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Our Faculty and Staff


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Fady Faddoul, Professor, Program Director 216.368.3994 fady.faddoul@case.edu
Hussein Assaf, Associate Professor, Associate Director 216.368.6759 hussein.assaf@case.edu
Maya Chane, Senior Instructor 216.368.3290 maya.chane@case.edu
M. Louay Taifour, Instructor   mohammedlouay.taifour@case.edu
Michael Alsouss, Clinical Assistant Professor    
Andrea Company, Clinical Assistant Professor    
Michael Gallagher, Clinical Assistant Professor   michael.gallagher@case.edu
Michael Guirguis, Clinical Assistant Professor   michael.m.guirguis@case.edu
Keith Norwalk, Clinical Assistant Professor    
Kenneth Palladino, Clinical Assistant Professor    
Jay Resnick, Clinical Assistant Professor   jay.resnick@case.edu
Sorin Teich, Associate Professor 216.368.6161 sorin.teich@case.edu
Evan Tetelman, Clinical Assistant Professor   evan.tetelman@cwru.edu
Jeffrey Young, Clinical Assistant Professor    
Michel Venot, Adjunct Associate Professor   michel.venot@case.edu
Sarah Youssef, Hygienist 216.368.0146 sarah.youssef@case.edu
Patrice Harris, Office Coordinator 216.368.3290 patrice.harris@case.edu
Tiara Jefferson, Dental Assistant 216.368.0146 tiara.jefferson@case.edu
Terrica Terrell, Dental Assistant 216.368.0146 terrica.terrell@case.edu


Meet the Faculty and Staff


Faculty


Dr. Fady Faddoul

Dr. Fady F. Faddoul

Dr. Faddoul is a 1988 graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry and Oral Medicine training at the CWRU, as well as his Master of Science Degree in Oral Medicine in 1992. Currently, Dr. Faddoul is Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Comprehensive Care, as well as the Director of both the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program and the Faculty Practice. Additionally, he serves as the director of the implant program and as the Infection Control and Safety Officer for the school. He has lectured extensively in the national and international arenas on the topics of implants, infection control, medical emergencies, and the management of medically compromised patients. Dr. Faddoul is an active member of organized dentistry, serving as the current President of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society and a member of the commission on dental accreditation and the North East Board of Dental Examiners.


Dr. Hussein Assaf

Dr. Hussein M. Assaf

Dr. Assaf earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Bordeaux I, France in 1981, and his Maitrise from the University of Bordeaux II in 1982. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1993. He completed an AEGD residency at Langley Air Force Base in 1994 and joined the CWRU faculty in 1996, where he directs the esthetic dentistry course. He also co-directs and lectures in several pre- and post-doctoral courses.


Dr. Maya Chane

Dr. Maya Chane

Dr. Chane earned her dental degree from Case Western Reserve, completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Teshreen Hospital in Syria, and received her Master of Science degree from Damascus University. Dr. Chane is the Program Director of the Restorative Fellowship program at Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine.


Dr. M. Louay Taifour

Dr. M. Louay Taifour

Dr. Taifour earned his dental degree from Beirut Arab University School of Dental Medicine, then completed an AEGD residency and a Restorative Fellowship at Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Taifour teaches several pre-doctoral courses and is a full time clinical attending for the AEGD residency program.


Dr. Michael Alsouss

Dr. Michael Alsouss

Dr. Alsous earned his dental degree and completed an AEGD residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. He is a mentor in the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona, dedicating time and effort to the education and evolution of CEREC and Digital Dentistry. Additionally, Dr. Alsous maintains a full-time private practice in Parma, Ohio.


Dr. Andrea Company

Dr. Andrea Company

Dr. Company earned her undergraduate degree at Kent State University and completed dental training at The Ohio State University. Following graduation from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Dr. company attended Georgia Health Science University Advanced Dental Residency in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Company teaches in the AEGD program as an Assistant Professor, teaching Implant and Advanced Restorative Dentistry. Dr Company is a member of multiple professional societies dealing with dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Additionally, she maintains a full-time private practice in Canton, Ohio.


