Meet Our Residents

Dr. Kayla Bateman, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Allison Park, PA
Education
Dental:
 New York University, DDS, 2013
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, BS in Biological Sciences, 2009
Other: Coler- Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility, General Practice Residency Certificate, 2014
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and baking, movies, exercising, and spending time with friends and family.
Phone: (702) 968-5231


 

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

  



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

 

 


 

 

Dr. Keith Dobrin, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Tinton Falls, NJ
Education
Dental: UMDNJ - New Jersey Dental School, DMD, 2012 
Undergraduate: Ramapo College of New Jersey, BS, 2009
Other: New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, General Practice Residency, Certificate, 2013; Roseman University of Health Sciences AEODO Internship, 2014
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and New Jersey
Hobbies: Basketball, Tennis, Football, Traveling, Watching movies, Listening to music
Phone: (702) 968-5232

 


 

 

Dr. Victoria Duong, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Claremont, CA
Education
Dental: University of California, San Francisco, DDS, 2014
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles, BS Psychobiology, 2007
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, Yoga, Tennis, and Singing
Phone: (702) 968-5939

 

 


 

 

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. Amir Hosseini, Resident

Class of 2015

Hometown: Tehran, Iran
Education
Dental: University of the Pacific Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry, DDS, 2010
Undergraduate: Azad University, Tehran, Iran, 2000
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada 
Phone: (702) 968-5940

 

 

 


 

 

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

 


 

 

Dr. Rachel S. Lee, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Education
Dental: University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, DDS, MS in Oral Biology, 2014
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles, BS in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, 2009
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Watching movies, traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5233

 


 

 

Dr. Deborah Loh, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education
Dental: University of Southern California, DDS, 2014
Undergraduate: University of Southern California, BA, 2010
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and California
Hobbies: Traveling, Basketball, Fishing, Snowboarding, spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5228

 


 

 

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. Firas Farouq Najeeb, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq
Education
Dental: New York University, College of Dentistry, 2012
Undergraduate:¬†Baghdad University ‚Äď College of Dentistry, BDA,1997
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada, Illinois, Michigan
Hobbies: Reading, Photography, Spending time with the family
Phone: (702) 968-5230

 
 

 

 

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

 


 

 

Dr. Stephen Rheem, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Glendale, CA
Education
Dental: University of California, San Francisco
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Skydiving, Movies, Basketball
Phone: (702) 968-5238

 

 

 


 

 

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. Ammar Siddiqi, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Education
Dental: University of Southern California, DDS, 2014
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine, BA, 2008
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada
Hobbies: Basketball, hiking, working out, traveling, photography, spending time with family and friends
Phone: (702) 968-5223

 


 

 

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

 


 

Dr. Byron H. Tam, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Education
Dental: New York University, DDS, 2012
Undergraduate: University of California, Neurobiology, 2007
Other: General Practice Residency, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System 2013; Roseman University of Health Sciences AEODO Internship 2014
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and California (pending)
Hobbies: Listening to all kinds of music, Cooking new foods, Traveling, Basketball, Golf
Phone: (702) 968-5224

 


 

Dr. Craig Taylor, Resident

Class of 2017

Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Education
Dental: Temple University School of Dentistry, DMD, 2008
Undergraduate: Arizona State University, BS, 2004
Other: Pediatric Certificate, Temple University Hospital, 2010
Licensed to practice dentistry in: Nevada and Texas
Hobbies: Running and spending time with family
Phone: (702) 968-5227

 


 

 

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