Dr Nitish Surathu is a former Associate Professor of Periodontics who currently practices general dentistry in Gisborne. He completed his BDS in 1991 and went on to complete a MDS in Periodontics in 1994.
He is, by examination, an accredited Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and is also a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
He has lectured around the world on periodontics and dental implants and continues to be actively involved with hands on courses.
Dr Surathu served on the Executive Council of the Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology for over a decade and is currently a Director with the ACE Institute.