Dr. Kenneth Lee

Dr. Kenneth Lee is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. He received his D.D.S. degree in 1989. He received his certificate in dental anesthesiology from Loma Linda University Medical Center in 1990.

He is a fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and is a diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is currently Co- Director of the IV moderate sedation course at the Ostrow School of Dentsitry at USC and teaches I.V. sedation to dental students and the graduate periodontology residents. He is co director of the parenteral moderate sedation course at USC.

He is an attending dental anesthesiologist, teaching all phases of office-based anesthesia to the residents of the dental anesthesiology residency program at NYU.

He is the co-director of One to One Anesthesia Seminars, an anesthesia training center for all dental providers performing IV sedation and or general anesthesia.

He has published articles in several dental anesthesia journals and textbooks on all aspects of dental anesthesia.

He is the owner and founder of Solis Surgical Arts Center, a multi specialty licensed surgery center in Tarzana, California, dedicated to the delivery of dental care under general anesthesia. At Solis, he maintains a private practice specializing in comprehensive dentistry under general anesthesia.


Dr. Jason Brady

Jason Brady, DMD started his career as a civil engineer designing subdivisions and site plans for commercial buildings. He completed his undergraduate dental degree at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2010. During dental school he created and implemented an electronic materials request form, quality assurance program and database, and programs to track correspondence between clinical disciplines.

Dr. Brady completed his undergraduate dental degree at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2010. He completed a 26-month hospital and private practice-based residency in Anesthesia at the University of California Los Angeles in 2012. Dr. Brady is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA) and is a Diplomate of both the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Brady is involved with education and holds an adjunct faculty position in the department of Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California. Dr. Brady serves as an Attending in Anesthesiology for the NYU. He teaches IV sedation at the Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Brady is often is called to give lectures at various organizations throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Brady is assistant director for the simulation courses hosted by ADSA and has served as the course director for the General Anesthesia section of the Chicago ADSA review course. Dr. Brady practices anesthesia for dentistry in Arizona and Southern California and lives in Gilbert with his wife and their four sons.

Dr. Stanley Malamed

Doctor Malamed was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, graduating from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1969. He then completed a dental internship and residency in anesthesiology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York before serving for 2 years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. In 1973, Doctor Malamed joined the faculty of the Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C., in Los Angeles, where today he is Professor of Anesthesia & Medicine. Dr. Malamed is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as a recipient of the Heidebrink Award [1996] from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS).

Doctor Malamed has authored more than 140 scientific papers and 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks in the areas of physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia. In addition, Dr. Malamed is the author of three widely used textbooks, published by CV Mosby: Handbook of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (6th edition 2007); Handbook of Local Anesthesia (6th edition 2012); and Sedation – a guide to patient management (5th edition 2010) and two interactive DVDs: Emergency Medicine (2nd edition, 2008) and Malamed’s Local Anesthetic Technique DVD (2004) (edition 2 – 2012)

In his spare time, Doctor Malamed is an avid runner, exercise enthusiast, and admits an addiction to the New York Times crossword puzzle, which he has done daily since his freshman year in dental school.

Dr. Amand Okundaye

After graduating from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Dr. Amanda Okundaye attended an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program sponsored by Lutheran Medical Center as well as a Hospital Dentistry (GPR) program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She realized that she had a love for anesthesia and decided to continue her education in a dental anesthesiology residency at the prestigious University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Okundaye has a full time private practice solely dedicated to anesthesia for dentistry in Nevada. She has faculty appointments at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) department of Hospital Dentistry and Ostrow School of Dentistry University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Okundaye is an examiner for the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners (NSBDE) and conducts site inspections as well as anesthesia exams. She teaches IV sedation courses at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Oregon Health Science University. Dr. Okundaye gives lectures to local dentist interested in sedation as well as other topics such as Medical Emergencies in the Dental office.

Dr. Okundaye is an active member of both the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and is a diplomate of both the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. She is a member of American Dental Association, Southern Nevada Dental Association, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Okundaye’s recent publications include an article in The Pulse: Why Capnography? Okundaye, AJ, Reed, KL, Fonner, AM. 2014, as well as two textbook chapters [Deep Sedation: Dentist Anesthesiologist Utilization and Management of Emergencies Associated with Sedation. Reed, Reed, KL Okundaye, AJ. In Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children. Editors: Wright, GZ., Kupietzky, A. Wiley. April 2014. In her free time Dr. Okundaye spends as much time as possible with her husband and two children.


James Tom DDS, MS

Dr. James Tom is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and he received his D.D.S. degree from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC in 1999. He received his certificate in dental anesthesiology from Ohio State University in 2001.

Currently providing both didactic and clinical anesthesiology instruction and services for specialized patient populations needing advanced anesthe
sia and pain control for oral & maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, and general dentistry.

Additional duties include providing operating room orientation to graduate post doctoral residents, maintaining and ordering controlled pharmaceuticals for various clinics, local anesthesia and inhalation sedation instruction, allergy testing, and anesthesia consultation for various clinic patients.

Current Chair of the Formulary & Anesthesia Working Group (FAWG) and participant in
various other administrativecommittees. Lecturing and module presentation responsibilities include: Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide (AMED 521 522) for second year dental students and first year dental hygiene students, Emergency Medicine Module (AMED 504)for second year dental students and first year dental hygiene students, Advanced Anxiety and Pain Control (AMED 750) for post doctoral residents, and Pharmacology for dental hygiene. An integrated 2 year pre doctoral anesthesia selective course is also under the area of responsibility of this position.

Administrative and educational responsibilities encompass anesthesia, medic
al emergencies pharmacology, and pain management curricula to pre-doctoral, post doctoral, and dental hygiene students. Also tasked with developing a dental anesthesiology service within the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry employing 2-4 part time dentist anesthesiologists.

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