Dr. Jeffrey Ganeles is one of our country’s most recognized periodontists and dental implant surgeons. He has authored over 45 professional articles and texts, given more than 100 invited presentations to dentists and specialists, and taught at many academic institutions in the U.S. and abroad. After receiving his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, he graduated valedictorian of his class at Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry. He completed his general practice residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, then was awarded a research position and received specialty training and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies at the University of Pennsylvania College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ganeles earned many honors and awards, including achieving the highest level of recognition as a periodontist-becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 1993 and has recertified several times since then. He is one of the founding faculty members at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, where he teaches post-doctoral residents. He also holds an appointment at Boston University and previously taught at Georgetown University and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ganeles is believed to have performed the first immediate loading dental implant procedure on Primetime television Feb 12, 2004, when a patient received dental implants and immediate fixed teeth on the ABC television show Extreme Makeover. Since then he founded a national network of dental specialists with Dr. Norkin, called TeethToday Member Group, to promote and perfect these procedures so patients can efficiently have tooth replacement throughout the USA. The intellectual property of this group was purchased by a major dental implant company for widespread implementation. He is also believed to have performed the first navigation guided implant surgical procedure in the US in 2002 using DenX computer guidance. Additionally, he is believed to have performed the first robotic guided implant surgery in the world using Neocis Yomi in 2016. Throughout his professional career, Dr. Ganeles has been an innovator focused on developing better, faster, more efficient and less traumatic methods to obtain great, long lasting results for patients. This has included developing and implementing new technology, creating innovative practice styles, procedures and tools. When not focused on professional activities, he is an avid snow skier, traveler, photographer and mediocre golfer.
Our top priority is to provide individualized, appropriate and predictable treatment to our patients based on proven scientific medical and dental techniques and technology in a comfortable and compassionate environment. We know dental care can be stressful, difficult and expensive and do everything in our power to insure great results the first time. We specialize in managing difficult problems and resolving complications in additional to providing first-time treatment for routine problems.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
Boston University Goldman School Of Grad Dentistry
Medical School | Graduated 1983
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
University Of Pennsylvania College Of Dental Medicine, Dept Of Periodontics
Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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