40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

KATHERINE VO

  • San Francisco
  • Katherine Vo DDS

Age:

39

Name of Practice:

Katherine Vo DDS

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DDS, University of California, San Francisco


WHY SHE WAS NOMINATED:

In addition to managing a private practice, Dr. Vo has provided patient care in a community-health setting at Oakland Asian Health Services since 2004. She’s also a clinical professor and mentor at UCSF, supervising students who provide care to the homeless. In 2013, she was named the San Francisco Dental Society Committee Person of the Year.

PHILOSOPHY:

“My practice is centered on the individuals I interact with every day: patients and staff, colleagues and laboratory technicians, supply-company reps, delivery services, building engineers and maintenance — I genuinely like people.”