Vanessa Ku

Orthodontist


Personal Biography

Dr. Ku has been practicing orthodontics since 2008. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, and hiking with her husband, Eric, and their beloved Maltipoo, Bobo. She also enjoys food and trying out new restaurants.

DDS

University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA

MS

Craniofacial Biology, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine; New York, NY

BS

Biology, University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA

Quotes

“I love getting to know my patients and their families on a personal basis. I love what I do and it is my passion to create beautiful smiles while making a special connection with my patients.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Ku’s favorite book is The Kite Runner, her favorite TV show is Game of Thrones, and her favorite movie is Life is Beautiful. For vacation, her favorite destination is Hawaii.

Professional Association

American Association of Orthodontics, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

Volunteer Experience

Community dental clinic at UCSF, Give Kids A Smile

Awards

Regents’ Scholarship Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Chapter Award

Achievements

Graduated magna cum laude