About Our Staff

Melissa

Office Manager

Fran

Patient Care Coordinator

team member Nilda Camacho

Nilda

Patient Care Coordinator

Nilda was born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and dreamed of living in a New York City brownstone. As much as she enjoys having time off, she loves her co-workers and appreciates working for Dr. Gottesman. She relishes exploring the city with her daughter and reading period pieces from the Victorian Era. She aspires to make more time to cook for family and friends from the “beautiful brownstone” where she works.

team member Karleen Evans

Karleen

Hygienist

Karleen is originally from Kingston, Jamaica where she practiced dental hygiene for three years before emigrating to New York in 1978. She joined our practice in 1988 under the leadership of Drs. Robert Gottsegen, Paul Tannenbaum and Susan Karabin. With over 35 years of experience, Karleen is known for her keen diagnostic eye. She’s very involved with her church, her high school alumni chapter in New York, and her family.

team member Julie Baez

Julie

Hygienist

Julie graduated from the Hostos Community College Dental Hygiene Program in June 1995 with an internship from NYU. She joined our practice in 1998 under the leadership of Drs. Robert Gottsegen, Paul Tannenbaum, and Susan Karabin. Julie has over twenty years of experience providing precise, attentive, and effective dental care. Her hobbies include traveling, entertaining, and running.

team member Karen Trejo

Karen

Hygienist

Hailing from Queens, Karen recently joined our practice and fit in right away. As a hygienist with nearly 20 years of experience, Karen provides a comforting professional atmosphere for our patients. She loves cooking and dancing, but travelling abroad is closest to her heart. She’s also an avid runner.

team member Sonia Rodriguez

Sonia

Surgical Assistant

Sonia was born in Puerto Rico and raised in New York City. A natural multitasker, she has over twenty years of experience in both surgical assistance and insurance billing. She likes working with her hands, including arts and crafts. Sonia is married with two sons and enjoys family gatherings.

team member Ania Borodziuk

Ania

Surgical Assistant

Ania moved to the United States from Poland a few years ago and fell in love with New York City. She loves to spend time with her golden retriever, Cody. Due to her deep love of animals, she does not eat meat. Around the office, Ania is known for her quick work, attention to detail, and amiable demeanor.

team member Jackie Castro

Jackie

Surgical Assistant

Jackie was born and raised in the Bronx. She loves nature, museums, and living in the moment. With fifteen years of professional experience, Jackie has an excellent understanding of patients’ needs and office efficiency. More than anything else, she loves spending time with her children, Lydell and Chila.

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