Dr. Hashim Chothia, D.D.S., M.S.D., D.A.B.F.E.
Dr. Chothia is originally from South Africa, where he graduated from the University of the Western Cape in 1982. He spent one year in a residency at a government hospital with an emphasis on Oral Surgery. For 2 years thereafter he traveled around the world visiting hospitals and doing volunteer work at clinics in developing countries. He returned to South Africa where he setup a private practice and spent part of his time as a clinical professor at the University of the Western Cape in the Departments of Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery. He also embarked on a graduate program in Prosthodontics simultaneously, opting to complete his research in Craniomandibular disorders at the University of Washington in the USA. He spent 5 years in general practice in South Africa.
In 1989 he completed a general practice residency at the University of Washington and went on to finish the graduate program and receive his Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) degree from the University of Washington in 1992. He was honored for his accomplishments by "Who's Who Amongst Rising Young Americans" in 1993 and as a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners in 1997. He has lectured nationally and internationally on Laser Applications in Dentistry, Treatment of Medically Compromised Patients and Craniomandibular Disorders.
Dr. Chothia is a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Asssociation, King County Dental Society, United States Chamber of Commerce, Federation Dentaire International, American Academy of Head, Neck, Facial pain and TMJ Orthopedics and American Board of Forensic Examiners. He served on the Seattle King County Dental Society International Relations Committee from 1993-1995 and currently serves on the Seattle King County Forensics Committee and Peer Review Committees. In 1999 he was appointed to the Health Volunteers Overseas chapter of the American Dental Association as the Chairman for the Zimbabwe division.
His interests include travel, photography, computers and studying different cultures and civilizations, especially vanished civilizations. He is a member of the Photographic Society of America - color slide, travel photo, video and motion picture divisions. He currently maintains this private practice in the Greenwood/Northgate area in Seattle, Washington - United States of America.
Languages spoken: English, Dutch and Afrikaans
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