Dr. Olya Zahrebelny (Dr. “Z”) graduated in 1978 from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Canada, prior to completing a General Practice Residency focusing on oral surgery, oral medicine and oral pathology. She has practiced in both hospital and private practice environments over the past 35 years. Dr. Zahrebelny is a former consultant to commercial and government insurance programs. She has also taught at three dental schools, including Northwestern University Dental School, in both the Departments of Restorative Dentistry and Oral Medicine/Diagnosis, and has also held the position of attending physician at Swedish Covenant Hospital for 19 years, and in the General Practice Residency program at the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center. Selected for four years in a row by Dentistry Today as one of the Leaders in Continuing Dental Education, and for each of the last thirteen years as a Leader in Dental Consulting, she will again be featured on their website and in the December 2013 issue of the magazine. Dr. Zahrebelny has lectured extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad at all the major dental meetings, as well as for state and local societies and study clubs, continuing education programs and hospital residents. She has been a guest columnist for Inclusive™ magazine, Dental Economics, Dental Equipment and Materials and a featured columnist for Insurance Solutions. Her book, Accessing Medical Benefits in the Comprehensive and Surgical Dental Practice has been in print for 15 years with revisions, edits and updates every year. She also rolled out medical documentation/billing software in July 2013.
Dr. Zahrebelny is a general dentist with special interests in comprehensive dentistry, including cosmetic, crown and bridge and implant dentistry. She is a principal in The Z Group, a practice management company. She is also a partner in Medical EZ Billing, a billing company for dentists, and MZM Alliance LLC, a software development company.