Dr. Funt is a native Philadelphian. He grew up in the northeast section of the city and has been dedicated to the greater Philadelphia community his entire life. He attended Penn State, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he earned his DMD. He went on to the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital where he did a one-year residency in anesthesiology, performing anesthesia on patients having procedures that ranged from the removal of impacted teeth to open heart surgery. This was followed by a three-year residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
He has been in private practice in Elkins Park since 1980 with a dedication to patient care above all else. Dr. Funt also received an MBA from Temple University and enjoys lecturing and writing about practice management and finance. He has written many articles on these subjects for both the Montgomery Bucks and Pennsylvania Dental Journals. During his career, he has been an instructor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, clinical assistant professor of oral surgery at Temple University Dental School and clinical instructor in oral surgery for the residency program at Albert Einstein Hospital.
Dr. Funt is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as a member of the following organizations:
- American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
- Delaware Valley Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Pennsylvania Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Pennsylvania Dental Association
- American Dental Association