Orthodontic Faculty

Myron Gurman, DDS - Director of Orthodontics, Jacobi Medical Center
Dr. Gurman is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry. Following dental school , Dr. Gurman served as a Captain in the US Army Dental Corps stationed in Germany for two years. His post graduate education in orthodontics was also completed at NYU College of Dentistry. While in private practice for over 40 years Dr. Gurman taught in various institutions including Montefiore Medical Center, St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Jacobi Medical Center. His specific field of expertise is concentrated on Orthognathic Surgery cases. He is now Director of Orthodontics at Jacobi & North Central Bronx Hospitals. He also works with the Pediatric Dental Residency Program at Jacobi Hospital supervising Interceptive Orthodontics to young children. In his free time (an oxymoron), Dr. “G” enjoys boating, fishing, skiing, photography, reading & yielding to his addiction as a crossword puzzle addict.

Kenneth Cooperman, DMD - Attending Orthodontist, Jacobi Medical Center
Dr. Kenneth Cooperman has been practicing dentistry since 1995, and has specialized in orthodontics since 2000. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991, with a major in Design of the Environment, and minors in Biology and Chemistry. He graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1995, and then spent the following year in Seattle at the University of Washington. There, he did a one-year hospital-based residency treating medically compromised dental patients in one of the foremost transplant centers in the United States. Dr. Cooperman stayed there for over two years practicing general dentistry, returning to New York in 1998 to begin his specialty residency in orthodontics at New York University. Dr. Cooperman is in private practice in the Bronx and Manhattan. He has lectured about orthodontics at the Greater New York Dental Meeting and at various training programs in the NYC area. In addition, he is a member of a number of respected professional organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the Northeast Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and the New York State Dental Association, among others. He is the Bronx Representative for the New York State Society of Orthodontists, and is President-Elect of the New York County Dental Society.

Maggie Mintzberg, DDS - Attending Orthodontist, Jacobi Medical Center
Dr. Maggie Mintzberg was born and raised in Brazil, where she attended the American School of Rio de Janeiro. She came to New York City in 1997 to attend college at Columbia University where she majored in Neurosciences and Behavior. Dr. Mintzberg went on to complete her dental degree at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mintzberg then completed a two year postgraduate program at the NYU School of Dentistry to receive her orthodontic specialty certification. Dr. Mintzberg is an active member of a number of respected professional organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the New York County Dental Society and the American Association of Women Dentists, among others. Dr. Mintzberg is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Timothy Levine DMD - Attending Orthodontist, Jacobi Medical Center
Dr. Timothy Levine graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 2003 with a bachelor's in Biology with Honors. He received his doctor of dental medicine from the University of Connecticut in 2008 and did a hospital-based general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY. He received his certificate in orthodontics, also from St, Barnabas Hospital. During his orthodontic residency, he was awarded Orthodontic Resident of the Year and was also the recipient of the prestigious Herzberg Award. In 2012, he became the first fellow in surgical orthodontics and craniofacial orthopedics at Jacobi Medical Center. He spends part of his time in private practice in the Bronx and Manhattan.

Robert Lopatkin DDS- Attending Orthodontist, Jacobi Medical Center
 

Raj Ahmed DDS - Attending Orthodontist, Jacobi Medical Center
 

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