Dr. Gershey is a lifelong native of the Scranton Area. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he was presented with the Matthew Cryer Society Award. This is the highest academic honor given by the School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Gershey completed his orthodontic training from the Temple University School of Dentistry. He began his practice in the Scranton/Mid Valley area in 1978. Dr. Gershey is a past president of the Scranton District Dental Society (1984) and a current member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Mid Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, and the Pennsylvania Society of Orthodontists. In addition he is a member of the American Dental Association and the Scranton District Dental Society.
Dr. Gershey is married to the former Anne E. Rushmore, and is the father of three adult children, Brian, Daniel and Timothy. He is an avid golfer and has won numerous golf titles in the Scranton region. Dr. Gershey is a civil War history buff and enjoys traveling with his wife.