Meet us

Dr. Gary Schultz

Dr. Gary Schultz

Dr. Gary Schultz is a Pittsburgh native who earned his B.S., D.M.D., and Certificate in Graduate Endodontics degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Schultz began practicing general dentistry in 1985, and following his endodontic residency, established Innovative Endodontics in 1989.

Dr. Schultz regularly attends seminars and trains to keep abreast of the latest techniques and developments in endodontics, and incorporates these into daily practice. He has trained directly with some of the most innovative endodontists in the field in order to provide you the best possible care.

Dr. Schultz is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Graduate Endodontic Department, and was nominated to serve on the American Association of Endodontists Clinical Practice Committee.

Dr. Schultz has had the honor of being voted by his peers as one of Pittsburgh's topDentists as published in Pittsburgh Magazine every year since.

Dr. Schultz is an avid cyclist, a struggling musician, and resides in Mt. Lebanon with his wife Suzan and their dog Zoe.

Dr. Michael Lisien

Dr. Michael Lisien

Dr. Michael Lisien was born and raised in the small town of Portland, Connecticut. He attended Loyola University Chicago where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He continued his education at the University of Pittsburgh where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Endodontic residency certification.

Dr. Lisien is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Being a board certified endodontist epitomizes Dr. Lisien’s dedication and excellence in his field.

Since 2011, Dr. Lisien has continuously been voted by his peers in Pittsburgh Magazine as one of the city's top dentists practicing in the field of Endodontics.

Dr. Lisien currently resides in Upper Saint Clair with his wife Laura, and two sons, Noah and Spencer. In his spare time, Dr. Lisien enjoys being outdoors with his family in all of the four seasons. He also nurtures a passion for all things aviation.

Dr. Janel Marcelino

Dr. Janel Marcelino

Dr. Janel Marcelino was born in the Philippine archipelago, grew up in San Jose, California, and now calls Pittsburgh home.  She received her B.A. in Integrative Biology from the University of California-Berkeley.  She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Endodontic Certification from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine.  As a resident, Dr. Marcelino participated in multiple continuing education programs and gave lectures regarding the potential of endodontics.  She is currently a board eligible endodontist and is working on becoming certified through the American Board of Endodontics.

Dr. Marcelino is also involved in academia and organized dentistry.  She is a part-time clinical faculty member and endodontic literature instructor at Pitt Dental.  She serves in multiple capacities as a board member of the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania, including holding the posts of editor-in-chief and assistant secretary.  She is currently a board member of the ND committee of the Pennsylvania Dental Association.  Dr. Marcelino’s professional affiliations include the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania.

Dr. Marcelino, a self-proclaimed bookworm, resides in Ross Township with her husband, John.  

Dr. Shilpa Chaudhry

Dr. Shilpa Chaudhry

Dr. Shilpa Chaudhry is the latest addition to the Innovative Endodontics team.

Dr. Chaudhry graduated from Boston University dental school and then moved to Pittsburgh where she practiced general dentistry for over 8 years. Her passion for endodontics led her to return to the University of Pittsburgh where she completed an intensive two year residency program.

Dr. Chaudhry brings years of experience of general dentistry and fresh endodontics training to the group. During her training, she participated in research and teaching as well.

She's a strong advocate of patient education and treats all patients with compassion. 

She's been a resident of Sewickley for the past ten years and enjoys running, cycling and outdoors with her husband Sid and their children, Sai and Shelly.