Dr. Michael Gallagher

Dr. Michael E. Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher completed his undergraduate education at Ohio University and his dental training at Case Western University. Dr. Gallagher is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a dental honorary. He is the recipient of an Achievement Award for the “Cares for Kids” campaign to prevent child abuse. He is on staff at Fairview Hospital.


Dr. Michael Guirguis

Dr. Michael Guirguis

Dr. Guirguis earned his undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He graduated from the Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine in 1993. Dr. Guirguis chose to pursue a residency program at Mount Sinai Medical Center, with emphasis on Oral sSurgery, Implantology, Reconstructive and Esthetic dentistry.


Dr. Keith Norwalk

Dr. Keith Norwalk

Dr. Norwalk graduated from Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and has worked as a clinical instructor in the EFDA program at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Oral Implantology and American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics. Dr. Norwalk has a private practice in Genoa, Ohio. He serves on the Dental Education and Licensure Committee for the Ohio Dental Association and on the Board of Directors of the Ohio Academy of General Dentistry.


Dr. Kenneth Palladino

Dr. Kenneth Palladino

Dr. Palladino graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. After completing his degree, he performed a General Practice Residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Financial Committee for the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. In the past, he acted as a delegate to the Ohio Dental Association. He is also a member of the ADA, AGD, and AO Dental Honor Society.


Dr. Jay Resnick

Dr. Jay C. Resnick

Dr. Resnick graduated from The Ohio State University and completed a residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. He is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary, and is a mentor for the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education. He served as Vice-Chairman of the Council on Dental Licensure with the Ohio Dental Association, and is Co-Chairman of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society Joint Committee on Continuing Education. Dr. Resnick has published in The Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, and presented at the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.


Dr. Sorin Teich

Dr. Sorin Teich

Dr. Teich is Associate Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Care and Assistant Dean of Clinical Operations. He earned his DMD and Certificate in Prosthodontics at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and an MBA from the International Executive MBA program at Northwestern University in Chicago / Tel Aviv University in Israel. His teaching interests include comprehensive care and treatment planning.


Dr. Evan Tetelman

Dr. Evan Tetelman

Dr. Evan Tetelman obtained his undergraduate degree at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and completed his dental training at The Ohio State University. Following graduation, Dr. Tetelman attended The Long Island College Hospital Advanced Dental Residency in Brooklyn, New York. While in New York, he earned a certificate in Oral Pathology at the Sloan Kettering Hospital. Upon returning to Cleveland, he became an Attending at the Mount Sinai Hospital, teaching Restorative Dentistry, until the hospital was closed. Dr. Tetelman then transferred his teaching to the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, where he teaches Implant, Esthetic and Advanced Restorative Dentistry in the graduate and undergraduate clinics. He is also co-director of two dental implant training courses at the university. Dr Tetelman is a member of multiple professional societies dealing with dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. He has been a national lecturer for Nobel Biocare and Camlog, two of the world's leading dental implant companies. Additionally, Dr. Tetelman maintains a full-time private practice in Lyndhurst, Ohio focusing on Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry.


Dr. Jeffrey Young

Dr. Jeffrey A. Young

Dr. Young completed his undergraduate education at the University of Toronto, then attended the University of Michigan, where he received his degree in Dentistry. Dr. Young then elected to advance his dental education in a General Practice Residency program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland. Dr. Young has maintained a restorative-based private practice in Lyndhurst, Ohio that focuses on esthetic, implant and family dentistry.


Dr. Michel Venot

Dr. Michel G. Venot

Dr. Venot was trained as a specialist in Prosthodontics at Boston University and in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics at the University of California, San Francisco. Now, he spends his clinical time involved in removable prosthodontics at the Veteran Administration in Cleveland. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor and the former Director of the Removable Prosthodontic Section at Case Western Reserve University. He is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and a past president of the Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference. He authored the chapter on Complete Dentures in the book Esthetic Dentistry, 2nd edition, published by Mosby Inc.



Staff


Sarah Youssef

Sarah Youssef, RDH - Hygienist

Sarah is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Youngstown State University. She is dedicated to providing patients with quality care and giving patients the education that they need to improve their oral health.


Patrice Harris

Patrice Harris - Office Coordinator


Tiara Jefferson

Tiara Jefferson - Dental Assistant


Terrica Terrell

Terrica Terrell - Dental Assistant


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