Military Service - Present and Past Positions
Robert B. Gerber, DDS FACD | Colonel in the California State Military Reserve
Dr. Gerber entered into private dental practice after completing a three year deployment with the United States Army, Europe. The emphasis of his practice is on reconstructive, rehabilitative, esthetic dentistry, dental implantology, treating sports injuries, treatment of patients with complex medical conditions, and temporomandibular dysfunction. He is one of approximately 40,000 dentist in the world currently engaged in the ceramic reconstruction of teeth with the Sirona CEREC AC 4th Generation CAD/CAM computer.
Dr. Gerber is a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME# 109838) in the State of California Department of Workers' Compensation and performs Agreed, Qualified, and Independent Evaluations of injured workers.
In addition, Dr. Gerber is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, a member of the Associate Staff of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy International Honor Organization, a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, Zeta Chapter.
He has also served as Lecturer and Overseas Senior Academic Consultant to the Department of Stomatology, Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group which is affiliated with the Medical School Qingdao University and he was Scientific Consultant to the Qingdao Stomatological Hospital in Qingdao City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China.
Dr. Gerber served in the United States Army Reserve for over thirteen years. That included a three year deployment in West Germany during the Berlin Wall and Cuban Crises. He received an Honorable Discharge in the permanent rank of Captain.
He re-entered military service in 2011 and was recently promoted to the rank of Colonel in the California State Military Reserve. He was appointed to the position of State Dental Office in addition to his other primary duties as the Deputy Commander, Installation Support Command of JFTB Los Alamitos and Combat Life Saver Instructor.