Dr. Sashi Nallapati obtained his dental degree from the Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, India. Dr. Nallapati practiced general dentistry in Ocho Rios, Jamaica from 1996 through 2004. During that time his practice was focused in Endodontics. His practice was the first to use Surgical Operating Microscope in Dentistry in Jamaica in 2001.
Dr. Nallapati completed his post graduate training in the specialty of Endodontics from Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Davie, Florida, USA in 2006 where he received the Dean’s award for the outstanding presentation by a resident. After his graduation, he chose to come back to Jamaica and set up a quality centered endodontic practice in Kingston, Jamaica.
He is a member of Jamaica Dental Association. He is a founding member and a past president of the International Academy of Endodontics (IAE). He serves on the faculty of Nova Southeastern University, college of dentistry as a visiting associate professor in the dept. of Endodontics where he teaches post graduate residents. Dr. Nallapati is also an adjunct lecturer and course leader for endodontics at the University of the West Indies, school for dental medicine, Kingston, Jamaica.
Dr. Nallapati served on the Dental Council of Jamaica and the examination board. Dr. Nallapati chaired the Jamaica Dental Association, 44th Annual Convention in 2008 and the 52nd Annual Convention in 2016 . He is the founder of Kingston Study Club (KSC), the first study club in dentistry in Jamaica with a mission to promote interdisciplinary approach to Dentistry. KSC organizes continuing education courses for members of Jamaica Dental Association by bringing world renowned clinicians to the shores of Jamaica.
In 2014, Dr. Nallapati was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award by Nova Southeastern University. It is the highest honor NSU confers upon it’s graduates.
Dr. Nallapati authored several clinical articles that were published in both peer-reviewed and clinical journals. He is a contributing author to 2 text books (Grossman’s Endodontic Practice, 12th edition, Best Practices in Endodontics, 1st edition). Please visit this page to view his publications. Other case studies can be found here in our Case Studies database.
Dr. Nallapati is a renowned speaker in Endodontics internationally. He has been invited to speak in various endodontic seminars in 16 countries to date. Please visit Lectures to see a full list of all the conferences where he was invited to speak.
Dr. Nallapati is an avid cyclist and hiker. He regularly cycles in different parts of the world. He trekked Mount Rainier, one of the tallest glacier mountains in North America. In his spare time he likes to read non fiction.