MEET OUR TEAM OF DENTISTS
Dr. Aparna Srinivasa
Dr. Aparna Srinivasa was born and raised in Bangalore, India. She received her bachelor’s degree in dentistry and practiced as a general dentist in Bangalore for a couple of years before moving to USA. She completed the International Dental Program and received her graduate degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Aparna is passionate about dentistry and enjoys being a staff member at Smiles On Randall. She enjoys spending time with family, travelling, reading, swimming, jogging or just hanging out with friends.
Dr Juan Abadia
Dr Juan Abadia was born in Cali, Colombia and moved to the U.S. at the age of twelve. He graduated from Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. He received his Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. After earning his bachelor’s, Dr. Abadia pursued and obtained his degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry. In his time off, Dr. Abadia loves spending time with friends and family. He also enjoys exercising, traveling and watching movies. He is passionate about dentistry and devoted to all of his patients.
MEET OUR DENTAL TEAM
Chrissy Atkocaitis was born and raised in Illinois. She finished high school in 1997 not too far from Smiles on Randall at Harry D. Jacobs High School in Algonquin. Chrissy has been working as a dental assistant since then. While working full-time as a dental assistant, she received her Associate's degree at Elgin Community College. Chrissy has also successfully completed the requirements necessary to receive her dental certificate at Midwest Dental Institute.Chrissy started working for Dr. Waid and Dr. Patel in October of 2007. Whenever she is not at the office, she is usually home with her husband and daughter. Chrissy will be more than happy to schedule an appointment, or to simply answer any questions you may have about our Zoom 1-Hour Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Invisalign, etc.
Michelle was raised in Lake Zurich, Illinois. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also has two years of Post-Bachelors work from Northern Illinois University. SheI completed her Associates of Applied Arts and Science in Dental Hygiene at The College of Lake County as Class President and on a Full Ride Scholarship. Before becoming a Dental Hygienist, she was a Medical Office Manager and a Dental Assistant. In her free time she enjoy working out, cooking and traveling.
Gege moved to Illinois in 2004, from sunny Florida, and is slowly welcoming the colder weather. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and received her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene from the College of Lake County. Gege is certified in the administration of local anesthesia, which helps her provide comfortable periodontal treatment to many of our patients. Gege is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and the Lake County Dental Hygiene Association. Her love of science and patient care inspires her to study the newest dental hygiene techniques and treatments. She also values the importance of volunteering and recently participated in Dentistry from the Heart. Gege hopes to further help those less fortunate in the community and giving people a reason to smile! When not in the office, Gege loves being active outdoors. She enjoys kayaking, running and swimming. When not outdoors, she has also been seen cheering on all her Chicago teams!
Ana A, Dental Assistant Ana was raised in Aurora, Il. She is the oldest of 4 girls. She herself is also a mother of a young son. She and her son are currently living in Elgin Il and have been there for four years. Ana has been in the dental field for three years now, doing both front desk and dental assisting. When not at Smiles on Randall, Ana loves to go to the movies, read, and enjoy a nice cup of coffee. Ana is passionate about traveling and going on road trips.
Vivian was born and Raised in Chicago IL. She attended Dundee Crown High school and after graduating attended to College of Du page. In 2014 an opportunity a rise to work in the Dental field, and ever since she has enjoyed it! She also plans to get her Associates degree to become a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Department. She enjoys spending time with her son, shopping and traveling.
Gabby was born and raised in Illinois. She is a graduate from Elgin Community College Dental Assistant program since 2013. She enjoys being in dentistry and being a part of the Smiles On Randall Team! Whenever she is not at the office She enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 kids. Some of her hobbies include cooking, reading and going to the movies.