Dr. Chris was born and raised in Northern Virginia. After graduating from Bishop Ireton High School in 1993, he went on to earn his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia as an Echols Scholar in 1997. Following in his father's footsteps, he attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia. While there, he was selected to participate in a rigorous dual degree program in which he received both his Doctor of Dental Medicine and Masters in Higher Education in 2001.
After graduation, Dr. Chris returned home and has been practicing general dentistry in Falls Church since 2001. He is an active member of many local and national dental organizations including: The Northern Virginia Dental Society, The Virginia Dental Association, The American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The Tysons Dental Study Club.
Dr. Chris believes that it is very important to give back to his profession by volunteering his time and efforts. As part of the executive board of the Northern Virginia Dental Society, he has served as Directory Chair, Website Chair, Information Technology/Publications Chair, Newsletter Editor, and Delegate at the VDA state meeting. He also has enjoyed treating patients at the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, the Northern Virginia Mission of Mercy (M.O.M.) Project, and at the United States Coast Guard Headquarters Dental Clinic.
Dr. Chris's experience, his dedication to the dental profession, and his continual training in general and cosmetic dentistry have gained him the respect of the community. He has become one of the top dentists in the Washington D.C. metro area as selected in the following publications:
- Washingtonian Magazine
- Washington Consumer's Checkbook
- Northern Virginia Magazine
- Virginia Living Magazine
Dr. Chris and his wife and son live in McLean, VA. An avid D.C. fan, he loves rooting for all his hometown teams. Away from the office, he has many interests varying from painting to piano. However, mostly you can find him spending time outside playing any and all sports - especially golf, tennis, and even teaching alpine skiing in the winter!