Dr. Evan Rurak grew up in Boston, MA, and attended Tufts University for his undergraduate degree in biology with a minor in entrepreneurship where he was the president of the Pre-Dental Society. He then went on to attend University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental Medicine for his DMD before joining the Navy. In his time in the Navy he was stationed at Parris Island, USS Eisenhower, and the Naval Medical Center of Portsmouth. He was first drawn to dentistry in high school when he found himself interested in medicine, but wanting a career where he could work with his hands.
Dr. Rurak enjoys dentistry the most because he loves to help patients go from a place of discomfort or pain to a healthy, new smile. He loves seeing a patient from start to finish and brightening their day. “There is an immediate satisfaction” with many procedures that he enjoys sharing with his patients. Before attending dental school, Dr. Rurak volunteered as a dental assistant in an inner-city free clinic in Lawrence, MA. He is excited for the opportunity to volunteer with Smiles for Heroes while working with Morrison Dental Group.
In his spare time, Dr. Rurak enjoys lifting and competitive body building. He appreciates a good game of pick-up basketball and investing in real-estate. He loves spending time at the beach and brunching on the weekends and he is a big Boston sports fan. He describes himself as motivated, confident, quirky and extroverted.