Meet Dr. Femme Ambrosio
Dr. Femme Ambrosio was born and raised in San Diego. Education was emphasized growing up and a commitment to excellence has always been the standard. Dr. Ambrosio has always wanted to establish roots in her home town and have a positive influence in her community.
Dr. Ambrosio graduated from Scripps Ranch High School. She attended The University of California San Diego with a degree in Biochemistry Cell Biology. Dr. Ambrosio then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Southern California. Throughout dental school, Dr. Ambrosio was actively involved in outreach programs extended towards children. Through such programs, she has provided care to children in rural areas of southern California, Belize, Costa Rica and Mexico City. After graduation, Dr. Ambrosio chose to advance her education by specializing in pediatric dentistry in a two-year residency program at The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center. It was there she received a Master of Science in Dentistry degree by comparing the effectiveness of two topical anesthetics.
Dr. Ambrosio and her husband, Andrew decided to spend a couple of years in New York City to try something new before establishing roots back home in San Diego. Dr. Ambrosio then became an associate at a leading pediatric dental practice in New York’s Park Ave on the Upper East Side. It was in the big apple where their son, Bennett, was born. Although their time in New York was great, she wanted her kids to be closer to family and moved back to San Diego.
Dr. Ambrosio has been able to practice and learn from different trains of thought throughout the country. Her range of experience allowed her to broaden her depth of patient care. Dr. Ambrosio feels truly blessed to be doing something she loves every day. She spends her free time with her kids and enjoys running and traveling with her family.