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John T. Grbic, DMD

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Dentistry
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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Periodontics

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Fairleigh Dickenson Dental School, NJ
  • Residency: Harvard Hospitals

About John Grbic

Dr. Grbic is Professor of Dental Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center and the Director of the Division of Foundational Sciences at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He was Director of the Center for Clinical Research in Dentistry from 1998-2012. Dr. Grbic received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry, and a Master of Medical Science (M.M.Sc.) degree from Harvard University. He also received his certificate of specialty training in Periodontology from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and was a Research Fellow in Surgery in the Laboratory of Surgical Immunology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Grbic is an attending at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Grbic has been an investigator on a number of research projects funded by industry and the National Institutes of Health, and has published over 60 papers or book chapters. His research has been in the areas of oral diagnostics and the pharmacotherapeutic management of periodontal diseases as well as the relationship of oral diseases to systemic diseases including HIV infection, diabetes, and osteonecrosis of the jaw. His clinical practice includes non-surgical and surgical periodontics and implant surgery. Dr. Grbic is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists (FACD).

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Division of Foundational Sciences, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • Consumer Health Network (CHN)

DentaQuest

  • DentaQuest

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Services-PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations

1
51 West 51st Street
Suite 350
New York, New York 10019
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Research

My current research interests are: 1) Periodontal diagnostics particular saliva and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) 2) Clinical trials of pharmacotherapeutic agents which affect periodontal disease 3) The relationship of systemic diseases (cardiovascular disease, diabetes) to periodontal disease.