Meet Our Surgeons
DONALD NIKCHEVICH JR., DDS
Dr. Donald Nikchevich is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has been practicing in the Simi Valley and the Thousand Oaks area for the past three decades. Experienced in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, he chose to specialize in dental implant surgery and advanced implant techniques. Over the course of his career, he has placed over twenty-five thousand dental implants for patients throughout Southern California. In addition, Dr. Donald Nikchevich was
one of the first oral surgeons in the United States to offer Yomi robotic guidance dental implant surgery.
He received his undergraduate education at the University of Southern California, and attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where he earned his dental degree and became a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Dr. Nikchevich then completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center.
Committed to his specialty, Dr. Nikchevich is a member of the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a Fellow in anesthesiology as recognized by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
MICHAEL L. NEWTON, DDS, MD
Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Newton obtained his dental degree with honors at Loma Linda University and his medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Newton has trained at the University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Medical Center, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and the University Medical Center in Fresno, California, which is affiliated with University of California, San Francisco.
He is a member of numerous professional societies and associations, including the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the American Dental Association. Dr. Newton is also a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
MARINE SARKISAN, DDS, MD
Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Sarkisian is excited to serve the Conejo and Simi Valley communities. She earned her dental degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry.
She then completed her residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. During this training she earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine
at USC. She went on to complete a year of general surgery at Los Angeles County Medical Center.
ARA MIRZAIANS, DDS
As a native of Southern California, Dr. Mirzaians is pleased to be serving the Southern California community. He is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, with extensive surgical training in oral, facial and implant surgery, which included time at LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Medical Center, and Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, treating children with cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies.
Before he commenced his oral surgery training at USC, Dr. Mirzaians attended the University of California Irvine, where he received his undergraduate education in Biological Sciences. He then pursued his dental education in Arizona, at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine, graduating in the top 10% of his class with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. His extensive post-graduate training included both an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at USC, as well as a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at LA County-USC Medical Center.
Dr. Mirzaians maintains membership in several professional organizations, such as the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He also participates in continuing education programs throughout the year to stay abreast of the latest advances in the specialty including robotic implant surgery.
ROBERT LYTLE, DDS
Dr. Rob Lytle is the third member of the Lytle family to attend the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and join the practice. He received his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and then pursued his dental education at USC, as well. After he obtained his DDS, Dr. Lytle obtained his post-graduate residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Louisiana State University and then completed a general surgery residency and
internship at the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans.
Dr. Lytle has also been very active in the Glendale Academy of Dentists, where he served as Past President. He is a member of several other professional associations and societies, such as the San Fernando Valley Dental Society, the California Dental Association, the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Advanced Dental Implants Westlake Village is conveniently located in the Thousand Oaks area right outside of Los Angeles. We welcome new, walk in and emergency patients.