Mohammed Islam, BDS DDS

Mohammed N Islam, BDS DDS

(352) 273-6775


Dr. Islam completed his oral pathology training at the University of Florida College of Dentistry (Gainesville), Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology in 2007. There he held a dual appointment as a Research Fellow in the Departments of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and in Craniofacial Pain & Temporomandibular Dysfunction Management prior to accepting his position at Indiana University School of Dentistry.

He received his degree in dentistry from the Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital at the University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India in 1989. After receiving his dental degree he practiced general dentistry in several locations throughout India and did a four-year stint as a general dentist with the Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He started at IUSD in 2007 and worked as an Assistant Professor and Director of the Oral Pathology Biopsy Service & Laboratory until 2012. He received his US D.D.S. degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2010.

Dr. Islam is a member of the American Dental Education Association & American Dental Association; a Fellow, by examination, of the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology; and  a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. He is actively involved in a large clinical oral pathology practice and biopsy service. He is presently the Chairperson of the oral pathology section of the ADEA as well as a consultant of oral and maxillofacial pathology to CODA. He frequently gives lectures to his peers from associated specialties in the field of dentistry.

He has authored or co-authored more than 20 papers and several book chapters covering a diverse range of topics and addressing both clinical and microscopic aspects of oral and maxillofacial pathology. Scholarly interests include tobacco associated oral precancerous lesions, as well as various mucocutaneous conditions of autoimmune origin. He has a special interest in Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis and has made a major contribution to the literature on this entity. Dr. Islam has published extensively on various topics of dermatopathology, oral pathology & oral medicine in peer-reviewed medical/dental journals. Dr. Islam is especially interested in diagnostic surgical & clinical oral pathology and dental education.

Board Certifications

Oral And Maxillofacial Pathology