their continued success gives him great satisfaction.

Geriant is a member of the British Dental Association, the Association of Implant Dentistry and the I.T.I. He was also a long serving member of the Northamptonshire Local Dental committee.

Geraint appreciates the importance of his practice team, dental technicians and his loyal patients in the building of a happy and successful practice.

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Anish A Khatri – BDS (Wits) 1993, MSc Endodontics, Cert Clin Ed (partner and practice principal)

Anish Khatri qualified as a dentist at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg South Africa in 1993. In 2002 Anish and his family immigrated to the UK. He worked as an associate for James Hull and Associates in Towcester, for two years and then as an associate at Grange Park, for a further five years before joining Geraint Evans as a partner at Rowtree Dental Care in East Hunsbury in 2009.

Anish has always been committed to providing a high standard of care. Anish completed a MSc degree in Endodontics (root canal treatments) with distinction in 2012. His interest in Endodontics is longstanding and precedes his MSc as he has attended numerous courses to improve his skills. He has also completed a post Graduate Certificate in Clinical education and is an elected member of the local Northampton Dental Council.

To date he accepts referrals from dentists for complex root canal treatments. He also has an interest in the placement of white fillings. Anish was a Vocational Dental Therapist Trainer at Grange Park in 2008/2009 and has been a Vocational Dental Trainer for graduating dentists since 2010.

While Anish is committed to high quality dental care he also values the role of the team as part of providing this care. He works hard to develop staff to improve the service provided by the practice.

Ronak Patel – BDS (Hons) MJDF (RCS) (Associate)

Ronak qualified from Kings College London with Honours and went on to successfully complete his exams to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons. Focusing on prevention and treating anxious patients, Ronak is committed to providing the highest possible quality of general dental care to all patients

Janice Banks – (practice manager)

Jan joined the practice in June 2014 having spent most of her career in the private sector. She brings with her a wealth of experience covering such areas as customer service, office & staff management and Health & Safety. Her workplace passion is making sure patients’ experiences are continually improved and as such she is perfectly suited to deliver our visions and values.

Donna Hurst – Head Nurse GDC 204924

My name is Donna,
I started dental nursing in 2008 and became qualified in 2010.
I have been working at Rowtree Dental Care since 2010. I completed a radiography qualification in 2014.
I became head nurse in 2017.
I volunteered with Bridge2aid in Tanzania in 2019, I assisted in providing emergency dental care.
In my spare time I enjoy keeping fit. I like to go to the gym and have been doing home workouts since the pandemic started.
I also love movies and regularly go to the cinema.

Elizabeth Smith – Dental Nurse GDC 217536

Carmen Stefanescu – Dental Nurse GDC 289116

Apprentice Dental Nurses

Caitlin White started 15th October 2020

Ella Newbold started 23rd February 2021


Wendy Hudson – Head Receptionist

Jane Jessup – Receptionist

Charlotte Barden – Receptionist

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