Meet Our Doctors

Michael Kokolis, DDS

Qualifications

General dentistry with continuing education and experience in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain, including snoring and sleep apnea

Education

  • Associates Degree St. John’s University- 1991-1993;
  • Bachelor’s of Science Adelphi University- 1993-1996
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery New York University College of Dentistry- 1996-2000
  • Two year residency in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain, NYU College of Dentistry- 1999-2001

Continuing Education

  • Academy of Orofacial pain annual meetings
  • Academy of Cranialfacial pain annual meetings*

Shady S. Samuel

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo- Buffalo, NY
  • St. John’s University- Jamaica, NY

Clinical Experience

  • Staten Island University Hospital- Pediatric Dental Resident July 2012- Present
  • New York Methodist Hospital- PGY-1 Resident, PGY-2 Chief Resident- July 2010- July 2012

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry- July 2010- Present
  • Alpha Omega Professional Dental Fraternity- September 2008- Present
  • CMDA (Christian Medical Dental Association)- September 2007- Present
  • American Student Dental Association (ASDA)- May 2006- Present

Qualifications

General dentistry with continuing education and experience in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain, including snoring and sleep apnea

Education

  • Associates Degree St. John’s University- 1991-1993;
  • Bachelor’s of Science Adelphi University- 1993-1996
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery New York University College of Dentistry- 1996-2000
  • Two year mini-residency in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain, NYU College of Dentistry- 1999-2001

Continuing Education

  • 05/01 Academy of Orofacial pain and annual meeting in Washington D.C.
  • 07/01 Academy of Cranialfacial pain annual meeting in San Antonio TX.
  • 05/02 Academy of Orofacial pain annual meeting in TX.
  • 05/03 Academy of Orofacial pain annual meeting in Puerto Rico.
  • 05/04 Academy of Orofacial pain annual meeting in San Francisco, Ca.
  • 04/05 Academy of Orofacial pain annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ
  • 04/06 Academy of Orofacial pain annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV

Sasha Alexander

Education

  • Columbia University in the City of New York College of Dental Medicine
  • New York, NY
  • Postgraduate Endodontics Certificate, June 2012
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • General Practice Residency (GPR)
  • Chicago, IL
  • GPR Certificate, July 2010
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, May 2007 (magna cum laude)
  • Academic Honors:
    Dean’s List (6 of 6 semesters)
    Tucker’s Scholarship, 2003-2006
    awarded on the basis of academic performance Outstanding Achievements in Periodontics
    awarded by the American Academy of Periodontology
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Bachelors of Science Degree, June 2002 (summa cum laude)
  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Academic Honors:
    Provost Honors (6 of 6 full-time quarters)
    Merck Index Awarded
    awarded on the basis of academic performance in chemistry Highest Honors in Biochemistry
    awarded by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Research Experience

  • Postgraduate Researcher, March 2011- Present
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Research involved a retrospective analysis of over 1,000 implant cases. The purpose of the project was to determine if placement of Dr. Charles Solomon, Primary Investigator

Professional Organization

  • American Dental Association, 2007- present
  • American Association of Endodontics, 2010- present
  • American Student Dental Association, 2003-2007
  • American Dental Education Association, 2005-2007

Siyan Lin DDS

Education

  • 06/11-06/14 Certificate of Periodontics – Colombia University College of Dental Medicine
  • 09/08-06/11 Certificate of Prosthodontics- New York University College of Dentistry
  • 09/04-06/08 Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS- New York University College of Dentistry
  • 09/02-08/04 BS in Chemistry- Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • 09/00-07/02 Degree not earned- Peking University School of Stomatology, China
  • Academic Positions (Begin with most recent and indicate F/T or P/T)
  • 09/11-05/14 Clinical Assistant Professor Prosthodontics- New York University College of Dentistry

Honors/Awards

  • 2008- Honor Program in Special Patient Care- NYU College of Dentistry
  • 2004- Graduated Summa Cum Laude- Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • 2004- Dean’s list- Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • 2003- Dean’s list- Polytechnic Insitute of New York University

Dorothy R. Lorenzo, D.M.D

Education

  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY March 2009-2011
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
  • St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, Queens, NY July 2007-2009
  • Mary Immaculate Hospital
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
  • VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY July 2006-2007
  • Manhattan Campus
  • General Practice Residency
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA September 202-2006
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • Iona College, New Rochelle, NY August 1998-2002
  • B.S. in Biology

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • New York State Society of Oral & Maxillofcial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association

