Born and raised on Kaua'i, Dr. Goo returned home in August 2014 to serve her island community. She is the first dentist in her family, coming from a long history of farmers who cultivated rice in Kalihiwai Valley on the northshore of Kaua'i.
Dr. Goo completed her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in June 2013, graduating in the top-ten of her dental school class. She completed a dual degree program and also obtained her Master's in Public Health in 2012, where she was ranked number one. In 2013, she was inducted into the prestigious Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Goo continued her education by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency with Lutheran Medical Center in June 2014, with an emphasis in working with medically complex patients, patients with special needs, laser dentistry, and advanced surgical techniques, such as implant placement, bone grafting. and periodontal surgeries.
Dr. Goo was drawn to dentistry for the positive impact she could have on patients by educating them about their oral health, soothing their dental fears, and bringing joy and confidence to their lives by improving their dental conditions. She is passionate about her work, which you will always see by a smile on her face! In her free time, Dr. Goo enjoys spending time with her family, surfing, mountain biking, trying new food, and enjoying the beauty and adventure offered by her island home.