Meet The Staff


Arian G. Ortega

Office Manager

Arian joined our practice in 2014; she will be happy to answer all of your questions. Arian has been in the Oral Surgery field for seventeen years. She completed the Professional level CPR and ACLS.

After hours, Arian enjoys reading, good movies and attending concerts.

Arian, Office Manager

Joan B. Padykula

Front Desk Coordinator

Joan has been in our practice for more thirty years. She helps our patients with their financial concerns, insurance questions, and other front desk issues in our practice. She received her Masters degree in Health Services Administration from Florida International University.

Outside of the office, Joan enjoys spending time with her husband, being involved with her three children, as well as jogging, music, going to the gym, cooking, and reading.

Joan, Front Desk Coordinator

Mariaclara Madrigal Gil

Front Desk

Mariaclara joined the KOMS team in 2019; she has been working as an administrative assistant for two years. Mariaclara, helps our patients with their scheduling needs and general questions.

Outside of the office , Mariaclara enjoys the outdoors and new adventures.

Mariaclara, Front Desk

Marlene T. Patterson

Surgical Assistant

Marlene joined our practice in 2003; she assists surgery, as well as helps our patients feel more comfortable and at ease while in our practice. She is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Marlene also completed the Advanced Anesthesia Assistant Program with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Outside of the office, she has five children and her favorite thing to do is spend time with them.

Marlene, Surgical Assistant

Daniela Leal

Surgical Assistant

Daniela joined our practice in 2017. Daniela helps our patients through surgery and answer their treatment questions. She graduated from Robert Morgan Vocational Institute and she is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. 

In her free time, she enjoys social time out with friends.

Daniela, Surgical Assistant

Tracy Cabezas

Surgical Assistant

Tracy joined our practice in 2019; she has been a surgical assistant for over 20 years. She is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.  Tracy also completed the Advanced Anesthesia Assistant Program with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her three children.