Dr. Navi Boparai grew up in Surrey, BC and has always been actively involved in the community. From volunteering and fundraising for KidSport to participating in City Care Dental, which offers free dental services to individuals in need.
He has also played ice hockey and soccer at a competitive level before pursuing his passion for dentistry. Competitive sports have played a key role in shaping Dr. Boparai's work ethic as he is a team player offering strong leadership and is more than comfortable working under pressure if necessary.
After hanging up his skates, Dr. Boparai attended the University of British Columbia as a Chancellor's Scholar before making his way to James Cook University in Australia where he obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery. During his time at the university, Navi was selected to be in the Golden Key International Honour Society.
He earned this position because of his exemplary academic and clinical performance landing him in the top 15% of the entire university. Dr. Boparai was one of three students who graduated from James Cook University with an academic medal. After receiving his degree, Navi continues his education in dentistry by taking courses from a variety of institutions and experts. A few of them are listed below:
Dr. Boparai likes to maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular workouts in his spare time. He also likes to stay connected to the hockey community by volunteering at Excellent Ice and teaching young individuals the fundamentals of the sport.