DDS, DABOI/ID, MAGD, FAAID, FICOI, FDOCS, FACD, FPFA
Dimitrios “Jimmy” Kilimitzoglou, DDS, DABOI, MAGD, FICOI, FAAID graduated from the Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine in 2002. Prior to studying at Dental School, he attended Adelphi University in Garden City, New York where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Kilimitzoglou completed a two year residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at SUNY Stony Brook where he obtained extensive surgical and restorative implant training. He attended a one year Oral Implantology program at NYU College of Dentistry. He then attended a two- year orthodontic continuum at the United States Dental Institute. He has performed a number of research studies on whitening agents and composite filling materials which have been published and presented in national dental meetings.Since then, Dr. Kilimitzoglou has attended numerous continuing education courses in sophisticated and comprehensive dentistry so that he can ensure that his patients receive the most advanced dental care. He has extensive experience in sedation, implant surgery and restoration, Invisalign, children’s dentistry, single visit crowns and porcelain fillings using CEREC, laser dentistry, biomimetic, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.Dr. Kilimitzoglou is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral Implantology/ Implant Dentistry, a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, A Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, a Fellow of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and a Fellow of the Long Island Academy of Odontology. In 2012 he received the national distinction of BENCO’s 40 under 40 which recognizes remarkable dental providers in private practice under the age of 40. He also received Stony Brook University’s 40 under 40 distinction in 2015 where a few alumni under the age of 40 were selected as beacons of excellence in their respective fields. In 2017 he was awarded the Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award and in 2019 he received the American Student Dental Association Advocate Award, Stony Brook Chapter for his dedication and mentorship towards dental students. Among the many professional memberships that Dr. Kilimitzoglou holds are: American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Suffolk County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantology, Academy of Osseointegration, and Dental Organization in Conscious Sedation. He is also a fellow of the Long Island Academy of Odontology and has been involved in dental implant research through the PEARL network at New York University College of Dentistry.Dr. Kilimitzoglou is an Associate Clinical Professor at Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine where he teaches 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year dental students. He is Director of General Dentistry Seminars, Evidence Based Dentistry and Dental Practice Management. He is founder of the Dimitrios Kilimitzoglou Pioneer in Dentistry Award which is awarded to the graduating dental student demonstrating incredible pride, zeal and enthusiasm in dentistry by going above and beyond the requirements of the curriculum. He has also established the Kilimitzoglou Endowed Scholarship in order to recruit talented, well rounded dental school candidates who have established an early commitment to excellence, volunteerism and community service in the dental field. He has created the Kilimitzoglou General Dentistry Scholarship which is awarded to two graduates who excelled in comprehensive dentistry and continue their training in Advanced General Dentistry. Dr Kilimitzoglou serves on the Admissions Committee and is also on the interview board for the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. He has served as the President of the Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association from 2011 to 2014. Every summer for the past 10 years Dr Kilimitzoglou is one of the faculty who lead a humanitarian dental mission at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Indian Health Service, Pine Ridge Hospital, South Dakota where he holds hospital privileges. The two- week outreach mission provides necessary dental services to the understaffed and overwhelmed dental clinic with a strong focus on removable prosthodontics.Dr. Kilimitzoglou was a Major in the Air National Guard/ Air Force and a member of the 106th Medical Group, 106th Rescue Wing at Westhampton Beach, NY where, for 10 years, served as the Chief of Dental Service.Dr. Kilimitzoglou has served as the President of the Suffolk County Dental Society from 2018 to 2019. He serves as a Delegate for the New York State Dental Association, Chairperson of the Suffolk County Give Kids A Smile Program, Chairperson of the Suffolk County Dental Society Education Committee, Chairperson of the Empire Dental Political Action Committee, Peer Review Committee member and on the Board of Directors for the Suffolk County Dental Society.The passion and excitement that Dr. Kilimitzoglou has toward dentistry and life in general is evident. He enjoys sharing this passion by lecturing to colleagues at local and New York State dental study groups. He genuinely wants to make a profound positive impact in people’s lives. He views his patients as an extended network of friends and family.
Before becoming a dentist, Dr Kilimitzoglou worked as a chef for 7 years. He enjoys cooking creative, gourmet dishes for family and friends using fresh, organic produce and spices that are local or that he grows himself. He is also a professional SCUBA Divemaster, a proficient boater and an avid alpine skier. He plays acoustic and electric guitar, bass, harmonica, drums and keyboards. He is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Dr K has also been coaching his sons’ soccer team for the past 5 years. He has twin boys, Markos and Dimitrios.