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Dr. Jim Raman Biography – Dr. Jim Raman Wiki
Dr. Jim Raman born James Wesley Raman, was an orthodontist at Irmo Smiles who completed on the 25th season of The Amazing Race.
He and his wife served as owners of Irmo Smiles, providing pediatric, family, cosmetic and orthodontic dentistry in the Irmo, Columbia and Lexington communities.
Jim was extremely passionate about bringing community and state awareness to the issues surrounding autism. Jim did much to help contribute toward the growth of a higher level of understanding and treatment in the greater Columbia area, and served as a board member of the Autism Academy of South Carolina. Jim proudly authored the document presented to the SC Assembly, which ultimately led to the passing of House Bill 3747, which required autism benefits in small group and individual health plans.
Dr. Jim Raman Age
He was born on June 28, 1976 and died on Monday, March 11, 2019 aged 42.
Dr. Jim Raman Education
Dr. Jim received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina’s College of Dental Medicine. He completed an orthodontic residency in Fort Lauderdale and underwent significant additional training in Invisalign®, TMJ dysfunction, and sleep apnea treatment.
Dr. Jim Raman Wife
He was married to his wife, Misti Sturkie Raman. They met at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Jim and his wife, Misti appeared on season 25 of CBS’s “The Amazing Race” in the fall of 2014, finishing in second place.
Dr. Jim Raman Children
Dr. Jim and his wife Dr. Misti Raman have two children; daughter, Alexis “Lexi” Raman and son, James “Jimmy” Raman, Jr.
Dr. Jim Raman Death – Dr. Jim Raman Suicide
He died on Monday, March 11, 2019 in South Carolina. He was 42. He was found dead at his home.
Lexington County Coronor Margaret Fisher said in a statement, “Nothing suspicious or criminal is involved with the case you are referencing, and out of compassion and respect for family, my office will not comment on it.”
Following Raman’s death, Irmo Smiles issued a statement to its patients. The statement reads: “Irmo Smiles has suffered a tragic loss this week. It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing for Dr. Jim Raman. As our staff and the family prepare for Dr. Raman’s celebration of life, please join us in praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time.
“We will be working to reschedule Dr. Misti Raman’s patients and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Your patience is greatly appreciated as we give Dr. Misti Raman time to grieve the loss of her loving husband.”
Dr. Jim Raman Cause of Death – How Did Dr. Jim Raman Die?
Dr. Jim Raman’s cause of death has not been disclosed.
Dr. Jim Raman Family
He is survived by: father, Frederick and the late Jeanne Dussault Raman; brothers, Fredrick Raman and Jeffrey S. Raman (Joanne); sister, Eve Altman (Gary); father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Cathy Rakowsky; brother-in-law, John Rakowsky, Jr. (Brooke); sister-in-law, Cristen Sturkie, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dr. Jim Raman obituary
Dr. Jim Raman’s obituary can be found on Caughman-Harman Funeral Home‘s website.