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Dr. Catherine Woo, DDS, MS

Orthodontist

Professional statement

Born in the suburbs of New Jersey, moved to Taipei, Taiwan in fifth grade and then returned to New York City for higher education, Dr. Woo has always enjoyed cultural diversity, meeting new people and taking on new challenges. Dr. Woo studied Biology at Columbia University – Columbia College for her bachelor’s degree, and then continued at Columbia University for both her dental school and specialty training in orthodontics, earning her DDS and Masters of Science degree. Dr. Woo was selected as one of seven residents out of hundreds of applicants to the prestigious three year orthodontics program at Columbia University. She was trained in conventional straight wire, Invisalign, Damon, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), and multi-disciplinary techniques, among others. She has treated a great variety of difficult cases, including severe open bite, Class II, Class III, and surgical cases. Dr. Woo enjoys the unique patients she encounters every day and tries to find individualized and creative ways to achieve the best smiles in the most efficient way. She loves making new connections with new patients and their families and finds great satisfaction with her line of work as an orthodontist. Her patients are her utmost priority and she strives to make treatment as comfortable as possible in a friendly and fun environment. Dr. Woo is a American Board of Orthodontics certified orthodontist (please see below for explanation of Board Certification). Dr. Woo is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, North Eastern Society of Orthodontics, and the Bronx County Dental Society. In her spare time, she loves to discover new restaurants, enjoys a good outdoor workout, and cooking up a good meal for friends and family.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Specialties

  • Orthodontist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthodontics

Education and training

  • Dental School - Columbia University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Columbia University, Master's in Orthodontics

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1689081713

Office locations

Riverdale Family Orthodontics

5795 Tyndall Ave, 1st floor

Bronx, NY 10471

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The office is a very modern open space. They empower the kids and make them part of the visit right away! I liked Dr. Woo's honest approach. She's there for the good of the patient.
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Very quick, and no wait time.
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Always wonderful! Dr. Woo and staff are so positive.
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It is a nice place and I like to come here because people are nice and it's clean. The doctors are nice and they do a good job.
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Dr. Woo and her staff are excellent. Friendly, professional & accommodating, they always greet you with a smile and work with you to facilitate payment plans as well as appointment scheduling. I'm glad we chose Dr. Woo and would definitely recommend her to all.
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