University of Manitoba - Rady Faculty of Health Sciences - Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry - Dental Diagnostic Surgical Sciences - Research profile: Anastasia Cholakis
Research profile: Anastasia Cholakis
Anastasia Kelekis- Cholakis, BA, DMD, Dip., Perio., FRCD(C)
Associate Professor, Division of Periodontology


Dr. Anastasia Kelekis-Cholakis obtained her BA in 1988 and her DMD and Diploma in Periodontics from the University of Manitoba in 1992 and 1998.

Dr. Kelekis-Cholakis is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a member of the Canadian and American Academy of Periodontology, Canadian Dental Association and Winnipeg Chapter of the Seattle Study Club.  Dr. Kelekis- Cholakis is the Director of the Graduate Periodontal Program at the University of Manitoba, College of Dentistry.

She lectures nationally and internationally and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and an electronic book chapter. Her current areas of interest are: periodontal soft tissue microsurgery, peri-implant maintenance and biological implant complications.  She maintains a private practice with the Southwest Specialty Group in Winnipeg..

Recent publications:
01- Nwachukwu O, Atout R, Kelekis-Cholakis A. Esthetic rehabilitation of a case of gingival recession. Ontario Dentist December 2015 24-27

02-  Nwachukwu O, Hosseini H, Kelekis-Cholakis A. Management of Peri-implantitis with a combined regenerative and soft tissue grafting approach. Ontario Dentist June 2015 28-30

03- Kelekis-Cholakis A. and Atout R N. The importance of keratinized tissue around implants. J Cosmetic Dent 2015 Spring; 31(1): 102-8

04- Shek K.,  Dumore T.  and Kelekis-Cholakis A. Clinical Treatment planning. Case 79 Seattle Study Club Journal 2014 10:1  14-20

Professional associations:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada
  • Canadian Academy of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Canadian Dental Association
  • Manitoba Dental Association
  • Winnipeg Chapter of the Seattle Study Club