Oral maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Daniel Yacoob, is passionate about all aspects of his profession with an emphasis in global health initiatives. He understands the importance of patient centered care and the need for collaboration to achieve optimal results. Dr. Yacoob grew up most of his life in Southern California. He completed his undergrad at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. During this time, he traveled to Managua, Nicaragua where he took classes and volunteered his time providing surgical and medical procedures in the local community. In 2008 he graduated and moved back to California where he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry. He went on to complete his Medical Degree and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Residency program at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and Medical Center.
During his medical programs, he worked and volunteered more of his time in Callao, Peru and Ocho Rios, Jamaica performing dental care, oral hygiene instructions, and oral surgery procedures for rural and local communities.
Outside of work, Dr. Yacoob enjoys cooking and outdoor activities including running.