Syngcuk Kim, DDS, PhD

Syngcuk Kim

Dr. Kim is the Louis I. Grossman Professor and chairman of the Department of Endodontics and the Associate Dean for Global Education at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Kim earned his dental degree and certificate in Endodontics from the School of Dental and Oral Surgery at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Kim also received his Ph.D. degree in circulatory physiology from the Department of Physiology at the Medical School, Columbia University. Dr. Kim is well known and respected for his research in dental pulp physiology and microcirculation and the American Association of Endodontists has awarded him the Louis I. Grossman Award for outstanding research.

Dr. Kim is one of the pioneers in the field of microsurgical endodontics and is an internationally renowned speaker. He is the primary author of the book titled “Color Atlas of Microsurgery in Endodontics”.

Aleksander Iofin, DMD

Aleksander Iofin

Dr. Aleksander Iofin practices endodontics full-time at Rockefeller center in New York City and teaches part-time as an Assistant Clinical Professor of the Department of Endodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He was recognized by the Dean of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine for his dedicated service teaching post-doctoral students since 2005.

Dr. Iofin graduated from Rutgers University with highest honors and received his dental degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine with honors for his graduation thesis. His endodontic specialty training was completed at the Department of Endodontics at New York University College of Dentistry.

Currently, Dr. Iofin is a Board-eligible member of the American Association of Endodontists. In addition to teaching at Columbia University, Department of Endodontics, he also has lectured on modern endodontic techniques using the microscope and microendodontic instrumentation at the Greater New York Dental Meeting, the New York County Dental Society, the Rockefeller Study Club as well as other dental clubs in the New York area.

Dr. Iofin is a co-author of the 2018 Microsurgery in Endodontics textbook.

Dr. Iofin served as President of the New York State Association of Endodontists.

He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the NY County Dental Society.

Dr. Iofin and his wife, a pediatric dentist, are proud parents of two daughters.

His interests include literature, theater and travel. He is also an avid sports fan who enjoys skiing and soccer.