Dr. Keyur Shah was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology at McMaster University and graduated with honors from the University of Toronto with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). While in school, he served as class vice president and was class valedictorian.
After dental school, Dr. Shah completed a hospital residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois and worked as a general dentist for two years in Vernon Hills, Illinois before returning to complete his orthodontic specialty at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Shah graduated with a Master’s degree in Orthodontics.
Aside from private practice, Dr. Shah is involved with many professional associations including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois Society of Orthodontists, and the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists.
When not in the office, Dr. Shah enjoys spending family time with his wife who is a native Chicagoan. They have plans to start a family in the near future and live in the south suburbs. Dr. Shah enjoys exercising and is a huge sports fan. He is a proud fan of all Chicago teams especially the Chicago Bears.
Dr. Makki, graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. While in dental school, he served as class president, involved in many research projects and received an award of Appreciation from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry for exceptional job performance and dedication to the Department of Orthodontics, and Frances Best Matkins Award in recognition of outstanding leadership skills and academic excellence.
He went on to further his dental education by accepting an Orthodontic residency position at the Department of Orthodontics at University of Illinois at Chicago when he graduated with honor and received the best resident award. In 2021 he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Makki is involved in organized dentistry and orthodontics and holds memberships with many associations, including.
• American Board of orthodontics-Diplomate
• American Association of orthodontists
• American Dental Association
• Illinois Society of orthodontics• Chicago dental society
Dr.Makki in his free time enjoys traveling, playing soccer, playing and composing music.