About Our Staff


Office Manager


Patient Care Coordinator

team member Nilda Camacho


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 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 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



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


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


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.