Meet Your Houston Oral Surgeon
Dr. Steve L. Koo
Dr. Steve L. Koo has extensive experience in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. His diverse background and commitment to continuing education adds to the high level of care he provides his patients at Piney Point Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Koo's experience is bolstered by a diverse background. He earned his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and then went on to complete his master’s in the same study from Texas A&M University. It was after earning his M.S. in chemical engineering that Dr. Koo entered into the dental field. He has his doctorate of dental science from The University of Texas at Houston, from which he graduated in 1999.
Upon receiving his doctor of dental surgery (DDS), Dr. Koo completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Health Center at Houston. He has been practicing in Houston ever since. Dr. Koo is certified in a number of areas, including as a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, as an advanced cardiac life support instructor, and in advanced trauma life support.
Dr. Koo holds membership in a number of important local and national organizations for oral and maxillofacial surgeons. These include the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Through his significant experience as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Piney Point, Dr. Koo has developed a number of special interests. These include dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, orthognathic surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology, bone grafting surgery, and cleft palate surgery.
The very best oral and maxillofacial surgeons are committed to expanding their knowledge and skills throughout their careers. With his diverse background and passion for continuing education, Dr. Koo exemplifies true excellence in oral surgery.
Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Memorial Hermann at Memorial City
In order to stay abreast of all of the latest technology in the industry – and to provide his patients with exceptional care – Dr. Steve Koo is an active member of a variety of prestigious organizations, including the:
- Texas Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
In addition to these affiliations, Dr. Koo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and an instructor in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Advanced Trauma Life Support. His special interests include dental implants, orthognathic surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology, cleft palate surgery, bone grafting, dentoalveolar surgery, and cosmetic surgery.