Meet the Doctors

 

Adam J. Freeman, D.D.S.

Adam J. Freeman, D.D.S., D-ABFO earned his dental degree from Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine. He completed a fellowship in forensic odontology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and Center for Education and Research in Forensics (CERF) in2003.

Dr. Freeman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology and currently serves as its Secretary. He is one of less than one hundred board certified forensic dentists. He is the Dental Section Chief of Health and Human Services DMORT Region 1, a federal team dedicated to identifying the victims of mass fatality incidents. He is the Founder and Director of The State of Connecticut’s Disaster Identification Response Team (D.I.R.T), and the Deputy Chair of Interpol’s Disaster Victim Identification Odontology Working Group.

Dr. Freeman lectures internationally and has authored many chapters in textbooks as well as articles on the topic of forensic dentistry.

Dr. Freeman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists (F.A.C.D.), Fellow of the International College of Dentists (F.I.C.D.), a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (M.A.G.D.)

He serves as an Assistant Professor and Director of the forensic odontology area of concentration at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Freeman was raised in Westport, he and his wife Peg raised their two children Ashley and Addison in Westport, and now has the pleasure of their first grandchild Mila, and the most recent addition to the family, Luca. 

 

Stanley P. Freeman, D.D.S.

Stanley P. Freeman, DDS began his dental practice in Westport in 1963. He has been teaching dentistry at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine since 1970, and is now a full Professor of Restorative Dentistry and a Senior Attending at Norwalk Hospital and 
New York Presbyterian Medical Center.  Dr. Freeman graduated from New York University in 1957 with a BA in Chemistry. He received his DDS from McGill University, Faculty of Dentistry in 1961, where he was awarded the Alpha Omega Scholarship and named "University Scholar." After serving two years as a captain in the Dental Corps of the United States Air Force, Dr. Freeman completed training in the specialty of Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry.

Dr. Freeman has been awarded Fellowships in the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, Royal Society of Health, New York Academy of Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry. The Academy of General Dentistry also awarded Dr. Freeman  "Master in the Academy Of General Dentistry". He was also inducted into OKU, a dental honor fraternity, and the "Pierre Fauchard Society" The Dental Honor Society.  He and his wife, Sharon, raised their four children, Adam, Sloane, Jillian and Jessica in Westport. They now enjoy Westport with their grandchildren Ashley, Addison, Sydney, Olivia, Graysen, Ryan and Matthew, as well as their great granddaughter Mila and great grandson Luca.

 

Brian S. Duchan, D.M.D.

Brian S. Duchan, DMD received his BA in 1972 from Queens College. He is a 1976 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he received the Lactona award in periodontics. He joined the practice in 1977, following a General Practice Residency at Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York. He is a faculty member of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine where he actively teaches third and fourth year dental students. He has previously taught in the postgraduate dental residency programs at Yale, Danbury and Peninsula Hospitals.

Dr. Duchan has been awarded Fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, and the Royal Society of Health. He is actively involved with the American Dental Association and is a Past President of the Connecticut State Dental Association. Both Connecticut Magazine and Westport Magazine recently voted him one of Connecticut’s Top Dentists.  

Dr. Duchan is a founding Trustee of the Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach and has served in a leadership position on the Central Steering Committee of the Connecticut Mission of Mercy since its inception in 2008.  Dr. Duchan is a member of the Connecticut Disaster Information Response Team as well as an emergency professional volunteer with the Westport Weston Health District. He resides in Fairfield with his wife, Lynn.

 

Hannah Ahn D.D.S.

Dr. Hannah Ahn completed her undergraduate work at Barnard College, Columbia University, receiving her BA in Psychology. She then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ahn's residency was completed at Columbia University – New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she attained her ceritificate in the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. 

Dr. Ahn's professional affiliations include the American Dental Association, the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. 

Dr. Ahn serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in the Pediatric Dentistry Department and dedicates time to teaching and giving back to the community.

As a board certified Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Hannah’s desire is to make coming to the dentist a fun, educational, and exciting experience for children and parents alike. Her goal is to help families establish a dental home where children are able to develop lasting dental habits that give them smiles they can be proud of for a lifetime.

 

Alison Kudish D.M.D

Alison R. Kudish, DMD earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 2015. Upon graduation, she received the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Award for exhibiting the greatest interest, knowledge, and proficiency in the field of general dentistry. She completed her General Practice Residency at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2016 where she received advanced training in restorative and preventative dentistry, hospital medicine, emergency dental management, and treatment of patients with special health care needs.

Dr. Kudish is passionate about providing care to underserved population. She participated in multiple outreach programs during her training and believes that community service is both an honor and a duty as a health care professional. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, the Greater Norwalk Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Along with her husband, Peter, Dr. Kudish recently moved from Boston. They are thrilled to be back in Connecticut, their home state, and part of the Westport community.

Dr. Kudish's goal has always been to provide care in a calm and relaxed environment. Above all, her mission is to help her patients achieve the highest level of health and well being by enhancing esthetic and oral function

 

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