Meet the Doctors

Dr. Tyler Sobotkiewicz, B.Sc., D.M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Tyler graduated with his dental degree in 2015 from the University of Manitoba. After two years of practicing as a general dentist, Dr. Tyler decided to pursue training as an endodontist. He received his degree in endodontics at the University of British Columbia. He has also dedicated his time to be a clinical endodontics instructor at the University of Manitoba college of dentistry.

Dr. Esther Chen , B.Sc., M.Sc., D.M.D., MSD., F.R.C.D.(C.)

Dr. Esther Chen obtained her dental degree from the University of British Columbia in 2014. She moved to New York City thereafter and did general practice residencies at NYU Lutheran Medical Center, and Columbia University Medical Center. She then received her training in endodontics from University of Washington. Before returning to Vancouver, Dr. Chen worked in San Francisco Bay area and in New York. In addition to private practice, she enjoys teaching at UBC dental school.

Dr. Chen also speaks fluently in Mandarin. 

Dr. Wei Qian, D.M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D, F.R.C.D.(C.)

Dr. Qian received his dental degree and PhD from West China University in 2000.  He practiced general dentistry for 3 years at the Beijing Municipal Dental Hospital before coming to Canada.  Dr. Qian received his training in endodontics at UBC in Vancouver.  Some of his accomplishments include

  • Endodontic research at UBC with over 10 published articles in the Journal of Endodontics
  • Co-author of the chapter “Irrigants and Intracanal Medicaments” in Ingle’s Endodontics
  • Development of a new root canal disinfecting irrigant called “Qmix 2in1” which is recently available in Canada.

Dr. Qian also speaks fluent Mandarin.

Dr. Chris Siu, B.Sc., D.D.S,

 Dr. Chris Siu obtained his dental degree in 2001 from the
University of Toronto. He practiced general dentistry in Vancouver
for six years prior to receiving his endodontic degree in Portland,
Oregon. He published several research papers on technological advancements in root canal treatments. He is the co-mentor for Dr. Tai’s Study club and is a clinical assistant professor for the endodontic graduate program at the UBC dental school.
Dr. Siu also volunteered to provide dental care for the Indigenous communities of Northern Ontario and Northern BC.

Dr. Siu speaks fluent Cantonese.