Rekha C. Gehani, D.D.S. - Orthodontist in Jackson Heights
Dr. Rekha Gehani is among the most respected and honored orthodontists in New York State. A 1978 graduate of New York University College of Dentistry and a post graduate degree awardee of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral surgery in 1980, Dr. Gehani has been providing outstanding orthodontic care to her patients for more than 30 years. Her long and distinguished career in dental academia began in 1980 at Columbia University where she has served as an educator for more than 27 years and has mentored hundreds of students.
Honors & Affiliations:
Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
Recipient of the Nargis Dutt Foundation Award
Distinguished Service Award – Queens County Dental Society
Chief of Orthodontics – Flushing Hospital
Chief of Orthodontics – Brookdale Hospital
Fellow – American College of Dentists
Fellow – International College of Dentists
Active Member – American Dental Association
Active Member - American Association of Orthodontics
Active Member – American Association of Women Dentists
Member – Board of Trustees – Queens County Dental society
Chairperson - New York State Board of Dentistry
Examiner – Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners
Past Chair of the Council of Dental Education and Licensure of the American Dental Association (2019). Currently stll serving as a member of the council.
Dr. Gehani’s activities on behalf of her community and its children are never ending. Among these, she actively participates in the “Give Kids a Smile” program, has served as the Chair of the New York Board of Dentistry in 2005-2006, is currently a member of the New York State Board of Dentistry and the Vice Chair of the CDEL Committee of the New York State Dental Association.
Along with her husband, Dr. Chad Gehani, who is currently the President of the New York State Dental Society, Dr. Rekha Gehani has been honored to serve her community’s dental specialty needs in their Jackson Heights office for more than three decades.
Two of Dr. Gehani’s children have followed in their mother’s footsteps by becoming orthodontists , while her third child is a medical doctor.
We are honored to have a very professional, kind, courteous and dedicated staff to assist our patients. Our staff is fluent in many languages including English, Spanish and Hindi. They are always ready to help you understand your treatment and are there to answer any questions that you may have.