Zahid H. Ahmed was born and raised in California and attended the University of Michigan for his dental training. He was previously clinical faculty member at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry. He also is currently an attending staff dentist at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto and Stanford University Hospitals. He also see patients at his private office, Oaktown Dental, in Oakland, California. He completed a General Practice Residency at UCSF and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry as well as a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He believes continuous learning allows him to provide the best possible dental care for his patients. In addition to general dentistry, his focus includes implantology, prosthodontics, dental-alveolar surgery, hospital dentistry, and sedation. He places a high value on patient comfort.