Dr. Sunil Kapila, BDS, MS, PhD, is Professor and Eugene E. West Endowed Chair of Orthodontics at University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Kapila obtained his dental degree at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, an MS in orthodontics at University of Oklahoma as a Fulbright-Hayes Scholar, and a PhD in Oral Biology from UCSF. Dr. Kapila is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Kapila has received several research and clinical awards including the American Association for Dental Research’s Hatton Award, the American Association of Orthodontist’s (AAO) Milo Hellman Award, and the B.F. Dewel Honorary Research Award from the AAO Foundation. He has also been recognized for his contributions to orthodontics by being selected by the AAO to present the prestigious Jacob A. Salzmann Lecture at their Annual Meeting in 2013.
Dr. Kapila utilizes current approaches to both routine and complex orthodontic treatment of children and adults. His practice’s other emphasis is in interdisciplinary treatments involving other dental and specialty providers.