"A person’s smile is their signature feature. I love being able to help improve my patients’ smiles and lives. I am so grateful to be able to help change their lives in such a significant and meaningful way. The most rewarding part of my job is witnessing the transformation in my patients and contributing to their confidence and self-esteem. I love being able to help my patients get the smile they have always wanted.” – Dr. Kalimian
Dr. Michael Kalimian attended Manhattan’s prestigious Stuyvesant High School, a unique high school for New York City’s most gifted students. From there, he received his Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was elected to the Dean’s list.
Dr. Kalimian went to dental school at Columbia University’s highly respected School of Dental and Oral Surgery in New York, New York, earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Kalimian then went on to obtain his advanced orthodontic training at New York's renowned Montefiore Medical Center.
One of Dr. Kalimian’s main objectives is to provide the latest, most advanced, and most efficient treatments to his patients. As orthodontics is a constantly evolving discipline, it is essential for him to stay on the leading edge of developments in treatment methodologies and technological advances. Continuing education allows Dr. Kalimian to provide his patients with the best options available to achieve truly dazzling smiles. He frequently attends conferences and lectures in order to be on the cutting-edge of new products, treatments, and techniques.
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Northeast Society of Orthodontics
- New York State Society of Orthodontics
- American Dental Association
Sponsorships and Community Involvement
- Saddle Rock Elementary School Fundraiser
- JFK Elementary School Fundraiser
- Long Island Hebrew Academy (LIHA) PTA
- Great Neck PAL Sports Teams
- E. M. Baker Elementary Wellness Fair
Outside the Office
Dr. Kalimian grew up in Kew Gardens, New York, and currently resides in Great Neck, New York. Dr. Kalimian met his wife, Melody, at a charity function in New York City in 2011. They have two little boys, David and Noah.
Dr. Kalimian loves spending his free time with his family, whether they’re visiting museums, cooking dinner, or just relaxing on the couch. Dr. Kalimian is exceptionally good at trivia and addicted to reading about random things on Wikipedia. Next time you see him, don’t be afraid to quiz him!
Charity and helping others are things about which Dr. Kalimian and his wife are very passionate. They support several charities and attend many charity functions throughout the year.
What makes me smile?
Spending time with family and friends!