Dr. Zuo, Dentist
Dr. Zuo was born in Jilin, China where there is a lot of snow and cold air in the winter time. Since he was a kid he wanted to become a medical professional to provide the best patient care. Dr. Zuo attended medical school at Jilin University in China. After he obtained his medical degree, he decided to get further training in cancer research. He was accepted to Peking Union Medical College, one of the top medical schools in China. He did 3 years research in Leukemia and published several papers for his work. He obtained his master degree in Immunology. Right after graduate school, he wanted to get more training in medical research in Canada. He came to the University of Western Ontario to pursue his doctor degree in medical research. He did 6 years research in the department of Pathology under the supervision of Dr. Chakrabory. By working together, they published several high quality papers in the peer review journals when he was studying in the department of Pathology. He was exposed to a lot of oral pathology and got to know two oral pathologists who are some of the best in the country. He became interested in dentistry and decided to pursue a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree after he got his PhD degree. He was luckily admitted to University of Western Ontario dental school to fulfill his dream to get his third doctor degree. He was still doing some research during the school years and in the summertime.
Dr. Zuo met his wife when they were both studying at the University of Western Ontario. They have a lovely daughter and a wonderful son. During their spare time they enjoy travelling, gardening, reading and hiking. Dr. Zuo is happy to get a chance to work in Tillsonburg and get to know so many wonderful people here.
Dr. Alyssa, Dentist
Dr. Alyssa Podrebarac was born and raised in Stoney Creek, Ontario. She earned an Honours Bachelor of Medical Science degree from Western University, before moving to Vancouver where she completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia. Since graduating, she has moved back home to Ontario to pursue her dental career. She is an active member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario & Canadian Dental Associations. She is excited to have the opportunity to work in Tillsonburg amongst the friendly and appreciative patients.
Dr. Alyssa has a passion for lifelong learning in order to provide her patients with the highest standard of comprehensive dental care. She hopes that her patients always feel comfortable and relaxed while under her care. She vows to treat all of her patients with the utmost respect, honesty and kindness.
Dr. Alyssa practices a healthy and active lifestyle. She enjoys dancing, hiking, attending concerts, and is a big Toronto Raptors fan.