Dr. Sam Gharib

Endodontist Dr. Sam Gharib

Dr. Sam Gharib received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and his dental degree from Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL. Following graduation, he spent one year in a General Practice Residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. After spending one year in private practice, Dr. Gharib joined the United States Navy. He served 10 years on active duty with tours of duty that included the Naval Health Clinic in Great Lakes, IL, aboard the USS Juneau LPD-10 in Sasebo, Japan and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He earned his Endodontics Certificate from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda as well as his Master of Science degree from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Gharib recently became board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He joined Endodontic Specialists in July 2009. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching and playing sports.


Naval Postgraduate Dental School

  • Certificate in Endodontics

George Washington University

  • M.S.

Loyola University Medical Center

  • General Practice Residency

Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine

  • D.M.D.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association
  • United States Navy Endodontic Association
  • Edgar Coolidge Endodontic Study Club