Amita Damani DDS
BOARD CERTIFIED Pediatric Dental Specialist
Dr. Damani is a Board Certified Specialist of Pediatric Dentistry. She grew up in Sugar Land, TX where she attended Clements High School. After graduating high school she attended The University of Houston where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in nutrition and pre-dentistry. Dr. Damani then attended New York University College of Dentistry in New York, NY where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2007. After dental school she completed a general practice residency at NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University. Following her hospital training, she completed two years of specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she was Chief Resident.
Dr. Damani is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.
PRIYA RAO DMD
Dr. Priya Rao has been delivering outstanding dental care for over 12 years. Dr. Rao received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 1998 from Dr. MGR Medical University in India. After graduating with Honors, she worked as a dental and surgical resident at the Sundaram Medical Foundation Hospital in India. Dr. Rao then earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with Honors from the Advanced Standing Program of Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2004. She was awarded the Omega Kappa Upsilon Award for her academic achievements. Dr. Rao practiced family dentistry for two years in Cincinnati, OH before relocating to Houston. She has been exclusively practicing children’s dentistry in the Greater Houston area since 2008 because she loves working with children.
Dr. Rao resides in Seven Meadows, Katy with her husband and their two children, who attend Katy- area schools. In her spare time, Dr. Rao volunteers for Girl Scout and Junior Achievement activities in her children’s schools and enjoys travelling, cooking and reading.
Dr. Rao is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and Greater Houston Dental Society.
Dr. Lizzie May, DDS MS
Pediatric Dental Specialist
Dr. Lizzie May is a native Texan, born in Houston but raised in Sydney, Australia. Although she spent her youth abroad, Dr. May has lived in Texas since 2006 and considers it home.
She received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from The University of Georgia in 2011. Dr. May then returned to her native city of Houston to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in 2015. Finally, in 2017, she completed a two-year advanced training program specializing in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Texas Health in San Antonio. At this time, she also received a Masters of Science in Dental Science.
Dr. May is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and The Greater Houston Dental Society. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is currently in the process of completing her board certification. She attends continuing education courses annually, and has completed Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support training.
Dr. May is thrilled to be joining Dr. Damani and her team. She looks forward to serving the Katy community and getting to know your family personally. Dr. May is passionate about pediatric dentistry, and recognizes the importance of making dental appointments fun!
Liza Shevchenko DDS MS
BOARD CERTIFIED Orthodontist
Dr. Liza Shevchenko prepared for her career through studies at the University of Houston pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and graduated with honors.
Dr. Shevchenko then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Dental School in Houston. She received this degree with honor at the top of her class and was recognized as an outstanding graduate. Earning scholastic awards both in achievement and research, she was accepted into an orthodontic residency at the University of Texas Dental School where she graduated and earned her Master of Science degree and certificate in Orthodontics. Dr. Shevchenko later completed a rigorous examination to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, the highest level of attainment in education, evaluation, excellence, and ethics. This accomplishment reflects her dedication to continuing education and professional excellence.
Sharing a passion for dentistry, Dr. Shevchenko and her husband are both Doctors in Dentistry. When she is not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Shevchenko loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling around the world and learning about different cultures.
Dr. Shevchenko, is a specialist that is focused on delivering high quality treatment following the highest standards of patient care using the latest in cutting edge technology. By being responsive to your needs and helping you understand your treatment, she hopes to establish a long and mutually rewarding relationship.
Professional organization memberships include the American Orthodontic Association and the American Board of Orthodontics.