Meet Dr. Patel

Dr. Patel's Curriculum Vitae 

Dr. Patel’s Education:

Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Boston, MA

August 1992-May 1996
Doctor of Dental Medicine – May 1996
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA

August 1991 – May 1992
Post – Baccalaureate, Medical Sciences

University of California, Berkeley
Berkley, CA

June 1988 – May 1991
Major: Psychology
Bachelor of Arts – May 1991


Business Owner/Incorporation
Diablo Pacific Dental Group/President & CEO
Tim J. Patel, D.D.S., P.C.
Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry
1818 San Miguel Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
October 2002 – Present

Business Owner/Sole Proprietor 
Tim J. Patel, DDS
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
2255 Ygnacio Valley Road
Suite #U
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
September 1999 – September 2002

General Dentist/Independent Contractor
Diablo Valley Dental
30-C Golf Club Road
Pleasant Hill CA, 94523
March 2000 – August 2001

General Dentist/Associate
Fremont Dental Group/Interdent
Fremont CA 94538
February 1999 – March – 2000

General Dentist/Associate
Gentle Dental Center
Malden, MA
December 1997 – February 1999

General Dentist/Associate
David N. Bardwell, DMD, PC
Esthetic & Restorative Dentistry
North Andover, MA
July 1998 – February 1999

Assistant Clinical Faculty
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
San Francisco, CA
April 1999 – Present
Assistant Clinical Faculty
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
January 2002- January 2012

Asistant Clinical Faculty
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Division of Restorative Dentistry
Boston, MA
September 1998 – February 1999  

Dental Assistant
Serra Park Dental Group
Sunnyvale, CA
August 1997 – November 1997

Dental Assistant/Hygienist (APEX)
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Boston, MA
August 1992 – August 1995

Dental Admission Test (DAT) Instructor /Career Counselor
Stanley H. Kaplan Education Center
Boston, Newton & Cambridge, MA
October, 1993 – October 1994
National Dental Board, Part I
National Dental Board, Part II
Northeast Regional Board
Board Certified
California State Dental Board
Board Certified

Professional Societies:
Member – American Dental Association
Member – California Dental Association
Member – Contra Costa Dental Society
Member – Academy of General Dentistry
Member – American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Recognition for Clinical Excellence and Patient Care - 1998
Gentle Dental Center, Boston, MA
National Registry of Who’s Who in America -1998


Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy (FPFA)

Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International (FADI)

Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD)

Member-Federation of India Association
Member-Zoroastrian Association of Northern California
Member-American Association of Physicians/Dentists from India
Member-Indian Dental Associates of Northern California

Zoom! Whitening
Kor Whitening
Invisalign (Certification I & Certification II)

Community Service:

Volunteer service (free dental screenings) provided annually for financially underprivileged individuals at the Federation of India Association health fair, since 1996. Worked as a substance abuse counselor for children of dysfunctional families while attending the University of California, Berkeley (1998-1991)


Hobbies & Interests:

I enjoy spending time with my wife and three children. I also enjoy playing golf and have a keen interest in my heritage and music from India.  Last but not least, dentistry is my hobby and my passion.  I always enjoy developing and strengthening my knowledge base and skills in my profession. I enjoy “giving back” to my profession by volunteering my time as an adjunct clinical professor at two of the finest dental schools in the nation, UCSF and UOP.


Foreign Languages:

Hindi, Punjabi and Gujurati


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