Meet The Doctor
Dr. Victor Pak
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Pak was born in Seoul, South Korea, immigrated to the United States in 1970 and grew up in Longmont Colorado. He graduated in 1986 with a BA in Economics at the University of Colorado on the beautiful Boulder campus. Next he attended Dental school at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver and graduated with a DDS in 1993. During dental school he joined the Navy and after graduation he was assigned to Naval Officer Indoctrination School in Newport, RI, in 1993.
After learning how to salute and march Lieutenant Pak went into residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in San Diego and graduated in 1994. First assignment after residency, Dr. Pak had the privileged to be the first Dental Officer and Department Head to the brand new amphibious ship USS Boxer LHD 4. After commissioning the ship in Pascagoula Mississippi, he along with the crew of 1400 sailed through the Panama Canal to homeport in San Diego. Lt. Pak entered residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego in 1997. His scope of training included, dentoalveolar surgery, implants, orthognathic surgery, pathology, trauma, reconstruction, and cosmetics.
In 2001 Lieutenant Commander Pak graduated and was called to serve as the ship’s oral and maxillofacial surgeon and Assistant Dental Department Head on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln CVN 72 based out of Everett Washington. During deployment Dr. Pak served as the oral & maxillofacial surgeon for the Abraham Lincoln battle group which included seven ships. This included support in Operation Enduring Freedom (air operations in Afghanistan), Operation Southern Watch (enforcing the no fly zone in Iraq), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraqi war). Dr. Pak’s last tour was at Naval Dental Center Southwest, in San Diego as Department Head and Command Consultant of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Commander Pak separated from the Navy with an honorable discharge from the Navy after serving 12 wonderful years.
Since July of 2005, Dr. Pak has been in private practice in Turlock. He is married to Meiluen and together they have a daughter, Monique, and son, Tai Yong. Dr. Pak looks forward to continuing providing service to the wonderful community of Turlock and the surrounding areas in the field of oral & maxillofacial surgery.