Who Are We?

A team of dental specialists you and your family can trust.

Dr. Todd Bertman

Lead Dentist / Founder

For nearly 18 years, Dr. Bertman has been practicing and helping patients improve and restore their looks and self confidence.

Dr. Bertman takes the time to patiently explain all of your treatment options and choose the best one for you based on your individual needs. Dentistry is a healing profession that combines the best of both art and science requiring skilled eyes, confident hands, and the patients’ best interest at heart.

In addition to membership in the American Dental Association, Dr. Bertman is also a member of the New York County Dental Association and the New York State Dental Association.

He is certified as a Level I and II Invisalign practitioner and belongs to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the World Clinical Laser Institute, and the IALD (Institute for Advanced Laser and Dentistry).

Dr. Bertman is dedicated to learning about the latest advancements in dental technology, and brings this knowledge to all his patients.

Dr. Bertman graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He moved on to complete a general practice residency in Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY where he had the opportunity to work in an emergency room setting.

Through this experience, he feels extremely comfortable dealing with all dental situations.

American Dental Association
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
New York County Dental Association
World Clinical Laser Institute
New York State Dental Association
Level I and II Invisalign
Institute for Advanced Laser and Dentistry

Dr. Anne Korkis

General Dentist

DDS, B.Sc, M.Sc.
As a graduate from New York University College of Dentistry I have strived towards enhancing Manhattan’s smiles one individual at a time. I continued my education with residency at New York Presbyterian hospital in Park Slope and have since been continuing to do full mouth rehabilitation whether it be by simple fillings to crown/ bridges, or maintaining oral health.

My biggest asset I would say would be my ability to relate to my patients with compassion and empathy with realism while making their experience as pleasant as possible. On my spare time you will find me traveling to Toronto and London visiting my family, or often on the slopes of the steepest mountains plowing through on skis. I’m an athlete by nature, but my greatest strive is giving my patients exactly what they want and as easily as possible.

Dr. Korkis hold various titles and recognitions, including:

Dual certification by both the American Board of General Dentistry and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons in Canada
Certification of General Practice Residency from New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Tulsa Dentsply Award for outstanding clinical skills and knowledge of literature in endodontics from NYUCD
Award of Scholarly Achievement and Excellence by NYU
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Certification Badge of Royal College of Dental Surgeons Ontario

Dr. Han Lyu



As a prosthodontist, Dr. Lyu specializes in the following procedures:

Full Mouth Reconstruction
Implant Restoration
High-Level Difficulty Cases
Not only does Dr. Lyu specialize in prosthodontics, he has also practiced general dentistry for three years and is well-equipped to work in all areas of general dentistry, including oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, and pedodontics. Dr. Lyu is trained to treat patients with a complex array of needs, using a multidisciplinary approach.

Each year, Dr. Lyu travels to Oaxaca, Mexico, working with the SOMA mission team to meet the dental needs of those who have no regular access to health care. He says he feels grateful for the opportunity to share his training, talents, and gifts with those who desperately need dental care.

Dental School – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Doctor of Dental Medicine
Columbia University, New York–Presbyterian Hospital, Certificate in Prosthodontics
Dr. Lyu earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees from Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. Choosing to remain near his hometown of Ramsey, New Jersey, Dr. Lyu chose Columbia University for his postgraduate studies, where he earned both a Masters of Science degree and a Certificate in Prosthodontics.

He excelled above his peers during his three years of prosthodontics residency, achieving the highest number of implant surgeries without a single failure. He became known at Rutgers as a specialist with unique abilities in complex full mouth restoration and presented his challenging cases to both classmates and colleagues.

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Dr. Elbert Kim


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Dr. Marina Gonchar


Dr. Marina Gonchar is a Board Certified Orthodontist in New York City and prides herself in offering personalized, individualized care, for children and adults, to help you achieve your smile goals. Learn about the latest trends in orthodontics, relevant topics in dentistry and health, stay connected and

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After attending Lafayette College in Pennsylvania for her undergraduate studies in Neuroscience, Dr. Marina went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University and her Master’s Degree and Certificate in Dentofacial Orthopedics and Orthodontics at West Virginia University.

Dr. Marina continued her training at NYU Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery completing a prestigious Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship with an emphasis on treating complex craniofacial conditions.

She prides herself in offering the latest techniques and technology in orthodontics including:

Intra-oral scanning,
3D low dose x-rays,
Carriere motion appliance for bite correction, pre-surgical orthodontic planning and treatment, and Botox cosmetics for non-surgical gummy smile correction and TMJ pain and discomfort.

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Dr. Kayvan Fathimani

Oral Surgeon


Dr. Kayvan Fathimani achieved the rare distinction of being one of the few Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the world to be quintuple board certified.

