Dr. Patrick Knoell is a native Californian who served in the US Navy receiving multiple commendations for actions during Desert Shield/Storm in the Iraq War in 1991. After an honorable discharge, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular Cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2000; his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 2011; and his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in 2013. Dr. Knoell and his wife live in the Columbia area with their daughter and 3 dogs. He loves to golf but, isn’t very good at it! However, he is good at Brazilian Jujitsu and trains under Cesar Gracie! He sounds like a tough guy but, he’s really a lot of fun so, don’t be surprised if you see him making balloon animals at your next appointment!