Professor Gregor-George Zafiropoulos received his doctoral degree (Dr. Dent; immunology) from the University of Athens, Greece (1984) as well as his postgraduate degree in Preventive Dentistry (1982) and Diploma in Dentistry (1979). He has done his clinical training in Periodontology and Hospital Dentistry at the University of Saarland, Germany (1985) and specialty training in Periodontology at the University of Marburg, Germany (1988). His highest academic qualification is Habilitation awarded by the University of Marburg (1990). His specialty training in Implant Prosthodontics took place at the University of Aachen, Germany (1992) and the postgraduate studies in Oral Implantology at the University of Goettingen, Germany (2000).
He is a board certified Specialist in Periodontology by the German Society of Periodontology (2001) and a board certified Expert in Oral Implantology by the German Society of Oral Implantology and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (2012).
He has held several academic positions in different reputable universities in Germany, United States and Italy. His most recent appointment prior to joining MBR University was Professor in Periodontology/Implantology at the Catholic University, Italy and owner of a private dental clinic specialized in Periodontology, Implantology and Implant-Prosthodontics located in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations
- German Society of Periodontology (DGP)
- European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)
- German Society of Oral Implantology (DGOI)
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
- Pathogenesis of aggressive periodontitis
- Host-parasites interactions in periodontal diseases
- Guided bone regeneration
- Implant placement in regenerated bone
- Soft and hard tissue augmentation