Rajiv Rajagopal, DMD,
DIPLOMATE OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEONS, joined the Associates for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2000. Prior to joining the practice, he attended Utah State University where he received his Bachelor of Science in both Exercise Physiology and Community Health in 1991. Dr. Rajagopal then attended Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) School of Dentistry in Portland, Oregon where he received his Doctor of Medicine and Dentistry (DMD) degree. He was also awarded the Bernadette A. Scully Award and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Award in 1995 for recognition of excellence in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Anesthesiology. Dr. Rajagopal completed his formal training at Kings County Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center, in Brooklyn, New York. During residency he completed rotations in anesthesiology, internal medicine, intensive care unit, trauma surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, emergency medicine and otolaryngology.
Dr. Rajagopal is currently practicing in Medford and Grants Pass. He is currently on staff at Providence Medford Medical Center and Rogue Regional Medical Center. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. His clinical interests include maxillofacial trauma, maxillofacial and dental implants, surgical pathology, orthognathic surgery, dentoalveoler surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery and bone and soft tissue grafting procedures for maxillary and mandibular reconstruction.
Dr. Rajagopal is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of Healing the Children, Health Volunteers Overseas, Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Congress of Oral Implantology, Oregon Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Southern Oregon Dental Society, Oregon Dental Association, American Dental Association and Academy of Osseointegration.
Away from his profession, Dr. Rajagopal enjoys spending time with his wife, Sharon, and their children, as well as fishing, golfing, skiing and visiting friends.