Dr. Andrei Grun


English, Spanish, Romanian , Hungarian, some French
Institute of Medicine and Pharmacology, Cluj,Romania
General Practice Residency
Montefiore Medical Center

What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?

My sister is a doctor. I myself like to heal and cure dental issues.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

A good happy final result for the patient and great interactions with my Tend family.

What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you?

We have 2 kittens and a dog

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

Going to the park with my family

What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing?

Dental phobia

__What is the absolute coolest thing about the human mouth? __

The speed at which it heals

In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

Play soccer

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to [blank] in my headphones.

Relaxing music: classical, new wave, country

What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My daughter’s laughter

Additional Education
Additional Training
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital