Dr. Gordon Norton, Perodontist
March 17, 2016
Dr. Ronak J. Shukla, DMD, moved to the United States in 1991 and has been a Florida
native since 1992. He completed his undergraduate degree at University of Florida in
2008, where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors degree in Food Science and
Human Nutrition. He continued his education with the University of Florida at the
College of Dentistry to earn his DMD degree. Following graduation, he went on to
complete a two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program also
affiliated with the University of Florida in St Petersburg, Fl. Dr. Shukla went through
extensive training in dental implants, sedation dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, and
complex restorative dentistry. He became a Fellow with the International Congress of
Oral Implantologists during his time at the residency, as well as completed the entire
core curriculum with the Dawson Academy.Dr. Shukla is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental
Association, The West Coast Dental Association, the Pinellas County Dental
Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Currently, Dr. Shukla is working to
attain his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and has put in over 400 hours
of continuing education in a short period of 2 years. He continues to complete additional
continuing education courses in restorative, surgical, and implant dentistry.

Dr. Shukla likes to stay very active on his free time and enjoys all sports. He currently
plays soccer in the Tampa Bay Club sports league, tennis at the St. Pete Racquet Club,
and working out. His parents live in Lake City, Florida and brother is a vascular surgeon
for the Bay Pines VA in Seminole, Fl.