Dr. Robert A. Horowitz


Dr. Robert A. Horowitz

Dr. Robert A. Horowitz graduated from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1982. After completion of a one-year GPR, he finished a 2 year specialty periodontics residency at NYU and the Manhattan VA. In 1996, he completed a 2 year fellowship program in Implant Surgery at New York University concentrating in bone grafting procedures. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University since 1996 he teaches, lectures, performs and assists in surgeries and conducts research in bone grafting and other topics related to periodontics, biomaterials, oral surgery and implant dentistry. Dr. Horowitz teaches and supervises clinical treatments in the Departments of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery and conducts research in the Departments of Biomaterials and Biomimetics and Oral Diagnosis/Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine. Dr. Horowitz also has faculty appointments as an assistant professor in Bucharest, Romania and in Chandigarh and Gurgaram, India.

Dr. Horowitz has published over 85 papers and 3 book chapters. He has lectured and taught hands-on courses in many regions of the US and internationally. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology, Quintessence, Compendium, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research and other high impact peer reviewed journals in the US and around the world. Dr. Horowitz was guest editor for an issue of the Indian Clinical Dental Research Organization of which he was honorary chairman for one year. He has performed research (and authored manuscripts) in periodontal regeneration, perio-plastic surgery, bone grafting, extraction socket augmentation, growth factors/enhancers and the placement of dental implants in areas of limited available bone. Ongoing research is on a number of bone replacement techniques and materials, periodontal regenerative materials and procedures, growth factors/enhancers, minimally invasive surgical techniques, guided surgery and implant surfaces/designs and the use of surgical enhancements to both fixed and clear aligner orthodontic therapy.