About Dr. Tendler
Dr. Zev Tendler is a Board Certified pediatric dentist, and recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Tendler received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, graduating with honors. He completed a general practice hospital residency in St. Barnabas Hospital, in Bronx, NY, where he focused on all aspects of dentistry with specific emphasis on oral surgery and trauma.
He was then appointed Senior Fellow at the Helen Hayes Hospital Fellowship for Special Needs Dentistry in West Haverstraw, NY, where he cared for children and adults with special needs and disabilities, as well as in advanced sedation and general anesthesia techniques.
He completed his specialty residency in Pediatric Dentistry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, the area’s top ranked children’s hospital, treating medically compromised children and those with extensive dental needs. He received a Columbia University research award for his work focusing on improving the standard of dental care for children with special needs. Upon graduation he was asked to join the faculty of the Pediatric Residency program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, where he lectures and mentors every week.
Dr. Tendler has delivered dental presentations in pre-schools and elementary classrooms throughout the New York area and has traveled to Israel to treat Jerusalem’s neediest children in volunteer clinics. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine, and he maintains hospital admission and operating room privileges at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital of New York. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Tendler and his wife Sarah, a native New Yorker, reside in New York City with their three adorable children.