Dr. Ahmad Chaudhry
Dr. Chaudhry graduated with the highest honors (Summa Cum Laude) from East Stroudsburg University (ESU) , where he attended with a full academic scholarship. In his final year, he interned at Connaught Laboratories, now Sanofi Pasteur, performing studies on different vaccines. Dr. Chaudhry attended Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He continued his education with a six year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency and completed Medical School at the State University at Stony Brook in New York. Apart from learning all the classic oral surgery techniques, Dr. Chaudhry keeps abreast of the latest developments in his field. He has published in peer-reviewed oral surgery journals and regularly attends oral surgery and implant conferences. He also lectures on these topics and leads a dental implant study club. Patients regularly praise him for his comfortable demeanor and making them feel at ease.
Dr. Chaudhry had the honor of being the keynote speaker at the May 2016 graduation at his alma mater, East Stroudsburg University. This was the Graduate School commencement. He graduated from there exactly 20 years ago in 1996. Spoke about his time at ESU, the road to becoming an oral surgeon, the greatness of our country, and a few bits of advice to the graduates.
Dr. Chaudhry graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine with Honors. He was among one of the first classes to graduate in the new Problem-based curriculum. At graduation, he was honored by his classmates and elected to be the Graduation Class Speaker. He was awarded the prestigious Samuel and Ida Gelfand Scholarship while at Harvard. He conducted international research with a grant from Harvard Medical School.
After graduating from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Chaudhry was accepted into a dual degree Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and SUNY Stony Brook in New York. He completed an oral surgery internship, anesthesia training, general surgery internship, and became the Chief Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Chaudhry obtained his MD degree from SUNY Stony Brook.
After finishing his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Dr. Chaudhry went into private practice in Manhattan, New York . He has placed over 1,000 dental implants and performed hundreds of bone grafting procedures. His wisdom teeth extraction with IV sedation procedures are too many to count. He regularly attends conferences on the latest advances in his field. He has published in peer-reviewed journals on the topics of facial pain and effects of certain medicines on jaw bones. He takes pride in his pursuit of life long learning.
Dr. Chaudhry strongly believes giving back to society. He was an active member of the Donated Dental Services program while in private practice in New York City, providing free care to the elderly and special needs patients.
Dr. Chaudhry works closely with Humanity First USA, a non-profit organization working to help with disaster relief and humanitarian work around the world. He travelled to Ghana, Africa on a surgical mission in 2009. In 2013, he spent time in Guatemala providing free dental care to hundreds of needy people and teaching college students who accompanied him on the mission.
In 2008, he travelled to Ecuador. He provided care in the middle of the rainforest to indignous people.
All these trips solidify in his mind the importance of giving back and being truly thankful for all that we have.
Dr. Chaudhry lives in Bethlehem and enjoys photography, tennis and golf. He has a passion for videography and has utilized his talent for helping non-profit organizations. Below are some of the videos he has edited and narrated for Humanity First USA. They have been shown at various charity events for the organization.
Jill has been in the dental field for 20 years. Jill has known Dr. Chaudhry for 8 years. She was thrilled to help Dr. Chaudhry open Lehigh Valley Oral and Implant Center. She enjoys making a difference in the patients lives, whether helping them get relief from dental pain or getting the new smile they deserve.
“I love going to work everyday.”
Dawn is a surgical assistant and has been in the dental field for 26 years. She has worked with Dr. Chaudhry for 10 years. Dawn is happy to be a part of the team that provides excellent care, alleviates patients fears and pain and truly changes the patients lives.
“It is a pleasure working alongside such an educated and talented surgeon who cares so much for his patients.”
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Traci has been in the marketing field for over 25 years, She loves believing in what she is marketing. Traci admires the integrity of the entire practice. She is thrilled to be a part of the family at Lehigh Valley Oral Surgery and Implant Center. Traci loves being around positive happy people.
“The way the team and Dr. Chaudhry treat each and every patient is truly a sight to behold. They make every patient a part of their family and provide exquisite care and compassion. They all make my job easy.”
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Rosa is currently earning her degree in healthcare management. She is a certified medical and court interpreter. Rosa plans on staying in the dental field.
“I have known Dr. Chaudhry for 4 years and have been a witness of his extraordinary concern for each and every patient.”
Front Office Team
Colleen is still going to school. She has learned so much about the dental insurance and the process at Lehigh Valley Oral and Implant Center. She appreciates the fantastic environment and how the team works together.
“Working here with Dr. Chaudhry and the team has made me grow in my profession and my degree. It has influenced me to work harder.”
Katie enjoys the dental field. She studied dental radiology and dental assisting. Katie is x-ray certified in NJ and PA. She likes working with Dr. Chaudhry and the rest of the staff.
“I love working with Dr. Chaudhry and the team, it’s very rewarding.”
Nickiey loves working in the dental field. She is x-ray certified and assists Dr. Chaudhry with his surgeries. Nickiey enjoys time with patients and meeting new people. She is the newest member of the family at Lehigh Valley Oral Surgery and Implant Center.
“I am new to the staff but I already love working with Dr. Chaudhry and his amazing team.”
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