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 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 enjoys golf, traveling, time at the gym, and trying new restaurants.
Dr. Danielle Cooper
Dr. Danielle Cooper is originally from California and received her bachelor's degree in Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley. She received her degree in dental medicine and completed her two year pediatric dental residency at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Cooper continued her career as a full time faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh, treating her own patients and teaching dental students and pediatric dental residents. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist specialized in treating children of all ages, including those with special health care needs. Dr. Cooper strongly believes in life-long education and is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, frequently attending continuing education courses to stay up to date on current techniques and materials. Dr. Cooper loves working with children every day and strives to make her patients feel comfortable, safe, and excited about their oral health so they are excited to come back to the dentist. Her patients leaving with a smile is the best part of any day for her. In her free time Dr. Cooper enjoys reading, movies, good food and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Dr. Khrystyna Leskiv
Dr. Khrystyna Leskiv received her DDS degree from New York University College of Dentistry. After completing General Practice residency at Maimonides Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY and working for a year as a general dentist, she pursued her passion of working with children and completed two years of Pediatric Dentistry residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY. She is a board-certified pediatric dentist.
Dr. Khrystyna’s focus is for every child to have a positive dental experience. She strongly believes in educating both patients and parents about the importance of oral health care and helping to establish good oral health habits.
Dr. Michael Park
Dr. Michael Park grew up near Chicago, IL. He studied biological sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and went to receive his dental education at Columbia University earning his DDS in 2015. He then completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at New York University.
He is a member of ADA (American Dental Association) and a Board Eligible member of AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry). His goal is to always make the child feel at ease by striving to provide positive and fun memories at their visit to the dentist.
He enjoys watching and playing sports, especially basketball and soccer.
Dr. Kathrin Praedikow
Kathrin Praedikow was born in Cologne Germany where she went to school and graduated from University of Cologne with a degree in Dentistry and a PhD in Dentistry. Dr. Praedikow worked in a multi-specialty dental office for three years before she and her husband moved to New York City where she earned another DDS degree and a postgraduate degree in Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Orthopedics at NYU College of dentistry. During her postgraduate degree Dr Praedikow was the co-director of the Orthodontic honor program for dental students where she taught dental students the basics of orthodontics and won the first price in the nationwide Invisalign University competition with one of the case she treated during residency.
Dr. Praedikow is a Board Certified Orthodontist, a member of the AAO, a member of the ADA and a diplomats of the Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Praedikow is married and has 3 children which are her biggest pride.
Dr. Jin Sung
Originally from Seoul, Dr. Jin Sung graduated from the Korean National Music High School and majored in music at Ewha Womans University. After a brief time, performing and teaching traditional music theory at an elite boarding school in Seoul, she came to the US to start a new journey.
Shortly after relocating to NYC, Dr. Sung began in earnest to build a strong academic foundation in the sciences. She was accepted into the DMD program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Sung completed a GPR program in New York’s inner city and worked in Upstate NY for several years where she helped hundreds of children who exhibited complex behaviors and management issues.
Dr. Sung is very motivated and excels in brightening children’s spirits. Nothing makes her happier than helping children achieve a healthy, beautiful smile!
Dr. David Sau
Dr. David Sau originally grew up on Long Island, NY. He received a Bachelor's in Biological Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master's in Biomedical Sciences from Tufts University. He then went on to earn his DDS from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Cohen Children's Medical Center in NY.
He loves working with children and helping patients feel at ease during their visit to the dentist. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Matthew Taylor
Born and raised in New York, Dr. Matthew Taylor received his bachelor’s degree in Biology and English from the Macaulay Honors College of New York and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Columbia University. He then completed a two year pediatric dental residency program at Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Matt is a board certified pediatric dentist who specializes in behavior management and treating children with special health care needs.
Dr. Matt is dedicated to giving positive dental experiences to children of all ages while providing excellent dental care. He strives to develop a positive attitude toward dental health in every child he treats. He’s also a firm believer in outreach, volunteering to treat underprivileged kids in his own community as well as abroad in Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic. In his free time, Dr. Matt values spending time with his family, in the gym, or at the movies.
Dr. Rajveer Bal
Dr. Rajveer Bal was born and raised in Queens, NY. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Stony Brook University, before receiving his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University. After earning his DMD, Dr. Bal went on to complete a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Howard University.
urrently, Dr. Bal is an active Board Eligible member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). Dr. Bal believes strongly in giving back to the community and has been an active volunteer since his time in dental school. He has also partaken in mission trips to Jamaica and Panama to provide dental and medical care to underserved populations.
Dr. Bal strives to make every dental visit a fun and comfortable experience. During his free time, he likes to spend time with his family and friends, reading, and watching and playing sports.
Dr. Nancy Ningkun Li
Dr. Li received her bachelor's degree from The Wharton School, where she graduated summa cum laude. She then went to Harvard School of Dental Medicine and discovered her passion for working with children. She completed a two-year specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Li is the recipient of the prestigious Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award in recognition of her scoring in the top 3% on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry comprehensive written exam. She was an attending at BronxCare Health System/Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she trains new pediatric dentists.
Dr. Li has a special interest in minimally invasive dentistry, specifically the use of silver diamine fluoride, glass ionomer and Hall crowns to avoid sedation.
Outside of work, Dr. Li is an avid outdoor enthusiast. She and her husband have hiked, biked and kayaked most of the Hudson Valley. She is also a keen runner, and has most recently completed the Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon. She loves spending time with daughter, Isabella, who is also becoming a budding outdoor lover.