Omar C. Chahal, DDS, MD, MBA
Dr. Chahal received his BS and DDS degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He received his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Chahal served his General Practice Residency in Dentistry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was completed at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr Chahal earned his MBA from the University of Mary in Fargo, North Dakota.
Dr. Chahal has had prior research experience in dental materials, molecular biology, and dental implantology. He has presented and published scientific papers in these areas. Prior to relocating to Grand Forks in 2003, Dr. Chahal was a Clinical Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He also held a position of Assistant Professor at the University Manitoba’s Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences in Winnipeg. Currently, Dr. Chahal is a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.
Dr. Chahal’s interests include dental implants and orthognathic facial reconstruction. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of a number of local, regional, and national professional organizations.