Dr. Maryam Shariff, Owner and Director of Memorial Dentists, graduated from Rutgers University in 2003 with a major in Biological Sciences. She then earned her Degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2007. Upon completion of her residency at Virtua Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, Dr. Shariff joined a private practice.
Dr. Shariff has spent the past several years perfecting her dental skills and enjoys a wide range of procedures from basic fillings to complex crown and bridge placement. She has also had extensive training in implant restoration and also Invisalign Orthodontics. Dr. Shariff is dedicated to using technology that makes the patient experience as enjoyable as possible.
Dr. Shariff grew up in South Jersey. She speaks fluent Urdu/Hindi as part of her heritage. Dr. Shariff made Houston her home in 2012 along with her husband, Dr. Khurram Siddiqui and their adorable sons. Aside from her responsibilities at Memorial Dentists, she enjoys spending time with her husband watching their children achieve new heights every day. She also enjoys gardening, shopping, cooking and living a healthy life.
Dr. Khurram Siddiqui, Owner and Director of Memorial Dentists, graduated from Rutgers University in 2003 with a major in Biological Sciences. Dr. Siddiqui then attended The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and graduated with honors in 2007. Afterwards, he completed an Oral Maxillofacial Fellowship at Lincoln Hospital in Bronx, New York.
Dr. Siddiqui and Dr. Shariff owned and directed a successful private practice in Levittown, PA. He also continued his education with advanced studies in the field of Implant placement and restoration and has obtained a Fellowship in the esteemed International Congress of Oral Implantology. Additionally, he has extensive training with Invisalign Orthodontics. Dr. Siddiqui is dedicated to using technology that makes the patient experience as enjoyable as possible.
Dr. Siddiqui speaks fluent Urdu as part of his heritage however he grew up in central Jersey. Dr. Siddiqui and his family made Houston their home in 2012. Aside from his commitments at Memorial Dentists, Dr. Siddiqui enjoys golf, tennis, basketball and being a father to their active son.
Dr. Kara Kim, associate dentist, graduated from the University of Missouri with a major in Political Science and minors in Chemistry and Biology. She then earned her Degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in 2004. Dr. Kim then completed a General Practice residency at University of California in Los Angeles.
Dr. Kim volunteered for several years in dental clinics providing dental care to underprivileged children, families and adults within the homeless community. Dr. Kim also served as adjunct faculty at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health working with dental students providing dental care for children.
Dr. Kim is experienced in a wide range of procedures from basic fillings to complex crown and bridge placement. Dr. Kim is dedicated to using advanced technology that is proven to provide the best dental care and comfort to her patients.
Dr. Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in southern California. She speaks fluent Korean as part of her heritage. Dr. Kim made Houston her home in 2013 and recently married a reconstructive surgeon who works at MD Anderson and specializes in maxillofacial reconstruction for head and neck cancer patients. Aside from taking care of her patients at Memorial Dentists, she is the mom of 2 sweet Chihuahuas. She has also been dedicated to practicing Bikram Yoga for several years. She also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants and spending time with her family and friends.