Cyril Meyerowitz, D.D.S., M.S.

Cyril Meyerowitz, D.D.S., M.S.

Contact Information

625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Cyril Meyerowitz is Director of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health and Professor and Chair of Dentistry at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his dental degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa in 1973 and completed a 2-year Postdoctoral General Dentistry Program and an MS in Oral Biology in 1979 at the University of Rochester. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He has served as a Commissioner on the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and Chair of the Commission's Postdoctoral General Dentistry Review Committee.

He served on the ADA Council for Education and Licensure for 4 years, chairing the council for a year. He has chaired numerous ad hoc task forces for the ADA. He was a member of the American Dental Education Association's Commission for Change and Innovation in Dental Education and chaired the Section on Postdoctoral General Dentistry. He is currently chair of the New York State Academic Centers. His clinical and research interests have focused on cariology, salivary dysfunction, hospital dentistry, treatment of medically compromised patients and dental education. He has published and lectured extensively in these areas.

Awards & Honors (Local)

2012 Health Care Achievement Award Honoree | Rochester Business Journal | Rochester, New York 2012
Fellow of the American College of Dentists (FACD) 1995
Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy 1994
Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) 1992
Recipient of the Amalgamated Dental Company Gold Medal for teh Most Distinguished Final Year Graduate 1973
Recipient of the Lester Brown Medal for the Most Outstanding Graduate In Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery 1973
Recipient of the Orthodontic Bronze Medal of the Dental Association of South Africa for the Graduate Most Distinguished in Ortho 1973
Recipient of the Middleton Shaw prize for the Best Student Research Paper at the Student Conference of the Odontological Society 1973
Chairman of Student Dental Council 1972 - 1973
Chairman of Student Community Dental Organization (WITSCO) 1971 - 1972

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary

Education

MS | Dentistry, All Other | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1979
D DS | Dentistry | S Africa-U Witwatersrand Med Sch1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Dentistry at University of Rochester, Dept. of Biochemistry07/01/1975 - 06/30/1976
Residency in Dentistry at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1973 - 06/30/1975