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Dr. Nicholas Zacharczenko

Dr. Nicholas Zacharczenko

Dr. Nicholas Zacharczenko (Dr. Zach)

Dr. Zach has been a dentist for over 25 years (since 1986) and continues to help patients improve their oral health through reconstructive, cosmetic and restorative dental procedures. Dr. Zach feels it is an honor and a pleasure to be entrusted with your oral care. Dr. Zach has dedicated his life to educating and helping patients with their dental care. He specializes in helping people achieve healthy and beautiful smiles.

  • Graduated 3rd in his class from New York University College of Dentistry
  • Elected member of exclusive Omicron Kappa Upsilon – Dental Honor Society
  • Completed a prestigious 3 year prosthodontic residency at the Manhattan VA Hospital
  • Registered pharmacist – to better evaluate your oral and medical conditions
  • Published author in numerous dental/pharmacy journals and textbooks
  • Lecturer for dental/pharmacy seminars
  • Selected for Guide to America’s Top Dentists
  • Member of multiple local and national dental organizations
  • Over 25 years of experience
  • Conservative approach to dentistry

Nicholas Zacharczenko D.D.S., MSD., RPh., (Dr. Zach) was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and grew up in Delhi, N.Y. He graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy in 1982 and New York University College of Dentistry in 1986, where he finished third in his class. Dr. Zach is a member of the exclusive National Dental Honor Society (Omicron Kappa Upsilon). A very small percentage of each graduating dental school class is selected for membership. He also received graduation awards for excellence in periodontology and overall scholarship.

He completed a rigorous three year residency program specializing in prosthodontics at the Manhattan VA Hospital. This dental residency was considered one of the top in the country. Dr. Zach attends numerous continuing education courses to stay current in the constantly changing dental world.

Dr. Zach publishes extensively in pharmacy, dental and nature journals as well as pharmacy textbooks. You can read his articles in Pharmacy Times, Drug Topics and Kaatskill Life Magazines. He and his daughter routinely collaborate to write nature articles together (she graduated Cum Laude with a BS degree in Applied Zoology from McGill University and is a Ph.D. student at U Conn., majoring in Evolutionary Biology and Entomology). www.Caterpillarblog.com

His other pursuits include tennis (he is a 4.5 rated player and plays in area leagues and tournaments). An avid sprinter, he is coached by his son, a graduate of Albany Academy (2010 Valedictorian and all-star swimmer and sprinter) and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Brown University. He competes in various track meets in the area. He also competes in 100 and 200 meter snowshoe sprint races. Dr. Zacharczenko won gold medals in the 100m and 200m sprint races in the Super Masters division at the International Snowshoe Championships which were held Jan. 28, 2012 in Gatineau, Canada. He also won these same events last year when the championships were held in Lewiston, Maine. A certified Master Gardener, he tends to his beloved blueberry bushes as often as he can!

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