UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Sankar, Vidya

Dental School
Comprehensive Dentistry
(210) 567-0904
sankarv@uthscsa.edu

Vidya Sankar, DMD, MHS, Associate Professor: Dr. Sankar received her DMD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1994. She did a one year General Practice Residency from 1994-1995 and stayed on an additional year as Staff Dentist in the Infectious Disease Clinic at UMDNJ. After a few years of private practice, Dr. Sankar earned her Certificate in Oral Medicine from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), Bethesda, Maryland in 2001. She is certified by the American Board of Oral Medicine. During her 6 years at NIDCR, she was a recipient of the Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation Fellowship, was involved with several clinical trials and investigations at the Sjogrens Syndrome Clinic. She received her Masters in Health Science degree from Duke University in 2001.. Dr. Sankar is currently the Director of the Tertiary Care Oral Medicine Clinic here at the Dental school and has had professional affiliations with the American Academy of Oral Medicine, the American Board of Oral Medicine, the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Dental Research.

9/2005 - Present Assistant Professor and Clinic Director, Tertiary Care Oral Medicine Clinic UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX
1/2004 - Present Assistant Professor UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX