Born and raised in Mexico City, México, Dr. Nurko obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in 1992. He then completed a three-year pediatric dentistry residency, and earned a Master of Science in dentistry at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1996.
Dr. Nurko served on the faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio for five years as an assistant professor of pediatric dentistry. He earned his board certification from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2002, and was recertified in 2013.
In addition to his commitment to private practice, Dr. Nurko has been very active in research and academics. He lectures at various local study groups, dental societies, and internationally. Since 2007, he has been involved with the North Texas Give Kids a Smile program, for which he served as chairman in 2011 and 2012. He is cofounder of the Smile Change Lives Texas chapter and the North Texas Hispanic Dental Association.
Dr. Nurko enjoys spending time with his family, and believes in keeping his mind and body fit! He enjoys running, soccer, photography, travel, dance, music, and contemporary art.
He sees patients at our Frisco and Plano offices.