Dr. Abhay Kolte did his graduation and post-graduation from the Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur. Currently, he is working as Professor and Head at Department Periodontics and Implantology, VSPM Dental College, Nagpur.
Dr. Abhay Kolte has a teaching experience of more than 24 years and is a PG guide since 2008. He is also a recognized Ph.D. teacher by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik in the specialty of Periodontics and Implantology. He has more than 120 publications in reputed National and International Journals to his credit. He is an author of the book MCQs in Clinical Dental Sciences and has also contributed a chapter to the Textbook of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.
Dr. Abhay Kolte is Member, Board of Studies at the MUHS, Nashik, and DMIMS, Wardha. He has lectured as Keynote speaker extensively at the National IDA and Specialty conferences. He has immense organizational capabilities and has been the Organising Secretary of the 62nd Indian Dental Conference, Nagpur, and Organising Chairman of the 41st National Conference of Indian Society of Periodontology, Nagpur. He has held important positions in professional bodies like Secretary, Indian Society of Periodontology (2016-19), President of the Indian Dental Association, Maharashtra State Branch (2018-19) and is currently holding the charge of Chairman, Council on Dental Education of the IDA Head Office (2019-21).
Dr. Abhay Kolte has been a recipient of the prestigious Late Dr. G. B. Shankwalkar Dental Research Paper Award by IDA MSB and Dr. Shardini Dahanukar Best Teacher Award by the MUHS, Nashik.