Faculty

FACULTY (* Board Certified)

Sunil Wadhwa, DDS, PhD
Director, Division of Orthodontics
Associate Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
PhD, University of Connecticut
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Jing Chen, DDS, PhD *
Director, Postdoctoral Program in Orthodontics
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (at CUMC)
DDS, Peking University (China)
PhD, University of Connecticut
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Aditya Chhibber, BDS, MDS, M.Dent.Sc. *
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (at CUMC)
BDS, Manipal University (India)
MDS, Orthodontics, Manipal University (India)
Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship, University of Connecticut
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut
M.Dent.Sc, University of Connecticut

Wei-Chang Yeh, DDS, MDS *
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (at CUMC)
DDS, Taipei University (Taiwan, ROC)
MDS, Taipei University (Taiwan, ROC)
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut

RESEARCH

Mildred Embree, DMD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (at CUMC)
DMD, Medical University of South Carolina, CDM
PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, CDM

Manshan Xu, MD, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
MD, School of Medicine, Peking University, Beijing (China)
PhD, School of Medicine, Peking University, Beijing (China)
 

VOLUNTEER FACULTY

Thomas Cangialosi, DDS *
Leuman M. Waugh DDS Professor Emeritus of Clinical Dental Medicine
DDS, Georgetown UniversitySchool Of Dentistry
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Shiuann-Rong Chen, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
BDS, Taipei Medical College (Taiwan, ROC)
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Shao-chi Chiou, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, New York University College of Dentistry
Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry,
          Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, St. Barnabas Hospital

Joseph A. Ciccio, Jr., DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Joseph G. Comizio, DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Michael Duong, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Suzanne Duvalsaint, DDS, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
MS and Certificate in Orthodontics, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Marshall B. Fleer, DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Robert J. Gallois, DMD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Ronniette Garcia-Leifert, DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Central University of Venezuela
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry,
          Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Monroe M. Gliedman, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Gabriela Hricko, DDS, MDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
General Practice Residency, New York Methodist Hospital
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut
MDS, University of Connecticut

Joy Hudecz, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Ahrin Huh, DDS, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Temple University
MS, Temple University

Robert J. Isaacson, DDS, MS *
Associate Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
MS, Rutgers University
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

John C. Kerecz, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Jung Kim, DDS, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
MS, University of California at Los Angeles
DDS, University of California at Los Angeles
MS and Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Christine Kownatzki, DDS, Dr. med.dent., MS *
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Ludwig-Maximilian University (Germany)
Dr. med.dent, Ludwig-Maximilian University (Germany)
MS and Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Melvyn M. Leifert, DDS *
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine

Michael F. Leifert, DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, New York University College of Dentistry
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Steven J. Luccarelli, DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Robert Marzban, DDS, MDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Virginia Commonwealth University
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut
MDS, University of Connecticut

Diedra S. McGuire, DDS *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Paul J. Melone, DMD *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Henry I. Nahoum, DDS
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Dental Medicine/Special Lecturer
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Satishchandra Pai, DDS, MDS, MSI, MPH, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
BDS, Mangalore University (India)
MDS, National University (Ireland)
MSI, University of Michigan
MPH, University of Michigan
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
MS and Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Victor A. Pardi, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Katherine E. Park, DMD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DMD, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Margaret C. Park, DMD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health
DMD, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Shany Park, DMD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DMD, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Joseph P. Ruisi, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Lawrence Siegel, DDS *
Associate Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Temple University
Certificate in Orthodontics, Albert Einstein Medical Center

Rita Taliwal, DMD, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DMD, University of Pennsylvania
Certificate in Orthodontics, Temple University
MS, Temple University

Monica Teredesai, BDS, DMD *
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
BDS, Mumbai University (India)
DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Howard Tichler, DDS, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
DDS, Temple University
MS and Certificate in Orthodontics, Boston University

Title/Position
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (at CUMC)
Director of the Postgraduate Program in Orthodontics
Address
CDM - Orthodontics, Mail Code: P & S Box 20, United States
Contact
+1 212 342 1639
Research
  • Basic Science
Title/Position
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (at CUMC)
Address
CDM-Orthodontics, P&S Box 20, United States
Contact
+1 212 342 0677
Research
  • Basic Science
Title/Position
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
Address
Divison of Orthodontics, 630 West, 168 Street, Mail Code: P&S Box 20, NY, NY 10032
Title/Position
Associate Professor of Dental Medicine
Director, Division of Orthodontics
Research
  • Basic Science
  • Clinical Science