Dr. Ban is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, providing the full scope of pediatric dentistry, which includes patients with special needs, as well as growth and developmental needs.
He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, British Columbia Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental Specialist Society of British Columbia, and the British Columbia Dental Association.
Dr. Ban studied Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Suma Kum Laude) in 1997. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2003 at the New York University College of Dentistry. He then completed a General Practice Residency in Bronx, NY, where he gained invaluable experience in oral rehabilitation and oral surgery.
Dr. Ban finished his residency in pediatric dentistry at the Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, in 2006. During his specialty training, he served as Chief Resident where he received extensive training in pediatric dentistry, orthodontics and growth and development. He remained at Lutheran Medical Center as attending dentist and taught pediatric dental residents. He decided to move back to his hometown in 2008, and joined the staff at BC Children's Hospital, Department of Dentistry.
Dr. Ban taught at BC Children's Hospital and was also an Associate Clinical Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of British Columbia, teaching both in undergraduate and graduate level until January 2014.
Dr. Jennifer Park is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. She is committed to providing comprehensive dental care for infants, children, adolescents and those with special needs. She is passionate about preventing disease and restoring/maintaining great oral health.
Dr. Park received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2008 from the University of Saskatchewan, where she also obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2004). Dr. Park also completed a Pediatric General Practice Residency (GPR) at the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University in Halifax. She went on to practice as a general dentist for 3 years during which her passion to use her skills for missions led her to Haiti and Nicaragua.
Throughout the years, Dr. Park was particularly drawn to pediatrics, which led her to pursue specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of British Columbia where she also obtained a Masters in Craniofacial Science.
Dr. Park is extensively trained in providing comprehensive dental care for healthy, medically compromised and special needs children using a wide variety of modalities, including behavior management and oral sedation.
Dr. Park is a Pediatric Dentistry fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a member of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, British Columbia Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the British Columbia Dental Association. Dr. Park is committed to teaching and training future dentists and specialists and is a Professor at the University of British Columbia and attending staff at the BC Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Soussou is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, committed to providing specialized comprehensive preventive and restorative oral health care for healthy, medically compromised and special needs children and adolescents using a variety of modalities, including behavior management and oral sedation.
Dr. Soussou obtained her Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2001 from the Jordan University of Science and Technology, she also received her American Dental Board accreditation in 2004. Since graduation, she worked with children for eleven years in a Dental Center in Amman, Jordan. Dr. Soussou moved with her family to Vancouver in 2012. She further pursued her interest in Pediatric Dentistry by being a resident at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital. She obtained her Master of Science and Diploma of Pediatric Dentistry degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The scope of her research was focused on advocating the importance of oral health care to children’s caregivers. She believes that building positive attitudes and habits about dental health starting from childhood will lead to better oral health, overall health, and in turn, confident smiles.
Dr. Soussou is also a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, British Columbia Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the British Columbia Dental Association.
Dr. Soussou is committed to teaching and training future dentists, she teaches pediatric dental residents at BC Children’s Hospitals. She is a clinical associate professor at UBC Faculty of Dentistry and attending staff at BC Children’s Hospital.
In her spare time, you will find Dr. Randa at the swimming pool, either swimming or cheering her two daughters, who are competitive swimmers. You can also find her hiking the local trails with her husband and two girls. She also enjoys baking, traveling and exploring new countries, cultures, and food!