Originally from the city of San Fernando just north of Los Angeles, Dr. Manuel Chavez attended The Bishop of Alemany Catholic High School. After graduation he entered California State University Northridge wanting to major in Computer Science/Engeneering. Upon deciding a career in health care was his future, he changed his major to pre-med science and graduated with a degree in biology.
Afterward, Dr. Chavez applied to dental school and was accepted to the University of San Francisco. After recieving his Doctorate, Dr. Chavez was chosen for a General Practice residency in Fresno at Valley Medical Center, now named University Medical Center. When his time at UMC was complete, Dr. Chavez entered private practice in Visalia and Clovis, ultimately purchasing a practice in Fresno where he has been for the last 20 years.
Dr. Chavez is married to his high school sweetheart Rosanne, and together they have three boys; Nathan, Samuel, and Thomas. As a family, they love to attend sporting events, car shows, travelling tothe coast, reading, going to the movies, and just relaxing at home.
Dr. Chavez is a member of:
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
American Academy of implantology
International Congress of Implantologists
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Fresno-Madera Dental Society
UCSF Dental Alumni Association