Meet The Staff

San Mateo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Staff

Our administrative and surgical staff is an outstanding group of support professionals.

Dr. Fagin’s administrative staff is experienced and friendly. They will help make your time with us as comfortable, informative and convenient as possible. They are sensitive to your schedule and time. Our staff will make sure you are well informed of all aspects of your care in advance of any treatment. They know the insurance side of health care and will work with you and your insurance plan so that you receive your maximum benefits.

Dr. Fagin’s surgical staff are trained Oral Surgery Assistants. They have special instruction and experience in assisting with intravenous sedation and outpatient general anesthesia. They provide skilled surgical assisting and friendly compassionate care during all phases of treatment from the first consultation to the final post-operative visit.

Maria G., Receptionist/Financial ServicesMaria G.

Receptionist/ Financial Services

Maria has been in dentistry and customer service for over three decades. Her smile and experience allows her to relate and respond to the needs, concerns, and cares of our patients and families. Maria works in helping our patients with all matters concerning insurance benefits and financial arrangements.  In her spare time Maria loves to garden, make fantastic Italian dishes, and spend time with her growing family. 

Renata M., Receptionist/Patient CoordinatorRenata M.       

Receptionist/ Patient Coordinator

Renata has a background in dental assisting, management and marketing. She enjoys working in customer service and in medical offices where she can help our patients feel welcome and comfortable.  Renata helps manage treatment coordination and overall patient experience. Renata is currently working toward her degree in Hospital Administration. In Renata’s spare time she loves to travel, spend time with her dogs, and work on crafts.

Michelle K., Surgical AssistantMichelle K., C.O.S.A.   

Surgical Assistant

Michelle is an experienced surgical assistant who excels at making patients of any age feel comfortable. In her spare time Michelle enjoys spending time with her two sons either at the beach, or trying new adventures.

Paige L., Surgical Assistant

Paige L., RDA

Surgical Assistant

Paige is an excellent surgical assistant who loves what she does. She uses her natural caring skills on a daily basis to make patients feel at ease.  She was born and raised on the peninsula and is proud to give back and serve our community. Her hobbies include traveling, hiking, music festivals and spending time with her boyfriend and their cat Ari.

Kelly O., Surgical AssistantKelly O.

Surgical Assistant

Kelly is the newest member of our surgical team. She enjoys all aspects of oral surgery. Kelly’s warm nature and caring attitude is sure to help put you at ease before any procedure.  Kelly enjoys going to the beach, baking, and spending time with her friends, family, and her new puppy Kenzy.

Ashley S., Surgical AssistantAshley S.

Surgical Assistant

Ashley is a very talented individual who has worked all areas of our office. She presently works part time as she attends school for her certificate as a Medical Radiology Technician.

Noel V., Surgical AssistantNoel V..

Surgical Assistant