Dr. Karabucak is Associate Professor of Endodontics-Clinician Educator, Director of the Postdoctoral Endodontics Program and Director of Division of Advanced Dental Education. He is involved with endodontics courses/seminars in pre- and post-doctoral programs. Dr. Karabucak has been the attending endodontist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since 2005.
After earning his dental degree from Istanbul University School of Dental Medicine in 1993, Dr. Karabucak completed his endodontic postgraduate training at the Department of Endodontics at Penn, where he also received his Masters in Oral Biology in 1998. He later earned his DMD degree from Penn Dental Medicine in 2002. His research interests include the cellular mechanisms of vasodilation and the inflammatory mediators in the dental pulp and outcome assessment of conventional and surgical endodontic treatment.
Dr. Karabucak lectures at national and international conferences, has published in peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the editorial advisory board of several international peer-reviewed dental journals. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a member of the scientific committee of the American Association of Endodontists.