Dr. Kambez Shukoor
Delivering quality dentistry and providing exemplary patient care is a passion of Dr. Shukoor. He believes that treating everyone like family and doing the best dentistry possible every time is the only way to provide care. These beliefs drive and motivate him to improve on his existing skills in order to better the lives of those he provides care for and improve his practice of dentistry.
Dr. Shukoor began his dental career by enlisting in the Navy as a dental assistant and subsequently became a dental prosthetic technician. He enrolled at Old Dominion University while on active duty and graduated with a Bachelor's in Biology and a minor in Psychology in May 2005. While on active duty and during his undergraduate term, he played for the All Navy soccer team and walked onto the Georgia Southern Men's Division one soccer team. He then began dental school on a US Navy scholarship at Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated in 2009. His Navy career began again at the Great Lakes Naval Health clinic as an resident in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. After completing the program, he was stationed at Camp Pendleton and deployed as the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit dental officer on a Western Pacific tour aboard the USS Peleliu. LCDR Shukoor departed active duty after thirteen years of service which included tours in Bahrain, Japan and aboard the USS Blue Ridge and the Washington Navy Yard. He currently serves in the Navy Reserves as the Officer in Charge of Detachment P at EMF Bethesda.
After providing care for active duty Sailors and Marines in theater, at sea and abroad, Dr. Shukoor's aspiration to provide empathetic care in a private practice setting lead him to purchase his own private practice office. Due to his military and life experiences, he brings a high level of quality, dependability, trust and enthusiasm to every work setting. He is seeking to provide the DMV with the highest quality of dental care and become a respected professional within the community.
In his spare time, Dr. Shukoor loves to pursue his first passion, playing soccer. He still participates in some Professional Beach Soccer tournaments around the country. He also enjoys traveling the globe in order to meet new people and experience new cultures. Since he grew up in a big family, he loves to socialize with friends and family. Last but not least, Dr. Shukoor is a firm believer in giving back to the community and those less fortunate. He has planned, carried out and participated in numerous dental humanitarian missions to various locations stateside and worldwide to include: Trelawny, Jamaica / Dili, Temore Leste / Chalkida Refugee Camps, Greece / Lana’I, Hawaii.