Madelyn G. Gambrel DDS


Dr. Madelyn Gambrel was born and raised in Bonham, Texas, a small town northeast of Dallas. Madelyn received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Baylor University in 1993, and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School in 1997. After receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, she joined the United States Navy and served as a dental officer in Rota, Spain until 2001. She then attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, where she received her Certificate in Endodontics and Masters Degree in 2003. During her endodontic residency, Dr. Gambrel was an instructor for the dental school endodontic department from 2001-2003. She also completed research for her masters and has an article published in the Journal of Endodontics.

Upon graduation from endodontic residency, Dr. Gambrel moved to San Diego, where she completed her obligated service to the US Navy in 2005. Dr. Gambrel then returned to Richmond, VA in the fall of 2005 and joined Commonwealth Endodontics.

Dr. Gambrel recently earned her Board Certification from the American Board of Endodontics. In order to obtain Diplomate status, Dr. Gambrel successfully completed a rigorous three-part examination that included a review of her education, knowledge, skills and ability to apply new research and advances to the practice of endodontics, as well as her commitment to providing the highest quality of patient care. Becoming a Board-Certified Diplomate reflects Dr. Gambrel’s commitment to the specialty and is the highest status an endodontist can achieve.

Dr. Gambrel strongly believes in giving back to her local community and serves through her church, teaching at VCU graduate endodontics clinic, and providing free endodontic care to patient’s referred from Cross Over Healthcare Ministry.  She is active in many local dental study clubs and belongs to the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Richmond Dental Society, American Association of Endodontists, Virginia Academy of Endodontists, and Richmond Association of Women Dentists. 

Madelyn enjoys spending her free time with her two young sons.  Her hobbies include attending live music concerts, skiing, sailing, traveling and interior decorating.