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Meet Our Doctors

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Rosenstein obtained his undergraduate bachelor of science in biology from Touro College in Queens, New York, where he graduated as Valedictorian of his class. He attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Rosenstein was accepted into an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, in Brooklyn, NY. In the course of his training, Dr. Rosenstein provided OMFS services at multiple hospitals throughout the east coast, including Brooklyn Hospital, the Brooklyn VA Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital, and Geisinger Medical Center, a level-one regional trauma center in Pennsylvania/p>

Dr. Rosenstein has authored many scholarly works that have been published in both journals and textbooks, including the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, New York State Dental Journal, Dental Clinics of North America, and the European Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of Osseointegration, and the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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Oral Surgeon

Dr. Samira Thompson is a proud native Texan. She attended Health Careers High School in her hometown of San Antonio. She earned her bachelor’s in biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude from UTSA. She attended UT Health Science Center San Antonio dental school and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Subsequently, she entered active-duty service in the United States Army. She completed a 12-month Advanced education general dentistry (AEGD) residency at Fort Carson, CO in Colorado Springs in 2007 and an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, GA in 2013. During the remainder of her 13 years of Army service, she served as residency faculty and assistant program director educating both Army and Air Force oral surgery residents at two different programs. She also performed research at the prestigious United States Army Institute of Surgical Research. She served as staff and trained AEGD and Oral Surgery residents at the Veterans Medical Center in San Antonio for 1.5 years. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. After 14.5 years of combined federal government service, she has joined our team at “OMEGA”. She is still serving in the United States Army Reserves. Dr. Thompson is dedicated to treating all her patients like family with exceptional care and education.

In the Army, Dr. Samira Thompson met her husband, Dr. Jeremy Thompson. They have a beautiful 5.5-year-old daughter and 3 dogs. Dr. Thompson enjoys spending time with her family, working out on her Peloton bike, running, training standard poodles, and brunch. She is excited about joining our team and becoming part of the dental community in Houston, TX.

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Oral Surgeon

I was born in Barbados in the Caribbean. I moved to California where I attended the University of California at Santa Barbara. Afterward, I graduated from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. I completed a GPR at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and an Internship at the Bronx VA in association with Mount Sinai Hospital. I attended Harbor/UCLA General Hospital where I completed my Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery before completing a one-year fellowship in Orthognathic and TMJ surgery. I am a member of AAOMS and The Hispanic Dental Society..

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Dr. Bohluli has received a Masters degree and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In 2005, Dr. Bohluli received an Excellence in Biomedical Engineering Awards. After receiving his certificate in endodontics from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2007, Dr. Bohluli joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch as an assistant professor.

Dr. Bohluli has invented a hybrid dental post system that can chemically bond to dentin and retain direct cores by a combination of chemical and mechanical means. Dr. Bohluli is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Education Association, the Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas, and the Biomedical Engineering Society.

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Dr. Hourfar has been practicing dentistry since 1997. He is a board certified orthodontist with extensive clinical training in the field of his specialty including two residencies both in the US and abroad. He has had several years of experience as a private practice orthodontist and has successfully treated thousands of cases with a great variety in their nature and complexity.

When Dr. Hourfar is not in the office, he loves to spend his time with his beautiful wife, Niloofar and their three wonderful children, Mani, Maziar and Mana. You will find Dr. Hourfar always smiling inside and outside of the office, as he truly loves both his profession and his family life.

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After receiving his DDS, Doctor Sam Elkenawy attained  his MS and Orthodontics Certificate from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a chief resident. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and has multiple publications related to digital orthodontics, skeletal expansion, and airway/obstructive sleep apnea. He believes in efficient orthodontics that not only improves the esthetics of the smile, but also the overall functionality of the occlusion.

During a consultation, Dr. Elkenawy gives patients all available treatment options alongside his professional recommendation, allowing them to voice their concerns. He then creates a customized plan that suits his patient’s needs in order to achieve the best possible outcome. He is easygoing and makes patients feel comfortable, treating them as if they were his own family.

Outside of work, Dr. Elkenawy is a big football and soccer fan, plays drums, and enjoys traveling and exploring new cuisines.

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Dr. Shirin Farhadian is a board certified periodontist. She graduated from periodontics residency From Saint Louis University. She has been practicing as a Periodontist and level 3 anesthesiologist for several years and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

She has been involved in basic and clinical research in Periodontics and has published several articles in the field of Periodontics and bone tissue engineering. She has presented her clinical work and research nationally and internationally.

In one of her advanced research projects, she studied over 2500 patients with Periodontitis to evaluate the synergistic effect of smoking and diabetes mellitus on treatment of these patients.

Dr. Farhadian was chosen as a finalists in the Balint Orban Memorial clinical science competition, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of Periodontology, at the American Academy of Periodontology 2019 Annual Meeting.

She is an active member of many professional associations including American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, and Dental honor society.

In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, exercising, cycling, hiking with her husband and their golden retrievers Cooper and Molly.

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Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Mohsen Khobyari graduated with his DDS from the University of Texas Health Science Center with the highest honors offered by the program. Following this, he received in-depth training in Dental Implantology. He has more than two decades of experience in the field of dentistry, including the placement of over 10,000 dental implants. Furthermore, he also earned a certificate of appreciation from UT San Antonio for his dedication to the field.

