Dr. Fridoun Pishdad
Dr. Fridoun Pishdad, MScD– Owner DMD- Dr. Fridoun Pishdad was recognized as America’s Top Dentist (2007-2011) by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. He received his D.D.S. from Iran National University in 1976 and his D.M.D from Boston University in 1981. He then continued his education and received a Master of Science in Operative Dentistry from Boston University. Prior to opening his practice, Dr. Pishdad was an assistant professor at both Boston University and Georgetown University.
Dr. Nima Majd
Dr. Nima Moradi Majd has attended a six-year program at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran where he received his Doctorate of Dental surgery in 2005. After two years in private practice, he started a Post-Doctoral Endodontic Program at Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran.
In 2010, he graduated with a Certificate of Endodontics and Master in Neurophysiology. After graduation, Dr. Majd started working as an Endodontic clinician while teaching as an assistant professor in Endodontic Department of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences in Iran.
He also participated in several Endodontic research projects and has published twelve scientific articles in the field of Endodontics.
He moved to the U.S. in 2014 and attended the International Dentists Program at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington DC. He graduated in 2016 with his second D.D.S. degree.
Dr. Majd has limited his practice to Endodontic treatments and pulp regeneration. In addition to clinical practice, he is interested in doing research in the field of revascularization and novel Endodontic procedures.
He is a member of American Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Honor society and Iranian Association of Endodontists.
Dr. Majd loves playing chess, biking, traveling and spending time with his wife. He also enjoys reading historical books.
Dr. Vigen Simchian
Dr. Simchian graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology. Following a one year research stint at the NIH, he attended University of Maryland Dental School where he graduated with a doctorate of dental surgery in 2004.
Dr. Simchian enjoys working with people of all ages to improve the quality of their oral health and help them attain brighter, functional and healthier smiles to fit the individual and last a lifetime. He actively participates in continuing educational courses involving all phases of dentistry. He has received comprehensive training in implant placement and restoration.
Dr. Simchian is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry. He is fluent in Farsi, Armenian, and has working knowledge of Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys sports, reading and spending time with his family.
Dr. Edward K. Brown Jr.
Edward K. Brown Jr. DDS, DMSc. is a graduate of Howard University College of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery upon the completion of his degree, he continued his post-doctoral education at Harvard School of Dental Medicine obtaining a specialty…
certificate in prosthodontics and Doctorate of Medical Science in 2014 where he continues to teach the post-doctoral residents. Dr. Brown in an international lecturer in the area of implant prosthetics. The American Prosthodontic Society has recognized his research for its innovative approach to teaching and learning. The Huffington Post highlighted his efforts to boost interest in Science Technology Engineering Math(STEM) fields. Dr. Brown maintains a prosthetic practice in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of Washington, DC.
Nuvia Ventura – Clinical Coordinator
Nuvia Ventura’s biggest joy from working at Potomac Dental Group is seeing patients transition in to smiling and confident people. She started her career in 2009 and proved so talented that after just two years into dentistry, she quickly qualified for the Dental Board of Examiners for Expanded Function. After work, Nuvia enjoys practicing Bachata and Merengue.
Maxine Wood Simoneau – Facial Esthetician/Dental Assistant
Maxine Wood Simoneau has worked at Potomac Dental Group for over six years. She trained with Dr. Pishdad at the American Association of Facial Esthetics and enjoys seeing the amazing transformations Botox and fillers can give both men and women. Maxine is also a Dental Assistant and loves working with the many long time patients at our practice. After work she likes going to the gym and traveling.