Professor Stanley F. Malamed is a dentist anaesthesiologist and Emeritus Professor of Dentistry at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, in Los Angeles, California. He is author of 3 textbooks: Handbook of Local Anesthesia, Emergency, Medicine in Dentistry, and Sedation : A guide to Patient Management, as well as over 170 published papers in dental journals.
Doctor Malamed was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, graduating from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1969. He then completed a dental internship and residency in anesthesiology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York before serving for 2 years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. In 1973, Doctor Malamed joined the faculty of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C., in Los Angeles, where today he is Professor of Anesthesia & Medicine. Dr. Malamed is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as a recipient of the Heidebrink Award  from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS).