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Meet Dr. Goo

Born and raised in La Crescenta, California, Dr. Goo is committed to providing outstanding care to his patients through compassion, knowledge, and respect.

About Dr. Goo

Dr. Brian Goo is an accomplished oral surgeon who has received numerous scholarly awards for his performance throughout post-secondary education. He enjoys every opportunity to positively impact the lives of his patients through oral surgery care and loves being a member of the Orange County community. Though extensively trained in all facets of oral surgery, Dr. Goo’s clinical interests lie within dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, outpatient IV sedation, and oral pathology. You can find Dr. Goo at our True Oral, Facial & Dental Implant Surgery office in Irvine, California.

Education and Residency

Dr. Goo received his Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He moved back to Southern California and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California. Here, he was placed on the Dean’s List, inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, and awarded the Pierre Fauchard Senior Student Award. While attending dental school, he was also involved in community outreach programs, including the USC Mobile Dental Clinic.

To pursue his passion in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Goo traveled north to Oakland, California, where he began his 4-year residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Highland General Hospital. During his training, Dr. Goo and his colleagues treated a variety of oral and maxillofacial conditions at both Highland Hospital andUCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, ranging from facial trauma to head and neck infections. He gained further surgical training at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident for one of the highest volume orthognathic surgery centers in California.

Certifications

Dr. Goo is an American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) candidate. He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and Orange County Dental Society. He maintains certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and ATLS.

Hobbies & Interests

Dr. Goo and his wife live in Irvine with their dog and two cats. Together, they enjoy hiking, snowboarding, spending time with their families, and watching anything that they have not already watched on Netflix.