Dr. Farzin Ghannad

DDS, MSc, Dip Perio, FCDS(BC), FRCD(C)
Certified Specialist in Periodontics
Implant Surgeon

Dr. Farzin Ghannad was born in Tehran grew up in Goettingen , Germany where he obtained his dental degree in 1996. Hethen moved to Ottawa where he maintained a successful general practice for over 6 years. He completed his training in periodontics and implant surgery in 2007 at the University of British Columbia. Dr Farzin Ghannad as a Clinical Assistant Professor is involved in surgical and didactic training of future dentists and specialists in the field of periodontics. Currently he is the associate director of the graduate periodontics and implant surgery at the University of British Columbia. Besides his affiliation with Vancouver general hospital he maintains two full time practices in Vancouver and Kamloops. As a locum periodontist he has been providing periodontal and implant treatment to the community of Northwest Territory since 2010.

Dr Farzin Ghannad lectures nationally and internationally. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a member of the Canadian Academy of Periodontists, the British Columbia Society of Periodontists as well as the American Academy of Periodontists. 

During his 3 year training he was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the “Kathleen McAnulty Memorial Prize” and the “Nobel BioCare Achievement Award”, for excellence in clinical performance. In 2012 he was also awarded the "Teaching Award”. 

Family is very important to Dr. Farzin Ghannad. As a devoted husband and father he enjoys spending as much time with his family as possible. Dr. Farzin Ghannad loves to travel and spend his summers outdoors and winters on the slopes.


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