“Dr. Josh” is a graduate of Penn State University (B.S., 1999) and Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry (D.M.D, 2003). He completed a two-year pediatric residency in a combined program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (certificate in pediatric dentistry, 2005) where he served as chief resident. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (2008), fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (2017) and fellow of the American College of Dentists (2018).
Dr. Josh is currently an active staff member of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, where he is regarded as a go-to specialist for children with serious medical conditions, including complex cardiac disease, bleeding disorders, and rare congenital diseases. He is also on staff at Suburban Community Hospital where he treats adults with similar medical issues.
Dr. Josh serves as medical director of the Red Lion Surgicenter, and is certified in pediatric advanced life support and advanced cardiac life support.
Dr. Josh is an assistant professor of pediatric dentistry at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry and an assistant professor of pediatric dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He lectures on pediatric pharmacology, sedation, oral surgery, hospital dentistry, and behavior management.
Dynamically involved in continuing education and the dental community, Dr. Josh serves with the following boards, academic clubs, and associations:
- Temple Dental Alumni Association, board member
- Temple Dental Board of Visitors
- Temple Dental Haiti Club, faculty advisor
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Pennsylvania Dental Association
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- YMCA board member
- American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Diplomates
- Think Dental Learning Institute, advisory board
Dr. Josh’s professional memberships, awards, and acknowledgments include Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, recognition in the Stomatognathic Honor Society and many other awards, including the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Horace Wells Award, the American Association of Orthodontists Orofacial Complex Award, the R. Ralph Bresler M.D. Memorial Award in pediatric dentistry, the Temple University Humanitarian Award, and Dental Alumnus of the Year Award for his humanitarian efforts in Haiti.
Dr. Josh received recognition as one of Philadelphia’s top young business leaders in 40 under 40, Philadelphia Business Journal (2016), and one of the country’s most promising young dentists in 40 under 40, Incisal Edge magazine (2017).
Born and raised in the Lafayette Hill and Fort Washington areas, Dr. Josh resides in Ambler with his wife, Tracey (also a pediatric dentist), and their three children: Noah, Kayla and Dani. He enjoys spending spare time with his family, as well as boating, deep-sea fishing, and traveling.