Dr. Ioannis Kormas comes from Athens, Greece. He received his dental degree (D.D.S.) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2013. After 1 year of private practice and 1 year of service at the Hellenic Air Force General Hospital, he completed the 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health (University of Rochester) in 2017.
Following that, he completed his Periodontology residency & Master of Science (M.S) at the University of Minnesota in 2021. His research experience, as part of his M.S. studies, was in the field of metabolomics, where he used the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectrometry technologies to investigate changes in the metabolites of gingival crevicular fluid sampled from individuals with periodontitis and healthy controls. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has won multiple awards in the field.
Dr. Kormas moved to Dallas in the summer of 2021 and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the Texas A&M School of Dentistry. In May 2022, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. In September 2022, he became Interim Program Director of the Graduate Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) program.
Outside of his everyday practice, Dr. Kormas has attended years of music school for vocals and piano, and in his free time he enjoys going to the theater and cinema, listening to music & playing tennis.