Nikhilesh Vaid 


Leadership Positions & Honours:
  • President Elect, World Federation of Orthodontists (2020-25)
  • Chair, WFO Board Certifications Committee & WFO Promotions Committee (2015-20)
  • President, Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society (2014-16)
  • President, Indian Orthodontic Society (2014-15)
  • Editor in Chief, APOS Trends in Orthodontics (2011-2020)
  • Advisory Board Member, World Implant Orthodontic Association (2014-2020)
  • Vice President, Indian Orthodontic Society (2012-13)
  • Joint Editor, Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society (2006-10)
Academic Positions:
  • Asst.Dean (Academics),European University Dental College, DHCC, Dubai, UAE (2018-till date)
  • Professor, European University Dental College, DHCC, Dubai, UAE (2016-till date)
  • Professor, YMT Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai, India (2012-2016)
  • Associate Professor, YMT Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai, India (2011-12)
  • Associate Professor, Rishiraj Dental College & Hospital, Bhopal, India (2007-12)
  • Assistant Professor, Rishiraj Dental College & Hospital, Bhopal, India (2005-07)
  • Assistant Professor, PDY Patil Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai, India (2002-03)
Academic Merits:
  • PhD Scholar (Orthodontics) 2018
  • S.V.Subharati University,India.
  • Masters of Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) 2001
  • JSS Dental Dental College & Hospital, Mysore, India.
  • Chancellor’s Medal for the highest marks in the University (RGUHS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery,1997
  • Bharati Vidapeeth’s Dental College & Hospital, Pune, India.
  • Gold Medal for highest marks in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & University Merit Rank
Orthodontic Practice:
  • Consultant & Director: Only Orthodontics, Mumbai, India (2013- till date)
  • Consultant: Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, India (2003-2014)
Administrative Abilities:
  • Organizing Team Leader (Chairman/Scientific Chair/Organizing Secretary) of Global Orthodontic Editors Forum-Hyderabad 2015, Smile Torch National Campaigns, International/National orthodontic meetings and symposia for the APOS & IOS.
  • Initializing & establishing governance protocols for the “APOS Research Foundation”.
Awards & Honours :
  • Awarded the Best Paper & Poster award by the Indian Orthodontic Society on 4 occasions for clinical (2) and research (2) presentations.
  • Guided (Supervisor/Co-author) in 9 award winning student research papers/ posters and table clinics including the Best Table Clinic Award at the AAO Annual Session in 2017.
Podiums & Lectures:
  • A total of 218 invitational orthodontic lectures and 31 at interdisciplinary specialist podiums delivered.
  • Lectured in 46 countries at specialty orthodontic congresses/conducted courses at Universities.
  • Invited speaker at the WFO-IOC 2015,London and presented a a scientific paper at IOC 2010- Sydney.
  • Invitational lectures at the AAO Annual Sessions- 2013,14,15,16, 17,18 and 19.

APOCs- 2012,14,16,18 and 20

WIOCs – 2015,17,18 and 19

AOCs- 2017 and 19. (Arab Regional Congresses)

Publications:
  • 92 peer reviewed publications in International, national and regional specialty journals.
  • Research gate Score: 15.95.
  • Guest Editor, Seminars in Orthodontics, 3 issues(Dec 2016 , March 2018,December 2018).
  • Editorial Board member: Seminars in Orthodontics
Vision & Mission:
  • To work towards creating a proactive environment for global fraternal interaction inorthodontics, through contributions to leadership, scientific, educational &research activities.
  • Aspire through collaborative teamwork to strive for global excellence inorthodontic care that fulfills the profession’s responsibilities towards society ingeneral and patients in particular.