Dr. Renuka Rao Bijoor
DDS, MPH, MDS, FDSR (ENG), FFDRCS (IRE)
About Dr. Bijoor:
A Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, she has 33 years of training and expertise to her credit.
A graduate of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, she completed her post-graduate training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Columbia University Medical Center.
Prevention is so important to Dr Bijoor, she has completed the Executive MPH Program in Health Policy & Management from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health.
Dr. Bijoor has the unique distinction of having trained in the best institutions on 3 continents, including a completely Ivy League education in the U.S.
Trained as an Oral Surgeon in India and in the UK, she had a private practice for seven years in Bombay, India.
She successfully completed Fellowship Exams from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and also the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Awarded the Fellowship in Oral Implantology from the ICOI.
She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, having volunteered her time for 18 years so far, and is a Senior Attending at Phelps Hospital Northwell Health, Sleepy Hollow, NY.
In addition, she also volunteers as an Attending for Columbia University's Community Dentcare by working with the school-based clinics and mobile dental care.
Since she is trained in both Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery, she offers OR services as an option for treatment of special needs patients or very young children with extensive tooth decay.
She is a member of several professional organizations such as the AAPD and ADA, and serves on several committees on a voluntary basis.
She was nominated as one of the American Dental Association's Give Kids A Smile Ambassadors and has developed many outreach programs to improve access to care for underprivileged children.