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Professional Statement

  • As a gentle, caring and dedicated practitioner, Dr. Akhavan places her patients at the center of her dentistry. She sees her role as a health provider above all else.
  • Trained and inspired by some of the best academic and clinical faculty in North America, Dr. Akhavan is proud to have graduated with a B.Sc. from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and to have earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland, Baltmore School of Dental Surgery, rated the best dental school in the US. After her studies, she completed a General Practice Residency at the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital.
  • Dr. Akhavan is a firm believer in staying on top of new materials and techniques in the rapidly evolving dental field. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, and Psi Omega Dental Fraternity.


  • Dental School - University of Maryland
  • Manhattan VA Hospital, Residency in General Practice
  • McGill University (Bachelor’s)

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
  • Psi Omega Dental Fraternity

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Italian
  • Spanish