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Leela Tummala

Pediatric Dentist


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Education & Credentials
DMD

University of Kentucky College of Dentistry; Lexington, KY

BDS

Sri Ramachandra Medical University; Chennai, India

Specialty Certificate

Pediatric Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry; Louisville, KY

Quote

I am a mom first, and I understand the fears and anxieties of a parent. It is my responsibility to make sure every parent and child who walks in has an enjoyable experience in a safe and secure atmosphere.

Favorites

My favorite quote is, "The true character of society is revealed in how it treats its children," by Nelson Mandela. My favorite movies are Star Wars, Avatar, Iron Man, and Shrek. For vacation, my favorite destination is Key West, Florida.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Mission Lexington, Pediatric Night Clinic, Saturday Morning Clinic

Biography

I went to dental school in two different countries and worked as a general dentist before becoming a pediatric dentist. I am happily married and have two girls. I speak five languages and love to travel with my family.

Professional Associations

Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Kentucky Dental Association, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Achievements

Certificate of Merit, University of Kentucky Quintessence Award for Academic Achievement