We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Jana is the smiling face that greets you when you enter our office. She is happy to answer your calls and assist with making your appointments. Jana and her husband Dirk, reside in Arlington Heights with their two children, Emily and Erik. When she is not helping our patients in the office, Jana enjoys traveling (she's been to so many places!), playing tennis, exercising, and spending time with her family.
Lynn is our treatment coordinator always ready to answer questions about our practice, your treatment, and your insurance coverage and financial contract. She enjoys making that part of this process as stress-free as possible for our patients. Lynn and her husband Kyle, along with their three daughters Hannah, Emily, and Katie, live in Arlington Heights. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and running. She also happens to be extremely creative and handy...we love that about her!
Kim grew up in Kiel, Wisconsin, and received her degree from Lakeshore Technical College. She has worked as an orthodontic assistant for more than 26 years. She loves to watch patients grow through our practice. She is happy to answer any questions that patients and their families may have. Kim enjoys spending time with her family, watching their sporting events, and spending time outdoors. She also has an amazing memory and makes all our patients feel special!
Elizabeth is an orthodontic assistant and our lab technician. She has worked in orthodontics for more than 20 years and has been with Willow Lake Orthodontics since 2013. Elizabeth is dedicated to providing comfortable and quality care for our patients. Her gentle hands treat each patient as if he or she were her own. She loves to see positive changes in patients’ self-confidence as their smiles improve throughout treatment. Aside from caring for our patients, Elizabeth takes care of us by bringing us healthy treats and reminding us to eat well :) Away from the office, Elizabeth loves spending time with her husband and two children, cooking, and baking with her daughter.
Leti is a part of our orthodontic assisting team. She interacts with patients on a personal level, and gets to know a little more about them at each visit. She loves working with Drs. Siargos and Israel, and appreciates their high standards and pride in their work. Leti and her husband Andres have two sons, Eduardo and Terry. She treasures every moment the family spends together and captures their smiles in her memory. She also like to take walks by the beach at night, and can be found on the soccer fields cheering for her boys. Her infectious laugh makes us all laugh even more!
Kristen grew up in the Skokie area and is now living in Morton Grove with her husband Bryan, their adorable baby girl, and their dog Jayda. She has a long history of working with children and is happy that she gets to continue doing so at Willow Lake Orthodontics. In her free time, Kristen enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and expirementing with new ways to do her makeup!
Erika has been an orthodontic assistant since 1996 and loves it! She and her husband, Mike, have a cat, Payton, who is 19 years old! Her favorite TV show is Grey's Anatomy (however she does watch about 15 other shows each week). She is a ginormous Cubs fan, her favorite player is first baseman Anthony Rizzo, even half of her wardrobe is cubs gear and that's not including the ELEVEN jerseys she has!
Stephanie has been assisting in dentistry since 2016. She enjoys working with the patients and seeing how happy they are at the end of their treatment. When Stephanie is not at the office, you can find her baking cakes or decorating sugar cookies for her very own business. In her free time, she enjoys improving her musical abilities on the saxophone, drums and bass guitar. She even volunteers as a friendly clown named Koko Pancake making balloon animals and face painting! We're still trying to find something she CAN'T do!