All professionals at Excel Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Chitrang (Chad) Patel
Dr. Chitrang (Chad) Patel has resided in Massachusetts for over 20 years. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. degree in Biology from Northeastern University. While completing his bachelor’s degree, he also pursued a Fellowship in Applied Molecular Photo-Medicine in the field of dentistry from the Forsyth Institute. He then went on to complete dental school at Boston University School of Dental Medicine where he received his D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine).
Given his passion for dentistry and strive to learn new things, he has continued earning his CME credits in various dental fields. Recently, he completed Dr. Garg’s Implant Seminar course. He is very committed to treating his patients to the highest standards by keeping up with the latest in technology. He loves mentoring and has been involved in shaping young minds interested in dentistry. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Patel would love to get to know each of his patients and build a long-term relationship with them and their families. Outside of work, he loves to exercise, swim, travel and try new restaurants.
Dr. Swagat Patel
Dr Swagat Patel has earned Bachelor of Dental Surgery(BDS) from Ahmedabad Dental college in India. He furthered his education by earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine(DMD) degree from Boston University School of Dental Medicine with High Honors. He is currently pursuing fellowship in American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is an active member of Massachusetts Dental Society and American Dental Association.
Dr Swagat Patel’s mission in dentistry is not only to provide a high quality evidence based dental care, but to build long term relationships with his patients. He listens to his patients individual needs, and tailors the treatment based on unique individual situations. He is a firm believer in preventive and conservative dentistry. In his spare time, he loves to play chess and table tennis and spend time with his family.
Khaled Seifelnasr, DDS - Specialist in Endodontics
Dr. Seifelnasr AKA “Dr.Safe” had an interesting diverse upbringing which allowed him to explore multiple parts of the world. He grew up in Greece, England and finally Egypt, where he completed his initial dental school training followed by a masters in endodontics. He then decided to reunite with his family in the United States and pursued an American dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry. After that, he decided to specialize, once again in my favorite dental specialty which is endodontics. He obtained his certificate in endodontics as well as his masters from West Virginia University. Dr.Seifelnasr is married and is blessed with three beautiful children. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, playing with his children and volunteering in schools to teach children how to take care of their teeth.
Dr.Seifelnasr’s passion for endodontics is because he believes that nothing could replace a patients original tooth, simply nature gave us something precious to look after and keep, his goal is to utilize our latest technological advancements and strongest scientific evidence to save his patients teeth and provide his patients with a pleasant and relaxing experience.
Dr. Alisha Bakshi
Dr. Alisha Bakshi was born in Ahmedabad, India and completed her high school and undergraduate dental degree in India. She practiced general dentistry in India for three years before moving to Boston, MA where she earned Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. As a student leader, Dr. Bakshi was heavily involved in class projects and community outreach.
While working on community projects, Dr. Bakshi’s passion for community dentistry grew strong. She intends to continue working on improving oral health of people in Massachusetts which has been her home away from home for past 4 years. Dr. Bakshi strongly believes in individual approach to dentistry and hopes to combine strong communication skill and procedural skills to serve her patients. She believes that each patient carries a doctor within. She hopes to improve patients’ lives with prevention, precision and passion. Outside of work, Dr. Bakshi likes to travel, read and hike when the Massachusetts weather permits!
Dr. Vineeta Sharma Razdan
Dr Razdan was born in New Delhi, India where she earned her Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2005. She practiced general dentistry for 4 years in India before moving to the United Sates in 2009. Dr Razdan graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 with an MPH in Epidemiology. After having worked in research for a few years Dr Razdan returned to her first love, dentistry and pursued her DMD from Boston University School of Dental medicine in 2016. She has been practicing in the state of Massachusetts ever since.
Having a research background, Dr Razdan believes oral health is an integral part of a patient’s overall wellbeing and firmly believes that prevention is better than any cure. She strives to educate her patient’s on the importance of maintaining the natural dentition as well as adhering to the highest quality of care while delivering treatment. She believes transforming smiles, alleviating patient’s pain and anxiety, and building long term relationships with patients, make dentistry a very rewarding profession.
Dr Razdan is married and blessed with two beautiful children. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, travelling and spending time with her family.
Dr. Shivam Patel
Dr. Shivam Patel hails from Gujarat, India, where he spent most of his childhood before moving to Westford, Massachusetts as a junior in high school. During his undergraduate years at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, he found his passion for the field of dentistry. Graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Biology and Business Administration, he went on to pursue his training in dentistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and graduated among top 10 of his class.
In addition to his training at Boston University, Dr. Patel completed an externship program at Blackstone Valley Community Health Care Dental Clinic in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He also frequently combines his love of dentistry and traveling by participating in dental mission trips to remote areas of Hyderabad, India and Poptun, Guatemala.
Dr. Patel is a strong advocate in educating patients regarding their oral health and encourages all his patients to be active participants in tailoring a treatment plan that meets their specific needs. His personable and empathetic nature combined with his attention to detail allows him to deliver the highest quality of care to his patients in the most comfortable setting possible. He is committed to ensuring that every single one of his patients leave their appointment with a healthy and beautiful smile they deserve!
Away from the office, Dr. Patel likes to stay active either hiking or kayaking on a pleasant summer day, or skiing during the long New England winters. You can also find him swimming, learning guitar in his free time, or catching a Patriots game in Foxboro!
Dr. Nithin Thampi
Dr. Nithin Thampi was born and raised in the small town of West Nyack, New York. He attended a 7 year BS/DDS program through The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education and graduating with a DDS in 2018 from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Afterwards, he completed a one year General Practice Residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York where he got extensive training in restorative, prosthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric and emergency dentistry. Dr. Thampi made the move to Massachusetts shortly after and has resided here for a little over a year.
Dr. Thampi had the inspiration to enter the field of dentistry as a senior in high school after shadowing at a local dental office. Fear of going to the dentist was a constant struggle among friends and family. Dr. Thampi went into the field of dentistry to make this experience more patient-friendly and gentle. You will always see him smiling and thus has a strong desire to help patients feel good about themselves by teaching and encouraging good oral health along with creating healthy smiles. Dr. Thampi strives to be an active listener to his patients and build long term relationships with them.
Outside the office, Dr. Thampi could be found spending time with his fiancé, friends and family, reading, taking dental CEs, watching movies, traveling, cooking, playing piano and being an active member in church.