Our Doctors

By choosing Orinda Orthodontics you are selecting to work with our collective of highly skilled doctors. You can choose to be treated directly by one doctor, or by multiple doctors within the practice. Take some time to meet our doctors.

Dr. Paul Kasrovi

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Dr. Paul Kasrovi completed his doctoral and postdoctoral education at UCSF, receiving both a specialty certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Kasrovi is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Before making a career change to dentistry, he had received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from USC and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and worked as a systems engineer for AT&T Bell Laboratories.

In addition to his commitment to the group practice, Dr. Kasrovi is a Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry, division of Orthodontics where he has been teaching since 1995. He is also an adjunct professor, in the Department of Orthodontics, at the UOP Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Dr. Kasrovi has served as a Clinical Supervisor at the orthodontic teaching clinic at La Clinica de La Raza in Oakland.

As an active member of the orthodontic and dental community, Dr. Kasrovi is affiliated with several professional associations. His affiliations include:

  • President of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Past President and member of the California Association of Orthodontists
  • Director and member of the Northern CA. Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists
  • University advocate for the American Board of Orthodontics
  • Past President and member of the Berkeley Dental Society
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • Member of the Peninsula Orthodontic Research Group
  • Member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a National Dental Honor Society

Dr. Kasrovi is a published author of articles in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, the Journal of the California Dental Association, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin. He has had his research presented at the meetings of the International Association of Dental Research and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. He has lectured on orthodontic care locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Kasrovi and his wife, Leila, have two children, Dara and Kiana. Dr. Kasrovi enjoys spending time with his family and is passionate about traveling, skiing, soccer, Bay Area sports teams, and playing bass guitar in a local East Bay band.

Dr. Michael Meyer

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Dr. Michael Meyer received his undergraduate degree from UC Orinda in 1966, his doctoral degree in 1970, and his orthodontic specialty degree in 1972 from UCSF. He is a Clinical Professor at UCSF, teaching growth and development and the treatment of young patients. He is the former co-founder and co-director of the orthodontic teaching clinic at La Clinica de La Raza in Oakland and the former Orthodontic Director of the Craniofacial Anomalies Panel at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Oakland. Dr. Meyer has also served as a foreign journal editor for the premier orthodontic journal, the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is the former Chairman of the Library Advisory Committee of the American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Meyer’s affiliations include:

  • Member of the California Association of Orthodontists
  • Former Director & member of the Northern CA. E.H. Angle Society of Orthodontists
  • Member of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • University advocate for the American Association of Orthodontics
  • Member of the Orinda Dental Society
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a National Dental Honor Society
  • Co-holder of a patent on the Counterforce wire

Dr. Meyer is a published author of articles in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, the Journal of the California Dental Association, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin. He has lectured on orthodontic care locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Meyer and his wife, Christina, have one son, Joshua, an international attorney who resides in France, and three grandchildren.

Dr. Min-jeong Kim

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Dr. Min-jeong Kim received her undergraduate and doctoral degree from Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea. She continued on to the University of California, San Francisco to obtain a specialty certificate in Orthodontics as well as a Master’s degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. Dr. Kim is a Clinical Supervisor at La Clinica de La Raza in Oakland, where she oversees the orthodontic residents from UCSF.

Dr. Kim’s affiliations include:

  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of the California Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the Berkeley Dental Society
  • Member of the Korean Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of Korean Dental Association

Dr. Kim has published articles in the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin and has presented at the International Association of Dental Research.

Dr. Kim and her husband, Eric, have two daughters, Jeannie and Abigail. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, skiing, and occasional golfing. She is very much involved in her daughters’ schools.

Dr. Nancy Ung

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Dr. Nancy Ung earned her undergraduate degree at Stanford University in 1982 with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences with Honors. Following that, she received her Dental Degree from Harvard University in 1987 and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

While at Harvard, Dr. Ung was simultaneously a Public Health Fellow and received her Master’s in Public Health with a specialty in Health Policy and Management / International Policy along with her Dental Degree. Subsequent to that, she returned to the West Coast and attended the University of Washington, where she completed both her Certificate and Master’s Degree in 1989 in the specialty of Orthodontics. During her training, she was a U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Officer, which allowed her to pursue her interest in research at the National Institute of Health.

Presently, Dr. Ung is a Clinical Professor at UCSF and has taught the UCSF orthodontic residents at La Clinica de la Raza in Oakland since 1990. She has served on the Editorial Board for both the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and the Angle Orthodontist.

Dr. Ung’s professional affiliations include:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Southern Alameda County Dental Society
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • California Association of Orthodontists
  • Former Component Liaison for New Members, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Harvard University

Dr. Ung is a published author of numerous articles in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. She has had her research presented at the meetings of the American Dental Association, the International Association of Dental Research, the International Health Technology Assessment in Health Care Conference, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. She has received numerous awards, including international recognition for her research performed at Harvard, as well as her work at the University of Washington.

Dr. Ung is a Bay Area native who spends her free time with her joyful daughter, Natalie, who is a happy work in progress. The rest of her time is spent with her hobbies and activities, which keep her out of trouble.

Dr. Nga Hoang

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Dr. Nga Hoang is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Highest Honors at UC Davis. She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCSF, where she stayed to continue three more years of specialization training, earning her both a specialty certificate in Orthodontics and a Master’s of Science degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. Outside of private practice, Dr. Hoang is a Volunteer Professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics, where she has been teaching the orthodontic residents since 2013. She also serves as an Attending Clinical Faculty at the orthodontic teaching clinic at La Clinica de La Raza in Oakland, where she teaches orthodontic treatment using removable appliances.

Dr. Hoang enjoys being involved her profession. Her professional affiliations include:

  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Member of the California Association of Orthodontists
  • Member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • Past Director-at-Large of the Berkeley Dental Society
  • Current Secretary of the Berkeley Dental Society

Dr. Hoang is the Editor-in- Chief of UCSF’s OrthoNews. She has published her research in Progress in Orthodontics. She has also presented her research at the meetings of the American Association for Dental Research, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, and the American Association of Orthodontists. She was awarded the Joseph E. Johnson Clinical Award from the American Association of Orthodontists in May 2013.

Dr. Hoang is the youngest of five children and is a busy aunt of four nieces, seven nephews, and one great-nephew. She and her husband, Ravi, are avid hikers and lovers of the outdoors. She also loves salsa dancing!

Dr. Stephanie Ting

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Dr. Stephanie Ting is a proud double Trojan who graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She finished at the top of her class in dental school and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. After graduation, Dr Ting moved cross-country to specialize in orthodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where she served as chief resident and graduated with a Masters of Medical Science and Certificate in Orthodontics. While in residency, Dr Ting was recognized for her accomplishments in the field of orthodontics with the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Research Award, as a finalist in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics Student of the Year Award and honorable mention in the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics resident case display.

Dr. Ting’s affiliations include:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon

After three years in Boston, Dr Ting is thrilled to be back in sunny California! Although she grew up a Los Angeleno, she now considers the Bay Area her home. On weekends, you can find her exploring San Francisco, checking out the food scene in the city and taking photos as a freelance photographer.