Dr. Michael Feinberg is originally from the San Fernando Valley in Southern California. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, master’s degree, and orthodontic degree from the University of California at San Francisco. His research focus during dental and orthodontic training was in the field of craniofacial anomalies.
Dr. Feinberg has presented several original research projects at national and international meetings, and received numerous awards. Prior to moving to Scottsdale in 2005, he was in private practice in Berkeley and served on the orthodontic faculty at the University of California at San Francisco, teaching dental students and orthodontic residents.
Dr. Feinberg is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics. He has held many roles locally and regionally in organized orthodontics and dentistry, including:
- Arizona State Orthodontic Association, president
- Arizona Dental Association, delegate
- American Association of Orthodontics PAC, Arizona representative in Washington, DC
- Arizona State Dental Association, chairman of the council on dental care
- Arizona Orthodontic Study Group, board member and leadership
He has been an active volunteer in the community by serving on several local nonprofit boards and committees. Dr. Feinberg was involved in spearheading the development of dental training modules with the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center intended to expand the network of providers for these patients.
Dr. Feinberg and his wife Alison have three children: Nora, Sadie, and Joshua. He enjoys traveling, football season, exercise, “Star Wars,” and spending time with his family.