Dr. Elaine Lam,
While Dr. Lam has spent her 10 years of post secondary education and training in New York, Montreal, and Philadelphia, she is a true Vancouver native and calls this great city home. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University (2001) and her Doctor of Dental Medicine from McGill University (2005), she returned to Vancouver to practice general dentistry. Following her passion, she decided to continue her professional training with a Postdoctoral Degree in Endodontics from Temple University (2008). She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is a licensed Certified Endodontic Specialist (2008). She is also a Board-Eligible Endodontist of the American Board of Endodontics.
Specializing in both non-surgical and surgical endodontic treatment, Dr. Lam continually pursues continuing education as well as teaches as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry. Along with being selected for a teaching award by UBC students, Dr. Lam also participates in humanitarian work. Her most recent travel was to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania where she worked in the hospital and lectured to both local dentists and students at Muhimbili University. She is very involved in the community and in particular, the British Columbia Society of Endodontics where she was President (2013 – 2015).
Besides her dental pursuits, Dr. Lam is very heavily involved in her alma mater as she is the B.C. Chair of the Cornell University Alumni Ambassador program. This program allows her the opportunity to share her wisdom and enthusiasm with applicants in the admissions process at Cornell University. She recently has initiated a B.C. Cornell Club and is currently taken on a leading role on the Board of Directors. Despite her hectic life, Dr. Lam persists to challenge herself in her career as well as her personal life. Already fluent in English and Cantonese, she has spent the past few years learning Mandarin as well as developing her passion for abstract painting.
Dr. Lam’s gentle and caring nature is appreciated by all her patients. Her ability to handle and comfort even the most apprehensive patient along with her dedication and passion for her work is what allows her to excel in her profession.
Dr. Parisa Farmand,
Dr. Farmand’ s post-secondary education started at Simon Fraser University where she studied Biology and Kinesiology while being a member of Golden Key International Honours Society for her high academic achievement. She obtained her doctorate in dental surgery from New York College of Dentistry and completed one year of general practice residency at Interfaith Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. She then returned to her family in Vancouver and following her passion for the field and art of endodontics, she joined UBC endodontic specialty program. She is a certified endodontic specialist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
Dr. Farmand is committed to serve her community and highly values outreach programs both locally and internationally. She has traveled to Nepal and Vietnam and hopes to continue such participations in future. She is fluent in English and Farsi and enjoys learning about other cultures and ethnicities. She spends her free time with her family and on activities such as playing piano, drawing, studying philosophy, swimming, hiking and travelling.
Michelle is born and raised in Vancouver. Growing up she worked in community centres and as a nanny. When it came time to pick a career she wanted the opportunity to work with people and in a team setting. After completing the dental reception program at BCIT she started working at Precision Endodontics & Microsurgery. Working as a receptionist allows her to work with people on a daily basis and help her get to know the patients so she can cater to their individual needs.
Michelle truly enjoys being a part of the great team that is at Precision Endodontics and find her job very rewarding. In her spare time she enjoys reading, baking and spending time with her family and friends.
Chelsey was born and raised on Vancouver Island. After graduating the Certified Dental Assistant Program at Camosun College in Victoria BC, she made the move over to Vancouver. After nearly a decade working in the hospitality industry, she brought her customer service skills to Dr.Lam’s office as a receptionist. She is thrilled to be back working in the dental field, and is very happy to be part of the amazing team at Precision Endodontics. In her spare time Chelsey enjoys exploring local hiking trails, and is an avid runner.
Certified Dental Assistant
Yuki attended CDI College in Vancouver and graduated with a Dental Assistant diploma. She has been working side by side with Dr. Lam for years. She thoroughly enjoys working at Precision Endodontics to help patients improve their oral care and finds everyday at the practice very rewarding. Yuki enjoys photography and travelling. She also loves to learn languages and is currently fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Jerilee was born and raised in the Philippines. In 2012 she moved to Canada with her family, and currently resides in Vancouver. Jerilee went to school at CDI College, where she received a certificate in both Dental Reception and Dental Radiography. Shortly after graduating, she joined our team as a dental assistant. She has an amazing ability to help patients feel comfortable and at ease while they are in our office. Jerilee loves traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.