Meet Our Berkeley Dentist
Berkeley dentist, Dr. Omar Ghoneim attended the University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry. He was a classmate of Dr. Payam Zarei, the previous owner of Berkeley Dental Care. Following graduation, Dr. Ghoneim completed two years of general practice residency in Chicago. Prior to returning to Berkeley Dental Care in 2016, Dr. Ghoneim had his own full time practice in Chicago from 2000 to 2008 and worked alongside Dr. Zarei during this time span. From 2009-2016, Dr. Ghoneim was the Corporate Dental Director for Harbor Health Services Inc, a non profit community health care agency where, in addition to providing direct patient care, he oversaw five dental sites and provided support to dental providers and dental residents. The organization grew immensely during his tenure. Dr. Ghoneim also served as a clinical instructor and adjunct faculty member at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine from 2008-2015.
While in Boston, he attended the state dental society’s Leadership Institute training program, served as a guest board member with the state’s dental society, was a board liaison and served on two state dental society committees. Dr. Ghoneim is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society
Dr. Ghoneim grew up in Iowa City, Iowa and his wife, Ami, grew up in Elk Grove Village. Dr. Ghoneim, Ami and their two children, Mahri and Lila, live in the area.
Dr. Ghoneim is an accomplished and dedicated dental professional with a kind and gentle chairside manner.