Dentist - Coral Gables

475 Biltmore Way, Suite 310, Coral Gables, FL 33134

305-444-4842

 

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25 SE Second Ave, Suite 336, Miami, FL 33131

305-373-1361

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475 Biltmore Way, Suite 310, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-444-4842

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  • PERSONAL
    • Date of Birth: September 30, 1927
    • Place of Birth: New York City, NY
    • Spouse: Vivian
    • Children: Maury, born 1959, Emergency Room Physician Columbus, OH Married, 3 children
    • Jesse, born 1961, Pediatric Dentist, Denver, CO Married, 1 child
    • Shari, born 1966, General Dentist, Coconut Grove, FL, Single
  • EDUCATION
    • 1941-1945, Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, New York
    • 1945-1949, New York University, Washington Square College, Manhattan, New York, Post Graduate Course: Embryology
    • 1950-1954, New York University College of Dentistry, Manhattan, New York, D.D.S. Degree, 1954
    • 1960-1961, University of Miami College of Architecture
  • STUDENT ACTIVITIES
    • Student Council Member
    • Chairman, Gold Foil Committee
    • President, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, 1954 Iota Chapter Vice-President, Dental Research Society
  • INTERNSHIP
    • Beth Israel Hospital, New York City, 1954-1955, General Rotating
  • STATE LICENSURES
    • Dentistry: Florida, New York State Boards National Boards
  • HOSPITAL AND CLINIC AFFILIATIONS
    • Senior Attendant, Variety Children's Hospital, Miami, Florida
    • Associate Attending, Courtesy Staff, Mount Sinai Hospital Crown and Bridge Section, Miami Beach, Florida
    • Chairman, Dade County Dental Research Clinic 1982-present Aesthetic Dentistry Section
    • Courtesy Staff Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Miami, Fl. 1964-1994
    • National Children's Cardiac Hospital 10 years service (hospital closed)
    • University of Miami Medical School
    • Clinical Associate Professor, 1982-2000
  • CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    • American Dental Association, 1955-present
    • Florida Dental Association, 1956-present
    • East Coast Dental Society, 1956-present
    • currently South Florida District Dental Association
    • South Dade Dental Society (charter member)
    • Academy of General Dentistry 1974-present
    • Alpha Omega Fraternity, Greater Miami Chapter
    • New York Academy of Science (past member)
  • PROFESSSIONAL SERVICES
    • American Dental Association
    • National appointment by President Griffith
    • Florida State Chmn. of Operation IDENT., 1981-1982
    • East Coast District Dental Society
    • Member, Peer Review Committee, 1984-present
    • Member, Advertising Committee, 1985-1986
    • Member, Professional Relations Committee, 1985-1986
    • Member, Illegal Practice Committee, 1984-1986
    • Florida State Department of Professional Regulation Dental Examiner for Board Exams,1989-1995
    • Served as Expert Witness, several cases
    • Dada County Dental Research Clinic:
    • President 1978-1979
    • Member at Large, Board of Directors
    • Chairman, Constitution & Bylaws Revision Committee
    • Chairman, Rules & Procedures for Clinic Use by Outside Organization
  • PRIVATE PRACTICE
    • 1956-Present, Adult General Dentistry
    • Joined by daughter, Dr. Shari A.Witkoff, 1996
  • SEMINARS ATTENDED
    • Sunshine Seminar Series (numerous courses) past 1970s-'90's
    • Co-Chmn, Original Programming/Arrangements Committee
    • Cerebral Palsy: Dentistry for the Handicapped, 1957 Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia, 1969 Variety Children's Hospital
    • Ceraneo-Metal Restorations, 1977
    • Current Ceramic Porcelain Technique, Unitek, 1981
  • COURSES TAUGHT
    • Veneer Preparations and Placement, 2000
    • Hands-on Course, with patients
    • Miami Children's Hospital/Limdsey Hopkins Tech Ed Ctr.
  • TABLE CLINICS AND LECTURES
    • "Easy Chairside Temporaries", 2002
    • Miami Winter Meeting & Dental Expo
    • "Trends in Aesthetic Dentistry", 1999
    • North Dade Dental Society
    • "Potpourri of Aesthetic Dentistry" 1996
    • University of Maryland, College of Dentistry
    • Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency
    • "Changes in Reconstructive Dentistry", 1977
    • Alpha Omega Greater Miami
  • HONORS
    • 1982 Elected to Fellowship, American College of Dentistry
    • 1984 Elected to Fellowship, Academy of General Dentistry
    • 1989 Elected to Fellowship, Dade County Dental Research Clinic
  • COMMUNITY AND CIVIC SERVICE
    • Spokesman on "Snapshot" local PBS televised program, 1995
    • Program on Aesthetic Dentistry
    • Anti-Defamation League:,
    • Chairman, Florida Regional Board, 1980-1981
    • Member, Executive Board Policy-making Body, State of Florida
    • Chairman, Executive Board, 1977 and 1978
    • Chairman, First Annual Leadership Retreat, 1973
    • Member, Biracial Monitoring Council for Higher Education
    • State of Florida, 1978-1994
    • Boy Scouts of America:
    • Chairman, Committee of Troop 64, 1970-1972
    • Tester, Merit Badge requirements
    • Assisted with Troop campouts and weekend outings
    • Coral Cables, High School Band. Boosters Organization President, 1991-1984
    • Main fund-raiser to send 200 students to Europe
  • RECOGNITION AWARDS
    • Man of the Year, nominee for Dade County, 1978
  • LITERARY ACHIEVEMENTS
    • International Who's Who in Poetry, 1982
    • Co-Director, Poetry Board of Advisors for 'Directions, the Guide to Fine Living' Magazine
    • President, Local Chapter Florida State Poets Association, Inc.
    • Instructor, Annual Poetry Workshops for South Florida Poetry Institute, Broward Community College
    • Founding Member, Board of Director and Parliamentarian South Florida Poetry Institute
    • Judge, Seven Lively Arts Poetry Contest
    • Editorial Staff, "Affinities Anthology", 1978
    • Program Coordinator, Florida State Poets Association, Inc. Annual Convention, 1980
    • Member, Panel of Advisors for South Florida Poetry Institute's
    • Annual Poetry Symposium, 1979
    • Instructor, Creative Expression Class Temple Judeo Youth Group, 1974-1975
    • Winner, Fred Shaw National Contest
    • President, Hannah Kahn Poetry Foundation, Inc.
  • MILITARY
    • Served in United States Army, Acting Sergeant
    • Fort Lee, Virginia 1946-1947
    • Cadre Instructor/Expert Rifleman, Company Commendation
    • Personnel Classification Specialist:
    • Psychological testing and interviewing