While he still works in private practice, he is also generous with his time, donating to the Christ Medical Dental Association, the Hopes Clinic, and the San Antonio District Dental Society. He also donates his time as a member of the editorial board for international journals, International lecturer, and mentor for others. For example, he continues to serve as a visiting lecturer at the dental school at Tufts and as a member of the Department of Advanced Education.

Dr. Khobyari believes in working hard to stay up to date on everything that is happening in the dental field. He consistently uses the latest digital technologies to provide superior results for his patients. He also encourages his colleagues to follow this practice, keeping up with the latest research and investing in continuing education. He publishes peer-reviewed publications regularly in the field to update his colleagues on changes that are taking place.

He continues to demonstrate his dedication to cosmetic dentistry by staying up to date on changes that are taking place in the applied digital dental technology and oral implantology. Also as the technology director at the American Institute of Implant Dentistry assisted in introducing new technologies. He believes that his dedication to the advancement of the field is beneficial for not only his patients but also his colleagues and future dentists as well.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Evan Melamed, “Dr. Evan,” completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, then graduated from the University of Texas Dental School Branch – Houston in 1999. Since then he has been dedicated to providing the highest level of dental care to his patients, including general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Evan stays current with the latest technological advancements and clinical methods in dentistry by attending continuing education courses with the renowned Hornbrook and Dawson groups. He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Society.

Dr. Evan’s commitment to patient comfort and satisfaction make him a favorite in the office with his patients as well as his fellow team members. When appropriate, collaboration with highly skilled specialists is of paramount interest in each of his treatment plans.

Dr. Evan spent his earliest years in South Africa and moved to Houston at a young enough age to sound like the long-time Houston resident that he is. When not at work he enjoys family life with his wife Robin and their two sons, Max and Jake, who keep him busy on the basketball court, the baseball diamond and the soccer field. He and his family find time to participate in fundraising events, like Run for the Rose, and the Friendship Circle.


Dr. Nakul Rathi has specialized in implants and full mouth rehabilitation. He pursued his interest in dental implants at New York University, College of Dentistry. He did his Masters of Science and Advanced Prosthodontics Clinical Residency Program from The Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus. His experience at the Implant Clinic at OSU, which is amongst the oldest implant programs in the USA, gave him a chance to work with different implant systems, in a clinic which has done over 25000 implants.

He has been selected as the ‘New and Emerging Speaker’ by the American Dental Association at Washington DC in 2015. He conducts Continuing Education Session for dentists in the US and internationally. He has lectured on implant dentistry and CAD-CAM in Dentistry at multiple dental organizations.

Away from dentistry, he is still a tech geek and is studying more about 3-d printing and Stereolithography. He is a keen traveler and loves to travel with friends and family. He likes outdoor sports and played basketball at the national level.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Pantea is one of the many smiling faces who will greet you when you arrive. She began her career in dentistry more than 16 years ago in the local Houston area. Pantea has a passion for helping others who are struggling to maintain a healthy hygiene by routinely assisting and scheduling them for check-up and cleaning sessions every 6 months for most patients and every 3 months on periodontal cases. She understands that many people, particularly children, are reluctant to visit the dentist. As a professional who is passionate about registered dental hygiene, she wants to help people not only with deep cleaning but also to help them feel more comfortable.

To that end, Pantea works hard to stay up to date on the latest information in the field of dentistry. She knows that this is a field that is evolving rapidly and she works hard to make sure that the practice stays on top of the latest information in the field…

Even from the first time she entered the field, she knows that the methods, tools, and techniques have changed significantly. By staying up to date on these changes, she is able to provide the best possible care in Houston, Texas.

After finishing high school, Pantea went on to become a registered dental hygienist. She studied at the Wharton College located in Wharton, TX, finishing in 2004. From there, she started her career working for many top dental offices in The Greater Houston Area. During her many years spent with those practices, she was able to perfect her techniques, allowing her to provide high-quality care to anyone that comes into this office for a cleaning session.

In addition to her work in dental hygiene, Pantea also possesses numerous skills in the world of language arts, as she is fluent in German and likes to practice on a regular basis. Behind her dental skills is a woman who is passionate about patient care. Her time priority is to make sure that every patient receives the quality dental care that they deserve.

In her free time, Pantea loves to cook. She always has a new recipe that she is trying to perfect and likes to share her cooking skills with others. In addition, she is also a skilled pianist and can commonly be found sitting behind the piano playing for others. Finally, Pantea also likes to keep herself in shape with morning jogs and runs. She even exercises her mind, meditating on a regular basis.

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After obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2003, and practicing dentistry for over a decade, In 2013, he enrolled into a program for implant dentistry and periodontology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Where he is now a board-certified periodontist.

The current main focus for Dr. Sharifzadeh is managing soft tissue in the vicinity of implants and natural teeth. He has written multiple book chapters and articles about these procedures, as well as implant esthetics.

Dr. Sharifzadeh currently teaches periodontology as a visiting part-time faculty member. He is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the European Academy of Osseointegration, the (worldwide) Academy of Osseointegration, and the American Academy of Periodontology. He also possesses multiple credentials, including a periodontology and implant dentistry advanced certificate. He has a Master’s in oral and craniofacial biology.

When you see Dr. Sharifzadeh you can rest assured that you are receiving the best care possible. His background in general dentistry gives him the experience needed to see your mouth as a unit, rather than as single implants or teeth. Meanwhile, his focus on periodontology, implants, and gum tissues gives him the edge for treating periodontal problems and replacing missing teeth.

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