Dr. Vishal Chitkara was born and raised in Centerville, Ohio.  He moved to Columbus in 1999 to attend The Ohio State University.  He then went on to attend The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.  Dr. Chitkara joined Grandview Dental Care after having previously practiced in Upper Arlington, Delaware County, and Reynoldsburg.  In addition, he spent 2 years as a faculty member at The Ohio State College of Dentistry, where he served as a Clinical Professor of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Chitkara lives in Worthington with his wife, Monica, who happens to be a pediatric dentist.  He is an avid Buckeye fan, and tries to attend as many games as possible.  He loves watching & playing sports, working out, and traveling to any place with a beach.

Dr. Chitkara enjoys the variety that dentistry has to offer on a day-to-day basis.  He gets the most satisfaction out of cosmetic dentistry and gaining his patients’ trust.  More recently, Dr. Chitkara was voted as one of the Top Dentists in Columbus by his peers, as published in Columbus Monthly magazine.

 FUN FACTS ABOUT DR. CHITKARA

What is your favorite restaurant in Grandview? Palle by Moretti

What is your favorite activity in Columbus? Attending a variety of the festivals during the summer.

Where do you hope to travel to one day and why? I hope to visit Australia soon.  I would love to see the beaches and the wildlife.

What is the one gadget or piece of technology you can’t live without?  The television.  I’m not sure I could get by without ESPN and sitcoms.

Why did you decide on a career in dentistry?  I liked the idea of helping people in a healthcare setting.  The idea of combining science and art really appealed to me.

What’s your favorite food? Milk and Cookies

What is something that makes you smile?  I seem to always be smiling around my good friends and my nephews.