Meet Our Staff | Erie PA
Julie Shumsky, Office Manager
Julie graduated from Mercyhurst College with an associate degree in medical office management in 1992. She spent ten years as a billing manager for a pain management practice. Julie began her career in dentistry at Corry Oral Surgery, where she was the office manager for six years. She then moved on to join us here at Lake Erie Dental three years ago. Julie is our office manager and is responsible for all billing. Her attention to detail has made her a critical part of the team.
Julie resides in Corry with her husband and daughter.
Sue Martin, Financial Administrator
Sue has been with Dr. Sambuchino for seven years. She started out working as a dental assistant and then transitioned into a front office position. Today she handles the majority of the financing needs of our patients, as well as many other front office tasks. Sue has been in the dental field for 22 years. She started working for a dental team in California, where she received training and certification at the University of Southern California. Sue has completed many continuing education classes in her field.
Kerry Sixt, Dental Assistant
Kerry has been a part of Lake Erie Dental since 2003, working as a chair side dental assistant. Kerry began dental assisting in 1995. A graduate of General McLane High School, she received a small business teachers choice scholarship to pursue additional office curriculum at Erie Business Center. She received her Dental Auxiliary certification in January 1996. Kerry began amassing numerous certifications in continuing dental education. To date she has completed extensive continuing education in facial esthetics, including BOTOX and dermal filler treatments. Kerry has completed many courses in functional orthodontics, Invisalign, and traditional orthodontics. Over the years, she has become an expert in cosmetic and implant dentistry. She has become an integral part of all of Dr. Sambuchino‘s smile makeovers.
Kerry resides in Cambridge Springs with her husband and two dogs.
Bethany Bielak, Dental Assistant
Bethany has been with Lake Erie Dental since 2009. She began her dental assisting career in Maryland, working in orthodontics. She now assists with all phases of dentistry, surgery, and orthodontics with Dr. Sambuchino. Her knowledge in the field of orthodontics has proved to be very valuable to the team.