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Dental Residency Programs

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Advantages of VA Dental Residency Programs

  • Receive mentoring by highly skilled Dentists in state-of-the-art clinics.
  • Gain experience treating challenging cases in a diverse Veteran patient population.
  • Obtain advanced clinical dentistry training in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Select a dental residency program from facilities located throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico (see below).
  • 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

Location

Program Director

Additional Information

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Dr. Deborah DesRosiers

Website

 

Baltimore, MD 21218

Dr. Katherine Hashimoto

Website

 

Birmingham, AL 35233

Dr. Praneetha Kumar

   

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

Information

 

Seattle, WA 98108

Dr. Lori Walker

 

 

Washington, DC 20422

Dr. Patricia Adelsberger

Website

 

Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

Dr. Mir Khan

Information

 

General Practice Residency - 1 Year with Optional 2nd Year

 

Location

Program Director

Additional 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
90012

Dr. Mary Palmer
Dr. Jackie Chung

 

 

West Los Angeles, CA
90073

Dr. Tracey Tajima

 

 

West Palm Beach, FL 33420

Dr. George Tolson
Dr. Paul Grady

Information

 

General Practice Residency - 2 Years

 

Location

Program Director

Additional Information

 

Richmond, VA 23249

Dr. Cassidy Turner

Website

 

Specialty - Endodontics Residency

 

Location

Program Director

Additional Information

 

Long Beach, CA 90822

Dr. Stephen Davis

Website

 

New York, NY 10010

Dr. Jeffrey Stewart

Information  

Specialty - Periodontics Residency

 

Location

Program Director

Additional Information

 

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Dr. Clark Barco

 

 

New York, NY 10010

Dr. Trevor F. Simmonds

Website

 

West Los Angeles, CA
90073

Dr. Jeffery Pucher

Website

 

Specialty - Prosthodontics Residency

 

Location

Program Director

Additional Information

 

Detroit, MI 48201

Dr. Rami Jandali

 

 

Houston, TX 77211

Dr. Christopher Minke

Website

 

New York, NY 10010

Dr. Bruce Valauri

 

 

Washington, DC 20422

Dr. Richard Leupold

Website

 

West Los Angeles, CA
90073

Dr. Khoi Phan

   

Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency

 

Location

Program Director

Additional Information

 

Augusta, GA 30904

Dr. Brian P. Martin

 

 

Bay Pines, FL 33744

Dr. William Pantazes

Website

 

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

 

Location

Contact Information

Affiliate

 

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  
       
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