About Dr. Lowy

Dr. Doug Lowy is a Periodontist (gum disease specialist) in the field of Laser Periodontal Surgery which includes Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) which uses a laser to reduce diseased pockets and attempt new bone growth. Dr. Lowy is one of only a few Periodontists certified in the Pinhole Surgery Technique for treating gum recession.

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Dr. Lowy has been practicing Periodontics since 1987. Prior to obtaining his periodontal specialty training at The University of Connecticut and DMD degree from The University of Louisville, Dr. Lowy practiced Clinical Psychology for two years at the Cave Run Comprehensive Care Center in Morehead, KY. Dr. Lowy believes patient comfort and great patient experiences in the office are extremely important and is key to patients completing their treatments and eliminating their disease.

Dr. Lowy also teaches part-time as an assistant professor of Periodontics at the University of Louisville. He is course director of a “hands on” course that teaches sophomore dental students how to conduct gum examinations and perform deep cleanings. His son, Jeremy is a periodontal resident at the University of Louisville. Dr. Lowy was the 2002-2003 distinguished faculty award nominee in the category of excellence in teaching.

Dr. Lowy belongs to a number of professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Alpha Omega and the Louisville Dental Society. He has held a number of executive positions within the Louisville Dental Society including attendance chairman, and held positions on the budget and peer review committees.

Dr. Lowy enjoys taking continuing education courses to keep up with the latest advances in Periodontics and has presented over 40 presentations to family dentists.

Dr. Lowy is also certified in Dermal fillers (Juvederm) and Botox Cosmetic.


B.A., Earth Science & Mathematics,  Newark State College, Union, New Jersey, 1972-1976

M.A., Clinical Psychology, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, 1976-1978

Special Student, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1978-1979

D.M.D., Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1981-1985

Certificate, Periodontics, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, 1985-1987


Kentucky-Specialty License in Periodontics, June, 1987

Kentucky – General Dentistry - May 30, 1985

Certified Clinical Psychologist- May l3, 1980

New Jersey - Teaching Certificate in Mathematics & Earth Science, 1976

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:                        

Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, Endodontics, and Dental Hygiene, University of Louisville, 1990-Present

Periodontist, Nelson & Lowy, PSC
2015 Herr Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40222 May 1987 - Present

Certified Clinical Psychologist, Cave Run Comprehensive Care Center, Morehead, Ky., May 1979 - May 1981

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