Kim LyVan was born in Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam. His family consisted of his father, Can VanLy, who is deceased, and his mother Dzung Thi Bui, two brothers and four sisters. After the Vietnam war and spending time as a refugee in Thailand, Dr. LyVan immigrated to the United States and continued to work hard to become a Dentist.
Vinh Ly is the son of Dr. Kim Lyvan. He graduated from Ursinus College with a Bachelors in Science in Biology, Masters in Science in Cell Biology from Rutgers University, and a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from Temple University. During School, Dr. Ly was actively involved in charitable work done by the school.