Meet The Doctors

Dr. Robert S Chorney D.D.S

Dr. Robert S. Chorney graduated magna cum laude from CUNY at Brooklyn College in 1983 with a B.A. in Chemistry.  He completed his dental training at the School of Dental Medicine at the University at Buffalo, SUNY and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery in May, 1987. Dr. Chorney then went on to complete a one year general practice residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. 
To date, Dr. Chorney has completed over 1,500 hours of continuing education credits.

Dr. Chorney is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the New York State Dental Association, the Ninth District Dental Society and is also an active member of the Tri-State Dental and Mid-Hudson Dental Study Clubs.

In addition to Mountain bike riding and sharing his spare time with his family, Dr. Chorney also enjoys recording music and getting out and jamming with his fellow rockers


Dr. Bjorn M Thorsen D.D.S

Dr. Bjorn Thorsen received his B.A in Biology from the University of Virginia in 2010 and went on to graduate from Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine in 2014. After receiving his D.D.S, he completed advanced training through a general practice residency with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC. He prides himself on staying current with the most recent research and knowledge across all disciplines in dentistry by completing hundreds of hours of continuing education courses. 

Dr. Thorsen is an active member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Ninth District Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.

When not hard at work providing his patients with comfortable quality care, Dr. Thorsen enjoys exploring New York’s cultural and culinary experience with his wife Emily, as well as hiking, tennis, football and travelling the world.

Dr. Julie Tolve Walder DMD

Dr. Julie T. Walder earned her B.S. in Biology from Union College in 1997. She completed her dental training from The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and received her DMD degree in 2002. She then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry in Connecticut where she served as a faculty preceptor for dental students.

After her residency, Dr. Walder returned to her native Rockland County where she has been practicing for 15 years. Her commitment to patient care and making patients feel comfortable is of utmost importance to her. She attends numerous lectures and training sessions on all aspects of general dentistry, including implant restoration and is dedicated to following current trends in dentistry.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association and The Ninth District Dental Society. She has been designated as a Top Dentist in Hudson Valley every year since 2008. When she is not practicing dentistry, she loves to hike, kayak and travel with her family.


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