Susan Willis

Susan Willis, Dentist, Shoreline ClinicWork Location:

Shoreline

Languages:

English

Degree:

DDS

Education:

University of Washington, School of Dentistry

Why I Work at ICHS:

I am excited to join the ICHS Shoreline dental team. I enjoy working with a diverse population.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe in treating all people with respect and compassion regardless of their circumstance or cultural background.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I enjoy being outdoors whether it is biking, skiing, hiking or taking a walk in the sunshine!

Tanvi Kacheria

Location:

Seattle World School, Mobile Dental Clinic

Languages:

English, Hindi, Gujarati

degree:

BDS, MSD

Education:

University of Washington, Mumbai

Why I Work at ICHS:

I love working with a diverse population and serving the community.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Treating the whole patient and integrating all aspects of medicine so patient can achieve optimal oral health.

Interesting Note About Myself:

Enjoy traveling with my family, cooking and painting.

Xueying Zhao

Work Location:

Shoreline

Languages:

English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Degree:

DDS

Education:

University of California San Francisco

Why I Work at ICHS:

Advanced education in general dentistry

Patient Care Philosophy:

Provide holistic oral health care to patients in the community.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I enjoy running, hiking and swimming.

Penelope Phuong Minh Ruoff

Work Location:

Shoreline

Languages:

English

Degree:

DDM

Education:

A. T. Still Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Why I Work at ICHS:

Advanced Education General Dentistry Residency Program

Patient Care Philosophy:

Do right by the patient. Take care of them. Show personal interest in all outcomes.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I dance on an intermediate coed and ladies salsa team.

Hanna Ngo

Hanna Ngo, ICHS Dental Hygienist. Seattle-International DistrictLocation:

International District

Language:

English, Vietnamese

Year Joined ICHS:

2018

EDUcaTiON:

Associate of Science, RDH

Certification:

Certified Dental Assistant

Why I Work at ICHS:

Working at ICHS gives me an opportunity to work with underserved patients that come from a diverse background.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe in not just treating my patients by cleaning their teeth but also by educating them with life style changes for healthier overall wellbeing.

Interesting Note About Myself:

Beside spending time with my family and two beautiful rescued cats, Joey and Kanobi, I enjoy activities that are good for the mind and the body.

Jason Gov

Jason Gov, ICHS Dentist. Holly ParkLocation:

Holly Park

Languages:

English, Mandarin

Degree:

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Education:

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, University of Washington

Certification:

Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency

Why I Work at ICHS:

ICHS provides a very rewarding and enjoyable work environment. I love working with our patients. They are very kind and appreciative of our care.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Treat patients the same way you would treat your family member. Communication is important, and a patient’s opinion is essential to providing the best care possible.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I vacation any time of the year except summertime. That’s because Seattle has such amazing outdoor opportunities. I go kayaking, fishing, and take the dog out whenever I get the chance.

Natasha Weled

Location:

Mobile Dental Clinic, Holly Park

Languages:

English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Degree:

DMD

Education:

UBC

Certification:

Dental Provider

Why I Work at ICHS:

I love working with people and learning about them. It is cool that there is so much similarity between all of our different cultures. Shared understanding of each other makes us stronger at ICHS.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Empowering people with knowledge and skills in oral care is the cornerstone to lifelong good oral health.

Interesting Note About Myself:

My husband and I just bought an 110 year old Seattle project house that we hope eventually will be our home. So I am now ‘interested’ and engrossed in home re-modelling.

John Kim

John Kim, ICHS Dentist at Seattle Holly Park ClinicWork Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English, Korean (limited)

Degree:

B.A. Economics, DDS

Education:

Pomona College, UCLA, Loma Linda Dental School

Certification:

DDS

Why I Work at ICHS:

I enjoy working in mission-focused healthcare, helping the Asian American as well as neighboring community, and establishing relationships with my patients and the staff at ICHS.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I try to treat each patient as a family member providing the best oral healthcare possible. I will do my best to explain all treatment so you understand exactly what is needed and what your options are, with the help of ICHS staff.  I want you to leave happy and satisfied with your oral healthcare, knowing that we care about you.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I played college soccer.  I love sweets, especially chocolate. I like to watch documentaries, YouTube, and European soccer.

Jason Chan

Jason Chan, DDS, ICHS Dentist .International DistrictLocation:

International District

Languages:

English, Cantonese

Degree:

DDS

Education:

University of Washington School of Dentistry

Certification:

Certified Invisalign Provider

Why I Work at ICHS:

I love working with a diverse population. You never know who will walk in and what story they will bring.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I try my best to always put myself in the patient’s position to understand what their needs are. Then I take the most conservative approach first to get them what they need.

Interesting Note About Myself:

My wife and I have two awesome cats, Omar and Watson.