Dr. Pavel Cherkas, Endodontist
Dr. Pavel Cherkas graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel where he also received M.Med.Sc. and PhD degrees in Neuroscience. Dr. Cherkas completed his M.Sc. in Endodontics at the University of Toronto and successfully passed his Royal College Fellowship Examinations.
Dr. Cherkas is an Assistant Professor of Oral Physiology and Endodontics at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, focusing on the fields of endodontics, neurophysiology and orofacial pain.
Dr. Cherkas is active with various professional organizations. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and Canadian Academy of Endodontics, the Ontario Society of Endodontics, the International Association for the Study of Pain, and the Canadian Pain Society. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Endodontics, Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy and the Journal of Orofacial Pain. He is also a reviewer and associate member of the Faculty of 1000 Medicine.
Dr. Cherkas has conducted pain research at several Universities worldwide such as Cambridge (UK), Leipzig (Germany) and Tokyo (Japan) and has published 16 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, a textbook chapter, a clinical guideline and many research abstracts. He has served as a Resident Member on the Regenerative Endodontics Committee of the American Association of Endodontics and presented over 40 lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to his expertise.