Close mobile menu×
Close mobile menu

Panos N. Papapanou, DDS, PhD

Board Certifications: 
Dentistry
Accepting New Patients
Profile Headshot

Appointments

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 342-0107

myColumbiaDoctors

For existing patients, login to make an appointment, view documentation or contact your care provider.

Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Dentistry

Clinical Expertise

  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Implant Surgery
  • Periodontal Surgery
  • Periodontal Therapy
  • Non-Surgical Periodontics
  • Gum Disease
  • Periodontics

Specialties

Honors & Awards

1988                The Jens Waerhaug Research Prize; Scandinavian Society of Periodontology

1996                The 1st Anthony A. Rizzo Young Investigator Award; Periodontal Research Group; International Association for Dental Research

1998                The Walther-Engel Prize; Academy of Graduate Dental Education, Karlsruhe, Germany

2007                Clinical Research Award; American Academy of Periodontology

2007                Educator Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics; American Academy of Periodontology

2008                Honorary Alumnus, Post-doctoral Periodontics Program; Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

2009                Sunstar World Periodontal Research Award; Sunstar Foundation for Oral Health Promotion

2012                Special Citation, American Academy of Periodontology

2015                The William J. Gies Award, International Association for Dental Research

2016                The Yngve Ericsson Prize in Prophylactic Dentistry Research; Swedish Patent Revenue Fund for Prophylactic Odontology and European Organization for Caries Research

2017                Distinguished Scientist Award for Basic Research in Periodontal Disease; International Association of Dental Research

About Panos Papapanou

Dr. Papapanou is Professor of Dental Medicine, Chair of the Section of Oral, Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Director of the Division of Periodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

He is internationally recognized for his research in the epidemiology of periodontal diseases, the assessment of microbial and host-derived risk factors, the pathobiology of periodontitis and its role in as a general health stressor in atherosclerosis and pregnancy complications. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, foundations and industry.

He is a member of the advisory board of several scientific journals, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and a Past President of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association of Dental Research.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Dental Medicine

Administrative Positions

  • Chairman, Section of Oral, Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Sciences; Director, Division of Periodontics; Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

2005-2006 President, Periodontal Research Group; International Association for Dental Research

2007-2015 Councilor, Periodontal Research Group; International Association for Dental Research

2012-present Chair, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

2013-present Scientific Oversight Committee, American Academy of Periodontology

2015-present Organizing Committee for World Workshop on Periodontal and Peri-Implant Disease Classification, American Academy of Periodontology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Swedish
  • Greek

Gender

  • Male

Contact & Locations

1
100 Haven Avenue
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 342-0107
Primary

Research

Dr. Papapanou' research focuses on the epidemiology of periodontal infections, their diagnosis and etiology, and the systemic effects of periodontitis. His current projects include: The analysis of serological markers of periodontal infections and their link to markers of systemic inflammation (Principal Investigator, funded by the American Heart Association) The effects of periodontal therapy on adverse pregnancy outcomes/ OPT trial (a multi-center, NIDCR funded study, in which he serves as Principal Investigator of the Columbia/Harlem Hospital enrollment site). The role of Oral Infections in Atherosclerosis and Stroke (Co-Investigator in the NIDCR funded INVEST study) Gene expression signatures in chronic and aggressive periodontitis (Principal Investigator, funded by Colgate-Palmolive)

Grants

NON-INFERIORITY STUDY OF IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED PROVISIONALIZATION AT POSTERIOR HEALED SITES USING NOBELPARALLELCCC IMPLANTS (STUDY CODE 2014-1287 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Dec 16 2014 - Dec 16 2019

GENOMIC APPROACHES TO THE PATHOBIOLOGY ANDCLASSIFICATION OF PERIODONTITIS (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2015 - Mar 31 2019

A COMBINED GENETIC/EPIGENETIC APPROACH TO STUDY PERIODONTITIS SUSCEPTIBILITY AND PATHOBIOLOGY (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2017 - Aug 31 2018

ORAL INFECTIONS AND VASCULAR DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY (INVEST) (Federal Gov)

Jun 15 2000 - Feb 28 2018

PERIODONTITIS EXPOSURE AND RISK OF INCIDENT DEMENTIA (Federal Gov)

Sep 17 2013 - Aug 31 2016

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2006 - Jun 30 2016

SUBGINGIVAL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND INSULIN RESISTANCE (Federal Gov)

Jul 20 2012 - Jun 30 2015

REFRAMING THE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER THROUGH INTERPROFESSIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: TOWARD JUSTICE, SAFETY, AND KINDNESS (Private)

Jul 1 2011 - Jun 30 2015

MICRORNA EXPRESSION IN GINGIVAL TISSUES IN PERIODONTAL HEALTH AND DISEASE (Federal Gov)

Dec 1 2011 - Nov 30 2014

TRANSCRIPTOMIC STUDIES OF GINGIVAL TISSUES (Private)

Jul 5 2011 - Jul 4 2014

AETNA DENTAL WEB CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AGREEMENT (Private)

Dec 14 2006 - Dec 31 2013

CREATING AN INVESTIGATOR TOOLKIT TO BUILD A DENTAL CTSA NEXUS (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2011 - Apr 30 2013

PERIODONTAL TISSUE TRANSCRIPTOMES IN EXPERIMENTAL GINGIVITIS - A PILOT STUDY (Private)

Oct 17 2008 - Apr 16 2011

EFFECTS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY ON PRETERM BIRTH (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2002 - Dec 31 2007

EFFECTS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY ON PRETERM BIRTH (YR 2) (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2002 - Nov 30 2005

EFFECTS OF PERIODONTOL THERAPY ON PRETERM (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2002 - Aug 31 2005