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After graduating from dental school, Dr. Goren went into the U.S. Air Force, serving as a captain for two years. He was stationed at the Washington, D.C. Andrews Air Force Base where he completed a general dentistry residency. Following his active service, he served as a major for one year in the Air Force Reserves. While still in the Air Force, Dr. Goren learned to fly and has instructor and commercial pilot licenses in fixed wing and helicopter. Upon honorable discharge from the Armed Forces, Dr. David Goren opened his own dental practice in Philadelphia where he remained for ten years.
Dr. Goren moved to California in 1969 where he continued with his formal dental education achieving his certificate in anesthesiology, after serving an internship at White Memorial Hospital. Dr. Goren has served in the greater Lakewood community for 30 years. He has two successful dental practices in Lakewood and Long Beach. He also maintains a Real Estate Broker’s license and has been active in the real estate community since he moved to California.
Dr. Goren was the Chamber’s 1992 “President’s Perpetual Award” recipient and served on the Lakewood YMCA Board of Managers for many years. He also received the Chambers “Business Man of the Year Award”. Dr. Goren served as the Chamber of Commerce’s 50th President for the year 1993-94, he founded Lakewood’s networking group called “Prospector’s”. Dr. Goren was the founder of (2) two local banks and has also served as the president of the Lakewood Rotary Club. Dr. Goren has served on the Board of the Boy Scouts America; Boy & Girls Club of Long Beach and on the board of the CHA.
Dr. Goren has served his community as a Mason, Shriner and Rotarian. He was named Paul Harris Fellow by the National Rotarian International and his past honors for community service include City Council Award of Merit, the California Legislature Assembly “Certificate of Recognition” and Lakewood’s first Good Scout Award in 1994.