Meet Dr. Ojas Parikh

Dr. Ojas Parikh was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Maryland, where he earned his B.S. in Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Go Terps! He then had the privilege of living in Mumbai, India, for two years studying comparative philosophy prior to dental school. Following his
adventure in India, Dr. Parikh received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S.) from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He earned three awards for leadership and service to the school and community.

He then completed his postdoctoral specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he also earned his Master of Science Degree in Dentistry (M.S.D.) for his research in moderate oral sedation drug regimens for pediatric dentistry patients.

Dr. Parikh is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He currently holds hospital privileges at Carolinas Healthcare System at University and Main Charlotte Hospitals and the Valleygate Surgery Center.

Dr. Parikh is the Dental Director for the Valleygate Surgery Center in Charlotte. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, North Carolina Dental Society, and the American Dental Association.