Dr. Rania Elbaz is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She grew up in several different countries and moved to Long Island with her family in High School. She loved the New York area and has not left ever since. She is a proud graduate of Sandford H. Calhoun High School right here in Merrick! Dr. Rania completed her undergraduate education at Barnard College, Columbia University Cum laude, with a major in Biology and minor in Political Science. She then went on to dental school at Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine. She completed her pediatric dental training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School while also completing her Masters in Dental Science examining genetic susceptibility genes for caries (cavities) in children.
Dr. Rania loves working with children and helping create a healthy and pleasant environment that children look forward to visiting. She is very excited to be able to give back to the Merrick Community and provide the best possible care for her hometown. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is always attending courses in order to stay current with all the recent developments in the field. Dr. Rania is also a proud member of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce and appreciates the importance of such organizations in Merrick and the surrounding towns that make this community such a wonderful place to live.
She loves traveling and exploring new cultures. She also loves going to the beach, snorkeling, scuba diving, biking and anything involving the outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her husband Zachary and her two beautiful children, Amir and Noora.