Dr. Amit Gharpure
Board Certified in Periodontology and Implant SurgeryDr. Gharpure graduated from Nair Hospital Dental College in Mumbai, India at the top of his class. He was awarded the Colgate Indian Dental Association Scholarship, Nair Hospital Dental College Student’s Association Award, and the J.R.D Tata Scholarship for Academic Excellence. He was then accepted into the Advanced Education in Restorative Dentistry Program at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in New Jersey where he received clinical training in removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics. He completed an Internship in Oral Surgery at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, and treated patients with complex medical and dental needs. Subsequently, he worked in private practice in Mumbai. After a few years in private practice, he continued his education to complete a 3-year specialty training program in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and earned the Master of Science in Dentistry degree. Dr. Gharpure is a Board Certified Periodontist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists Canada. These are impressive recognitions, awarded to a limited number of specialists who have had significant achievements beyond the mandatory training requirements of the specialty.
Dr. Gharpure has contributed extensively to clinical research. He has published over 20 research articles in peer-reviewed international and national journals and textbooks. His research has also been featured in print and online media. Currently, he is an Affiliate Faculty in Periodontics at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, where he is involved in teaching pre-doctoral dental students.
Dr. Gharpure is calm, relaxed, and friendly and takes special care to make his patients feel comfortable throughout their treatment. He emphasizes on open discussion, patient education, and is adept at managing pain and anxiety to provide his patients with the best experience. He is proficient in all aspects of surgical and non-surgical periodontal and implant therapy.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Gharpure enjoys hiking, kayaking, and playing soccer. He likes exploring the Pacific Northwest and enjoys the natural beauty this place has to offer.
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