Dr. Pancko grew up in Columbus, New Jersey and went to Rutgers University for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a bachelors in Biochemistry. He then attended Columbia Dental School. After dental school, he served as an officer in the Army Dental Corps where he participated in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency. During this time in the Army he was stationed in Germany, deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as the Officer In Charge of the Edgewood Dental Clinic in the Aberdeen Proving Ground Area. After his commitment to the military ended, he enrolled in the Oral and Maxillofacial residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. He has been practicing in Delaware since 2009. He currently lives in Dover with his wife and four children.