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Meet The Dentists

Dr. Daryoush Maleki

Dr. Daryoush Maleki

Dr. Daryoush Maleki

Dr. Daryoush Maleki obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from McGill University in 2005. Following graduation, he moved from Montreal to Ottawa where he practiced general dentistry at Carleton University Dental Clinic for three years. During this time he honed his skills in performing Oral Surgeries, particularly the extraction of impacted wisdom teeth. In addition, he also performs most other dental procedures such as Orthodontics, Endodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry (bonding, veneers, crowns and bridge work), Implants. He moved to British Columbia in 2008 to be closer to his family and has been practicing in the greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley area since.

As a strong believer in the importance of continuing education, he continuously participates in numerous seminars and study clubs; such as the Pacific Implant Institute study club, Rondeau seminars (orthodontics for general practitioners) and Ickert Teaching Centre for placing and restoring Implants. Although Dr. Maleki enjoys all aspects of dentistry, he is particularly interested in the areas of Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics and Surgery. Currently, he is also a part time clinical instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry at University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Dr. Maleki is equally a firm believer in patient education.

Dr. Maleki believes that the best treatment plans are those in which the patient is involved in the decision making process. As such, he strives to inform his patients of the treatment options available and to help them determine what treatment option is the best for them. He believes in creating an environment that is both professional and comfortable. Dr. Maleki prides himself on meeting and going above his patients expectations and to provide them with quality care, a healthy and beautiful smile and pleasant experience.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Maleki spending time with his family and enjoys watching his three year-old son grow.


Dr. Bella Panjwani

B.D.S., D.D.S., M.D.S.

Dr. Bella Panjwani

Dr. Bella Panjwani

Dr Bella Panjwani graduated as a general practice dentist from University of Alberta in the advanced placement program. She also holds  specialty degree in prosthodontics.

Her vision and mission is: Achieve the best and give back to the community and world of science in form of excellent compassionate care and research.

She has provided her services to University of British Columbia as a prosthodontics consultant clinical instructor. She has also provided prosthodontics services at Fraser Valley Cancer Center Oral Oncology department. In addition, she takes pride in providing her services to one of the 123 Dentist’s  offices, ‘Willow Dental Care’, Langley, British Columbia.

Dr Panjwani is passionately involved in research work. She has presented her studies at various national and international dental and prosthodontics conferences. In a recent International conference she presented on the topic of ‘How dentists can help soothe cancer patients in their journey of cancer diagnosis and treatment’. Her work has been published in high impact prosthodontics specialty journal literature.

In order to provide excellent compassionate service to her patients, she is dedicating her time heavily to academic continuing education.

She has been actively involved with Canadian Cancer society as part of her charitable endeavours.

In the near future Dr. Panjwani , along with her oncologist husband, will be establishing cancer care centres in some rural  areas of India, where oral cancers are extremely common, to provide access to world class and affordable oncology services for  those communities.  In order to provide state of the art management to this huge venture, she is currently also in the process of doing courses for an M.B.A degree.

Academic credentials

  1. Currently doing Misch Implant surgical fellowship program, and a Master in Business Management program.
  2. Advanced bone grafting techniques  for implant surgery
  3. Advanced Botox therapeutic course for TMD and migraine
  4.  Botox Treatment in Facial Aesthetics
  5.  DDS, University of Alberta
  6.  Advanced study in Aesthetic Dentistry  , State University of New York, Sunny Buffalo
  7.  Certificate course in Implant Dentistry. UK
  8.  Master of Dental Surgery (Prosthetic Dentistry)    M.D.S
  9.  Bachelor of Dental Surgery   B.D.S


Dr. Rhonda Elloway-Stephens

With over 38 years of experience in the dental industry, Dr. Stephens has followed her father’s footsteps to become one of the most well-known dentists in Langley BC. Dr. Stephens graduated with Magna Cum Laude highest honors from Loma Linda University, California in 1982 with a BSC in Dental Hygiene and in 1990 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.
Upon graduation, Dr. Stephens received multiple awards including the honor of being inducted into the exclusive Omnicron Kappa Upsilon dental society.
Dr. Stephens is a strong believer in continuous education and dedicated at least 50 hours a year in all areas of dentistry, general healthcare and nutrition. Through continous education, Dr. Stephens has discovered a passion for holistic dentistry and enjoys helping patients with their overall health concerns such as sleep and breathing disorders, facial development, headache and TMD/TMJ symptom, as well as periodontal problems.
Advanced Training & Specialties:

  • Sleep Apnea Treatment with Oral Devices
  • Oral Conscious Sedation for dental phobics (DOCS)
  • Ozone Therapy for the Treatment of Dental Disease
  • TMJ/TMD Treatments with Special Emphasis on Headache Relief and Jaw Pain
  • Functional Orthodontics and Dental Facial Orthopedics


Dr. Shafiq Kara

Practice limited to orthodontics

Dr Shafiq Kara

Dr Shafiq Kara

Dr. Kara graduated as the valedictorian from the University Of Western Ontario Faculty Of Dentistry in 2004. He devotes countless hours to continuing education every year, travelling across North America to learn from the best cosmetic, restorative and specialist dentists.
Whether it is a basic composite filling or complete full mouth smile rehabilitation, Dr. Kara is committed to providing the highest quality cosmetic and esthetic dental treatment in a safe and comfortable environment and always strives to offer the best positive dental experience every time you see him.
Dr. Kara’s interests are in complex smile design and reconstruction as well as implant and sedation dentistry. If you want to improve your smile, he is the cosmetic dentist for you.
Credentials and Memberships:

  • Scottsdale Center for Dentistry Faculty Member
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation Member and Fellowship Candidate
  • Invisalign® Premier Provider
  • Clinical Instructor U.B.C Dental Program
  • Botox Cosmetic® Provider
  • Team Dentist for the Langley Rivermen


Dr. Amin Shivji

Dr. Amin Shivji

Dr. Amin Shivji

Dr. Amin Shivji was born in Africa and moved to Vancouver in 1973. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1989 with a BSc in Biology and entered the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC, graduating in 1993.

He has been practicing general dentistry in Vancouver since 1993 and has taken numerous postgraduate courses in Occlusion, Gum Surgery, Cosmetic and Laser Dentistry. For the last several years, Dr. Shivji has focused on cosmetic dentistry, including Invisalign and dental implants.

Dr. Shivji strives to help patients achieve excellent oral health and awareness through personalized patient education. Recognizing that oral health can affect other areas of the body, Dr Shivji evaluates and treats each patient with the goal of helping them to achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums.

Dr. Shivji believes strongly in giving back to the community and has made significant donations to oral cancer research through the BC Cancer Foundation, providing generous donations each year since the beginning of the annual “Evening to Conquer Oral Cancer.” He has also given generously to his alma mater, the UBC Dental School, where he donated the funds for the renovation of two much needed conference rooms.

When he’s not practicing leading edge dental care with patients, Dr. Shivji and his wife Sharon love to travel with their two boys.