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Dental Residency Programs

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Advantages of VA Dental Residency Programs

  • Receive dentistry training in General Practice, Advanced Education, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Periodontics.
  • Select from 70 dental residency programs from facilities located throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico (see below).
  • Acquire advanced clinical dentistry training in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Obtain mentoring by highly skilled dentists in state-of-the-art clinics.
  • Gain experience treating challenging cases in a diverse Veteran patient population.
  • Contribute to innovations in dentistry by participating in VA Dental Research.
  • Attain postdoctoral continuing education from conferences, web-based training and other resources.
  • Develop special interests by joining field groups or by working in specific dentistry programs, e.g. Homeless Veterans Dental Program.

Types of Available Residency Programs

Information and application materials may be obtained by sending an email message to any of the Dental Residency Directors listed below by clicking on the Director's name, or by clicking on the associated Website link if one is provided, or by writing to: Dental Residency Director, Dental Service (160), VA Medical Center, City, State Zip code (listed below).

General Practice Residency — 1 Year

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Dr. Deborah DesRosiers Website
Baltimore, MD 21218 Dr. Katherine Hashimoto Website
Brooklyn, NY 11209 Dr. Lukasz Skomial  
Chicago, IL 60680 Dr. Susie Chung Website
Cleveland, OH 44106 Dr. Jamie Beten Information
Dallas, TX 75216 Dr. Francisco Garcia-Penna Website
Denver, CO 80220 Dr. Ingrid Valdez  
East Orange, NJ 07019 Dr. Michael Ferrara Website
Gainesville, FL 32608 Dr. Berry Starnes Website
Hampton, VA 23667 Dr. John Martin Website
Houston, TX 77211 Dr. Stephen Seder Website
Indianapolis, IN 46202 Dr. Corina McNichol  
Lebanon, PA 17042 Dr. Alfred Jaskulski Website
Loma Linda, CA 92357 Dr. Jenny Juncaj Website
Long Beach, CA 90822 Dr. Eric Yamaura Website
Mare Island, CA 94553 Dr. Linda Chie Website
Memphis, TN 38104 Dr. Greg Paprocki Website
Minneapolis, MN 55295 Dr. John Ofstehage Website
New York, NY 10010 Dr. Jeffrey Tarlow Information
Northport, NY 11768 Dr. Kenneth Johannesen  
Oklahoma City, OK 73104 Dr. Cheryl Church  
Palo Alto, CA 94304 Dr. Shannon Parr Website
Philadelphia, PA 19104 Dr. Hemal Desai Website
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Dr. Dave Sullivan  
Portland, OR 97207 Dr. Craig Ling Website
Salt Lake City, UT 84148 Dr. Erik Badger Website
San Diego, CA 92161 Dr. Kenneth Fedor Information
San Francisco, CA 94121 Dr. Michael Jacobs  
San Juan, PR 00936 Dr. Luzanne Domenech-Fagundo Website
Seattle, WA 98108 Dr. Lori Walker  
Washington, DC 20422 Dr. Patricia Adelsberger Website
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711 Dr. Mir Khan Website

General Practice Residency — 1 Year with Optional 2nd Year

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Albany, NY 12208 Dr. Ilze Eglitis Website
Detroit, MI 48201 Dr. Rhonda Brown  
Sepulveda, CA 91343 Dr. Jane Kwon Website
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Mary Palmer
Dr. Jackie Chung
West Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Tracey Tajima  
West Palm Beach, FL 33420 Dr. George Tolson
Dr. Paul Grady

General Practice Residency — 2 Years

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Richmond, VA 23249 Dr. Cassidy Turner Website

Specialty — Endodontics Residency

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Long Beach, CA 90822 Dr. Stephen Davis Website
New York, NY 10010 Dr. Jeffrey Stewart Information

Specialty — Periodontics Residency

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Indianapolis, IN 46202 Dr. Clark Barco  
New York, NY 10010 Dr. Trevor F. Simmonds Website
West Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Jeffery Pucher Website

Specialty — Prosthodontics Residency

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Detroit, MI 48201 Dr. Rami Jandali  
Houston, TX 77211 Dr. Christopher Minke Website
New York, NY 10010 Dr. Evan Rosen  
Washington, DC 20422 Dr. Richard Leupold Website
West Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Khoi Phan  

Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency

LocationProgram DirectorAdditional Information
Augusta, GA 30904 Dr. Brian P. Martin  
Bay Pines, FL 33744 Dr. William Pantazes Website
Birmingham, AL 35233 Dr. William Ryals  
Buffalo, NY 14215 Dr. John Lazarus Website
Castle Point, NY 12511 Dr. Gregory Glavich Website
Charleston, SC 29412 Dr. Christin Richardson
Dr. Chistopher Harris
Dayton, OH 45428 Dr. Richard Vance Website
Fayetteville, AR 72703 Dr. Gretchen Gibson Website
Fayetteville, NC 28301 Dr. Daniel Pietz  
Martinsburg, WV 25401 Dr. Henry A. Miller  
Miami, FL 33125 Dr. Silvia Sorondo  
Milwaukee, WI 53295 Dr. John Ramer Website
Montrose, NY 10548 Dr. Gregory Glavich Website
Orlando, FL 32803 Dr. Pedro Andujar Website
Providence, RI 02908 Dr. Victoria Baeger Website
San Antonio, TX 78284 Dr. Alan Douglas Website
Temple, TX 76501 Dr. William Black Website
Togus, ME 04330 Dr. David Zamarripa Website

VA Affiliated Residency Programs

LocationContact InformationAffiliate
Omaha, NE 68105 Dr. Taryn Chesire/GPR
Dr. Leon Davis/OMFS
Univ. of Nebraska Med Center
San Francisco, CA 94121 Dr. Roy Nakamoto/Prosthodontic
Dr. Shelley Miyasaki/OMFS
Univ. of Calif. at San Francisco
Syracuse, NY 13210 Dr. Chung-Lei Kao/GPR SUNY Upstate Medical Center

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