Task Force on Special Dentistry

OPWDD Task Force on Special Dentistry
Member  Name                                      Title , Affiliation & Address Phone  Email County
Farah Alam, DDS, FSCD Director Special Care Dentistry
Rose F. Kennedy Center, CERC at Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY
718-839-7084 [email protected] Bronx
Darci Weissbrot MA, RD, CDN Advantage Care Diagnostic and Treatment Center
Brookville or Freeport
516-686-4400 [email protected] Nassau County
Laura August, M.S., R.D., CDN Director of Risk Management and Quality Assurance
Advantage Care Health Centers
189 Wheatley Rd., Brookville, NY 11545
230 Hanse Ave., Freeport, NY 11520
516-686-4400  [email protected] Nassau County
Dr. Alicia Risner-Bauman 495 Sawdey Rd.
Horseheads, NY 14845
607-738-8097 [email protected] Chemung County
Dr. Rita Bilello Metropolitan Community Health Centers
Bronx, NY 
718-665-7565 ext. 3044 [email protected] Clinics across the five boroughs of NYC
Ricardo Boyce, DDS, FICD Director of the General Practice Residency Program
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
121 DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-250-8963 ext. 8105 [email protected] Kings County
Dr. Jeffrey Burns NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn 718-630-8753 [email protected] Kings County
Craig Colas, DDS Broome Developmental Center Dental Clinic
249 Glenwood, Rd., Binghamton, NY  13905
607-770-0363 [email protected] Broome County
Dr. Fred S. Ferguson Assistant Director of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Dental Medicine
Interfaith Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY 11213

President/CEO Health Migration Consulting, Inc.
East Setauket, NY 11733
718-613-4707 [email protected] Kings County

Jennifer Frustino, DDS, PhD
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grinder St., Buffalo, NY 14215
716-898-1461 [email protected] Erie County
Gary Goldstein, DDS, MBA Family Dental Practice
1873 Western Ave.
Albany , NY 12203
518-869-1881 [email protected] Albany County 
Dr. Scott Goldstein

Attending at St. Charles Hospital
and Suffolk Pediatric Dentistry
1719 C North Ocean Ave. Medford, NY 11763

631-654-4242   Suffolk County
Professor Audra E. Haynes, RDH, MPH New York City College of Technology:  Department of Dental Hygiene
300 Jay Street, A702, Brooklyn, NY 11201
646-734-9857 [email protected] Kings County
Jennifer Holmer, DDS Baker Victory Dental Center
OLV Human Services, 790 Ridge Road, Lackawana, NY 14218
716-828-9338 [email protected] Erie County
Drs. Joseph Denning and Laura Johnstone Lake Hill Dental Care, P.C.
163 Lake Hill Rd., Burnt Hills, NY 12027
518-444-3717 [email protected] Borders Schenectady and Saratoga Counties
Dr. Elizabeth Kapral Erie County Medical Center
University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
462 Grinder St., Buffalo, NY 14215
  [email protected] Erie County
Dr. Frederic Lee Midtown Dental Director NYHTC
14 Penn Plaza, Suite 400
New York, NY  10122
212-563-0095   Manhattan (New York County)
Wayne Lipschitz, DDS, MS University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral health
Rochester, NY
585-275-3536 [email protected] Monroe County
Jeffery McMinn RDH, MA Hudson Valley Community College
Department of Dental Hygiene
Troy, NY
518-629-7418 [email protected] Rensselaer County

Marc W. Michalowicz, DDS, MSc
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
630 West 168th Street P & S Box 20
New York, NY 10032
212-305-6100 [email protected] Rockland County
David J. Miller, DDS Chairman, Department of Dental Medicine
One Brooklyn Health System (Brookdale, Interfaith, Kingsbrook Medical Centers)
1545 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11213
718-613-4707 [email protected] Kings County

Dr. Judy Olshin
Director of Dentistry
Charles Evans Center
857 South Oyster Bay Rd.
Bethpage, NY  11714

Affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and 
Long Island Jewish Hospita
516-622-8888 [email protected] Nassau County

Dr. Lewis O’Shea
Charles Evans Center
857 South Oyster Bay Rd.
Bethpage, NY 11714

305 Oser Ave.
Hauppauge, NY 11788
516-622-8888 [email protected] Suffolk and Nassau Counties
Dr. Chrystalla Orthodoxou Director, New York University College of Dentistry 347-640-2716 [email protected] New York County
Lee Perry, DDS Consultant, Emblem Health
Albany NY
  [email protected] Albany County
Nathalie B. Rivera, DMD Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Center
15 Mt. Ebo Road
Brewster, NY  10509

[email protected] 

Putnam County

Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, FACD
Chair of Department of Family Dental Medicine
NYU Winthrop Center for Family Dental medicine
200 Old Country Road, Suite 460, Mineola, NY 11501
516-663-2752 [email protected] Nassau County
Raquel Rozdolski, DMD Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College
Hawthorne, NY
914-594-2705 [email protected] Westchester County
Nestor G. Santos, DDS Helen Hayes Hospital
51 Rt 9W, West Haverstraw, NY 10093
845-786-4289 [email protected] Rockland County

Leslie Schiff, DDS
Complex Care Center, University of Rochester Medical Center/Eastman Institute for Oral Health
(Dr. Adela Planerova is Dental Director)
Rochester, NY
585-276-7900 [email protected] Monroe County

Dr. Nirmala Tasgaonkar
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, NY
315-569-1978 [email protected] Erie County