Dr. Rob Thorup is best described as an entrepreneur who happens to be a practicing Dentist. He is a native of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Dr. Rob attended Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1986. While attending BYU he worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for Valley Ambulance, and was one of the pioneers of the Timpanogos Mountain Rescue Team.
After graduating from BYU, he was accepted to the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry where he graduated with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1989.
Shortly after returning home from dental school, Dr. Rob found himself in public service as an EMT-Intermediate for the Alpine-Highland-American Fork Emergency Medical Services while maintaining a successful dental practice.
Dr. Rob has lectured nationally and internationally for various dental companies including Dentrix, D4D, and ADABEI, and has published articles in the field of digital radiography, practice management software, and advanced case presentation with technology. He is co-developer of the products known as Guru Connect, Dental Automated Treatment Messaging, My Dental Docs, and My Dental Stats.
In 2009 Dr. Rob became a partner in a major private investigative firm, where he focused on medical malpractice investigations, saving insurance companies and doctors hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims.
Other accomplishments include: Private/corporate pilot, Utah Bail Enforcement Agent, Private Investigator, NRA Instructor, American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid and Remote Wilderness First Aid Instructor, and founder of the Ranger Trek Program at Hinckley Scout Ranch.
Dr. Rob specializes in fraud and embezzlement investigations in dental and medical practices, and has been a licensed Utah Private Investigator since 2009.
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