Pediatric Dentistry Faculty


Dr. Chaitanya Puranik

Chaitanya Puranik Ph.D, MDS, MS, BDS

CLINICAL ASST PROFESSOR (C/T)
  • Pediatric Dentistry (SDM)

Email Address: chaitanya.puranik@cuanschutz.edu

Alternate Email Address: chaitanya.puranik@childrenscolorado.org

Primary Phone: 720-777-2719

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M. Dent. Sci., University of Connecticut Health Center
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BDS, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
  • Certificate in Operative Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Fellowship in Craniofacial Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Post-doctoral Cariology Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Diplomate (Board Certification), American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Awards

  • 2015 Turner Award (Graduate Research), American Association for Dental Research
  • 2015 DDS class of 2018 award for ‘Excellence in Teaching;, Spurgeon Dental Society,
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2011 Turner Student Research Award for Excellence in Dental Research (Doctoral), American Association for Dental Research
  • 2006 Best Intern Award, Government Dental College, Nagpur, India
  • 2005 Indian Dental Association Award for achieving first position in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Class of 2004)
  • 2005 ‘GDCH 1968’ Award for graduating top of the class
  • 2005 O. C. Daswani Award for Prosthodontics
  • 2005 Dr. Anil Chaudhary Award for Pediatric Dentistry
  • 2005 Late. Indumati Deoghare Award for Orthodontics
  • 2005 Maharashtra State Dental Association Award for Prosthodontics
  • 2004 Best All-rounder Student Member Award, Indian Dental Association

Affiliations

  • Pediatric Dentistry, Children’s Hospital Colorado