Dr. Ela Persico is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She graduated from Villanova University and went on to complete her education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She completed a General Practice Residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC. Following a year of private practice where Dr. Ela was only treating pediatric patients, she decided to return to Mount Sinai for a two-year program to become specialized in pediatric dentistry. During this time, she served as chief resident and helped develop an oral health program for local elementary schools. She received extensive training in behavior management, use of laughing gas, sedation dentistry, and treatment of patients with special needs.
Dr. Ela was also chosen for a fellowship through the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and received her MPH in August 2015 as well. She serves as a part-time attending at Mount Sinai Hospital where she works with the pediatric dental residents. She is a member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In her spare time, she serves on the junior board of the Inner City Scholarship Fund, enjoys traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Education and Training
- Villanova University, B.S. (Biology) - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, D.M.D - Mount Sinai Hospital, General Practice Residency Certificate - Mount Sinai Hospital, Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry - Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, MPH
- She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.