Dr. Michelle Yuching Chou received her dental degree from National Taiwan University. Subsequently she completed a two-year general practice residency at National Taiwan University Hospital.  After working as a general dentist for three years in Taipei, Dr. Chou matriculated at the Harvard School of Public Health where she received a Masters of Public Health. She then obtained a DDS from New York University, where she graduated with honors in orthodontics and in research.  She was also bestowed with the FD Weiss Certificate for highest scholastic achievement, the Botkin Memorial Award for outstanding achievements in orthodontics, and the Rudner Memorial Award for superior performance in comprehensive clinical care. Dr. Chou was also inducted into the National Dental Honor Society (OKU). She received postdoctoral orthodontic specialty training and Doctor of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology from Harvard University, and have obtained initial certification by the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Chou is passionate about scientific research and dental education. She presented her research results at the 2012 and 2015 American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session, the 2012 Symposium in Translational Orthodontic Research, and 2015 IADR/AADR General Session. Her research work has led to several publications and invited lectures. Dr. Chou has been involved with academic instruction of dental students at both NYU and Harvard. In addition to her passion for orthodontics, science and teaching, Dr. Chou is an accomplished classical pianist and orchestra conductor.