Meet Dr. Hai Doan
Dr. Hai Doan, a Southern California native, boasts an impressive tenure of over a decade in the field of general dentistry. Before becoming an invaluable member of the Beachwood Dental team, he diligently cared for patients in the neighboring areas of Westminster, Garden Grove, and Anaheim. Notably, Dr. Hai Doan's career includes a distinguished 22-year service in the US Navy, where he served as a Lieutenant Commander, general dentist, and clinical director, finally retiring in 2022. This extensive background affords him a unique blend of experiences, shaping him into a well-rounded, empathetic, and compassionate clinician. What sets Dr. Hai Doan apart is his firsthand understanding of the anxiety, stress, and fear that dental visits can provoke, especially witnessed with his own family members. This profound insight fuels his unwavering commitment to offering the most reassuring and comforting interactions for his patients. With a delightful sense of humor, extensive dental expertise, and a wealth of experience, Dr. Hai Doan aspires to not only save and restore but also to illuminate brighter smiles for his cherished patients.
Education and Training
Dr. Hai Doan earned his Bachelor of Science degree from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. He initially dedicated many years to a successful career as a nuclear and aerospace engineer with the US Navy before discovering his true passion for dentistry. Dr. Hai Doan's journey led him back to school, where he pursued his passion and achieved a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry in 2013. Driven by a commitment to ongoing learning and professional growth, he actively pursues continuing education courses and diverse experiences to expand his knowledge and certifications.
When he is not passionately saving smiles, one tooth at a time, Dr. Hai Doan cherishes moments with his wife and three loving daughters. They enjoy traveling to new destinations, exploring national parks, and savoring the outdoors. Dr. Hai Doan also enjoys working on DIY projects from his wife's "honey-do" lists and working on cars (in that order).