MEET DR. Louis karras

Endodontist Louis G. Karras, DDS or Ali Alsuhail, DMD

Clinical Assistant Professor, UIC College of Dentistry, Endodontics


Dr. Louis Karras grew up on the northwest side of Chicago and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry from 1985 to 1989. He then continued his post-graduate studies in the field of Endodontics and received a Certificate in the specialty of Endodontics in 1991. Dr. Karras entered private practice, limited to Endodontics, and continues to teach as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Endodontics at the UIC College of Dentistry. At present, Dr. Karras maintains a full-time private practice, limited to Endodontics in Lincolnwood, Illinois and is an Endodontics Attending to the GPR residents at NorthShore University Health Systems at Evanston Hospital. 

Dr. Karras is an active member in the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society and Past President of the Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontic Study Club. He is a past president and current Executive Director of the Hellenic American Dental Society and has conducted numerous seminars to various local organizations and dental study clubs. Dr. Karras enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children.


Dr. Ali Alsuhail initially graduated from the University of Baghdad, College of Dentistry in 2009, before moving to Chicago in 2011. 
He then earned his DMD after finishing a two-year advanced standing dental program at University of Illinois at Chicago, during which he was awarded Dr. Harry Saxon Scholarship Award for academic achievements. 
After graduation, he underwent further training in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry at South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) in San Antonio serving US veterans. After two additional years of general dentistry private practice in the Chicagoland area, Dr. Alsuhail realized his passion for endodontics and returned back to University of Illinois College of Dentistry for a two year specialty residency. 
Outside of work, Dr. Alsuhail enjoys spending time with his family and friends, staying active biking around the city, playing tennis. He also loves travelling around the world especially if it’s for watching the World Cup. 
Dr. Louis Karras – Endodontist – Karras Endodontics in Lincolnwood, Illinois: Serving the Chicagoland area (Chicago, Edgebrook, Albany Park, Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Andersonville, Lakeview, Uptown, Rogers Park) and local suburbs (Skokie, Niles, Park Ridge, Morton Grove, Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Northbrook, Wheeling, Deerfield).