Dr. Lisa Nam is a well-trained and experienced board-certified pediatric dentist who is delighted to bring specialized care and a friendly chairside manner to children and teenage patients. Utilizing her board-certified expertise, she offers high-level proficiency and excellence in all phases of pediatric care, including restorative dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, and preventive services. Dr. Nam’s advanced training and understanding of pediatric oral health, development, and complex needs make her uniquely qualified to treat the smiles of young patients who visit PDADental.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Dr. Nam attended the University of British Columbia, Vancouver where she earned both her Bachelor of Science and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. After finishing her formal studies, she completed post-graduate training in a rigorous general practice residency. Dr. Nam then relocated to New York to partake in a pediatric dentistry residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, allowing her the training and expertise to pursue her passion for children’s dental health. During this highly specialized program, she received advanced and comprehensive training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry, including medically complex patient management and treatment provided under sedation and general anesthesia.
Throughout her career, she has simultaneously dedicated her specialty talents, time, and expertise to meet the needs of those less fortunate in the community and beyond. Her compassion and care have not gone unnoticed as she has been honored with the Max Nacht Memorial Prize, as well as the Compassionate Doctor Award for her outstanding service in the field of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Nam was also given the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award in recognition of her dedication to community involvement. Committed to enriching the lives of all children, she volunteers her time as a Sunday School teacher, travels abroad to provide dental care to refugees and indigenous people, and partners with the Special Olympics to assist children with special needs.