Endodontics Faculty

Mohamed Ibrahim

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim

Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Predoctoral Program in Endodontics

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim (B.ChD., M.S., D.M.D., Ph.D.) is currently an Associate Professor of Endodontics and Director of Predoctoral Program in Endodontics at MUSoD. He received his dental degree with honors, specialty training and MS in Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry from Mansoura University, Egypt and his Ph.D. in Endodontic Microbiology via a joint supervision program between Mansoura University, Egypt and Universität zu Köln, Germany. Dr. Ibrahim also has a doctoral degree from Universität zu Köln in the field of Hydrodynamic Disinfection in Endodontics. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and the American Dental Education Association. His current research focuses on factors affecting clinical outcomes for nonsurgical and surgical endodontic treatment and factors that affect the biomechanical response of natural teeth.

Joseph L. Gaffney

Dr. Joseph L. Gaffney

Clinical Professor

Lance Hashimoto

Dr. Lance Hashimoto

Clinical Professor

Joseph deGuzman

Dr. Joseph deGuzman

Adjunct Professor

Gordon Barkley

Gordon L Barkley III, D.M.D, M.S.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Barkley graduated from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine Illinois in 2015, and from Marquette University School of Dentistry with a certificate of endodontics and a masters of science in dentistry in 2017. He has taught part-time within the endodontic department at MUSoD and as a faculty at OSF’s general practice residency program in Peoria, IL since graduating residency. A Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, Dr. Barkley has lectured nationally and is published in the Journal of Endodontics. He owns a private practice limited to endodontics in his hometown of Peoria, IL.

Enida Haxhia

Dr. Enida Haxhia, D.D.S, M.S.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Haxhia attended the University of Missouri in Kansas City for her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After finishing a one-year General Practice Residency, she then worked as a general dentist in the Chicago area for several years before deciding to pursue her passion for endodontics. Dr. Haxhia received a Certificate in Endodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2021. The same year, she was published in the Journal of Endodontics for her research in outcomes of endodontic nonsurgical vs surgical retreatment. Dr. Haxhia works full-time as an endodontist at a private practice in Chicago and returns to MUSoD endodontics department on a part-time basis.

Jon Irelan

Dr. Jon Irelan

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Maksim (Max) Montatskiy

Dr. Maksim (Max) Montatskiy

Adjunct Assistant Professor

F. Kris Olsen

Dr. F. Kris Olsen

Adjunct Assistant Professor