Dr. Varun Arya, D.M.D., B.D.S., FACS (American Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon), grew up in New Delhi, India. He attended the most prestigious dental school in India, Manipal College of Dental Sciences and graduated Valedictorian in 2009 obtaining a Bachelors of Dental Surgery with an academic excellence gold medal award. His passion for dentistry and compassion for community service motivated him to pursue specialty training and for that he moved to United States.
Dr. Arya attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine and obtained a D.M.D degree where again he earned a spot on the Dean’s List that he kept ever since, as well as being #1 in his class. He was also awarded the best dental student award in the undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) by American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) in 2013. In recognition of his outstanding academic achievement, Dr. Arya was inducted into the Boston University Lambda Mu chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society on May 16, 2013.
Upon receiving his D.M.D, Dr. Arya entered advanced specialty education program in OMS at Boston University and Boston Medical Center graduating in 2017. During his tenure he completed a one-year (1 yr) General Surgery internship at Level 1 trauma center, Boston Medical Center and was also, appointed Chief Surgical Resident in the last year of his training. Dr. Arya has published many papers in the prestigious Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and also contributed a book chapter to Contemporary Management of Oral Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Dr. Bell. He has won many awards and scholarships while in residency training, most notable being the National resident research award bestowed at the 2015 annual meeting of AAOMS in Washington D.C.
Dr. Arya is a local and national speaker with special clinical interest in implant dentistry, minimal invasive cosmetic procedures including Dermal Fillers, Botox, Skin pen Micro Needling. He also specializes in oral pathology and orthognathic reconstructive jaw surgery.
He is appointed by the ADA Joint Commission in National Dental Examination as an Examiner and Test constructor for Dental and Dental Hygiene Licensure exam. He also, received fellowship by the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons form only 1% of the fellows within the American College of Surgeons throughout the world and Dr. Arya was inducted in Boston in October 2023 at their annual meeting. In 2023, he received two awards for his philanthropic work and contributions to the dental community through research and education. The highly coveted Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) 10 under 10 award and the Benco Dental 40 under 40 award, which was published in the 2023 Fall edition of their award winning national dental magazine, The Incisal Edge.
He resides in Mechanicsburg, PA with his wife who is also a general dentist. When not talking dentistry, they love to travel. Dr. Arya has a passion for cooking and finds it therapeutic. He loves exploring places, relish different food and experience different cultures across the globe.
"I treat my patients just the way I would like my family to be treated. Their comfort and safety while providing exceptional surgical services are my top priority. Exceptional Care without Exception!"