Dr. Abhishek Patel received his Bachelor’s of Dental Surgery degree from India in 2010. To further his interest in periodontics, he did microbiology research focusing on bacteria initiating periodontal disease while in M.S oral biology program at the University of Louisville. In 2016, Dr. Patel graduated from specialty residency training in Periodontics and Dental Implant surgery from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. During that time, he also received a Master of Science degree in dentistry with research focus on comparing different types of bone graft materials for ridge augmentation procedure. Dr. Patel was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at University of Louisville after graduating from his residency program in 2016. During his time as an educator, he received the “Outstanding Educator Award” from the American Academy of Periodontology. He has presented various research projects in national conferences and has published research papers in renowned journals on topics including ridge preservation, ridge augmentation, root coverage, soft tissue augmentation and dental implants. Dr. Patel is a member of numerous national organizations and serves as a committee member for the Academy of Osseointegration. In 2017, Dr. Patel became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, being one with nature, fitness and exploring the food scene around town.
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