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Individual Tutoring & Group Courses Help You Succeed

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Medical School Counseling

Need expert mentorship for your career in healthcare? We can help!

Tutor Smart provides individualized Medical School Counseling, through the expertise and experiences of its mentors, MDs who are currently practicing physicians and university faculty members. Meet Your Mentors below!

Medical School Counseling Services include:

  • Medical School Admissions Coaching

  • Test Preparation:

    • MCAT

    • PA-CAT

    • PCAT

    • DAT

    • OAT

  • Application and Personal Statement Review

Interested in a career in medicine? We offer individualized coaching to help you with the medical school admissions process.

  • Medical Doctor (MD, DO)

  • Physician Assistant (PA)

  • Pharmacist (PharmD)

  • Dentist (DDS, DMD)

  • Optometrist (OD)

Our individualized counseling and mentorship can help you feel confident in reaching your testing and admissions goals!
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Meet Your Mentors!

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Dr. Dan Pham, MD - Internal Medicine

  • A professor at University of Virginia (UVA), Dr. Pham teaches and mentors medical students as well as resident physicians in training.

  • He has served on the interview panels, reviewed personal statements, and provided mock interviews for many students who were able to achieve their first-choice career paths.

  • He is passionate about educating, mentoring, giving back to his community, and helping aspiring students make the world a better place.


Dr. Pham's desire is to help students discover both their true passion and potential and further see them pursuing fulfilling careers and lives!​

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Dr. Danny Bui, MD - Anesthesiology

  • Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA

  • Undergraduate: The University of Georgia, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, BS

  • Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine

  • Residency: 

  • Mercer University School of Medicine: Preliminary Year, Internal Medicine

    • Internal Medicine Resident of the Year

  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University: Anesthesiology

  • Chief Resident

  • Anesthesia Resident of the Year

  • Currently an attending at the Brown University Anesthesiology residency program in Providence, Rhode Island.


Dr. Bui has previously been involved in the interview process for applicants applying to Anesthesiology residency. He remains in academics given that he enjoys teaching and mentoring students.

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Dr. John Egbert, DO - Emergency Medicine 

  • Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

  • Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Physiology and Developmental Biology

  • Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern)

    • Graduated top of his class

    • Student Body Vice President

    • Sigma Sigma Phi inductee

    • Student interviewer for medical school applicants 

  • Residency: Loma Linda University

    • Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics

    • Emergency Medicine, AOA inductee

  • Currently practicing as an emergency medicine attending in Phoenix, Arizona and Southern Utah

Dr Egbert enjoys mentoring students who are looking to pursue a career in medicine. He is grateful for all the mentorship he received as a student undergoing the medical school application process and sees this mentorship as an opportunity to pay it forward.

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Dr. Sam Limbong, MD - Internal Medicine

  • Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Undergraduate: La Sierra University, Biomedical Sciences, BS

  • Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

    • Medical Mission Trips International & Local: Indonesia, India, Guam & San Bernardino 

  • Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center

    • Internal Medicine, 2019 AOA Inductee

    • Internal Medicine, 2019 Resident of the Year

    • Internal Medicine, 2018 Resident Teacher of the Year

  • Currently practicing as an Academic Hospitalist & Assistant Professor of Medicine in Loma Linda Veterans Administrations Hospital & University of California Irvine Medical Center

​Dr. Limbong understands that a journey towards becoming a physician is often a tortuous one. Having taken the MCAT twice and forced to take a gap year to bolster his candidacy, he lives by the saying: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. He is passionate in mentorship of future physicians regardless of where they are in their journey.

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Dr. Anthony L. Nguyen, MD - Hematology/Oncology

  • Hometown: Brookfield, Wisconsin

  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health

  • Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center (Internal Medicine)

  • Fellowship: Loma Linda University Medical Center (Hematology and Oncology)

  • Anthony Nguyen, MD, is a Triple board-certified hematologist, medical oncologist, and internist who specializes in treating patients with blood cancers, lymphomas and other benign blood disorders such as anemias, platelet, bleeding and clotting disorders at UC San Diego.

  • As an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC San Diego he mentors students, residents and fellow and interviews candidates into residency and fellowship.

Dr. Nguyen serves on the board of directors of the Medical Oncology Association of Southern California where he is involved in planning education sessions and meetings for hematologists and oncologists. He is a member of many professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the Society for Hematologic Oncology.

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Dr. Justin Than, DO - Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Joint Reconstruction and Preservation, 2021 – 2022

  • Residency: Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, OR

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016 – 2021

  • Education: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), 2012 – 2016

  • University of California, Davis

  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (B.S.) 2005 – 2010

Dr. Than is excited to share his experiences through mentoring students interested in a career in medicine.

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Angela Do, PA-C

Ms. Do is here to help students on a career path to being a Physician's Assistant.

She is happy for the opportunity to share her expertise as part of Tutor Smart's offerings to students interested in the medical field.

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Dr. Kiwon Park, PharmD - Oncology Pharmacy

  • Hometown: Millcreek, Washington 

  • Undergraduate: La Sierra University, Pre-Pharmacy Studies 

  • Pharmacy School: Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy 

  • Residency: Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy/Medical Center

    • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency 

    • PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency 

Dr. Kiwon is an enthusiastic and happy pharmacist who loves helping cancer patients with their chemotherapy.  She spends her time outside of work helping mentor students interested in a career in pharmacy.

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Dr. Long Pham, DDS - Dentistry

  • Hometown: Northern Virginia

  • Undergraduate: Virginia Tech

  • Dental School: Virginia Commonwealth University, DDS

  • Graduated Among Top of His Class

  • Currently practicing at NOVA Dental Practice in Herndon, VA

Dr. Long Pham is dedicated to the care of his patients. “It is important to me to help patients have and keep a healthy and beautiful smile.”​ Dr. Pham has helped mentor many dental students who have gone onto successful careers.

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