Meet the Doctors
Dr. Zohaib Munaf | Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Zohaib Munaf is from Tampa, FL. He pursued his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of South Florida. Dr. Munaf’s resilience and passion to gain and advance in scientific knowledge led him to earn a master’s degree from Rutgers University in Biomedical Science with a concentration in Oral Biology. He then obtained his doctorate from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. He was the president of the student body and earned The Student of the Year award along with Proctor and Gamble Leadership Award.
Following graduation from NSU, he completed a two-year pediatric dental residency at NYU Langone in Brooklyn, NY. During his specialty training at NYU Langone, Dr. Munaf served as Chief Resident for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. He received a wide range of skills working with children with comprehensive dental needs, special needs, as well as children with complex medical histories.
Throughout his career, Dr. Munaf has stressed the importance of volunteering and giving back to the community and has been involved in programs such as Give Kids a Smile, Oral Cancer 5K Awareness, and community health fairs. Dr. Munaf strongly believes that compassionate and comprehensive treatment can develop positive oral habits in children. He also believes that the communication between the doctor, parent, and child is a crucial part of establishing a healthy mouth.
His role is to work with each child and each family to identify the patient’s specific dental concerns and to develop a care plan that is efficient and effective for the patient.
In his free time, Dr. Munaf enjoys playing basketball and football, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Munaf lives in Concord NC with his wife and two daughters. Dr. Munaf is excited to provide quality dental care for his patients at Kidz Dental South!
Dr. Zenab Khan | General Dentist
Dr. Zenab Khan is from Boonton, NJ. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s degree from Rutgers University. She then obtained her doctorate of dental medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Following graduation from NSU, she completed a general practice residency at Wyckoff Medical Heights in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Khan has a passion for serving the community and volunteers her time working with dental clinics and schools.
Dr. Khan’s love and passion to bring smiles to children has limited her practice to pediatrics. She enjoys building patient rapport and providing a positive environment for her patients and parents through kindness, compassion, and trust.
In her free time, Dr. Khan enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and being outdoors. Dr. Khan lives in Concord NC with her husband and two daughters.
Dr. Manuel Lopez | General Dentist
Dr. Manuel Lopez is from Manhattan, NY. In 1979 he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Cuba, he lived in Cuba for 20 years before moving back to New York and getting his Doctoral of Dental Science at New York University in 2000. In 2001 Dr. Lopez decided to move to the great state of North Carolina and has been here ever since.
Dr. Lopez is a sports fanatic and enjoys to watching all sports especially the Yankees, The Giants, and the NY Knicks. He also loves to spend time with his family and enjoys the outdoors. Dr. Lopez loves music and you will always catch him singing or making up a beat at the office.
Dr. Patrick Burns | General Dentist
Dr. Burns graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Biology and after that receiving his dental degree at Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Burns continues his education by participating in the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, and the Charlotte Dental Society. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and surfing!
Dr. Alyssa Sprowl | Orthodontist
Dr. Alyssa Sprowl is originally from Stone Mountain, Georgia. She is a graduate of Hampton University and received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Meharry Medical College. She successfully matriculated through her general practice residency at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. Realizing her true passion, Dr. Sprowl completed her postdoctoral program in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Dr. Sprowl was recognized academically throughout her educational career by being inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national Honor Society. As a four-year Dean’s list scholar, she also received accolades from the American Association of Periodontology and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for clinical excellence. In 2018, Dr. Sprowl was inducted into Hampton Universities Forty under 40 Society; an elite society developed to recognize young alumni excelling in their profession and community.
Orthodontics affords Dr. Sprowl the opportunity to make a positive impact in her community. Dr. Sprowl was recognized as Volunteer of the Year by the State of Nevada in 2011 and 2012 for her work with Purple W.I.N.G.S., a nonprofit mentoring program for at-risk teens. Dr. Sprowl currently serves as a board member of this organization. Dr. Sprowl also volunteers with Girls on the Run Charlotte, Alexander Youth Network, and S.C.O.R.E., a mentorship program dedicated to inspiring young women into the science and technology field. Recently, Dr. Sprowl received the Outstanding Service Award for her dedication to service in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System.