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.

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.

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.

Samantha Lee-Chiu

Location:

Bellevue

Languages:

English, Mandarin

Dental Degree:

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Education:

University of Washington, School of Dentistry

Why I Work at ICHS:

I work at ICHS because I believe in their mission to serve the community and advocate for a diverse patient population.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity and have access to excellent healthcare.

interesting note about myself:

Outside of work, I enjoy hiking, camping and playing with my family.

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.

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.

Solomuna Habtu

Location:

Shoreline

Languages:

English, Tigrinia

Year Joined ICHS:

2016

Dental Degree:

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Education:

University of Missouri- Kansas City

Why I Work at ICHS:

I work at ICHS to have the opportunity to work with patients and staff who come from all over the world. This organization also feels like a family and I enjoy that aspect too.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I aim to provide the care, support, and education to my patients to the best of my abilities. I want them to see me as a partner in achieving and maintaining good oral health and overall well-being.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I love to watch sports (Go St. Louis Cardinals!), adventure, and travel.