Dr. Andy Vu was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He earned his bachelor's degree in microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics from the University of California, Los Angeles and then went on to earn his dental doctorate at the New York University College of Dentistry.
After dental school, he served in the U.S. Army and was selected for many roles, including Deputy Director of Operation Live Well in the Office of the Army Surgeon General at the Pentagon, Dental Service Chief of the Primary Care Dentistry Department at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Dental Team Leader of the 62nd Medical Brigade during Pacific Partnership 15 and Officer-in-Charge of a dental readiness clinic at Fort Jackson. His experiences inspired him to pursue training in oral and maxillofacial surgery where he matched at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He envisions practicing full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery with particular interest in complex dentoalveolar reconstruction utilizing digital implant workflows, hard and soft tissue regeneration, and orthognathic surgery.