He has the honor of being one of only less than 90 surgeons worldwide to be a Fellow of the International Board of Certification of Specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Fathimani is a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

As well, he has the honor of being one of only 300 physicians worldwide to be board certified in Aesthetic Medicine.

He is a faculty staff surgeon at one of the busiest Level 1 trauma centers in the United States where he focuses on trauma and reconstructive surgery.

Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2009 – 2013.

University of Toronto
Doctor of Dentistry – 2005-2009.

American College of Surgeons
FACS, Fellow American College of Surgeons – 2018.

International Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
FIBCSOMS, Fellow International Board Certification of Specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2016.

American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
AAAM, Board Certified in Aesthetic Medicine – 2017.

American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DipABOMS, Diplomate American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2015.

National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
DipNDBA, Diplomate National Dental Board of Anesthesiology – 2015.

American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
FADSA, Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology º 2015.

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada
FRCD(C), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada – 2013.

Dr. Fathimani is one of the 300 physicians worldwide to be board certified in Aesthetic Medicine. (board certification).


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Dr. Michelle Kakade

General Dentist

Dr. Kakade is a General Dentist practicing in Manhattan. She earned her undergraduate degree,
in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University in her home town of Toronto. She then
moved to Montreal to attend McGill University where she graduated with her Doctor of Dental
Medicine (D.M.D.) degree.

With a passion to continue learning, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio to complete a postgraduate
residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Case Western Reserve University.
During her time there, she was recognized with the Resident of the Year Award.

Dr. Kakade’s multidisciplinary training has cultivated a special interest in advanced restorative,
esthetic and implant dentistry. She provides a broad range of dental treatments to meet the
needs of her patients with meticulous care and attention.

As patient satisfaction is of utmost importance to her, she welcomes you to experience
comfortable, knowledgeable and friendly dentistry. She is dual board certified from the New
York State Board of Dentistry, as well as the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. In her
free time Dr. Kakade enjoys travelling abroad, staying active, as well as discovering the many
great restaurants in New York.

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Dr. Michael Abrams

Orthodontist / Periodontist


Dr. Michael Abrams is a certified Orthodontist and Periodontist with a wide range of clinical skills and experiences.

He obtained his bachelors degree from CUNY Queens College, and attended dental school at Columbia University. At Columbia, Dr. Abrams was taught the academic and clinical skills necessary for a dual residency program.

Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Abrams moved to Philadelphia, PA, where he completed the prestigious Periodontics/Orthodontics combined dual specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania. Training in an academic institution afforded Dr. Abrams the opportunity to gain a comprehensive appreciation for all aspects of specialized and general dentistry.

He gained excellent experience with orthognathic surgical cases, as well as the management of cleft palate patients. Periodontics has afforded an aptitude in CBCT evaluation for improved diagnosis, non-surgical and surgical approaches to the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant disease, implantology, and “gingival plastic surgery” procedures including root coverage, gingival augmentation, and aesthetic crown lengthening. In studying Orthodontics, Dr. Abrams came to learn various treatment techniques with various orthodontic appliances in different phases of treatment with fixed twin and self ligating systems, Invisalign, Lingual braces, palatal expanders, and temporary anchorage devices.

Dr. Abrams has s trained in a number of treatment philosophies, and enjoys exploring new technologies in Periodontics and Orthodontics. Innovations in dentistry arise often and it is important to stay up to date with current advances. He is a certified provider of Wilckodontics® Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics. This technique offers a procedure to enhance and accelerate the outcome of the orthodontic treatment. Further, being trained in both specialties allows Dr. Abrams to provide continuous uninterrupted care for his patients regarding work done in both of these specialties like extractions and dental implant planning in relation to orthodontic treatment.

While Dr. Abrams certainly enjoys creating beautiful and healthy smiles, he also enjoys hanging out with friends and family, cooking, and rollerblading.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Specialty Training in Orthodontics and Periodontics
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Professional Certifications
Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation
Wilckodontics (Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics)
Incognito Lingual Orthodontics
Tweed Orthodontics
Professional Affiliations
Northeast Society of Periodontics
Northeast Society of Orthodontics
Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity
American Association of Orthodontics
American Association of Periodontics

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Melissa Clinton

Director of Operations

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Greenwich Village Dentist

Dr. Sherif Radwan


Dr. Radwan is a graduate of Columbia dental school in NYC class of 1990 where he also was a clinical instructor for over 10 years .
Dr. Radwan practiced his entire career in Manhattan where he enjoyed creating hundreds of beautiful smiles as well as restoring countless patients into great dental health . My philosophy is very simple “ give the patient the very best dentistry has to offer “
I enjoy working with my patients and resolving their dental issues to make sure they are in the best dental health.
When I’m not working with my patients I’m probably on my bicycle doing one of my long distance rides or spending some quality time with my best friend Mojo the German Shepherd.
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Tatyana Ruzhinskaya

Dental Hygienist

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