Meet Dr Pouya

Dr. Pouya – Oral Surgeon

Dr. Pouya is a first-generation college student who was born in Tehran, Iran and grew up there until age of 16. He then immigrated to the United States in 2009. He finished high school with a Suma Cum Laude honors from University High School in Los Angeles, CA. He then moved to Irvine, CA to continue his education at University of California, Irvine (UCI). He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Business Management with a Magna Cum Laude honors. Next in his journey was moving from the sunny state of California to Boston, MA to attend Tuft University School of Dental Medicine and obtain his dental degree with a Cum Laude honors. While in dental school, he earned numerous scholarships to showcase his excellence in education and patient care. Dr. Pouya then moved back to California to further advance his dental education. He completed 4-years of rigorous residency training at UCSF Fresno Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery program at Fresno, CA. Throughout his residency, he had the opportunity to learn from three double-board certified Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons and gain extensive training in full-scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. After finishing his residency training, Dr. Pouya moved to Northern California and settled down in Folsom, CA.

Dr. Pouya prides himself in providing the utmost care to his patients with full transparency. His goal is to provide his patients with comprehensive and individualized care that focuses on their overall oral health.

On his free time, Dr. Pouya enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking his dog (Lily) on hikes, and learning about new cutting-edge technologies that can improve our daily lives.



2015 – B.S. Biological Science and minor in Business Management – University of California, Irvine

2019 – D.M.D. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Boston, MA

2023 – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency UCSF Fresno, CA



ACLS – Advance Cardiac Life Support

ATLS – Advance Trauma Life Support

BLS – Basic Life Support

PALS – Pediatric Advance Life Support



ADA – American Dental Association

CDA – California Dental Association

AAOMS – American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

AO – Academy of Osseointegration

Faculty at UCSF Fresno Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency (Part-time)

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