Faculty Information

Peter Mychajliw, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Assistant Academic Director
General Dentistry & Comprehensive Care
137 East 25th Street, 6th floor
E-mail: pam2019@nyu.edu


Professional Background

Dr. Peter Mychajliw received his DDS degree from the New York University College of Dentistry with multiple clinical honors in 1987. He then completed a two-year, hospital-based General Practice (Chief) Residency (LIJ Med Ctr) and subsequently entered private practice. Dr. Mychajliw has served as General Practice Residency Program Director, Implant Prosthodontics Section Head, and Infection Control Officer at the LIJ Medical Center (Northwell Health) for seventeen years.

Dr. Mychajliw has developed extensive knowledge in evidence-based, patient-centered, best practice comprehensive dental care delivery, including dental implants, to challenging diverse patient profiles as medically/physically/ psychologically compromised patient populations. His expertise also includes the dental management of cardiac, radiation oncology, HIV, special needs patients, chemically addicted, among others and holds New York State dental enteral conscious sedation license.

Dr. Mychajliw has served on several medical center committees, including Infection Control and Quality Management and as Infection Control Officer in institutional settings. He is currently on the Board of Directors and Dental Practice, CE Committees of the Nassau County Dental Society. He also served on the of the Greater Long Island Dental Meeting Committee, past NYSDA Alternate Delegate, President of The NY Academy of Oral Rehabilitation, and is Past Chairperson of the ADEA Clinical Simulation Section.

Dr. Mychajliw is a Fellow of The NY Academy of Oral Rehabilitation and The Long Island Academy of Odontology.

Dr Mychajliw has served as Associate Director of the NYU-Langone AEGD Program- NYU College of Dentistry Campus, and is currently reprising his role as an Assistant Group Practice Director and new role as Director of the Advanced Comprehensive Care Elective Course at The New York University College of Dentistry’s DDS Program. Dr. Mychajliw currently serves on the NYU Committee on Academic Review and Standards, Faculty Development Commission, Humanitarian Council and is a Life active member of the NYUCD Omicron Kappa Upsilon Omega Chapter. He also serves on the NYU Alumni Board of Directors and as permanent AGD PACE Administrator for The NY Academy of Oral Rehabilitation

Dr. Mychajliw has lectured/mentored extensively in the areas of dental implants, hospital/medically complex dental rehabilitation, global vision treatment planning and communication, dental materials, evidence based patient centered best practice protocols, inter/intra-professional collaboration, literature analysis, critical thinking concepts as well as mandated Infection Control/OSHA requirements for the dental professions since 1990. He has also authored several peer reviewed publications.

Dr. Mychajliw is a NYS Department of Health licensed Infection Control Trainer and Stop the Bleed American College of Surgeons/ US Department of Defense HomeLand Security course instructor.

Dr. Mychajliw's other interests include fly fishing, motorcycle touring, and environmental stewardship along with his faithful dog, Harley.

Representative Publications

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.