Dr. Amir Chalak
Dr. Amir M. Chalak is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He attended the prestigious UC Berkeley for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Molecular and Cellular Biology and was heavily involved in the Cal Berkeley Pre-Dental Society.
Dr. Chalak then moved to sunny Southern California to attend the highly competitive UCLA School of Dentistry. During his time at UCLA, he developed a strong passion for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was very involved with the UCLA Oral Surgery Club. While at UCLA, he gained recognition and awards for his research involvements in salivary diagnostics and for his high performance in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He graduated with distinction of magna cum laude from UCLA School of Dentistry and was honored by being inducted into the prestigious National Dental Honor Society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Chalak was excited to make his way back to the Bay Area for his Oral and Maxillofacial residency training at UCSF. During his residency program, he attended and graduated from UC Davis School of Medicine. He completed training in general and pediatric anesthesia and General Surgery. Dr. Chalak was chosen to be a leader in the Resident Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons representing all residents at the national level. He completed his training as Chief Resident at the UCSF, San Francisco VA and San Francisco General Trauma Hospitals. He is an active member of many professional organizations such as AAOMS, ADSA, CDA, and ADA. Dr. Amir Chalak is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
In his personal time, Dr. Chalak enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, cheering for Bay Area sports teams, snow sports and spending time with friends and family. An interesting fact about Dr. Chalak is that he was at the dentist’s office in San Francisco during the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake!
Dr. Chalak is looking forward to meeting you and strives to provide you with the most comprehensive and highest quality care available!