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Our Doctors

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As dental professionals, we stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for our patients. As doctors, we recognize that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in us and our team. That is just one reason why we value each and every patient relationship.

Your comfort and concerns are our priority. We are here to work with you to give you a healthy, functional, and beautiful smile.

We appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, our team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

James E. Fitzgerald, DDS


Dr. James E. Fitzgerald, graduated as the Senior Class President from UCSF School of Dentistry in 1980.

In looking for a practice location, he found Brisbane’s charm and view of the San Bruno Mountains to be ideal and opened his office in 1981.

In his 30+ years in practice, he’s been past President of the Brisbane Chamber of Commerce and Lion’s Club.

He lives in Brisbane with family and spends his free time following Giants baseball, fishing, motorcycling and working at his church in San Francisco.

Dr. Ali Esmaili


Dr. Ali Esmaili is a clinical assistant professor at the University of the Pacific, Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry. With decades of experience in providing outstanding ultimate dental care for his patients while sharing his experience and expertise with his dental students as a faculty member across various renowned dental schools internationally and domestically.

“I have built my career on basic principles: transparency, innovation, and resourcefulness. I utilize the highest quality material in the market, coupled with the latest technology, while making scientific-based decisions with the latest techniques to provide the best possible care to my patients.” – Dr. Esmaili

Academic Affiliations & Certification

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Preventive & Restorative Department, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
  • Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
  • Periodontology and Implant Surgery Preceptorship Program, UCSF Dental School, San Francisco, CA 2013-2014
  • American Dental National Board Examinations Certificate 2013
  • Former Assistant Professor; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences School of Dentistry
  • Board Certified in Prosthodontics, National (Beheshti) University School of Dentistry, Tehran
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences School of Dentistry 2003

Dr. Wu


Originally an east coast transplant, Dr. Wu has been practicing in the Bay Area for the past decade. She enjoys getting to know patients from all walks of life and helping them reach their dental goals. Dr. Wu graduated with honors from the The University of Pittsburgh and attended dental school at the University of Pittsburgh.

After graduating, she was selected to attend the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in San Francisco where she gained extensive experience in restorative and surgical dentistry. Dr. Wu enjoys pursuing continuing dental education and has completed advanced training at the Kois Center and Spear Institute. Her passion is to help guide her patients towards a beautiful, functional smile that can serve them for a lifetime.

When not in the office, she can be found looking for the best burrito in town while
hiking with her husband and cavapoo puppy.

Professional Affiliations

  • California Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • San Francisco Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
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