Sangeeta Gajendra, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Sangeeta Gajendra, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Contact Information

625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Gajendra wants her patients to have a positive and stress-free experience during dental treatment. An EIOH alumna, she is passionate about dentistry and stays abreast of the latest techniques and technology by attending and presenting at various major national, state and local conferences. Dr. Gajendra, who hails from Mumbai, India, has a strong interest in dental research, particularly smoking cessation. She also serves as clinical chief in EIOH's Community Dentistry and Oral Disease Prevention. She loves Rochester winters and enjoys traveling and engaging in art projects.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Basil G. Bibby Award for Outstanding Scientific Merit | American Association of Dental Research- Rochester Section | Rochester, NY 2003
Certificate of Award for Outstanding Contributions in Genetics, Newborn Screening, SIDS and Oral Health | Office of Health Promotion, Illinois Department of Public Health | Springfield, IL 2001
Certificate of Honor for being selected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2001
Certificate of Honor for outstanding contributions to cultural understanding and international friendships | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2001
Certificate of Honor for outstanding contributions to cultural understanding and international friendships | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2000
Best Sportsmanship Team at Springfest | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2000
Second Rank in 2nd Year B.D.S | A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences | Mangalore, India 1993
Third Rank in 1st Year B.D.S | University of Mangalore | Karnatak, India 1992

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Dentist-Dental Public Health - American Board of Dental Public Health

Education

MS | Business Administration (Medical Management) | Simon School of Business, University of Rochester2012
MPH | Public Health | Univ of Illinois-Springfield2001
BDS | Dentistry | India-A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency at Simon Business School09/01/2010 - 03/15/2012
Residency in General Dentistry Residency at Eastman Dental School01/01/2002 - 12/31/2003
Residency at NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH)09/01/2001 - 12/31/2002
Fellowship at SUNY at Albany08/01/2001 - 12/31/2002
Internship in Genetics at University of Illinois- Springfield08/15/1999 - 07/31/2002
Internship in General Dentistry Residency at A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Science08/01/1995 - 07/31/1996