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Meet Dr. Reza Hakim Shoushtari

Dr. Reza Hakim Shoushtari

Board Certified in Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery


Dr. Reza Hakim Shoushtari received his first dental degree from Semmelweis University in Hungary. After practicing dentistry for a few years in Netherland he moved to the United States and received his second dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, during which he was recognized as “The Recipient of the Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Dentistry Award” by the Academy of Osseointegration, received “The Howell Smith Award in Prosthetic Dentistry”, and graduated with an Honors in radiology. Then he pursued his specialty degree in Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis at the University of Pennsylvania. During his residency, Dr. Hakim received the prestigious “Arnold S. Weisgold Director’s Award”, which is given to the best resident of the class. Enjoying teaching and basic science, Dr. Hakim received his Master of Science in Oral Biology and is currently clinical assistant professor at the Periodontics Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hakim lives in Philadelphia with his wife Asal, who is a pediatric dentist and they enjoy playing tennis and traveling in their free time.

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