Dr. Gordner is a central Pennsylvania native, born and raised in Muncy, PA. He graduated from Muncy High School and received his undergraduate education at Temple University. At Temple he was a member of Phi Betta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Gordner received his DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and was a member of the prestigious Matthew Cryer Honor Society.
To further his dental education, he entered into a one-year general practice residency program in the US Air Force. He served three additional years as a general dentist prior to entering his specialty training. Dr. Gordner attained his specialty education in a three-year prosthodontic residency program at the University of Texas and Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. During this program, he graduated with a MS degree in Prosthodontics. In 1988, Dr. Gordner earned the highest level of academic and clinical achievement in his specialty by becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.
Dr. Gordner has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of Prosthodontics. Dr. Gordner is currently on the Science and New Technology Committee and also served on the Ethics and the Research Committees of the American College of Prosthodontists.