Rishabh Acharya, BDS, MDS

Dr. Rishabh Acharya received his dental training in India and was the recipient of the D.Y. Patil University Gold Medal for his outstanding academic achievements. He successfully completed a postgraduate certificate in Prosthodontics and a Master of Dental Science (M.D.S) from the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. His thesis entitled ‘Retentive strength and marginal gaps of a bioactive luting agent-An in vitro pilot study’ was published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Acharya completed a fellowship in Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics from The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, followed by an advanced education program in implant dentistry at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Acharya joined the Division of Prosthodontics, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, UCSF School of Dentistry as a full-time faculty. He teaches in the pre-doctoral clinic and treats patients in the UC Prosthodontic faculty practice.

Education and Training

Loma Linda University School of DentistryFellowshipImplant Dentistry07/2019
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterFellowshipOral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics07/2018
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Rutgers – The State University of New JerseyMDSDentistry (Prosthodontics)06/2017
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Rutgers – The State University of New JerseyPG Certificate (Honors)Dentistry (Prosthodontics)06/2017
DY Patil University School of DentistryInternship (Group Practice Residency)Dentistry10/2013
DY Patil University School of DentistryBDS (Gold Medal)Dentistry07/2012
DG Ruparel College of ScienceHigher Secondary Certificate Examination (Distinction)Physics, Chemistry, and Biology06/2008
Bombay Scottish SchoolIndian Certificate of Secondary Examination (Distinction)05/2006

Awards and Honors

American Academy of Oral Medicine2018Case Report Award
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey,2017National Honors Society
DY Patil University School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India2014The Shri Prithviraj Soni University Gold Medal
Pierre Fauchard Academy, India Section2014Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA) International Senior Student Award
Bite-in, India2013First Runner Up, Best Undergraduate Student of the Year
DY Patil University School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India2013Scientific Committee Chair
Indian Periodontics Society and Johnson & Johnson, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India2013Merit Award, Periodontology and Oral Implantology
Indian Dental Association2012Indian Dental Association Students Profile of the Month
Indian Dental Association2012Indian Dental Association Students Profile of the Year
Indian Dental Association and Colgate2012Indian Dental Association and Colgate Joint Scholarship (IV BDS)
Indian Dental Association and Colgate2011Indian Dental Association and Colgate Joint Scholarship (IIIBDS)
DY Patil University School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India2010Merit Award, Dental Materials and Pharmacology
Indian Dental Association and Colgate2010Indian Dental Association and Colgate Joint Scholarship (II BDS)
Indian Dental Association and Colgate2009Indian Dental Association and Colgate Joint Scholarship (I BDS)