Giri Chelian


Personal Biography

Dr. Chelian was raised in San Diego, but has lived in New Jersey, New York City, Boston, and Washington, DC. He and his wife, Tirza, have called the Las Vegas Valley their home for the past four years. During his free time, he enjoys hiking, reading, and cooking, as well as eating at new restaurants.


Howard University College of Dentistry; Washington, DC.


Orthodontic Residency, Roseman University of Health Sciences; Henderson, NV


Roseman University of Health Sciences; Henderson, NV


“My goal as your orthodontist is to provide exceptional clinical outcomes in a friendly and comfortable environment. Each treatment is carefully and specifically designed for my patients to ensure a great smile. I am committed to educating and communicating treatment goals to my patients and loved ones. I am honored to provide orthodontic treatment to my patients and community, and I strive to provide a beautiful smile that every child and adult deserves.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Chelian’s favorite books are The Great Gatsby and Outliers, and his favorite movies are Tombstone, Idiocracy, The Count of Monte Cristo, and movies based on old comic books. While he loves traveling all across the U.S. and the world, he particularly enjoys vacationing anywhere near water, be it an ocean or a lake.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Nevada Dental Society

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Howard University College of Dentistry community health fair


Excellence in research awarded by the school of biological sciences


Dean’s list at Howard University and at Roseman University of Health Sciences