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Dr. Gordon L. Pattison has maintained a private periodontal practice in West Los Angeles for 32 years. He received his D.D.S. degree from the USC School of Dentistry in 1971 and his periodontics specialty training from Boston University from 1973-1975. For 17 years, Dr. Pattison served as a full-time Professor, first at USC School of Dentistry, and then at UCLA School of Dentistry. He is a past president of the Western Society of Periodontology and is on the Board of the California Dental Foundation.


He is an avid runner who has participated in 14 marathons and plays in an Adult Amateur Baseball League that has taken him to both the L.A. Dodger and Boston Red Sox Fantasy Camps. He lives with his wife and two sons in Brentwood.


Dr. Rana Shahi is a Board Certified Periodontist who specializes in Periodontics and Implant dentistry. She also has superior training and knowledge in soft tissue grafting and the use of Platelet Rich Plasma and L- Platelet Rich Fibrin. She is very excited to bring her knowledge, skills, and expertise to the practice and to provide the best level of care to her patients. Dr. Shahi received her Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Oral Biology from UCLA. She went on to earn her DDS from the University of Illinois at Chicago,College of Dentistryin 2011. She received additional training at Loyola University Medical Center, completing a General Practice Residency in 2012. Dr. Shahi went on to earn her specialization in Periodontics as well as a Masters in Dental Science with a minor in Oral Pathology from Indiana University School of Dentistry. 

To keep up-to-date with the latest technology and treatments, Dr. Shahi maintains her credentials, licenses, and attends continuing education courses. She also participates in a number of study clubs to discuss comprehensive treatment plans with other dentists and specialists. Additionally, Dr. Shahi is a clinical faculty member and lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry.

Advanced Perio Implant Specialists    |     11859 Wilshire Blvd Ste 550, Los Angeles, CA 90025    |     (310) 473-3800