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Residency: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

General Surgery Internship: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Surgery

Medical School: University of California, Davis School of Medicine

Dental School: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry

Advanced Education in General Dentistry: Lutheran Medical Center

About Aldrich Sy, D.D.S., M.D.

Aldrich Sy, DDS MD is a Board Certified Oral Facial Surgeon who attended the University of Arizona on a full scholarship and graduated college in three years with a 4.0 GPA in Physiology. He completed dental school at UCLA in 2009, earning numerous academic and leadership awards along the way. Upon graduation, he worked for one year for the Native American Tribal Health Center before accepting a resident position at UCSF Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. For the next six years, he trained in one of the premiere medical centers in the country where he received his medical degree (UC Davis), anesthesia, general surgery and maxillofacial surgery certification from UCSF.

Professional Achievements

Dr. Sy is of Chinese/Filipino descent, fluent in three languages including Tagalog and Taiwanese-Hokkien and is also conversational in Spanish. One of Dr. Sy’s main interests is teaching and he frequently gives continuing education lectures on a broad range of topics from medical emergencies to cosmetics. His other interests include global outreach, travel and is a huge fan of bay area sports. Immediately before the pandemic, Dr. Sy had completed a cleft lip and palate mission trip to Naga City, Philippines.

Doctor Activitiy

Dr. Sy with a postop patient and

the patient’s mother.

Doctor Activity

Dr. Sy and Dr. Bertz in the pre-op.

Doctor Activity

Before and after images of patients.

He is married to his wife, Kippy, who is a general dentist in public health and they both continue to be active in their local community.

Dr. Sy is skilled in all facets of oral and maxillofacial surgery and his scope includes dentoalveolar, implants, bone grafting, sinus lifts, office-based intravenous sedation, trauma, pathology, orthognathic surgery and non-surgical cosmetic alternatives such as Botox and dermal fillers.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sy, A, Lee JS. Acculturation levels and personalizing orthognathic surgery for the Asian American patient. IJOMS.2016 Oct; 45 (10): 1201-1208.

Sy AA, Marcus M. National estimates of the characteristics of HIV medical users that are likely to report and receive treatment for bleeding gums. Special Care Dentistry. 2011 Sep-Oct; 31(5):162-9.