Your West Portal Dental Care Staff
Dr. Ortner is a native San Franciscan who has called West Portal home for forty five years. Prior to beginning his dental career, he graduated from the University of California at Berkeley; subsequently finishing his dental education with honors at the University of Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Dr. Ortner’s extensive experience in General Dentistry has given him the opportunity to become a savant in the diagnosis and treatment of complex dental problems. He has helped countless numbers of patients through the travail of complex dental rehabilitation; achieving a very healthy state and pleasing esthetic result, not to mention also, a very happy patient.Dr. Ortner has belonged to many service organizations over the years. He is a lifetime member of the ADA,CDA and the S.F. Dental society; having served on the Board of Directors at one time. He is married and is the proud father of five children; grandfather of eight. An accomplished pilot who still finds time to go flying with some time left over to play golf; never yet losing his passion for Dentistry.
Dr. Molosky received his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley and completed his D.D.S. at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. Dr. Molosky prides himself on providing comprehensive, quality oral health care where patients' understanding of their treatment options, risks, and benefits are key in establishing trust and long lasting relationships. To deliver on his tenet to provide the best quality care for his patients, Dr. Molosky regularly attends continuing education courses focusing on restorative, preventative, and cosmetic dentistry. In addition to his love for dentistry, he enjoys traveling (such as Costa Rica, Australia) and is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, and competitive sports.
Jenelie is our hygienist with a "gentle touch". She has had many years of patient care, first as a Registered Dental Assistant, and more recently as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She earned her dental hygiene degree at Carrington College, and has worked in a general practice setting for 11 years. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association. Jen stays abreast of advancements in the dental field by seeking out continuing education courses every year, as well as volunteering for the "Give Kids a Smile" organization, which provides free oral health care services to children from low-income families. She is certified to administer local anesthesia, and provides positive, compassionate dental care to all of our patients. When Jen is not taking Zumba or Pilates, she is enjoying Bay area outdoor activities with her daughter and friends, or traveling to tropical vacation spots.
The first friendly face to greet you at our office is that of Geeta Ramaiya, our wonderful Office Manager. Geeta has over 30 years of experience in the dental profession, and she oversees all of the functions of our office, from scheduling and accounting and insurance, to making sure our patients are comfortable in the clinical setting. Geeta grew up in Bombay, India, immigrating to the United States 35 years ago. Along with her husband, she raised all three of her children in the West Portal neighborhood. When she is not taking care of the office, Geeta likes to cook for her family in her spare time.
Susan offers administrative support at the front desk, as well as support for the clinical staff when needed. Susan has over 30 years clinical experience in general dentistry and periodontics as a Registered Dental Assistant, as well as a Certified Dental Technician for Removable Prosthetics. Susan grew up in Western New York, and moved to California in 1978. She lives with her husband and two children in Midtown Terrace. Susan likes to paint and walk in her spare time, and she is proud to be a living kidney organ donor.
Sarlina Wong is a familiar face to our patients, a Registered Dental Assistant having worked chairside with our doctors for 17 years. She has worked in all aspects of dentistry for 30 years, from endodontics and oral surgery to periodontics. Patients always remark about her gentle touch and caring way with them. Sarlina came to the United States from Hong Kong, and is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Toisanese. She and her husband raised three children in the neighborhood. Sarlina loves to knit and garden when she isn’t taking excellent care of our patients.