Meet The Dentists
Dr. Daryoush Maleki
Dr. Daryoush Maleki, General Dentist, 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. Rhonda Elloway-Stephens
Dr. Rhonda Elloway-Stephens, General Dentist, has 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)
- Cosmetic Botox Treatments
- TMJ/TMD Treatments with Special Emphasis on Headache Relief and Jaw Pain
- Functional Orthodontics and Dental Facial Orthopedics
Dr. Shafiq Kara
Dr. Shafiq Kara, General Dentist, 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 top 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 a 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. Raj Hundal
Dr. Raj Hundal, General Dentist, graduated from the DMD program at UBC in 2005, after completing a Ph.D. in Medicine at UBC in 2002. Dr. Hundal is best known for his great sense of humour and keeping patients at ease during dental treatment. He has extensive training in IV sedation and has successfully treated over 600 patients with IV sedation. He is married to Dr. Dhami, and they have two beautiful children. He enjoys working out, snow boarding, and travelling.
Dr. Nesrine Mostafa
Dr. Mostafa is a certified specialist in prosthodontics and an assistant professor of prosthodontics at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry.
She received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Alexandria University (Egypt). She completed a Master of Medical Sciences (Dentistry and Biomedical Engineering) from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta (UAlberta), in 2008, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Sciences–Dentistry) in 2013. She also completed the dental national board equivalency process in 2012 and practiced general dentistry in Alberta. In 2016, she completed a combined Diploma in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degree at UBC. Dr. Mostafa has taught as a clinical instructor at UAlberta as well as UBC, where she has also been prosthodontics consultant in the Integrated Care Clinic.
While at UAlberta, Mostafa received several prestigious awards and scholarships, including the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship, President’s Doctoral Prize of Distinction and a CIHR–Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship. At UBC, she received a BC Society of Prosthodontist Entrance Award, American College of Prosthodontists Resident Poster Session award and DMD Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. Previously she practiced as a general dentist in Alexandria, Egypt and in Edmonton, Alberta.
Dr. Rodney Shainbom
Dr. Rodney Shainbom graduated with his dental degree from the University of Witwatersrand and operated his own private practice in Johannesburg, South Africa for 15 years, before immigrating to Canada in 1996. After working as an associate, he opened his own private practice in 2001 in West Vancouver, BC, and just sold that clinic due to his relocation close to the border. Due to the impeccable standard of training he acquired at “Wits”, Dr. Shainbom is proficient at all areas of general dentistry, including exams, restorations, endodontics, extractions and surgery. Specifically, he greatly enjoys the process of helping a patient achieve their goals for their dental health and their aesthetic appearance. Dr. Shainbom’s training and experience has made him an expert in fashioning crowns and veneers, as well as in completing grafting and other forms of surgery necessary to maintain functioning, comfort, beauty and enjoyment of one’s smile.
Dr. Shainbom believes that dentistry is a scientific art, where each person’s situation presents challenges and rewards that he is eager to address and to resolve, all with the patient’s full knowledge, input and guidance. Dr. Shainbom also continues his dental education in Canada and in the U.S., learning new skills and mastering innovations that improve patients’ outcomes and their dental care experience.
In his spare time, Dr. Shainbom enjoys outdoor activities with his wife, Vermeda, and with their animals, Zevi and Bob, as well as creative pursuits, such as painting, drawing and woodworking.
- Extractions, including impacted wisdom teeth
- Aesthetic restorations, including crowns, veneers, and tooth realignment via MTM
- Gum and bone grafting
- Botox Cosmetic® Professional
Willow Dental Care Langley is proudly owned by Dr. Amin Shivji and Dr. Shafiq Kara.