About Dr. Kao

Dr ShafferYu-Hsing Kao

Dr. Kao is a board qualified pediatric dentist who completed her pediatric residency training at the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry where she was awarded the UCSF Excellence in Dental Care of the Pediatric Disabled Patient Award. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University Of Alabama School Of Dentistry and her Bachelor of Science at the Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, AL. Along with her pediatric practice, Dr. Kao has participated in numerous volunteer and outreach programs including KIDS International Guatemala and Cambodia, UCSF Give Kids a Smile Day and Christian Medical and Dental Association Dental Outreach - Rosarito, Mexico to name a few.

Before her pediatric dentistry training, Dr. Kao practiced as a general dentist providing quality care to our nations Veterans at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration in Los Angeles, California.

In her spare time, Dr. Kao enjoys photography, hiking, cooking, traveling and dark chocolate.