ABOUT OUR TEAM - WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA & OHIO VALLEY ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

ABOUT OUR TEAM

DR. KRAKORA'S TEAM

Here at Western Pennsylvania & Ohio Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, our team is dedicated to ensure patients receive constant care throughout every stage of their procedure. We are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

CLINICAL

A staff of certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants trained in I.V. sedation are able to provide patients with constant attention during and after surgery to ensure that the communities of Washington, PA and the Pittsburgh area have access to the highest quality dental services and procedures available.

Allison graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Biology from Penn State in 2016. She then went on to graduate from her Physician Assistant program at Trevecca University in Nashville, TN in August of 2020 and began her career as a certified Physician Assistant at WPOMS the following September. She is a native to the South Hills of Pittsburgh and was thrilled to be able to return to the area to begin her career. She is an active member of both the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, day trips into the city and staying active with an early morning OrangeTheory class. She has a passion for traveling, and she most recently traveled to Jackson Hole, WY for a hiking trip with friends.

Amber graduated from The Bradford School in 2016 with her degree in Dental Assisting.  When she’s not working she enjoys traveling, camping and playing with her adorable nieces.

Brenda is a certified medical assistant, registered dental assistant , and a certified ophthalmic technician.  She has been working in the medical field for 27 years, 5 of which were spent in dentistry.  Outside of work she is an avid runner and gardener and she loves spending time with her family of five.

Holly is a certified Dental Assistant and has been working in all aspects of dentistry for 31 years.  Her favorite part of working for our practice is assisting patients and ensuring they are comfortable.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and son outdoors road and mountain biking, camping, hiking and riding her side by side.

Morgan has been a valued team player for more than 2 years.  She graduated from Penn Commercial in 2019 with a degree in Medical Assisting and a certification in phlebotomy.  Morgan joined us through her school externship, and we were lucky enough to hire her on. Although she is fairly new to oral surgery she has caught on well and enjoys the opportunity to learn each day.  She takes pride in patient care and making sure everyone feels comfortable.  If you see her outside of work she would be crafting, traveling or spending time with her family and fiancé.

Rebecca has been with us a little over a year working with insurance companies and in our billing department. When she is not at work she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, wine tastings, and spending time with her daughter and family.

Ashley graduated from West Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2008.  Then she went to West Virginia Northern where she obtained her degree in surgical technology in 2015 and has been working in oral surgery ever since.  In her spare time she enjoys going to concerts, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, and going to Pirate games.  She is also very busy planning her upcoming wedding!

Rosina has worked at Western Pa Oral Surgery for the past 4 years as an important part of the team helping patients with their insurance questions and preparing them for their surgery visit.  Rosina is happily married with a 4 year old little boy, in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.  She likes wine tasting, vacationing and hiking.

Amber graduated from Bradford school of Pittsburgh in 2016 with a degree in Specialized Technology, focusing on Dental Assisting.  She has spent the past 4 years with us.  Amber enjoys the fast paced environment and continuous education of this specialty.  A native of Washington County, she resides in Scenery Hill with her boyfriend, their daughter and their German shepherd.  Outside of work you can find Amber with an iced coffee in hand.  Amber loves day trips, crafting with her cricut and exploring the small businesses this region has to offer.

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Here at Western Pennsylvania & Ohio Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery we work with a highly trained administrative team. They will answer any of your questions and ensure you feel comfortable throughout your entire experience with Dr. Krakora and his team.

With over 20 years of experience in the medical and dental field our office manager, Karin, is here to help you every step of the way.  She is proud to be working for these amazing surgeons and be a part of this magnificent team.  “The most important part of the practice is our patients”.  In her free time she enjoys cooking, boating and socializing with family and friends.

 Lisa has been working with Dr. Krakora and his team since 2008. She currently works in the administrative department helping schedule patients and organize surgery schedules. Her previous experience as a surgical assistant for Dr. Krakora provides her with hands-on experience in oral and maxillofacial surgeries. Her favorite part of working for our practice is assisting patients and ensuring they are comfortable.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband on the motorcycle, Jeeping, and wine tasting.

Sarah has been with us Since June 2020.  She currently works in the front office where she enjoys helping patients get checked in for their appointments.  Her favorite part of her job is making patients feel welcome and at ease.  Sarah is happily married with a sweet toddler son, she enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends, cooking fun meals, playing with her son and creating craft cocktails with her husband.

Traci has been a part of our team since 2020.  She is the mom to 3 little girls.  She tries to spend as much time with her young daughters a possible.  She enjoys crocheting, playing with her children and being with her family.

Rebecca has been with us a little over a year working with insurance companies and in our billing department. When she is not at work she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, wine tastings, and spending time with her daughter and family.

Brittany has worked within insurance fir over four years.  She especially likes interacting with the patients at Ohio Valley Oral Surgery.  In her free time you can find her spending time with her family and house full of pets ( 2 dogs, 2 cats and a parakeet).

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