Meet Our Residents

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Dr. Jonathan D. Albaugh, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Meadville, Pennsylvania
Education
Dental: Tufts University, DMD, 2008
Undergraduate: Allegheny College, BA (Economics), 2004
Other: Lutheran Medical Center, AEGD, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, 2009
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Massachusetts, Nevada
Hobbies: Figure skating, studying Spanish, traveling, growing orchids, exploring new restaurants, kayaking
Phone: (702) 968-5223


Dr. Troy Bacon, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Spokane, WA
Education
Dental:
University of Southern California, DDS, 2011
Undergraduate:
 Loyola Marymount University, B.S. Biology, 2006
Other: Oklahoma University, General Practice Residency, 2012
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Golf, Basketball, Music, Reading  
Phone: (702) 968-5918

  


Dr. Ashley Bancroft, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Fort Lee, NJ
Education
Dental:
 UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School, DMD, 2010
Undergraduate:
 Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S., 2006
Other: Hackensack University Medical Center, General Practice Residency, Certificate, 2011
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and New Jersey
Hobbies: Tennis, Traveling, Reading 
Phone: (702) 968-5920

 


Dr. Arash Bakhaj, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Education
Dental: University of Southern California, DDS, 2012
Azad University School of Dentistry, 2002
Undergraduate: Azad University of Tehran, BDS, 2002
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Mountain Climbing, Watching Movies, Traveling 
Phone: (702) 968-5226

  


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Dr. Tenny Balabegian, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Education
Dental: New York University, DMD, 2011
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles, BS, 2007
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Watching movies, playing with pets, spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5228

 


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Dr. Giri Chelian, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: San Diego, California and Asbury, New Jersey
Education
Dental: Howard University College of Dentistry, DDS, 2010
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine, BS, 2003
Other: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Orthodontic Fellowship, 2011
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Cooking, watching movies, experiencing new cultures and travelling
Phone: (702) 968-5224


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Dr. Giri Chittivelu, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Henderson, Nevada
Education
Dental: Boston University of Dental Medicine, DMD, 2005
Undergraduate: Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, India, BDS, 2000
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Working out, reading, listening to National Public Radio (NPR)
Phone: (702) 968-5227

  




Dr. April Cole, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Education
Dental: University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, DDS, 2013
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Jogging, Watching Television, and spending time with family, friends and the dog.
Phone: (702) 968-5921

 

 


Dr. Melineh Dereghisian, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education
Dental: University of California, Los Angeles, DDS, 2012
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles, BS Biology, 2007
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, Group Exercise Classes, Weekend Road Trips
Phone: (702) 968-5915

 


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Dr. Heather Green, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Education
Dental: Howard University College of Dentistry, DDS, 2008
Undergraduate: Illinois Institute of Technology, BS (Psychology with a minor in Architecture), 1998
Other: Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, General Practice Dentistry, 2008-2010
Licensed to practice dentistry in: New York, Nevada 
Hobbies: Reading, travelling, going to museums, plays, concerts and movies
Phone: (702) 968-5938


Dr. Judy Hou, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Education
Dental: Columbia University School of Dentistry, DDS, 2005
Undergraduate: Cornell University, BS Nutritional Science, 2001
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada, New York, New Jersey, Taiwan
Hobbies: Recreational Tennis
Phone: (702) 968-5914

 


Dr. Jason Hsieh, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Education
Dental: University of California, Los Angeles, DDS, 2013
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, BS Nutritional Science, 2009
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and California 
Hobbies: Playing Guitar and Violin, Reading, Swimming and Table Tennis, PC Games
Phone: (702) 968-5930

 


 

Dr. Myat Htut, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education
Dental: University of Southern California, DDS, 2013
Undergraduate: University of California, Riverside, BS Neuroscience, 2008
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada 
Hobbies: Filmmaking, Playing Drums and Guitar, Martial Arts
Phone: (702) 968-5931

 

 


 

Dr. Jay Joshi, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Education
Dental: University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry, DDS, 2012
Undergraduate: Temple University, BA Psychology, Minor in Biology, 2008
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Working Out, Tennis, Golf, Traveling, Trying New Restaurants, St. Louis Cardinals Baseball
Phone: (702) 968-5912

 


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Dr. Mickel Jourabchi, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Education
Dental:  University of Southern California, DDS, 2011
Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles, BA, 2007
Licensed to practice dentistry in: California, Nevada
Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5229

 

 


 

