Meet Dr. Pirooz Zia

Dr. Pirooz Zia received his dental degree from the University of London in 1991. After completing a term as a house surgeon at Guy’s Hospital in London, he went on to Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry where he received his certificate of advanced graduate studies in endodontics in 1995. He also received a master’s degree (M.Sc.D.) in endodontics from Boston University for his research in this field.

While maintaining a full-time private practice, he presents seminars nationally and internationally on current endodontic techniques. He was an associate clinical professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and has lectured at Boston University, the University of Michigan, and the University of London, England.

Dr. Zia is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. To obtain board certification he has completed an extensive set of examinations and interviews designed to test exceptional knowledge, skill and expertise in the specialty of endodontics. Currently, only 23% of endodontists practicing in the U.S. have attained diplomatic status. 

Dr. Zia is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, and the DC Dental Society. He is the 2001 recipient of the District of Columbia Dental Society’s David Mast Memorial Award for excellence in continuing education. He was voted one of Washington’s “Top Dentists” in a survey of his peers conducted by Washingtonian magazine and was voted among “America’s top dentists” in a similar national survey. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry, which is dedicated to advancing the science and art of dentistry worldwide.

Dr. Zia resides in Washington, DC with his wife and two sons.