Dr. Farzan Ghannad
DDS, MSc, Dip.Perio, FRCD(C)
Certified Specialist in Periodontics
Dr. Farzan Ghannad, founder of North Vancouver’s Northshore Implant Perio Centre (IPC), is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a member of the Canadian Academy of Periodontists, the British Columbia Society of Periodontists as well as the American Academy of Periodontists. As a Certified Specialist in Periodontics and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Ghannad is involved in surgical and didactic training of future dentists and specialists in the field of periodontics. Currently he maintains a private practice in Vancouver and routinely provides specialty care in the Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan.
Dr. Farzan Ghannad was born in Tehran, grew up in Ottawa, but attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. After a few successful years in private practice, he completed an intense three-year surgical specialty residency at the University of British Columbia, for which he earned a Masters in Craniofacial Science as well as a Diploma in Periodontics and Implant Surgery.
Dr. Farzan Ghannad has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the “Kathleen McAnulty Memorial Prize”, the “Nobel Biocare Achievement Award”, and the “Biomet 3i Canada Inc Prize” for excellence in clinical performance. He was also among the few to be awarded the “UBC DMD Graduate Teaching Assistant Award” in 2011/12.
Farzan is devoted to his patients’ ultimate comfort and care at the state of the art Northshore Implant Perio Centre in North Vancouver; but his time away from his dental practice is dedicated to engaging in an active lifestyle, including spending as much time as possible skiing on the mountains during the winter season and enjoying the waters of our beautiful city in the summer.