Meet The Doctors

Dr. David G. Darany

David G. Darany DDS, MS

Dr. David G. Darany attended college at Wayne State University and dental school at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. He completed his periodontal training and Masters Degree at Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He continues to educate himself through the American Academy of Periodontology and the Bunting Periodontal Study Club. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry where he has taught for 19 years. He is a member of ADA, MDA, American Academy of Periodontology, the Detroit District Dental Society and is past president of the Southwest Component of the Detroit District Dental Society.

Dr. Steiger

Jacob Steiger DDS, MS

Dr. Jacob Steiger earned a B.A. from Michigan State University and graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. After practicing general dentistry, he completed a residency in periodontics and implantology and a Masters degree through the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and St. John Riverview Hospital. Additional training in IV conscious sedation was completed through Albert Einstein University/Montefiore Hospital. He has authored several articles in the field of periodontics. Dr. Steiger is certified by the Michigan State Specialty Board of examiners and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Professional memberships include the ADA, MDA, American Academy of Periodontology, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and Alpha Omega dental fraternity. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, and serves as an examiner for the State of Michigan Specialty Board.

Dr. Lloyd W. Lariscy

Lloyd W. Lariscy DDS

Dr. Lloyd W. Lariscy attended the University of Georgia, where he received his Bachelor of Science in microbiology before graduating from Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  After a general practice internship and three years as a faculty member, Dr. Lariscy returned to the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry to receive a certificate in the specialty of Periodontics.  He taught at MCV for two years before accepting a position on the faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy.  Dr. Lariscy was a faculty member from 1982-1986.   In 1986 he joined Periodontic Associates.  Dr. Lariscy maintains a part-time faculty position at UDM.  He is active in organized dentistry and has served as President of Detroit District Dental Society and is currently the President of the Bunting Periodontal Society.

Dr. Linda Dobis

Linda L. Dobis DDS

Dr. Linda L. Dobis is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School. She received a certificate in hospital dentistry and her certificate in Periodontics from the University of Iowa.

Dr. Dobis has taught periodontics to dental students and residents since 1998. She has spoken locally and regionally about Periodontics and implants. Dr. Dobis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Banhawy

Omar E. El'Banhawy, B.D.S. M.S.

Dr. El-Banhawy graduated from Cairo University in Egypt. After a 2 year advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) residency at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, he completed his post-graduate training in periodontology and earned a Masters of Biomedical Science, also from UMSOD. He is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Dr. El-Banhawy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He has lectured nationally on the topics of periodontal microsurgery and dental implants.

Dr. Syrowik

Lauren M. Syrowik, DDS, MS

Dr. Syrowik trained in Periodontics at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she served as Chief Resident for two years and received her certificate and Master of Biomedical Sciences in Periodontics. During her three-year residency, Dr. Syrowik received extensive clinical training in regenerative periodontal therapy, soft and hard tissue reconstruction, esthetic periodontal procedures, oral medicine, IV sedation and placement of dental implants.

Furthermore, Dr. Syrowik makes it a practice to develop close relationships with her patients and believes that dentistry is most effective when “the needs of the patient come first”—a guiding principle of her residency at Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Syrowik is also a published author in field of periodontics and is an active member in the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, and the Midwest Society of Periodontology. Prior to her specialty training, she attended Ohio Wesleyan University where she attained her Bachelor of Arts degree. Dr. Syrowik continued her education at University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, where she earned her D.D.S. degree.

While in dental school, Dr. Syrowik was recognized for distinguished achievement through the Pierre Fauchard Academy and Bunting Periodontal Society. She was also elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Lindsey Steele

Lindsey Steele, DDS, MS

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