Winnipeg periodontist Dr. John Michael Tsourounakis graduated from Aristotle University in Greece with the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery, in 2008. After moving to the United States, he obtained his specialty Certificate in Periodontics from Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry in New Orleans, in 2012. In 2013 he completed a postgraduate Fellowship in Dental Implantology utilizing seven different dental implant systems, at the same educational institution. During his residency, Dr. Tsourounakis was the first author of three scientific papers, published in the journals of the American Academy of Periodontology. During this period he was honoured with the prestigious Malbern N. Wilderman Award for meritorious research, periodontal excellence in academics, clinical proficiency, professional conduct, and exemplary interpersonal relationship. Dr. Tsourounakis completed his Masters Degree in Health Care Management from the University of New Orleans, College of Business in 2011, graduating with distinction with an award in academic excellence. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
An avid swimmer, Dr. Tsourounakis enjoys spending time in the pool and participating in various outdoor activities. He can also be found on the squash court or taking in a movie with friends and family.