Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS

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Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS
Shama Currimbhoy, DDS grew up in Southern California, graduating from the University of Southern California in 2000 with a B.A. in Biological Sciences and a minor in Health Administration. She attended UCLA, School of Dentistry to complete a research based Master of Science program in Oral Biology where she characterized two oral cancer tumor cell lines. Completing her thesis, Dr. Currimbhoy returned to USC for dental school finishing up in 2006. Dr. Currimbhoy began an Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Internship at JacksonMemorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. She began her residency at the Highland Hospital Oral Maxillofacial Surgery program in 2007. As part of her training, Dr. Currimbhoy worked through the affiliated institutions including Children's hospital in Oakland, Kaiser Oakland, Dept of Maxillofacial Surgery, and served as faculty in the Oral Surgery Department at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. She joined Sacramento Oral Surgery in July 2011. Dr. Currimbhoy is also part of the Craniofacial Panel at UC Davis Medical Center where children with facial abnormalities including cleft lip and palate are evaluated and treated. She enjoys working in her practice, her staff and her patients.

2503 K St

Sacramento, CA 95816

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Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS

Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group

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Facial Reconstruction
more than 40% of peers

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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital University Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Highland Hospital Maxillofacial Oral Surgery Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Currimbhoy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Currimbhoy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Currimbhoy to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Currimbhoy Says:

Amazing staff! From the first phone call to the end of our appointment everyone was very attentive and kind. Dr Currimbhoy was very warm and welcoming. Her friendly and informative nature instantly put us at ease removing any nervousness we may have had. I will continue to recommend everyone I know in need of an Oral Surgeon to Dr Currimbhoy and her kind staff.



Dr. Currimbhoy's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Sacramento, CA |
Very nice and extremely knowledgeable. Dr Currimbhoy explained everything that she would do in case I needed this procedure, made me feel very comfortable and at ease.
in Sacramento, CA |
Dr. Currimbhoy and her staff are wonderful! Highly recommend her for any oral surgery needs. Very friendly and welcoming environment. She took the time to explain everything in terms my daughter and I could understand. Office staff extremely helpful and made us feel comfortable about upcoming procedure.
in Elk Grove, CA |
I would recommend anyone and everyone here. The office is nice and cozy. Water, coffee, and biscuits in waiting room are a plus. Also the treatment and overall experience was tremendous and as a patient you really feel like a priority. Best dental experience ever.
in Sacramento, CA |
Dr. Currimbhoy, is awesome! She is professional, personable and an excellent surgeon. I had no complications, she responded to all of my questions and concerns. She has excellent follow-up. I couldn't imagine a better oral surgeon. Thank you Dr. Currimbhoy!
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Dr. Currimbhoy accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
    Dental Maintenance Organization DMO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA Premier
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Currimbhoy has admitting privileges

Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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