Dr. Alex Volchonok
Dr. Alex Volchonok is featured on episode 13 of the Dental Digest Podcast. He is a dual Ivy-League trained Board-Certified Periodontist and Oral Implantologist with advanced training in minimally-invasive surgical and laser periodontal therapy procedures. He also is the founder and director of the NYC Interdisciplinary Study Club and lectures other dentists and surgeons throughout the country. The NYC Interdisciplinary Study Club brings together a group of a dentists and specialists with the purpose of fostering collaboration among professionals.
Dr. Volchonok graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, at the top of his class with over 10 clinical awards in Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, and Prosthodontics as well as being inducted into the National Dental Honors Society. Uniquely, during each of his years at dental school, he was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship, the highest merit honor given by the prestigious University.
He continued his training for three additional years at Columbia University in New York City, where he earned both a Certificate in Periodontics and a Masters of Science degree for his original research in the field of implant dentistry. Dr. Volchonok received recognition and awards from Columbia University and regionally through the Northeast Society of Periodontists.
After graduating from the nation’s most prestigious Periodontics programs, Dr. Volchonok became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a distinction held by fewer than 1% of dentists in the world. Dr. Volchonok has continued to advance his education by becoming a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a Fellow of the International Academy of Laser Dentistry. He has also received additional advanced training in minimally-invasive gum recession treatments, laser treatment of gum disease, and computer guided implant and prosthetic treatments.