Steven Aaron, DMD
Dr. Steven Aaron completed undergraduate work at Lafayette College in 1972 before moving on to study dentistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine. Upon earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in June 1976, Dr. Steven Aaron began a general practice residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr. Aaron then returned to Fairleigh Dickinson for post graduate training in Orthodontics one year later. Completing a two year residency in 1979 Dr. Aaron moved to Florida.
Dr. Steven Aaron began practicing dentistry in North Miami Beach, FL in 1982. He was the Assistant Professor of the Graduate Orthondic Department at Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry for 8 years. Dr. Aaron works hard to stay abreast of the latest advances in dental care and participates in regular continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Steven Aaron's dedication to improvement and growth in a variety of dental technologies, treatments, and procedures that our Miami area dental patients receive the most modern, efficient, and effective general and cosmetic dental care available.
Dr. Steven Aaron is a proud member of the following professional organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- Florida Association of Orthodontists
- South Florida Academy of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- South Florida District Association
Dr. Bryan Stapp
- Doctor of Dental Medicine -Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine, Davie, FL
- Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
- Undergraduate -University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Bryan Stapp, DMD is a Board Certified Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry who has been practicing Dentistry in South Florida for over 16 years. He was accepted into the University of Florida as a National Honor Society Scholar where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences. While excelling in academics at the University of Florida, he was honored to be accepted into the PSO (Pre-professional Service Organization) where he was exposed to the various specialties of Dentistry at the University of Florida College of Dentistry at Shands Hospital. During his time at UF, he was also a member of Alpha Zeta, an honorary, professional society in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. He completed his postgraduate education and earned his DMD (Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry) degree at Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine graduating in the top 12% of his class. Dr. Stapp's primary focus is to ensure the highest quality patient care using decades of knowledge, experience, and skill while providing a compassionate and empathetic environment to address patients' desires, expectations and fears.
Dr. Stapp's pre and post doctoral affiliations have included ASDS (American Student Dental Association), ADA (American Dental Association), FDA (Florida Dental Association), SFDDA (South. Florida District Dental Association), and the Super Series Study Club, an approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Bryan Stapp is happily married with four children, two girls and two boys. He is an avid Florida Gator fan, enjoys watching and participating in various sports activities and working out at the gym. His personal interests include playing guitar, snowboarding, attending concerts, collecting baseball cards, religious and philosophical studies, and taking his family to Disney World.
DID YOU KNOW?
- Dr. Stapp was a pole vaulter and captain of his high school varsity track and field team.
- During dental school, Dr. Stapp played guitar in a rock band.
- In spite of a mild fear of heights, Dr. Stapp has been skydiving.
Dr. Shoham Berkowitz
Dr. Shoham Berkowitz was born in Israel and raised in South Florida. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Emory University, where she graduated with Highest Honors. Following graduation, she returned to Florida and obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University. She is Board Certifited in the state of Florida and is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the South Broward Dental Society. She obtained additional training in Botox and Dermal fillers through the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.
Dr. Berkowitz practices general dentistry and insists on treating patients ethically, painlessly, and compassionately. She is fluent in English and Hebrew, and is currently studying Spanish.
As a dedicated wife and mother, Dr. Berkowitz has many interests outside of dentistry. She and her family spend free time reading and playing outdoor sports.
Dr. Elizabeth Nochimson
Dr. Elizabeth Nochimson is an honest caring dentist who treats her patients like family, and who provides quality dental care to her patients. Born and raised in Tamarac, FL, she attended Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, where she received her bachelors degree in biology, and her doctorate in dental medicine. She graduated dental school in May 2011.
Dr. Nochimson has a wide range of experience including cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, endodontics, dental surgery, as well as pediatric dentistry. In addition, she is passionate about helping children and teenagers maintain a healthy and beautiful smile by establishing a positive attitude towards dentistry. In her free time she enjoys working out, swimming, going to the beach, playing tennis, and spending time with her family.
Dr. P. Patel
Dr. Patel grew up in Melbourne, Florida and attended the University of Florida before receiving her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at Roseman University in Salt Lake City. She was drawn to a career in dentistry because of her interest in art, science, and attention to detail. Dr. Patel is committed to providing the best, comprehensive care for her patients while making sure they are comfortable and treated with compassion. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and South Florida Dental Association.
Dr. Patel lives in Miami with her husband and enjoys traveling overseas, driving on long road trips, cooking new recipes, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Claudia Machado
Dr. Claudia Machado is a DMD graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where she was a merit scholar. A proud Floridian, Dr. Machado completed her undergraduate education at the University of Florida in Gainesville, obtaining a B.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition, and she also holds a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University.
Dr. Machado's passion for dentistry began at the University of Florida, where she volunteered at the Shands Hospital dental clinic and in various mission trips. Dr. Machado's training at Tufts greatly influences her treatment philosophy, which is "patient-based and patient-focused." She grounds her practice on oral hygiene education and disease prevention, and she prides herself in always putting her patients' needs first. Dr. Machado welcomes patients of all backgrounds and ages.
Dr. Machado enjoys spending her free time with her husband, parents and loving grandparents, and she is also an active member of the Northside Baptist Church in Hialeah. In addition, Dr. Machado maintains professional affiliations with the American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, and the Hispanic Dental Association, among others.