Dr. Heather Luong-Nguyen, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Houston, TX
Education
Dental:  The University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston, DDS, 2012
Undergraduate:  University of Texas, Austin, BA Biology, 2006
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and Texas
Hobbies: Traveling, Cake Decorating, Cooking, Photography, Movies, and spending time with Family and Friends.
Phone: (702) 968-5932

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dr. Joffre Martin, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Cadillac, MI
Education
Dental:  Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD, 2008
Undergraduate:  Michigan State University, BS Human Psychology, 2004
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada, Michigan
Hobbies: Hiking, Skiing, Traveling, Water Sports
Phone: (702) 968-5913

 



Dr. Artin Meserkhani, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education
Dental:  Loma Linda University, DDS, 2012
Undergraduate:  University of California, San Diego, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 2008
Other: Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, AEODO Internship, 2013
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Spending time with Family and Friends
Phone: (702) 968-5933

 


 

Dr. Shiva Mostowfi, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Boston, MA
Education
Dental:  Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD, 2006
Undergraduate:  University of Massachusetts, BS Biology, 2002
Other: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Certificate, 2007
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Classical Piano, Horseback Riding, Painting, Traveling, Spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5916

 

 

Dr. Faheem Nasar, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: New Hartford, NY
Education
Dental:  Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, DMD, 2009
Undergraduate:  Utica College of Syracuse University, BS Biology, 2005
Other: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, General Practice Residency Certificate, 2010
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada, New York
Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5911


 

Dr. Dennis Pham, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO
Education
Dental:  New York University, College of Dentistry, DDS, 2012
Undergraduate:  University of Colorado, Boulder, BS Biology, 2006
Other: Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, AEODO Internship, 2013
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Basketball, Football, Skiing, Saltwater Aquarium
Phone: (702) 968-5934

 


 

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Dr. Mona Rezapour, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
Education
Dental: UNLV School of Dental Medicine, Las Vegas, DMD, 2009
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, BA (Medical Biology), 2005
Other: General Practice Dentistry at VA Sepulveda at University of California, Los Angeles
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Reading, camping, hiking, jogging, swimming, exercising
Phone: (702) 968-5939

 


 

Dr. Jonathan Shouhed, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education
Dental: University of Southern California, DDS, 2013
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles, BS Political Science, 2009
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and California
Hobbies: World Travel, Watching and Playing Sports, such as Basketball and Golf, Learning New Languages, spending time with Family and Friends, and going to the Gym
Phone: (702) 968-5935

 


 


Dr. Deborah Solomon, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: Strasbourg, France
Education
Dental: New York University, College of Dentistry, DDS, 2010
Undergraduate: Touro College, Brooklyn, New York, BS Biology, 2006
Other: McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey, U.S. Air Force, General Dentistry, 2010-2013
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and Pennsylvania
Hobbies: Traveling, Movies, Working Out, Learning Spanish
Phone: (702) 968-5936

 


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Dr. An N. Trinh, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education
Dental: Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry, DDS, 2010
Undergraduate: University of California, Davis, BS (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), 2005
Other: CommuniCare Health Clinic, Davis, California, AEGD certificate, 2011
Licensed to practice dentistry in:Nevada
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, running, gardening, and reading romance novels
Phone: (702) 968-5230

 


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Dr. Ryan Wait, Resident

Class of 2014

Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona
Education
Dental: University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry, DDS, 2010
Undergraduate: Arizona State University, BS, 2003
Licensed to practice dentistry in:Arizona, Nevada
Hobbies: Skiing, flying, fishing
Phone: (702) 968-5941

 


 

Dr. Lauren M. Wegrzyniak, Resident

Class of 2016

Hometown: New Cumberland, PA
Education
Dental: University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, DMD, 2013
Undergraduate: Millersville University of Pennsylvania, BS Biology, 2009
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Volleyball, Swimming, Baking, Movies
Phone: (702) 968-5937

 

 


Dr. Vincent Wong, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Fresh Meadows, NY
Education
Dental:  New York University College of Dentistry, DDS, 2007
Undergraduate:  St. John's University, BS, 2003
Other: Roseman University of Health Sciences, Orthodontic Internship, 2012
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada, New York
Hobbies: Basketball, Tennis, Biking, Hiking, Swimming, Making Pizza
Phone: (702) 968-5919

 

 


Dr. Simon Yashari, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Education
Dental:  University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry, DDS, 2011
Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles, BS Biology, 2007
Other: Roseman University of Health Sciences, Orthodontic Internship, 2012
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Family and Friends, Movies, Traveling, Long Distance Cycling, Hiking Music
Phone: (702) 968-5917