Meena Goel, D.D.S
Dr. Goel graduated from the University of Illinois Urban-Champaign with a degree in the Bachelors of Science with a major in Biology. With a full curriculum of classes and extensive research work in the biology field, Dr. Goel was able to complete her degree in 3 years, graduating in 1996. Always aspiring to be a Healthcare professional, she was accepted into one of the top Dental Universities in the country.
Dr. Goel graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois in the year 2000. Upon completion, Dr. Goel decided to further advance her knowledge of dentistry by participating in the General Practice Residency Program at Evanston Northwestern Hospital. This extensive program concentrated on dental treatment for medically compromised patients, cancer patients, oral surgery, and advanced gum disease treatments. This one-year program significantly expanded her knowledge of medicine and dentistry, allowing her to confidently start her career.
Dr. Goel is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, Faculty Club Spear Education and the Academy of General Dentistry.
She is also an active member of local Women’s Dental Groups and Dental Volunteer activities.
In this continuously changing field, Dr. Goel maintains her updated knowledge and skills with extensive continuing education in all aspects of the dental field.
Dr. Goel believes in the importance of educating her patients, and providing them with comprehensive dental care, utilizing the best materials and techniques available. Maintaining their dental health is a commitment that she and her patients make to each other.
Dr. Eric Osmolinski
Specialist, Oral Surgery
Dr. Osmolinski received his undergraduate education in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. He then went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh Dental School, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. After dental school, Dr. Osmolinski went on to complete numerous internships and his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorail Hospital in New York.
Since completion of residency training, he has practiced at numerous offices in the Chicagoland area. He also participates in numerous continuing education course every year to ensure that he is up-to-date on the newest techniques and technologies.
He is a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists. He is a member of both the Illinois and Chicago Societies of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He holds memberships in the Academy of Osseointegration and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Lina Valavanis Andreou
Dr. Lina Valavanis Andreou grew up in the north side of Chicago near Mather High School and later moved to Skokie. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and continued her education at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995. Dr. Andreou has also completed a post graduate certificate in general dentistry at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center where she furthered her studies in cosmetic and implant dentistry as well as oral surgery.
Dr. Andreou attends numerous continuing education courses to stay current with the ever-changing advances in dentistry. She has completed a mini residency in implants and is a certified Invisalign dentist for clear braces.
Currently, Dr. Andreou is a member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Association, The Illinois State Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society and a past president of the Hellenic American Dental Society. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and provides them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.
Dr. Andreou lives in the northern suburbs with her husband and two sons. When she is not working, she has a passion for travel. She has traveled to several countries in Europe and especially enjoys visiting family in Greece. She also enjoys bike riding and attending her son’s sporting events. She speaks fluent Greek.
Dr. Andreou has been practicing dentistry for almost 20 years. After owning and selling her own practice, she managed the public health dental clinic for the City of Evanston for several years and has also practiced in offices in Park Ridge and Rolling Meadows.
Dr. Prasudha Karteeka Sunkara, D.M.D.
Dr. Sunkara graduated from MGR University in Chennai, India, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2007.
Dr. Sunkara furthered her knowledge of dentistry by becoming a Research Assistant at UIC Chicago Dental School in the Department of Endodontics. The focus of her research was the effect of Vitamin D deficiency on primary and adult teeth. Dr. Sunkara has volunteered for the Mobile Dental Clinic affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital.
Dr. Sunkara graduated from Henry Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University, in Boston Massachusetts with an advanced standing DMD. She is trained in digital dentistry, CEREC, Invisalign, and Clearcorrect. Dr. Sunkara is continuously attending various CE courses to update her knowledge and skills. She has attended courses in implants and various restorative procedures.
Dr. Sunkara is an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Dental Implant Association.
Dr. Sunkara moved to Chicago and has been living in the Northwest suburbs for the last ten years. She is fluent in English, Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu. In her free time, Dr. Sunkara likes to spend time with family, reading, crafting and designing Indian costumes