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Sumit Nijhawan DDS, MD, FACS
Sumit Nijhawan DDS, MD, FACS
Dr. Nijhawan was raised in Central California.  He maintained a strong academic record through high school, and graudated Summa Cum Laude (at the top of his class) in college, where he majored in Biology and Physiology.  Dr. Nijhawan completed his dental education at UCLA, where he again demonstrated commitement to his academics and started developing his passion for Oral Surgery.
During his time in dental school, Dr. Nijhawan performed several Oral and Maxillofacial Externships throughout the country.  After completion of his dental education, Dr. Nijhawan completed his medical school and surgical residency at Case Western Reserve University, and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio.  During his rigerous training, Dr. Nijhawan completed rotations in Anesthesia, Trauma, General Surgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery, and of course, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  He performed a variety of procedures, including orthognathic surgery, trauma surgery, dentoalveolar surgery, resections for pathology, reconstructive surgery, and TMJ surgery.  Dr. Nijhawan received his MD in 2013, and graduated from Case Western in 2015.  Dr. Nijhawan was also published as a co-author in a major text during this time.  
Dr. Nijhawan has been in the Bay Area since 2015.  He first associated in a practice, which he helped build and develop.  Dr. Nijhawan remained dedicated to didactics and the community.  He completed his Board Certification in 2018, and was a part of the team at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, CA that helped manage trauma pateints.  In 2019, Dr. Nijhawan received designation as Fellow of American College of Surgery.  
Education and Training:
2002-2006:  Fresno City College, CSU Fresno
  • Bachelors Degree, Biology and Anatomy
  • Deans List 2002,2003,2004 at Fresno City College
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with commendment from President of CSU Fresno
  • Deans List, College of Science and Mathematics 2004,2005,2006 at CSU Fresno 
  • Official commendation from State of CA Lieutenant Governor Cruz M. Bustamante
  • Nomination for Smittcamp Family Honors College at CSU Fresno 
2006-2010:  UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Regents Scholarship
  • Deans Scholarship
  • DDS Conferred in 2010
2010-2015:  University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2010 Completion of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Intern Year
  • MD Conferred in 2013 from CWRU School of Medicine
  • 2014 Completion of General Surgery Internship
  • 2015 Completion of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program
Board Certification and Additional Certifications:
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2018
  • ACLS, BLS, PALS Certified
  • MD, State of CA-Active and in good standing
  • DDS, State of CA-Active and in good standing
  • GA Permit, State of CA-Active and in good standing
Fellowships and Memberships:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgery:  October 2019
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Memberships past/present:  AMA, ADA, CDA
Single-use  vs. Multi-use Implants-Is There a Benefit?
  • Presented at 2013 AAOMS national meeting
  • Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, May 2014, Volume 117, Issue 5, Page e332
Comparison of Two Methods of Predicting Maxillofacial Volumetric Bony Defects:  CBCT Used As A Valuable Preoperative Tool
  • Presented at 2014 AAOMS national meeting
Facial Implants in Cosmetic Surgery, Chapter 26
  •  Co-writer of chapter for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Textbook Published 2017
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 3rd Edition, Ray Fonseca, April 2017
Comparative Assessment of 3D Reconstruction Technique and Cavalieri's Principle in Predicting the Mandibular Bone Defect Volumes
  • Eur Oral Res, 2018; 52: 105-110
Affiliations/Hospital Staff Privileges:
  • El Camino Hospital, Mountain View
  • Dental Board of California, Anesthesia Site Evaluator
Sharad Sohoni DDS, MMSc
Dr. Sharad Sohoni is an experienced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon that has been practicing in Mountain View since 2003.  He has completed his residency training at Metro Hospital systems, in Cleveland, Ohio.  Dr. Sohoni has also published previously and has extensive research in wound healing.  Dr. Nijhawan and Dr. Sohoni worked together from 2020-2023.  Dr. Sohoni provides back-up coverage for the office.

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