Team Member

Vanessa Ku


Education & Credentials

University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA


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


Biology, University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA


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.


Dr. Kus 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.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Community dental clinic at UCSF, Give Kids A Smile


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.

Professional Associations

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


Regents Scholarship Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Chapter Award


Graduated magna cum laude