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Dr. Pavel Cherkas

Dr. Cherkas graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) and also successfully defended his M.Med.Sc. and PhD theses in Neuroscience from the Faculty of Medicine at the same university. He also graduated from a M.Sc. Endodontics program at the University of Toronto and successfully passed his Royal College Fellowship Examinations.

Dr. Cherkas has conducted pain research at several Universities worldwide such as Cambridge (UK), Leipzig (Germany) and Tokyo (Japan). He has served as a Resident Member on the Regenerative Endodontics Committee of the American Association of Endodontics.

Currently Dr. Cherkas is an Assistant Professor of Endodontics and Oral Physiology at the University of Toronto and an active member of Dr. Barry Sessle’s  laboratory where he continues to conduct research on the central mechanisms of orofacial pain. He has lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to his expertise. Dr. Cherkas has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and textbook chapters.

Dr. Cherkas is an active member of the following professional organizations: American Association of Endodontists, Canadian Academy of Endodontics, Canadian Association for Neuroscience and International Association for the study of Pain. Read more about Dr. Cherkas at EndoArt.ca.