Dr. Jigar S. Gandhi earned his doctorate from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 2009. He graduated top of his class and was one of four selected from his graduating class to be inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon a National Honorary Fraternity of Dentistry, membership bases upon excellent scholarship, exemplary traits of character and potential qualities of future professional growth and attainment.
He continued his post-doctorate training for two years in a General Practice Residency at the James J. Peters Veteran Affairs (Bronx VA) Medical Center, an affiliate hospital of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he gained extensive experience in dental implants, oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics and endodontics. During his second year he was Chief Resident. This extensive post-graduate training with continuing to attend lectures and reading dental literature provides Dr. Gandhi with the knowledge and skills to provide his patients with the best treatment he possibly can. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Gandhi graduated Cum Laude from Pace University with a Bachelor Degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry.
One of the best things about Dr. Gandhi is that he cares for the whole person, not just a set of teeth. He treats his patients in a kind, gentle and caring manner. He is so proud of the ways that patientsâ€™ lives have been improved just by listening to them carefully. He wants so see the overall health of the patient improve.
He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), International Congress of Implantologists (ICOI), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, New York State Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Global Institute for Dental Education, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Fraternity.
Other awards received during graduation:
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists Award
- Academy of General Dentistry Award
- Ultradent Esthetic Award
- The Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry
- Delta Dental Leadership Award