She is on the Specialist Oral Surgery Register of the UK (EU), Norway and Switzerland.
At present she works in private practice in Oslo, Norway. Her area of special interest is bone reconstruction for implant patients. She is the founder of a company focusing on regenerative medicine based in Norway (regenerative.no). She is currently a visiting post doctoral scientist at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Developmental Biology
Her specialist degree (FDSRCS) is from The Royal College of Surgeons in London. During her specialist training she worked in maxillo-facial surgery departments at Southhampton General Hospital, The Eastman Institute, University College Hospital London and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. She took her Ph.D at the University of Oslo in the department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine in : Re-innervation after nerve injury: The effects of low level laser treatment. During this period she did an attachment at the Karolinska hospital in Stockholm and the Department of Cell Biology in Bergen. During this period she had a 20% teaching commitment in the Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine.
She has been working in a collaboration with Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Developmental Biology since
2011as a visiting scientist and continues to work on this project.
The basis for this research is on observations made whilst she was a voluntary medical aid worker in West Africa. She and her colleaugues based at Harvard and Oslo have published original research relating to cases she treated whilst there.
She studied implantology and bone reconstruction techniques from the Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Department at the Westphalian University of Munster, Germany.
Shelley Khullar has her undergraduate degree from Manchester University, upon completion of which she did an elective attachment at The Prince of Wales Hospital in Shatin, Hong Kong looking at Epstein Barr Virus and its relation too nasopharyngeal cancer. She was sponsored for this by an ICI pharmaceuticals elective scholarship.
She is a fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine of England and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.