Dr. Gi Gi Paralkar attended Boston University and worked for IBM as an IT Consultant for five years prior to following in her father’s footsteps in dentistry. She completed her dental education at Columbia University and pursued a specialty residency in Orthodontics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ now Rutgers University). She is a board certified Orthodontist with the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Paralkar belongs to numerous professional organizations including the New Jersey Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, and the American Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Gi Gi and her husband live with their daughter Evangeline, her mother and their cat Gizmo in northern New Jersey. In her spare time, she enjoys being a mom and staying physically active by training with kettlebells. She also loves to read, crochet, knit and binge watch sci-fi shows and movies.
Tune into this episode to learn about:
-Expectations vs. Reality for new orthodontists
-How to evaluate associateship and other practice opportunities
-Dr. Paralkar’s strategy to attack student loan debt
-Strategies to balance and orthodontic career and parenthood
36: New and Younger Docs with Dr. Gigi Paralkar