Richard Gelman is a board-eligible endodontist. He is clinical assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University's Department of Endodontics, and former chief of the hospital's dental department. A captain in the U.S. Army, he earned his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his residency in endodontics at the Medical College of Virginia. He is a former member of the University of Florida School of Dental Medicine's Hialeah faculty and a former lecturer at the Pankey Institute on Key Biscayne.