Dr. Rishi Phakey was born and raised in London, England and moved to New Jersey as a young boy. Dr. Phakey attended Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey for his undergraduate education where he earned his B.A. degree in Biological Science and minors in French and Psychology. Dr. Phakey went on to further his education by receiving his Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences & Oral Biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey before earning his DMD Degree from the University of New England.
Dr Phakey’s #1 passion outside of Dentistry is travel and he is often jet setting around the world. He enjoys immersing himself into new cultures and is very fortunate to have lived in many different countries and experience the vastly different continents. Dr. Phakey is trilingual and is fluent in French and Hindi in addition to English. His other interests include cooking, swimming, going to the beach, and staying active. Additionally, as a teen, Dr Phakey proudly attained the rank of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest achievement. Dr. Phakey enjoys all aspects of dentistry and likes to form long lasting relationships with his patients. He is thrilled to be a part of our team at Platinum Dental Group and to be back home practicing in the Garden State.