Dr. Vipul Patel
Dr. Vipul Patel (Vip for short) grew up in Jersey City, NJ where he attended the prestigious St. Peter’s Preparatory High School. He continued his education at SUNY Stonybrook, graduating in 1991 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. Vip graduated from New York University Dental School in 1996 and completed his residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.
In 1997, Dr. Patel opened his first practice in Ridgewood, New Jersey and began working as an associate dentist in Warwick, New York in 1998. Dr. Patel fell in love with the close knit Warwick community and purchased the practice in 2001. Warwick Valley Dental was born!
Dr. Patel is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the 9th District Dental Society, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. He obtained his Fellowship status from the International Congress of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Patel is a strong believer of continuing education…..not only for himself, but for his entire staff as well. He agrees with the quote, “The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you are learning you’re not old”.
Dr. Patel lives in Oakland, New Jersey with his wife Lori and their three children. He loves watching sports, reading, and cooking.
Dr. Velebit Duzdevich
Dr. Velebit Duzdevich holds a Bachelors of Science in Forensic Anthropology, Biology and Chemistry he received from the City University of New York. He went on to complete his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Since receiving his Doctorate, Dr. Duzdevich has worked for St. Barnabas Hospital Corrections Department: Rikers Island, St. Clare’s Hospital/ St. Vincent Uptown Hospital “Spellman Center” and was Chief Dental Attending at Metropolitan Hospital in NY. One of Dr. Duzdevich’s greatest satisfactions however came from being an Associate Professor at New York Medical College where he was able to mentor the art of Dentistry to many up and coming practitioners. Dr. Duzdevich furthered his skill ten years ago when he pursued a specialized education in bone and soft tissue regeneration leading to a Fellowship and a Masters in Dental Implants with the American Dental Implant Association. He is currently completing his Diplomat status. Dr. Duzdevich, his wife and their two children reside in Goshen where they are heavily involved in sports.
Dr. Joo Hyun Lee
Dr. Joo Hyun Lee studied at the State University at Stony Brook where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She went on to receive a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from NYU College of Dentistry. (Dr. Patel is alumni of both of these schools!) Dr. Lee did her general practice residency at Winthorp University Hospital and is currently continuing her education in advanced Aesthetics at the NYU Linhart Post graduate program.
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