Dr. Bruni is a native of Chicago, Illinois USA now with Family Dental Clinic
for 24 years and clinical director since 2002. His expertise is in general practice
with a focus in all areas of adult prosthetics including dental implant prosthetics/
cosmetic dentistry and endodontic root canal therapy.
Dr. Bruni is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry
Chicago, Illinois USA earning his DDS and Bachelor of Science. After his dental studies
he was accepted to and performed a one-year post- doctoral residency in general practice under the auspices of the American College of Dentists at the James D. Morganelli Memorial Center for Dentistry in Chicago, continuing in private practice before being hired to join the staff of Family Dental Clinic.
Prior to his dental studies Dr. Bruni graduated from the University of Notre Dame,
South Bend, Indiana USA where he attended on athletic scholarship and lettered as an
offensive guard in American football for the Fighting Irish. There he earned his
Bachelor of Arts in Preprofessional studies/psychology as a multiple semester
Dean’s List student.
Dr. Bruni is a proud member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, the
American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
He is a full-time resident and practitioner in Qatar along with wife Nidaa and
daughter Sarah Alexandra.
Dr. Elias G. Kopti
Dr. Elias G. Kopti was born and raised in Qatar, he graduated from Creighton University, School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, USA in 1993, then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in July 1994.
Dr. Kopti practiced general dentistry for 8 years in Fargo, North Dakota and St. Paul, Minnesota before returning to practice in Qatar in July 2000.
He is currently Licensed to practice as a General Dentist in:
The State of Minnesota, USA
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The State of Qatar
Dr Hema Kapadia Stallard
Dr Hema Kapadia Stallard qualified the master’s program from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, USA in Pediatric Dentistry.
She came to Doha, Qatar in 1987 as the first pediatric dentist in Qatar and was instrumental in setting up OT dental procedures for children at Rumailah Hospital.
She joined Family Dental Clinic after her marriage to the renowned Dr Richard Stallard, founder of Family Dental Clinic, Qatar and continues to practice as a senior pediatric dental consultant.
She was assistant professor at Boston University, Henry Goldman School of Dentistry for 5 years, after the sudden passing of her husband.
Dr Hema is a very popular dentist for children with her tremendous experience and expertise in all aspects of treatment and gentle and patient handling of kids.
Dr. Lubna G. Kopti
Dr. Lubna G. Kopti was born and raised in Qatar, subsequent to completing high school, she enrolled in and graduated DDS from Marquette University, Wisconsin, USA and is an American Board-certified General Practitioner.
She returned to Qatar to do a year’s internship at Rumailah Hospital in 1999 prior to joining Family Dental Clinic in 2000 where she practiced till 2009 and following a two-year hiatus since 2011.
Dr. Lubna G. Kopti has 21 years of clinical practice experience and constantly keeps abreast of technical and technological advancements in dentistry in order to offer her patients the comfort and confidence they are accustomed to under her care.
She is a member with good standing of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Maria Loreta C. Bayani
Dr. Maria Loreta C. Bayani graduated DDS from Centro Escolar University in Manila, Philippines in 1992.
She has been a full-time Dental hygienist at Family Dental Clinic since 1994 and is well regarded and reputed as one of the foremost dental hygienists in Qatar amongst both the Qatari and expatriate resident community.
Dr. Murad Shaqman
Dr. Shaqman was born in Amman, Jordan. He received his dental degree from the University of Jordan in the year 2000 and ranked second in his class.
After practicing for 5 years as a general dentist, he started a 3-year specialty training program in periodontology and implant dentistry in 2006 at the University of Connecticut in the United States after which he obtained a certificate of specialty and a Master of Dental Sciences degree in 2009.
Dr. Shaqman is board-certified from the American Board of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry since 2010 and is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada since 2018.
Dr. Shaqman has 19 years experience as a dental practitioner and 10 years as a periodontist and dental implantologist. He has a special interest in implant reconstructive surgery and periodontal plastic surgery.
He is an assistant professor of periodontology at the University of Jordan in Amman- Jordan and divides his time between Amman, where he teaches, does clinical supervision and continuing education for practicing dental practitioners, cares for patients at the faculty practice clinics at the University of Jordan Hospital, and Doha, Qatar caring for patients at Family Dental Clinic providing high-quality dental implant rehabilitations and providing the full scope of periodontal therapy.
Dr. Aziz Abdulla
Dr. Aziz Abdulla completed his undergraduate dental training from Nair Dental College in Mumbai, India followed by post-graduate Orthodontic training at the University of Illinois, Chicago’s College of Dentistry.
Subsequent to this he practiced in the USA for years, prior to joining Family Dental Clinic as a Specialist Orthodontist in 1999.
His multi-cultural experience over the years has enabled him to be culturally sensitive and fully appreciate the nuances of his patient’s expectations.
He is a member of the American Orthodontic Association and Indian Orthodontic Society and regularly attends meetings.