Dr. Amir Mousavifar obtained his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology in 1992 and studied in the field of Biophysics at a Master level and Biology at a Bachelor level. He then attended both medical and dental faculties at McGill University, where he obtained his DMD degree in 2004. After that, he completed his General Practice Residency at the Carolinas Medical Centre and an oral surgery fellowship in New York at the Mount Sinai Medical Centre in Manhattan, the Elmhurst Hospital Centre in Queens and the VA Medical Centre in the Bronx.
Dr. Mousavifar then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training with one year of general surgery at McGill University, with extensive training in anaesthesia, reconstruction, dentofacial deformity, corrective jaw surgery, and complex implant surgical procedures.
A Crescent team member since 2010, Dr. Mousavifar practices across the full range of surgeries at all three locations. He also works as part-time faculty at the University of Toronto and is a fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Royal College of Dentists in Canada, a member of Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Canadian and American Society of the Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Dental Society of the Anesthesiology, International Team for Implantology (ITI) as well as co-director of Toronto ITI study club and Richmond Hill Study Club.
Dr. Mousavifar has an Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate, teaches CPR and management of medical emergencies to numerous dental offices and speaks five languages. He has been involved in many charities including Operation Smile and Unicef. He has worked in underprivileged communities in Montreal, Northern Quebec and the Northwest Territories. He has also judged a beauty pageant. The best smile won.
When not adding to his list of achievements, Dr. Mousavifar spends time with his family and enjoys swimming, tennis, basketball, hockey and soccer.