SURGICAL CENTER & ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
Dr. Ehsan’s surgical staff are fully trained and very experienced in the surgical and anesthetic management of patients. All surgical staff are CPR certified. Their easy and friendly manners are very comforting to our patients. Their knowledge and compassionate care will assist you in achieving optimal results.
Feel free to call our surgical staff before or after your surgery if you have a question or concern.
Our administrative personnel are pleasant, friendly, and well-versed in health and insurance policies. They are eager and prepared to answer any questions you may have about your surgery, scheduling, or reimbursement.
Patient Financial Coordinator
Employee Relations and Community Coordinator
Myra is a graduate of University of the Pacific. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Marketing and a Masters degree in Management (MBA). Myra has worked in the mortgage industry helping clients reach their purchasing and financing goals. She was a principal in a Bay Area Technical Consulting start up where she was involved in hiring engineering contractors, writing proposals, marketing, and educating clients.
Myra is our patient financial, employee relations, and community coordinator. She enjoys helping patients better understand their insurance coverage and financial options. Her combination of education, dedication, and flawless patient service make her a unique member of the SFII team. Our patients are immediately impressed with her financial knowledge, empathy and kindheartedness.
When Myra is not busy at work she loves to shop, spend quality time with family, and play tennis.
Front Office / Billing Coordinator
Linda is a native San Franciscan who has been with SFII since inception. She is likely the first person you will meet at our office. Linda is extremely knowledgeable and eager to assist our patients with convenient scheduling and financial management.
Linda has over 13 years of experience in the dental/oral surgery field. She understands and can help our patients maximize their insurance benefits. Linda is dedicated to making our patients’ overall experience positive and rewarding.
In her spare time Linda enjoys running, eating dark chocolate, and reading. She loves to spend time with her husband and daughter.
Shannon is our implant coordinator. She has extensive experience in the dental implant field. Prior to joining SFII, Shannon worked for a leading dental implant company as a General Practitioner Advisor. As an implant advisor Shannon educated San Francisco general dentists about implant restoration and treatment planning.
Shannon received her Bachelors degree from University of Arizona in Child Development and her Graduate Degree from College of Notre Dame in Education. Her teaching background gives her a great foundation for helping our patients understand their procedures from start to finish. Her positive attitude and compassion for others make her a great addition to the SFII team.
On her days off Shannon enjoys spending time with her family and friends and training for triathlons.
Front Office / Treatment Coordinator
Eva is our front office and treatment coordinator at SFII. She came to the practice with five years of medical management experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Eva has worked with terminally ill patients and their families in a skilled nursing facility in the Bay Area.
Eva is a graduate of San Jose State University and holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Women's Studies.
Eva is excellent at facilitating patient harmonization with her warmth and kindness. She is very organized and knowledgeable in all aspects of insurance, billing, and patient scheduling.
When away from the office, Eva enjoys reading and hiking.
Head Surgical Assistant
Coordinator - Staff Education
Gerard has 10 years of oral and implant surgery experience. As a trained oral maxillofacial surgical & anesthesia assistant, Gerard has extensive knowledge in assisting oral/facial surgical procedures and IV general anesthesia. With expertise and knowledge gained through experience and education Gerard is a great patient advocate and educator.
Gerard holds a doctorate degree in dental medicine from the Philippines. He is certified in basic and advanced cardiac life support.
Gerard is a calm, caring, and meticulous person that offers outstanding care to our patients. He is a devoted professional with an appreciation for continuing education. We are very proud to have Gerard on our team at SFII.
When Gerard is not running the show at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog. He is also an avid jogger.
Lead Surgical Assistant
Jo-Ann is our lead surgical and anesthesia assistant. Prior to joining SFII Jo-Ann was a head surgical assistant at a private practice in San Francisco. She is very knowledgeable in medical and anesthesia management of patients.
Jo-Ann holds a doctorate degree in dentistry from the Philippines and practiced dentistry for 10 years prior to moving to the Peninsula. Jo-Ann is certified in both basic and advanced cardiac life support. She is also a licensed nursing assistant.
Jo-Ann is a genuinely kind person who takes great pride in providing outstanding care. Our patients' love her gentle way and would describe her as caring, affectionate, detail oriented and very intelligent.
Jo-Ann enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and son.
Naomi is a surgical and anesthesia assistant at San Francisco Implant Institute. Prior to joining SFII, Naomi performed surgical assisting for a private oral and maxillofacial surgery office in San Francisco.
Naomi has gained experience in all areas of dentistry while assisting dentists at the Berkeley Free Clinic in Berkeley, CA. Naomi is a graduate of San Francisco State University, where she majored in Biology and discovered a passion for dentistry and oral/maxillofacial surgery. Naomi plans to take additional steps along her career path in dentistry.
Naomi is a compassionate care provider for our patients. She is very bright and is always seeking to improve our quality of patient care.
While at home, Naomi enjoys cooking and baking. She also is very dedicated to her 5am daily work-out sessions to get her day started!
Julie is a surgical and anesthesia assistant at SFII. Julie attended the dental assisting program at Community College of San Mateo and graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant. Julie has done internships at the University of the Pacific, VA Hospital, and a private oral/maxillofacial surgery practice. She has acquired her California Radiation Safety and Coronal Polishing licenses. With a total of seven years experience in the dental field, she has been a surgical assistant in periodontal/implant surgery field for the last five years.
Julie strives for great patient care and makes our patients' surgical experience comfortable and pleasant. We are very pleased to have Julie on our team.
When not working, Julie enjoys spending time with her pets and traveling.