Harry Campbell DDS

Education

  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Meharry Medical College of Dentistry 2002
  • B.S. Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida 1997
  • Frank Spears Education: Esthetic Excellence
  • Koi Center: Treatment Planning
  • Tip Edge: Orthodontics
  • California Implant Institute: Nobel Biocare
  • Implant Treatment Planning
  • Bone Grafting
  • Surgical Placement
  • Implant Restoration

Experience

  • 11/13 – Present Sterling Dentistry PLLC, Private Practice
  • 05/13 – 11/13 Central Park West Dentistry, Associate General Dentist
  • 03/11 – 05/13 Delancey Dental, General Dentist, Managing Clinical Director
  • 04/06 – 03/11 Fee for Service Practice, Private Practice in Hudson Valley
  • 08/04 – 03/06 Aspen Dental, General Dentist, Managing Clinical Director
  • – Managing office/clinical staff, associate(s) and hygienist(s)
  • – Projecting, executing, achieving monthly, quarterly production goals for office and region
  • – Managed internal referral network of specialists to ensure uninterrupted patient treatment flow
  • – Training newly acquired staff for offices within region
  • 06/02 – 07/04 General Practice Residency, Coler-Goldwater Memorial Hospital

Jennie Lupo, D.D.S

Education

  • D.D.S, New York University College of Dentistry 2006
  • B.S Biology, SUNY Stony Brook 2001
  • St. Francis Preparatory H.S 1997

Clinical Experience

  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY : General Practice Resident
  • New York University College of Dentistry: Student Doctor
  • NYUCD- Special Patient Care Honors Program

Professional Organizations

ADA, ADEA, ASDA, NYSDA, QCDS

Diana Yeung, D.D.S

Maimonides Medical Center/ GPR PGY 1 : Dental Resident

  • New York University College of Dentistry 2012
  • Degree Awarded: Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Achieved The Class of 1931 Robert J. Ditolla Award out of entire 2012 class
  • Recipient of Certificate of Appreciation in Outstanding Commitment to Community and University as a Volunteer at Chinatown Senior Centers
  • Participated in multiple student organization
  • American Student Dental Association, member, 2008-Present
  • Xi Psi Phi, Beta Chapter, member, 2009-2012
  • Chinese Student Dental Association, member, 2008-2009, 2010-2012
  • Vietnamese Student Dental Association, member, 2008-2009
  • Hunter College
  • Master of Arts Degree in Biology, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, 2005

Continuing Education Courses

Montefiore Medical Center Comprehensive Two Day Implant Mini Residency

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • New York County Dental Society
  • New York State Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Second District Dental Society

Pavlos K. Malonoukos, D.M.D

Doctoral, Collegiate, and International Education

  • Upstate Medical University: General Practice Residency
  • TUFTS University: School of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D)

Experience

TUFTS University Experience : Dental Internship at Tampa Family Health Centers, Inc.

  • St. John’s University
  • St. John’s College of Arts and Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S) 2008
  • Major: Biology
  • St. John’s University: Treasurer of the Hellenic Club

Ji Hyae Park, D.D.S

Education

  • New York University College of Dentistry: Doctor of Dental Surgery 2010-2014
  • St. John’s University: Bachelor of Science in Biology

Professional Affiliations

  • NYSDA- New York State Dental Association Member 2014-present
  • ADA- American Dental Association Member 2010-present

Experience

  • New York Hospital Queens: Dental Resident 2014-2015
  • Dental Office Assistant: 2007-2011 Dental assistant and front desk receptionist at Dr. Hoon Jae Yim’s Office

Sofia Kavakoglou, D.M.D

Education

  • Montefiore Medical Center: General Practice Residency/GPY-1 2015-2016
  • Western University of Health Sciences: College of Dental Medicine ; Doctor of Dental Medicine 2015
  • CUNY- Lehman College: Biology Concentration 2009-2010
  • New York University: College of Arts and Science ; Bachelor of Arts 2008

Awards

  • The International Congress of Oral Implamtologists’ Pre-doctoral Student Achievement Award 2015
  • 15th Annual Athanasiades Scholarship Award, Athanasiades Cultural Foundation. Inc. 2007

Work Experience

  • Associate Dentist 2016-present : Dental Smiles Unlimited, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Associate Dentist 2016-present: Dental Smiles Savers Pediatric Dentistry, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Associate Dentist 2016-present: Boulevard Dental Care, Queens, N.Y.
  • Dental Data Recorder 2008-2011: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Hispanic Community Health Study), Bronx, N.Y.
  • Dental Assistant 2001-2011 : Dennis Fedele, D.D.S, Mamaroneck, N.Y.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry 2014-present
  • American Association of Women Dentists 2011-present
  • American Dental Association 2011-present
  • American Student Dental Association 2011-2015
  • American Dental Education Association 2011-2015
  • California Dental Association 2011-2015