Shyam Prasad, BDS

OMFS Faculty


Dr. Shyam Prasad Aravindaksha earned his Bachelor of Dental Sciences  and Masters in Dental Sciences in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery from  India in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He attended Louisiana State  University and Emory University, where he completed his Oral and  Maxillofacial (OMFS) residency training in 2010.  Dr. Prasad has held multiple faculty positions for  pre-doctoral and graduate Oral & Maxillofacial surgery programs  internationally.

He was awarded the Sam E. Farish Emory OMFS Resident Teaching Award  for the 2008-2009 school year. In May 2013, the Class of 2014 recognized  him as the most outstanding Didactic Faculty Member. He has also had  numerous peer-reviewed publications and served as a peer reviewer for  multiple journals. He has been an invited speaker for the AAOMS national  meetings and is actively involved in the AAOMS governmental affairs. He  is also the primary investigator in four IRB approved clinical research  programs and serves as a faculty mentor in the student research  program. He is also very engaged with his community and has organized  various oral cancer screening camps with the dental students and oral  surgery residents around the Detroit area. Dr. Prasad is a 2013 American  Association of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery Foundation ITL Scholar.