Meet the Doctors

Dr. Yoon Choi, MAAIP, MICOI

Dr. Choi has continued education and hands on experience needed to provide high-quality care in a professional and patient-friendly environment. In pursuit of excellence, Dr. Choi has completed an additional two years of GPR residencies after graduating from the dental school where she served in multiple leadership roles. She continuously reads and studies with several world renowned dental organizations such as Spear Education, The Dawson Academy, Dental XP, Invisalign, etc. To give back to the community, Dr. Choi follows annual dental mission trips to third world countries, and performs hundreds of surgical & non-surgical extractions. Our staff is highly trained in a wide range of dental procedures and financial policies, respectively. We are dedicated to exceeding your expectations for oral health.

Dr. Nam

Dr. Joseph Nam, DMD

After receiving Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Nam completed extensive training through multiple hospitals. He graduated first in his class with his research and received his Pediatric Dentistry specialty training from St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY. He is trained in oral sedation, IV sedation, general anesthesia, interceptive orthodontics, and treating patients with special needs. Dr. Joseph was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his B.S. in specialized chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he developed his interest in basic science research. Dr. Joseph has always sought extracurricular activities to help others which defined his focus of research. As a researcher, he studied the heart development and neuronal innervation at National Institutes of Health (NIH), where he published multiple scientific articles and received the IRTA award. He changed his career path and earned a dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, where he learned dentistry in depth. This education has become the source of knowledge and strength on this journey through pediatric patient care. After earning his dental degree, he completed a General Practice Residency at Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, followed by specialty training for Pediatric Dentistry.

Education and training

  • Dental School - University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Residency in General Practice

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Awards and publications

  • Coronary veins determine the pattern of sympathetic innervation in the developing heart. Nam J, Onitsuka I, Hatch J, Uchida Y, Ray S, Huang S, Li W, Zang H, Ruiz- Lozano P, Mukoyama YS
  • Joseph Nam has completed research fellowship (Post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) from National Institutes of Health.
  • Rbfox3-regulated alternative splicing of Numb promotes neuronal differentiation during development. Kim KK, Nam J, Mukoyama YS, Kawamoto
  • Whole-mount confocal microscopy for vascular branching morphogenesis. Mukouyama YS, James J, Nam J, Uchida Y.