Dr. James Hu grew up in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago, and received his dental degree from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove During dental school, he was accepted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, national dental honor society, an award given to the top 10% of his class. He was also awarded the Senior Dental Student Certificate of Merit – for outstanding service to the field of dentistry – by the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international honor dental organization
He then completed general practice residency in Evanston Hospital where he received advanced training in all aspects of dentistry. During his time there, he was the recipient of multiple service value awards for exceptional service and professional work ethic, nominated by his peers and patients.
During his early days, Dr. Hu learned the importance of the golden rule – do on to others as you want done to you and that is a mantra he lives by to this day. He treats all of his patients as family and ensures the patient’s comfort and ease throughout any procedure. During his free time, he loves spending time with his wife and son traveling, and eating his way around the world.