Dr. Rukhsana Waqar
Doctor of Dental Surgery
In 2000 Dr. Rukhsana Waqar moved to New Jersey to attend dental school at the New York University College of Dentistry.Â Throughout her time there she maintained the status of an honor student and graduated on the Deanâ€™s List.Â Since graduating in 2004 she has loved the profession more with each passing year and in particularly enjoys the fields of oral surgery and endodontics.
Dr. Waqarâ€™s interest in dentistry began overseas in Pakistan where she obtained a Bachelor in Dental Surgery and received many awards for outstanding achievement.Â She always desired to aid the underprivileged and spent several months volunteering at various dental facilities following her education.
Married for nearly 30 years, Dr. Waqar and her husband have one wonderful son.Â She moved to Virginia shortly after earning her degree from NYU and joined the team at Grove Dental.
Dr. Mostafa Baha
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Baha graduated from Bostonâ€™s Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in the Class of 1992 during which time he served as a Staff Writer for the schoolâ€™s Dental Outlook Magazine.Â He then pursued a summer program at Harvard University in Transmission Electron Microscopy.Â He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
He has worked with many organizations including the South East Asian Conference on Preventative Medicine and the United Nations Dental Plaza.Â He is an active volunteer for U.N.I.C.E.F. and the American Red Cross, but above all of his experiences he considers working with autistic children in New York to have been the most rewarding.
Dr. Baha lives with his wife in Northern Virginia and enjoys traveling, tennis, cooking and painting.Â Known for his passion for Indian classical music, Dr. Baha has been an avid student of the sitar for many years.
Dr. Sultan Chaudhry
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Dr. Sultan Chaudhry graduated on the Deanâ€™s List from the Howard University College of Dentistry in 2010.Â He served in many organizations during his tenure including as the Chairman of the HUCD Inter-Organizational Council and as the Dental Schoolâ€™s Student Council President during his fourth year.
Dr. Chaudhry addressed his Dental College at its 2010 Graduation Ceremony where he received several awards including: the Delta Dental Leadership Award, the ASDA Annual Award of Excellence and the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award for academic excellence.Â He has spoken at many events including as a guest speaker at the American Dental Education Associationâ€™s Millennial Panel and the host of the HUCD Annual Awards Ceremony in 2009 and again in 2010.
Born in Washington D.C., Dr. Chaudhry completed his undergraduate studies at The George Washington University earning a Bachelor Degree in Religious Studies.Â He studied Shotokan, a Japanese style of karate, for nearly a decade achieving the rank of 8 Kyu 3rdDan.Â Prior to serving as the Vice President for the GW MSA, he was trained as an Emergency Medical Technician in the District and served as a Lead Instructor for CPR/AED with the GWU Police Department.
Dr. Chaudhry has volunteered his time towards many humanitarian causes in the metropolitan area including serving as the Student Director of the D.C. Dental Societyâ€™s Annual Give Kids A Smile Program in 2010 and with Mariamâ€™s Kitchen providing meals to the homeless in DC.
Dr. Chaudhry was married in 2009 and, along with his wife, enjoys cycling and skiing.
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Chief Dental Assistant
After completing her dental laboratory technician education in 1974, Senada married and moved to the Northern Virginia area.Â She has been a driving force behind Grove Dental and has helped it become the practice it is today.Â She has been blessed with two wonderful children and two beautiful granddaughters.Â Senada enjoys spending time with her family and has become livelong friends with many patients of