Meet Dr. Soo-Woo Kim


Dr. Soo-Woo Kim graduated with Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from University of California, Riverside in 1999. He then pursued his Master of Science degree in bioengineering at University of California, Los Angeles. With an influence of his academic mentors, he received his dentistry and periodontology training at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

He is currently in last year of training for a doctoral degree in the same institution. His primary focus of treatments is on both classical and contemporary periodontal therapies, ranging from non-surgical therapy to surgical therapy including osseous surgery, crown lengthening, bone grafting, implant, and soft tissue surgery.

With his backgrounds in biochemistry and engineering, he is actively engaged in research on the development of ideal hard and soft tissue grafting materials. He has multiple publications including peer reviewed journals and book chapters. He is also interested in dental outreach programs to the underserved population. He’s been on multiple dental mission teams to Mexico, Nicaragua, Columbia, and Dominican Republic for past three years. Dr. Soo-Woo Kim is a member of American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and American Academy of Periodontology.

He currently lives in Quincy, MA with his wife Christine and a daughter Chloe. He is actively engaged in church activities. He enjoys driving, traveling, cooking, exploring restaurants in neighborhood, and fixing computers.