Dr. Sheedeh Madani, founder and owner of Bala Kids Dentistry, is a Philadelphia native whose passion for working with children started at a very young age working as a summer camp counselor for five years at Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, PA. Volunteering and mentoring children in schools throughout Philadelphia, fueled her desire to become a part of children’s education and development over time. Combining her academic accomplishments, cheerful personality and effective communication skills, Dr. Madani is a skilled pediatric dentist who always makes everyone around her feel comfortable and welcomed.
Dr. Sheedeh Madani, who is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Biological Basis of Behavior. She completed graduate courses and her research thesis at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine to receive a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. Following her two-year Master’s program, she attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine for four years, where she was awarded honors and Certificates of Merit in both Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Medicine. Her passion for children led her to continue her education and specialize in the field of pediatric dentistry. She completed a two-year residency program at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and specialized in advanced children’s dental care providing comprehensive preventative and restorative needs for a multitude of patients. Working in a hospital based setting provided her with the opportunity to collaborate with other medical providers and have a solid foundation for children of all needs and backgrounds.
She is also an active member of multiple local and national dental societies including the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is licensed by the Pennsylvania state dental board. She holds certificates from the American Heart Association’s Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS), Pediatric and Adult CPR/AED programs. She has multiple hospital credentials including St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Dr. Madani’s enthusiasm for the pediatric dental field and commitment to her patients, along with her academic accomplishments, research, work experience and compassion for children, is what makes Bala Kids Dentistry unique.
When Dr. Madani is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and traveling with her husband, Drazen and her son, Nico.