Education & Background
Dr. Surya Joseph attended the University of Pennsylvania where she obtained her DMD degree. While at UPenn she was class president and held several leadership positions, organized several cultural and community events, and is now one of the few female orthodontists in the Eugene and Springfield area.
Her interest in business and desire for entrepreneurship led her to pursue her Masters in Business Administration with a special interest in healthcare management. For Dr. Joseph, this breadth of education is to gain a thorough understanding of both the business and clinical sides of dentistry, in order to provide the best care without compromise.
Accreditation and Associations
She pursued her childhood dream of becoming an Orthodontist from the University of Maryland. Dr. Joseph received her Masters in Science and Certificate in Orthodontics at Maryland. She was the first orthodontic resident at the University of Maryland ever to be awarded the prestigious Charles J. Burstone Research award for her Master’s research project by the American Association of Orthodontics Foundation. While at Maryland Dr. Joseph had an opportunity to work with Johns Hopkins Cleft and Craniofacial teams to help patients with cleft lip/cleft palate. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) and the American Dental Association (ADA).
Dr. Joseph loves treating her patients like family and believes in forming lifelong relationships. She is trained in the latest tools and technology in Orthodontics. Her goal is to give of patients’ the best possible smile and the confidence they deserve.
Outside of the Office
She believes in giving back to the community and frequently engages in volunteer work at the local church she attends with her family. Her passion for community service and giving back earned her honors in community dental service during her time at the University of Pennsylvania and she will continue these efforts as a female orthodontist in Eugene.
Dr. Joseph and her husband Dr. Joshi, a Periodontist, have a young daughter and are expecting their 2nd baby boy in Fall 2019. In her spare time, she is passionate about checking out new technologies, traveling and experiencing different cultures and exploring nature with family and friends.