Dr. Elaheh Rafiei
Dr. Elaheh Rafiei is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics at Langley Orthodontics clinic.
Dr. Elaheh Rafiei
Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
DDS, MSc (Orthodontics), University of British Columbia
Dr. Elahe Rafiei, Certified Specialist in Orthodontics at Langley Orthodontics serves patients in the Greater Vancouver area from our clinic in Langley, BC.
Dr. Rafiei was born and raised in Iran. She graduated dental school at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in 2011 as a top student in her class and with numerous awards and distinctions, including the pioneer student in the scientific field award for 3 consecutive years. She then decided to pursue specialty training in orthodontics at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. She obtained her Master of Science in Orthodontics in 2014 and successfully completed the National Board Examination of Iranian Specialists in Orthodontics.
Dr Rafiei has worked both as an orthodontist and a university professor in Iran for 6 years. She was awarded the best professor from the students' standpoint at Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences in 2017. She moved to Canada in 2021 and secured one of the only few available spots for internationally trained orthodontists throughout Canada for the Dental Specialty Assessment and Training Program at the University of British Columbia. She finished her program successfully in 2022 along with the National Dental Specialty Exam obtaining her specialty license. She also successfully completed the Royal College of Dentists of Canada fellowship examination in Orthodontics. She is now a clinical assistant professor at UBC Dentistry School, where she is supervising orthodontic graduate residents. She is enjoying sharing her knowledge with future professionals and educators and keeping her knowledge and skills up to date. She also has many international publications to her credit.
Dr. Rafiei is a member of the British Columbia Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and Canadian Association of Orthodontists Outside of the office, Dr Rafiei enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, hiking, and practicing yoga. She also loves traveling and exploring new places and cultures.