Dr. Malek is not only an accomplished and highly skilled endodontist but also a compassionate and dedicated professional. Her journey to becoming an endodontist is marked by a strong educational background and a commitment to excellence. After earning her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York City, she obtained her dental degree from the University of Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Malek broadened her clinical expertise after completing a General Practice Residency at Community Regional Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Fresno. Ultimately, her passion for endodontics led her to the Herman A. Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in Los Angeles, where she completed her Endodontics residency and served as chief resident.
Dr. Malek is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and has previously served on the AAE’s Membership Engagement Committee. She is Board Eligible by the American Board of Endodontists. Dr. Malek is committed to making her patients feel as comfortable as possible. She takes the extra time to answer questions and alleviate patients’ concerns. Her gentle, caring approach helps patients make well-informed decisions and feel at ease. Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Malek finds joy in spending quality time with her family and her beloved dog, Bubba. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Dr. Malek is deeply connected to the community and loves rooting for the Niners, Warriors, and Giants.