Dorothy Pang, DDS, MS – Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Pang loves practicing and teaching pediatric dentistry. A native of Hong Kong, Dr. Pang finished high school and college in England, where she met her husband, Dr. Peter Lee, with whom she shares the practice. They moved from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to San Francisco in 1992 when Dr. Pang joined the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco and became the Graduate Program Director of Pediatric Dentistry. In 1997, Dr. Pang left her full-time academic position to start her private practice in San Francisco, but she has maintained a part-time teaching position at UCSF since then.
Dr. Pang received her initial dental degrees from King’s College, London and the Royal College of Surgeons of England, then her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, and her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and Master of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Health Science Clinical Professor at UCSF, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD), and a Diplomate as well as a Consultant and Examiner of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Pang became a board-certified pediatric dentist and was chosen in 2017 to serve as one of the six Directors for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Pang is a member of the following associations:
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
- Clinical professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry of the
- Department of Orofacial Sciences at the University of California UCSF School of Dentistry
- American Dental Association®
- California Dental Association
- San Francisco Dental Society
Dr. Pang, Dr. Lee and their two sons live in San Francisco. They enjoy traveling, going to the movies, reading, cooking, and watching the Food Network as a family. Periodically, they visit their family and friends in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and England. Dr. Pang also enjoys hanging out with friends over the weekend. Her claim to fame in cooking that draws recurrent visitors is her rib eye roast stuffed with garlic, but she cooks it only if she doesn’t see patients on Monday!