Dr. Katherine Meshkati grew up in Syosset. After graduating from Syosset High School she attended Binghamton University. She earned her B.S. degree Cum Laude in psychobiology in 1997. Upon graduation, Dr. Meshkati moved to Boston to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society.
Following dental school, Dr. Meshkati spent one year as a general resident at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. The experience was so positive, Dr. Meshkati stayed a second year as the chief resident. It was while Dr. Meshkati was at North Shore that she met and began working with Dr. Zapantis, she then joined Dr. Zapantis’ practice in 2002. Until recently, Dr. Meshkati was also an attending instructor at North Shore clinic for medically compromised adults.
Dr. Meshkati is an active member in the Nassau County Dental Society, as well as the New York State Dental Association, American Dental Association and OKU Honor Society at Tufts University. She is also a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Fellowship (F.A.G.D.) in the Academy of General Dentistry is a prestigious honor given to those dentists who obtain certain professional achievements including extensive continuing education requirements. Dr. Meshkati is proud of her efforts to remain current and aware of new developments in dentistry.
When Dr. Meshkati is not at the office she is home with her two sons, Owen and Eric. She is married to her college sweetheart, Adam and they live in Rockville Centre with their two boys and dog Toby and cat Logan.