Dr. Khushbu Barot, DMD
Dr. Barot, or “Dr. B,” was born in India and relocated with her parents and brother to Illinois at a young age. After graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Biological Sciences with Cum Laude institutional honor, she considered possibility of entering the healthcare profession. It was during shadowing and volunteering that she realized dentistry was her calling. The idea of bringing smile to the community intrigued her. She pursued her passion and attended the UIC College of Dentistry, earning the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).
In addition to getting dental education, Dr. B was also involved in many other activities: She was a research assistant in endodontics and digital dentistry, and a teaching assistant in periodontics. She also volunteered providing dental care to the underprivileged community. She is a recipient of Bisco Inc Award for her work in preventative and restorative care, and Golden Scaler Award in periodontics. She also earned the first place in Predoctoral Student Basic Science Award for the endodontics research.
Following her graduation, Dr. B attended many continuing education courses including endodontics and Oral surgery mini-residency. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, McHenry County Dental Society, American Association of Endodontics, and Academy of General Dentistry. She is currently pursing her Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry while serving the community for their oral needs by providing dental care with compassion.
Dr. B likes to spend her free time with her family and friends. She enjoys watching movies, going on leisurely walks with her family, and playing Lego Bricks with her daughter.