Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS

Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Dr. Shama Currimbhoy, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University of Southern California in 2006 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and dentistry.Read her story

2503 K St

Sacramento, CA 95816

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Facial Reconstruction
more than 40% of peers

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Dr. Currimbhoy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Currimbhoy "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."
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2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

7  Conditions Treated

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

19  Procedures

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
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Currimbhoy's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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.

November 2016: Verified Patient


Patient Comments (4)

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.
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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...more
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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.
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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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