Dr. Pelagalli received his B.S. in Biology at John Carroll University, his D.D.S. at Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry, and his D.M.D. at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Pelagalli received an award from John Carroll University for his human anatomy dissection independent study with the cooperation of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in 1977. In 1997, the FDA approved the first hard tissue laser, which Dr. Pelgalli had been the principal investigator with assistance from the clinical research committee.
Dr. Pelgalli is a member of The American College of Oral Implantology, the American Society of Osseointegration, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the New York Academy of Science, the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Cleveland Dental Society.