Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Barouir Deirmenjian

General Dentist & Owner of B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates

As a general dentist, Dr. Deirmenjian is devoted to providing quality, rewarding, and compassionate care to every patient that visits him. Serving as the founder and CEO of B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates, he serves patients at many multi-specialty facilities in California, including Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and has just added three new locations in the San Diego area.

With nineteen locations in California, B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates serve patients of all ages, from all backgrounds, and from every walk of life. The team of specialists, general dentists, assistants, and benefit coordinators offer a number of services, including: cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, endodontics, family dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontics. They are dedicated to making dental care rewarding, so that individuals have a reason to share their smile.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Deirmenjian served as Dental Director at Guards Dental, where he demonstrated strong leadership skills in operating over 40 locations. Subsequently, he established his own family dental private practices, Smiles West, Desert Dental Group, and Ponderosa Dental Group.

To prepare for his career, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Irvine, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1988. Furthering his studies, he went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 1999.

Remaining abreast of the latest dental developments, Dr. Deirmenjian is an active member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. He is also a peer-review member at MetLife Insurance and Liberty Dental, sits on the advisory committee of Henry Schein Dental, is a UCLA adjunct professor, and is board-certified by the Dental Board of California.

Revered for his extensive 30+ year leadership background, Dr. Deirmenjian has been voted #100 on the Inc.5000 Series list of the Fastest-Growing Companies in California and #1528 of the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies nationally. He was also named one of LA Business of the Year, Best Office by Insurance Companies, and one of the Emerging Dental Groups to Watch 2020 by Group Dentistry Now.

Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy.

An active member of his community, Dr. Deirmenjian truly enjoys helping the less fortunate and volunteering when he can with food drives and community outreach initiatives. Previously, he has participated in pro bono work for human trafficking victims in the Los Angeles area. He was also involved in a health fair head-start program, senior citizens program, and maintained an affiliation with Veteran Affairs.

In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors. He is fluent in English, Armenian, Spanish, and French.

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Dr. Surabhi Gajendragadkar

D.D.S.

Dr. Surabhi Gajendragadkar (a.k.a Dr. G) graduated from Sharad Pawar Dental College in India in 2007. Later on, she went to University of Southern California where she earned her DDS degree.

Passionate about patient care, Dr. G’s goal is to provide treatment in a manner that will make patients feel relaxed and comfortable. She believes in working together with patients to achieve optimal dental health and a beautiful smile.

Dr. Gajendragadkar participates in numerous courses each year in her pursuit to stay current with the evolving techniques and technologies in the dental field. She is a member of the ADA, CDA, and Orange County Dental Society.

Outside the office, Dr. G loves spending time with her family. She enjoys gardening, swimming and hiking.

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Dr. Elizabeth Chak

D.M.D.

Dr. Elizabeth Chak grew up in Irvine, California where she attended University High School. She then went to University of California, San Diego where she received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Dr. Chak earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Temple University, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2017.

Upon graduation, Dr. Chak practiced general dentistry in Pennsylvania for one year and then returned to California where she continued her career. She has ample of experience in general and cosmetic dentistry, as well as pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Chak spends her free time practicing in the ballet studio, going to the beach, and cuddling with her two fluffy dogs.

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Dr. Arshan Haghi

Board-Certified Orthodontist - D.M.D. M.Sc.D. C.A.G.S.

What office(s) are you practicing at?

Lake Forest

Where were you born? Where were you raised?

Born in Iran, raised in Dubai.

Educational Background?

  • Graduated With Great Distinction from

McGill University for my Bachelors in Anatomy and Cell Biology in 2007.

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University Dental School in 2011 and Boston University Ortho residency in 2014.

When did you join the practice?

July of 2022

Favorite thing about working in the industry/in the office:

Transforming patients’ smiles and giving them more confidence.

Affiliations & Organizations you belong to?

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of orthodontics
  • California Association if Orthodontics

What do you like to do when you are not at work?

Travel, stay fit and active, spend time outdoors, and spend time with family.

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    We understand that this is an unprecedented time for many patients with the coronavirus still being an active concern. However, more than ever before, your oral health plays a crucial role in your overall health. The mouth is the gateway to the body, but when common oral infection and disease take hold, it impacts your immune system! This can make you more susceptible to becoming sick in the future. Your best defense is good oral health, and maintaining your regular dental appointments makes that possible. We are following all CDC guidelines to provide our patients and team with a healthy and safe environment to provide life changing dental care.