Sheenu Goel, DDS

Endodontist

Dr. Sheenu Goel grew up in the state of Ohio and attended Ohio State University for her undergraduate education. She then went on to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City, where she acquired her degree in general dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Goel did a general practice dentistry residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Afterwards, she practiced as a general dentist for three years before pursuing her specialty in endodontics.

During her time spent practicing as a general dentist, Dr. Goel realized that her passion was in root canals. In performing these treatments, she could quickly make patients feel better and see results. To her, each root canal procedure could be so complex and challenging, yet also exciting and rewarding. After private practice, Dr. Goel returned to Columbia CDM to pursue her specialty training in endodontics. At Columbia, Dr. Goel had an extensive education in didactic and clinical courses, and she enjoyed teaching endodontics to the undergraduate dental students. She prides herself on working hard to be a clinician who not only provides excellent care in root canals and root-end surgeries but also one who uses her knowledge from general practice to help patients make sound decisions about their treatments. Through her vast clinical training at Columbia, Dr. Goel can help the most fearful patients feel at ease and relieved.

During her free time, Dr. Goel enjoys spending time with her husband and family, working out, watching Buckeye games, cooking, and reading.

Rush Davidson, DDS

Orthodontist

Dr. Rush Davidson wanted to be an orthodontist since he was in junior high school. Once an awkward boy unwilling to smile or laugh without covering his teeth, Dr. Davidson’s life and personality were transformed by braces! Going forward, his dream was to be able to positively change the lives of many children and adults through orthodontics.

Dr. Davidson was raised in the hills of Nashville, TN, and he graduated Cum Laude from Furman University in 2003. After college, Dr. Davidson moved to New York City and earned a DDS from Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine in 2008. At the end of his tenure at Columbia, Dr. Davidson was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society for his outstanding academic achievements.

After dental school, Dr. Davidson served as a captain in the United States Air Force Dental Corps at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, AZ. Dr. Davidson is very proud to have served his country, and in 2009 he was named the 56th Dental Squadron Company Grade Officer of the Year.

Following his United States Air Force service, Dr. Davidson returned to New York City and earned a Certificate in Orthodontics from Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2014. Dr. Davidson is a board-certified orthodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics—an accomplishment attained by only a small group of practicing orthodontists in the country.

Dr. Davidson is a very friendly, caring, and compassionate person who is committed to delivering the highest quality of care for his patients. Throughout his training in New York City and service in the United States Air Force, Dr. Davidson was involved in many outreach organizations to the underserved people of Harlem, Washington Heights, and the Bronx. The highlight of his service was a 2-week dental humanitarian deployment in which he treated children and adults in Guyana, South America. Dr. Davidson is an advocate of providing care to people who would not otherwise have access.

Beyond orthodontia, Dr. Davidson loves spending time with his beautiful wife, Sheenu, his family, and their friends. He loves going to the movies, golfing, reading, hiking, and traveling, and he is an avid sports fan!

Barry Simms, MS, DMD

Periodontist

Dr. Simms did his undergraduate training at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 1988. He went on to achieve his General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina, where he received his master’s degree and his Certificate in Periodontics in 1991.

Dr. Simms is a skilled clinician who is proficient in both surgical and non-surgical treatment modalities. He has continued the study of periodontics through the years and is known for his caring and compassionate chairside manner.

In his spare time, Dr. Simms enjoys being with his granddaughter, Ella Grace, who had her first birthday May 2nd. He also enjoys golf, antiquing, and is an avid sports fan.

Khurram A. Khan, BDS, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Khan was born in Pakistan and grew up in Bahrain, Dubai, and England before returning to Pakistan and attending Baqai Medical University. There, he attained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). He then went on to graduate from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2009. He also graduated with honors and was on the Dean’s list. Afterwards, he completed five years of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training from Louisiana State University and Indiana University in 2014. Since the beginning of his academic career, Dr. Khan has taken part in numerous community outreach programs. Dr. Khan is also a published author of many articles within his field and was a contributing author to the Boston University Dental Newsletter, The Explorer.

Dr. Khan’s practice interests include anesthesia/sedation, wisdom teeth management, dental implant surgery, dental and soft tissue surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), surgical treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, treatment of facial trauma, surgical management of TMJ, and the surgical correction of Cleft Lip and Palate. He devotes some of his personal time each year to taking mission trips, where he provides free cleft lip and palate surgery to the needy in third-world countries.

Dr. Khan is Diplomat of:

  • The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

He is a fellow of:

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

He is a member of:

  • American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental society of Anesthesiology
  • American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association
  • American Dental Association

Dr. Khan offers evening, Friday, and Saturday hours to make visits convenient for busy families and children, so you never have to miss work or school for your appointments.

Apart from his love of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Khan loves spending time with his family, playing tennis, and traveling the globe.