Dr. Jianming Duan(aka Dr. Jimmy)
Dr. Jianming Duan (aka 'Dr. Jimmy') graduated from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He brings in state of the art dentistry to the practice, including a new digital X-ray system, Lumineers, Invisalign/ClearCorrect (Invisible braces), rotary endodontic system, and dental implants. The latest technologies of dentistry and his outstanding training background allow him to provide the highest quality of comprehensive dental care.
Dr. Jimmy was born and grown up in China. At only 23, he graduated with honors from the School of Dental Medicine, Beijing Medical University with a DDS degree. Over the next seven years, he worked as a dentist and he worked his way through Beijing Medical University again, this time earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He then went on to The National Institutes of Health in Bethesda for a few years as a senior research scientist in head and neck cancer research.
While Dr. Jimmy's years of experience have led to excellence in diagnosis; his attending many lectures, workshops and continuing education courses each year also keeps Dr. Jimmy at the forefront in dentistry; especially in general and cosmetic dentistry. He truly practices at the “master” level of dentistry. Dr. Duan insists on the highest level of excellence for himself, his team (both clinical and administrative as well as his associate dentists. Continuing education and patient satisfaction are so important that he brings his team to an education program monthly on these subjects.
Dr. Jimmy is a devoted family man and enjoys spending his limited spare time with his wife and two beautiful daughters. He enjoys reading, travel, and sports.
Dr. Steven Liu
Dr. Steven Liu earned his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Liu pursued two post-doctoral certificates in Periodontics (healthy gums), Prosthetics (tooth replacement) and Fixed Prosthodontics, as well as Implant Surgical and Prosthetic training. Dr. Liu was an assistant professor/clinical educator of Restorative Dentistry in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences and the director of the Implant Dentistry Course at the University of Pennsylvania. Now, he is the Course Director of Aesthetic Restoration and Implant Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is the recipient of 2001, 2002 and 2004 Joseph L. T. Appleton Award for excellence in clinical instruction and an 'American Top Dentist' for 2005, 2006 and 2007. His papers have been published in Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, Quintessence International. He is now considered a frequently requested speaker on the local and international scene.
Dr. Liu's clinical research activities focus on periodontal prosthesis concepts and implant dentistry, including aesthetic and anatomy concerns for implant surgery and prosthesis. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology and the Academy of Osseointegration.
Dr. Susan (Shuyan) Rofe
Dr. Susan (Shuyan) Rofe grew up in China where she graduated from dental school. After moving to the USA she first obtained a Master's Degree in Computer Science, and she later went back to dental school at NYU where she graduated in the top percentile with her DDS degree. After dental school, Dr. Rofe went on for advanced general residency training at the University of Michigan Hospital where she worked with cancer patients as well as other complex medical patients. After residency training, she worked both in a public health clinic as well as private practice.
Dr. Rofe moved to the state of Maryland in 2017 to be closer to her parents. In addition, Dr. Rofe (Captain Rofe) is a commissioned dental officer for the Maryland National Guard. Dr. Rofe is well-loved by both her colleagues and her patients for her kindness, gentleness, and compassion towards people. Dr. Rofe is a passionate learner; she has attended over 250 hours of continuing education classes. Dr. Rofe recently finished the two-year implant Continuum Course at University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She is now placing implants at our clinic.
In her spare time, Dr. Rofe enjoys spending time with her family, serving in the Army, reading, photography, running and traveling.