Dr. Nellie Crowder was born in Tehran,Iran and moved to Virginia in 1983 with her family. She obtained her Undergraduate degree in Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University. While working on her degree, Dr Crowder developed a passion for dentistry and decided to further her education by attending dental school. She graduated from Medical College of Virginia in 1997 with her DDS degree.
Dr. Crowder practiced as a general dentist in Virginia Beach and Richmond before settling in Charlottesville with her husband in 2001. She joined Drs. Gilrain and Brooks in 2004.
Dr. Crowder is a member of the local chapter of VA Dental Society and participates in The Charlottesville Free Clinic.
Dr. Crowder is conversant in Persian.
In her spare time, Dr. Crowder enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2 children playing tennis, skiing and spending time outdoors.