Dr. Keith Chertok graduated in the top 5% of his class from the New York University College of Dentistry and was elected to the honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He received the Quintessence Award for excellence in Periodontics and went on to complete a Hospital Residency program at the New York VA hospital.
Dr. Chertok then came to California to study at UCSF where he received his specialty training in Periodontics and Implantology. He taught at the Dugoni School of Dentistry (UoP) and UCSF dental school, and continues his love of teaching by offering continuing education courses to dentists and dental hygienists.
For ten years, Dr. Chertok was the attending periodontist in charge of periodontal education for the dental residents at the Veterans Hospital Healthcare System of Northern California at Mare Island. Outside the office, Dr. Chertok enjoys spending time hiking and biking with his wife and two boys.