Meet Our Oakland CA Dentist, Dr. Shing Ka Wu
Shing Wu grew up in Hong Kong and moved to San Francisco at the age of 17. His passion of working with people in healthcare setting started as a young age. He grew up assisting his father’s small family medical clinic in Hong Kong. His diverse interests and talents brought him to UC Berkeley where he received his bachelor’s degree in Economics, and later University of Arizona where he received his master’s degree in Information Systems.
After working as a research assistant and graphic designer at Artificial Intelligence Lab, he had the opportunity to observe a dental office while working through his master’s degree. He decided that was his true calling and he returned to his root of taking care of people. He took couple years to volunteer at Arizona Oncology Center and dental assisting, he discovered his passion in the dental profession. For the next four years, he attended the dental school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) in 2010. With his skill and compassion, he has been able to provide exceptional dental care to his patients. Dr. Wu stays up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for his patients.
As a doctor, he recognizes that his patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in him and his team. That is just one reason why he values each and every patient relationship. He is also a certified Invisalign provider. He speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin, and understands Teochew dialect. He just recently moved to Oakland and is very excited about this dynamic community. His hobbies include arts and designs, hiking and bodybuilding, home improvement, reading, traveling, and cooking.