Dr. Ramya Ramamurthy, Endodontist is a specialist member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). She is also the Diplomate of American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Ramamurthy’s dental pursuit began in early 90’s and since then she has continued with advanced studies & clinical training in rapidly evolving science of Dentistry & Endodontics in particular. She stays at the forefront of endodontic world with a particular emphasis on diagnosis and treatment of infections of endodontic origin. Endodontics is more a passion than a profession for her. Dr. Ramamurthy is known for her gentle & compassionate care for her patients. She also teaches endodontics to the dental students at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Dentistry where she volunteers as a part-time endodontic faculty.
Dr. Ramamurthy’s comprehensive dental/endodontic education from US & Indian universities include Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) from Bangalore University, India, Certificate in Clinical Endodontics from National Institute of Clinical Endodontics (NICE), India, MS in Oral Biology with specialization in intra-oral digital radiology from University of Louisville (UofL), KY, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), CA and Endodontic Residency training from Temple University, PA. During this period she was recognized for her research, clinical & leadership excellence with numerous awards including Northern California Endodontic achievement award, Outstanding Peer Award & Outstanding Clinician Award. In recognition of her academic achievements, Dr. Ramamurthy was inducted into honor society of ‘Phi Kappa Phi’ during her Master’s in UofL.
She was also awarded research grants such as Gendex Industrial grant & AAE resident research grant for some of her research works. She has given numerous presentations at various national & international conferences such as AAE, IADR, KDA, Research days at UofL, UCSF, Temple Universities as well some Indian Universities. In addition, she also has authored a chapter for an endodontic book ( Ingle’s Endodontics 6th edition) and her works have been published in many peer reviewed journals such as Journal of Endodontics (JOE), Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Journal & Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology Endodontics (OOOOE).
She is an active member of various professional associations including the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), American Dental Association (ADA), Indian Dental Association, California Dental Association (CDA) & Santa Clara County Dental Society (SCCDS).
When away from dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her supportive husband and adorable son. Her other hobbies involve classical music, interior designing, water adventures. Being an avid vegetarian by choice, she enjoys cooking gourmet vegetarian food.