Meet The Staff

Front Office

Suzanne has been with Southpark Oral Surgery since 2011 and works as a liaison between patients and their insurance companies. She graduated on the Dean’s List in 1983 from the Medical University of South Carolina and earned her Associate’s Degree in Allied Health. Suzanne is proud to keep her credentials current with the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) and enjoys volunteering with Hands of Charlotte.


Symone is our front office scheduling coordinator. She graduated from University of North Carolina Charlotte in May 2014 with a B.S. in Health Communication Studies and minor in Public Health. Symone joined our practice a few weeks after graduating in May 2014. Not only does she have a strong passion for helping patients, but she enjoys traveling and watching sports in her free time. As Symone would say, “Go Giants!”.


Alyssa assists with treatment plans, insurance, and clerical work since she joined our practice in December 2014. Alyssa graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University with a B.S. in Community Health and B.A. in Psychology. She enjoys helping people and teaches swim lessons on the weekends for fun.

Dental Assistants

Chelsea graduated from Kaplan University with her Dental Assisting II certification and joined our practice shortly after graduation in 2010. In addition to being a dental assistant, she has taken classes to prepare herself as an anesthesiologist assistant. Chelsea has lived in North Carolina for about years now and loves it, but will always be a New England fan.


Lilly has been with Southpark Oral Surgery since December 2013. She graduated from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Biology and Asian Studies. In addition to being a dental assistant, she is a certified phlebotomist. Her favorite pastimes are singing, arts and crafts, and church-related activities/events. Her favorite quote/motto is: aspire to inspire.


Elizabeth’s hometown is Powhatan, VA and has been on our team since October 2014. Elizabeth went to school for dental assisting and graduated in 2013. After working in general dentistry for about a year, she realized she wanted a career specializing in oral surgery. She is currently training for the Warrior Dash and Spartan race and enjoys working out.


Carolyn’s hometown is Bremerton, WA and has been on our team since November 2014. Carolyn graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Zoology and minor in Psychology. Carolyn moved to North Carolina in May 2013 to start a career in dental assisting and became certified at the Dental Assistant Academy of Charlotte. She enjoys yoga and hiking in different parts of North Carolina.


Lydia was born in Romania and moved to the U.S. in 2001. She has lived in Michigan, California, and North Carolina. Lydia graduated from Myers Park School of Dental Assisting then joined our team in January 2015. She is bilingual and can fluently speak Romanian and English, as well as understanding Spanish and Russian.