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Walter A. Ackah

Periodontist


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Education & Credentials
DMD

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine; Pittsburgh, PA

BS

Information Science, University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA

Residency

Periodontal Residency, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine; Pittsburgh, PA

Quote

You will be thoroughly educated about all the services I can provide for you. It is my responsibility to make sure you are taken care of and are happy with every aspect of your treatment. I promise to be current with my education, technology, and techniques in periodontics.

Favorites

My favorite TV shows are Hells Kitchen, Empire, and House of Cards. My favorite movie is Coming to America. My favorite books are The 48 Laws of Power and The Start-Up of You.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Dental Mission Trip to Honduras

Biography

I have been practicing dentistry since 2009. I was one of three graduates selected for residency at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. As a native Ghanaian, I grew up watching and enjoying soccer, which has developed into the passion I have for the sport today. I also love cooking.

Professional Associations

American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration

Awards

Air Force Recruiting Service Certificate of Appreciation, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Deans Summer Research Scholarship, Delta Dental Student Leadership Award, Dr. Gilbert N. Robin Continuing Education Scholarship Award

Achievements

Dean's List with Honors