Dr.Vinayak Patil awarded in USA


Dr.Vinayak Patil a dental surgeon has made Belgaum proud by getting the prestigious Harry W.F Dressel, Jr” Award of Clinical Excellence In General Dentistry and Concept of total patient care.


Dr.Vinayak Patil is a Belgaumite and he did his schooling from St Paul’s high school. He then completed his pre university course in science from GSS and did his dental studies from KLE Dental College.

In October 2000 he went to Australia for a couple of months to Adelaide Dental School (Australia) to attend the Dental bridging course. But he was not satisfied with this and he wanted to specialize. He further continued specialty training doing (FDS) fellowship In Oral and Maxillofacial from Royal College of surgeons England .Worked in Oral & Maxillofacial unit in London.

During his tenure in London Dr.Vinayak developed tremendous skills in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, treating terminally ill Oral cancer patients, maxillofacial trauma, Oral and Maxillofacial reconstructive surgery and maxillofacial deformity surgeries.

vinayakpatil1After he wasn’t satisfied either and then he decided to specialize in Oral reconstruction with Dental Implants and related prosthesis, hence he applied in programs in USA, and got admitted at University of Maryland Baltimore Dental School on scholarship bases on my credentials, references and previous training from England.

During further training in USA, developed advanced skills in Dental Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry and in advanced general dentistry.

During the specilaisation was awarded by the University Dean as the best clinician. Was awardedThe Harry W.F Dressel, Jr” Award of Clinical Excellence In General Dentistry and Concept of total patient care. After the masters was done, was offered Associate director post for residency program at University of Maryland and was also recommended for GPR program Director post at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He decided to work in Private Practice, and presently working at the Fairfax County in Northern Virginia.

When this blog asked him about his future plans he evidently said, “I will be coming back to India and open up practice there with state of Art Dental practice offering high International standards and changing the way dentistry is offered in India.”

When asked how his parents felt about his achievement, modestly says “ask them, I must have made them proud for sure”.



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  2. Dr.Vinayak Patil. , from KIDS'

    "Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day."

    Great pleasure in knowing & remembering U'
    You were always fun and happy doc. in our intern batch.
    Suman Florence

  3. Dear Dr. Vinayak,

    Congratulations on ur achievements!

    Doctober in bangalore where is ur clinic, i have to undergo orthodontics and facial surgery as i have removed too many teeths and now suffering a lot with my face structure how can i contact u pls revert. how much u will charge for the orthodontics treatments

  4. enappa,congratssssssssssss
    3cheers to ex foot ball team………………..
    if everybody is working ,,,,who ll play
    come on buddy cheers
    congrats on ur success '
    sudheeeeeeeeeeeeeer stiil the same
    waiting to get an award from u

      • Wow Vinaya I am so proud to tell you that I am your classmate in Belgaum. How have you been. I am so happy for you my friend. I am currently in London doing my masters in Dental Public Health (Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry). Keep in touch. All the very best for your future and a very happy new year 2011.

        • Thanks Kishore!!!
          So am i to be proud to be your friend too, congratulation on doing further studies in Barts and London, you have a good future once you have done with the masters.Happiest 2011 to you too.

  5. hey Vinayak…congratulations….its really great to see u like this….iam happy for u….hope u remember me…

  6. Thank you so much everyone! for all the well wishes . I really appreciate that. It really means the world to me.
    Kind regards

  7. congratulations bhai!!!extremely happy for you and even more proud to have a senior like you……looking forward to your dental center in india.

  8. Hi Dr Vinayak,

    Congratulations!!Nice to know you are from my college.Which year did you graduate?Please do guide me to be a super achiever like you….

    Dr. Itishree Pradhan.

  9. A big Congragulations to you Vinayak !!! We are all proud of you. Your achievement has not only brought you recognisation but has also brought our St Pauls Scholl, Belgaum ,GSS College of Belgaum in news.

  10. Well Done and Congratulation Dr Vinayak- You deserve to be recognised for your hard work…well done Bro we are proud of you and proud to have a brother like you….

  11. I am very proud of this great person with his greatest achievement….
    And really very thanx to this blog for giving nice information this week…

  12. Hey Vinayak…
    Congratulations. Nice to read about you practicing in India after such an achievement.


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