Doctors

Dr. Vivek Patel
Dr. Vivek Patel is an orthodontist in Charleston and Summerville

Dr. Vivek Patel was born in Chicago and raised in Skokie, IL. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). While in school, he served as as a board member of his graduating class and the American Student Dental Association (ASDA).

After dental school, Dr. Patel completed his orthodontic specialty residency at the Seton Hill University Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, where he obtained a Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics.

Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is involved with many professional associations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and South Carolina Dental Association.

When not in the office, Dr. Patel enjoys spending family time with his wife, Krupa, who is a native of the metro Detroit area. They both enjoy traveling and finding good eats. Dr. Patel is a huge sports fan and is a proud supporter of all Chicago teams, especially the Chicago Cubs.

Locations: Summerville

 Dr. Trevan Samp

Dr. Trevan Samp is an orthodontist at Charleston Orthodontic Specialists in West Ashley SCDr. Trevan Samp received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Brown University, where he was also a wide receiver for the Brown Bears. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania for dental school and completed his Masters in Orthodontics at the University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He is also certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Samp was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, which explains his allegiance to the Green Bay Packers, but is excited to now call Charleston home. When he isn’t helping patients, he enjoys playing sports, hiking, skiing, travelling, and spending time with his wife, Ashley, and his family and friends.

Locations: West Ashley, Mount Pleasant