Medford Office:
631 320 0880

Commack Office:
631 486 6364

Meet The Team

Dr. Michael Ioannou

Dr. Michael Ioannou is a native of Suffolk County. He received his bachelor's degree with honors at Stony Brook University and his Dental degree at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mike then completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Mike is a friendly, patient dentist that strives to mold children's behaviors and change their attitudes toward dental hygiene. His goal is to make visiting the dentist a fun experience while providing exceptional dental care. He does so with the use of excellent behavioral management approaches, a child friendly environment and staff, and singing to patients! Dr. Mike, Dr. Chris and staff make sure that all patients are treated as if they are our own children!

Dr. Michael Ioannou is a native of Suffolk County. He received his bachelor's degree with honors at Stony Brook University and his Dental degree at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mike then completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Mike is a friendly, patient dentist that strives to mold children's behaviors and change their attitudes toward dental hygiene. His goal is to make visiting the dentist a fun experience while providing exceptional dental care. He does so with the use of excellent behavioral management approaches, a child friendly environment and staff, and singing to patients! Dr. Mike, Dr. Chris and staff make sure that all patients are treated as if they are our own children!

Dr. Michael Ioannou is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and frequently attends the most up-to-date continuing education courses. He is very active in the community and volunteers regularly giving seminars to various preschools in the area on dental prevention, hygiene, and diet.

Dr. Mike's hobbies include reading, sports, and spending quality time with his beautiful wife, Denise, and his adorable children, Andrew, Payton, and John


Dr. Christos Ioannou

A native of Suffolk County, Dr. Chris Ioannou attended State University of New York at Stony Brook receiving a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He also completed a 2- year residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Chris is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist specialized in treating children of all ages, including those who are medically compromised and have developmental delay. His goal is to provide outstanding dentistry in a child friendly manner. The most important outcome is for a child to have a pleasurable and fun experience as well as take home the invaluable knowledge of oral hygiene. Creating a dental home early on establishes a relationship with our patients and their

parents and gives a lifelong full of bright smiles. Dr. Mike and Dr. Chris, brothers, along with all of the staff at Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County strive to extend their hospitality and expertise to you and your family.

Dr. Chris is an active member in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as a volunteer and dental hygiene educator at various events such as the Special Olympics. Dr. Chris has also traveled to Africa teaching and treating underprivileged children.

Dr. Christos hobbies are fishing, traveling and most importantly spending time with his wife, family and friends.


Dr. William Rubino

Dr Rubino is an orthodontic specialist who truly loves his work. He takes great pride in his ability to give patients the healthy beautiful straight smiles they deserve.

Dr Rubino loves working with all his patients and believes their concerns always come first. He believes in providing patients and parents multiple treatment options because every patient is different and unique.

Dr Rubino was born and raised in New York. He received his bachelors degree and graduated with honors from New York University. He received his dental education from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he received clinical honors and graduated in the top of his class.

He also received the Nancy Wender Award, which is given for attaining highest board score in his class.

Dr Rubino then completed a general practice residency at Northport VA Medical Center, where he further advanced his education in all areas of dentistry. Later he returned to Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine and received his certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.

Dr Rubino strongly believes in continuing education and regularly participates in lectures and seminars to stay informed of the most current orthodontic and dental techniques.

When not in the office, Dr Rubino loves spending time with his friends and family. Dr Rubino lives on long island with his wife Deirdre, a Speech-Language Pathologist, their son Billy and daughter Breanna. Dr Rubino enjoys golf, traveling, time at the gym, and trying new restaurants.


Dr. Rod Stern

Dr. Rod Stern received his dental degree at New York University College of Dentistry. Following dental school he completed a one year General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital. Realizing that his true passion is treating kids he continued his education by completing a two-year Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. During his final year in residency he was chosen to be the Chief Resident. Dr. Rod is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the New York State Dental Association. Outside the office he enjoys volunteering at Special Olympics, biking, working out, and reading.


Dr. Joseph DeBiase

Dr. Joseph DeBiase is a New York native, where he grew up in a big family as one of eight boys. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, he made his way to Stony Brook University to study Dental Medicine. While at Stony Brook, Dr. Joseph focused his efforts on Pediatric Dentistry, taking the Advance Selective in Pediatric Dentistry. For his distinguished work he was awarded the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Pre-Doctoral Student award for outstanding achievement in the field of Pediatric Dentistry. After receiving his DDS, Dr. DeBiase went on to perform his specialty training at Cohen Children's Medical Center where he was awarded Resident of the year in 2011, and served as Chief Resident in his final year. For Dr. Joseph, Dentistry has opened up

the door to travel the globe, serving on two separate medical missions to Chile and Ecuador to provide dental care for impoverished, underprivileged children. A member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. DeBiase is looking forward to giving back to the community one tooth at a time.


Dr. Shawn Francis II

Dr. Shawn is a New York native. He was born in Queens, NY and later moved to Coram, NY. He received his undergraduate degree from New York University where he graduated with honors. Dr. Shawn then made his way to Columbia University where he earned his dental degree. While at Columbia he served as the student chapter president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and was recognized for outstanding promise in the field of pediatric dentistry at his graduation.

Dr. Shawn completed his pediatric specialty training at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center. There he expanded his skill set treating children of all ages, including those with special health care needs. Dr. Shawn looks forward to helping you and your children. He believes in working with families to create a positive dental experience and catering to each child’s individual needs. He is not only committed to helping children here in his own community, but Dr. Shawn has served on two mission trips to Guatemala where he helped treat thousands of children in need of dental care.

When Dr. Shawn isn't at the office, he spends his time reading, running, training Muay Thai, and exploring the Island with his fiancée who is currently training to become a pediatric dentist.

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