Dr. Zadeh is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Implant Surgery. He earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Southern California (USC) Ostrow School of Dentistry, where he served for 26 years as full-time faculty, attaining tenure. His tenure at USC, included serving as director of the post-doctoral periodontology program, as well as director of the Annual International USC Periodontal & Implant Symposium. His clinical and scientific education included post-doctoral clinical education in Periodontology and PhD degree in immunology from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Zadeh is internationally recognized for his clinical and scientific expertise. His clinical and scientific publication track range on topics from esthetic and minimally invasive periodontal and implant surgery, as well as tissue engineering. Dr Zadeh holds numerous patents, including for VISTA instruments and methods, as well as modular bone fixation screws. He served as the president of the Western Society of Periodontology in 2017. Dr. Zadeh directs the VISTA Institute for Therapeutic Innovations with blended educational pedagogy on a variety of clinically-relevant topics. He also maintains a private practice limited to periodontology and implant surgery in Southern California.