Ashish Sharma, BDS, MSD

Assistant Professor
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, VUMC

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Skeletal Facial Deformities
  • Head and Neck Infection
  • Facial Trauma
  • Facial and Jaw Reconstruction
  • Dental Implant Reconstruction

Dr. Sharma received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) at the Christian Dental College in Ludhiana, India in 2004.  He served as a dentist at the SDA Mission hospital in Jalandhar, India until 2009.

Dr. Sharma received a 3-year Certificate of Advanced Education in Implant Dentistry in 2013 and earned his master’s degree in Science in Dentistry (M.S.D) in 2014 from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, California. He continued his advanced training and further received a 4 year certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from Loma Linda University in 2018 and most recently served as Assistant Professor of their Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department from July of 2018 until March 2019. 

Dr. Sharma enjoys participating in mission work, where in 2007, he worked to re-establish the SDA Mission Hospital’s Dental Clinic in Jalandhar, India.

Through Dr. Sharma’s extensive research, he was awarded the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident Research Paper Award in 2017 and has several research publications.


Vanderbilt Clinic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
1301 Medical Center Dr.
Suite 3501
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 322-2377