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, ATLS, PALS Certified
Licenses:
  • 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
Publications:
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:
  • Regional Medical Center, San Jose
  • El Camino Hospital, Mountain View
  • Dental Board of California, Anesthesia Site Evaluator

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Sharad Sohoni DDS, M. M. Sc
 
Dr. Sohoni graduated from dental school in 1981 in Bombay, India. He went on to complete his Master's degree in Oral Maxillofacial surgery in 1986 . After teaching at the Maxillofacial surgery faculty at the Government Dental hospital in Bombay, as a lecturer, he came to the Harvard school of Dental medicine in Boston,  in 1988 to pursue his Masters degree in clinical research and Oral Medicine and Oral pathology.
 
He graduated from Harvard with a Master's degree in 1992 and moved to the bay area. Dr. Sohoni practiced  dentistry in San Francisco and Sunnyvale , California for several years before he went  to Metrohealth Medical center, a Case Western Reserve University hospital, in Cleveland, Ohio to complete a residency in Maxillofacial surgery in 2003. 
 
Dr. Sohoni is  board certified by the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial surgery and has been practicing exclusive oral surgery in Mountain view since then. He is on staff at El Camino hospital in Mountain View, California.
 
Education and Training:
1981:  Bombay Unversity, India
  • Bachelors of Dental Science
1982-1983:  Government Dental College and Hospital, Bombay, India.
  • Internship in Dentistry
1984-1986:  Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal, India
  • Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 
1986:  Manglore University, India
  • Masters of Dental Surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1987-1988:  Government of Dental College and Hospital, Bombay, India,
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 
1991:  Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston
  • Certificate in Oral Pathology
 
1992:  Harvard University, Boston
  • Master of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology (M. Ms c)
2003:  Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • MetroHealth Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Board Certification and Additional Certifications:
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2006
  • ACLS, BLS Certified
Licenses:
  • DDS, State of CA-Active and in good standing
  • GA Permit, State of CA-Active and in good standing
 
Work Experience:
2003-Present:  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Private Practice
  • Mountain View, CA
1995-2001:  General Dentistry Private Practice
  • Sunnyvale, CA
 
1992-1995:  General Dentistry, Associated in Private Practice
  • San Francisco, CA
 
Research and Publications:
Temporomandibular joint ankylosis: A study of twenty cases
  • Thesis for the Masters degree on oral and maxillofacial surgery, December 1986.
Mono-ostotic fibrous dysplasia
  • M. Muralidhar, S. Sohoni, M. Vijaya Raghavan Journal of the Indian Medical Association Vol. 85 No. 9, September 1987
Two methods to quantitate tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase activity
  • J. Glowacki, E. Liebert, W.H. Liggett, S. Sohoni Calcified Tissue International 46(supplement 2):A4, 1990.
Collagen types I and III in wound healing
  • Thesis for the M.M. Sc. Degree of oral biology, Harvard University, December 1991.
Effects of Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor and Granulocyte – Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor on Osteoclastic Differentiation of Hematopoetic Progenitor Cells
  • W.H. Liggett, N, Shevde J., P. Anklesaria, S. Sohoni, J. Greenberger, J.Glowacki Stem Cells 1993; 11:398-411.
     
Smooth versus Textured Expander Implants: A double blind study of capsule quality and discomfort in simultaneous bilateral breast reconstruction patients
  • James W. May, L. P. Buckey, S. Sohoni, Ehrlich H. P. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 32(3) 225-32, Mar 1994.
     
The capsule quality of saline filled smooth silicone, textured silicone and polyurethane implants in rabbits: A long term study
  • L. P. Buckey, H. Paul Ehrlich, S. Sohoni, James W. May Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 93(6)1123-31, May 1994.