Dentist to the Stars Dr. Steve Mark Gan, Founder and CEO of the Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center (GAOC), the undisputed leader among dental clinics in the Philippines and one of the best in Southeast Asia, again, adds to his already impressive roster of achievements as he was awarded in the Outstanding Category, Hall of Fame, of the much coveted Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2018.
The prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) is a Regional Award Recognition programme recognizing entrepreneurial excellence, honoring business leaders and organizations who have shown outstanding performance and tenacity in developing successful businesses, whilst not neglecting the social responsibilities that come with leadership. The APEA recognized Dr. Gan’s contributions to the field of dentistry and dental implantology in the Philippines.
Specifically, this honor was bestowed on Dr. Gan for his “uniquely personal triumph in search for excellence”; and his “steel-willed determination and vision amid unspeakable challenges. ”Additionally, the GAOC Group of Companies also received the Corporate Excellence Award, in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology category, for “having established a mark for upgrading, humanizing and even glamorizing the practice of dentistry.” “I’m truly humbled by this recognition,” says Dr. Gan. ”More than anything, it serves as an inspiration for me to strive harder in the advancement not only of GAOC, but of the whole field of dentistry in the country as well.” At present, GAOC owns and manages 10 state-of-the art dental clinics and is at the forefront of innovation through the utilization of digital dentistry, the latest global trend in the field today.