Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Ajar completed his Undergraduate training at McGill University. After additional Post Graduate training at McGill University, he completed his Medical Degree with Honors at the University of Vermont. He went on to complete his Internship in General Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, before a six-year program in Head and Neck Surgery at the Combined University of Vermont-Dartmouth Medical School program. His training has provided him with the skills to address problems both surgically and non-surgically. His priority is your feeling of involvement, comfort and control in your medical care.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Ajar is an avid musician. A diplomate of the McGill Conservatory of Music in Piano, Dr. Ajar's latest project is developing the skill to perform Classical Flamenco Guitar.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2004
2010-2011: Chief Surgical Resident, UVM/Dartmouth Hitchcock Combined Otolaryngology Residency
2005-2010: Surgical Resident, UVM/Dartmouth Hitchcock Combined Otolaryngology Residency
2004-2005: Surgical Intern, UC San Francisco General Surgery Residency
2000-2004: MD, University of Vermont School of Medicine
1997-2000: Post Graduate Study, Experimental Medicine, McGill University
1994-1997: B. Sc, Anatomy and Histology, McGill University
1990: Diplomate, McGill Conservatory of Music, with Distinction
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Alpha of Vermont, 2004
Golden Key International Honor Society, McGill University, 2000
Resident Presentation Award x3, New England Otolaryngology Society (2008-11), Resident Teacher Award, University of Vermont (2006), Excellence in Surgery and Surgical Research Award, University of Vermont (2004)