Meet The Staff
Melissa G. Siegel, Office Manager
Melissa has been with Dr. Echo since December of 2010. Her job is to help make each and every patient feel satisfied with their overall experience in the office. Melissa is happy to assist patients with any questions or concerns they may have and to also discuss financial options to alleviate anyone with a financial burden. Outside of the office, Melissa resides locally with her husband who she adores, and two beautiful children.
Theresa Crocco, Billing Coordinator
Theresa has been with Dr. Echo since April 2012. She looks forward to assisting patients with making sure all insurance is verified and maximized. Theresa enjoys helping patients to understand their benefit coverage and comforts each patient with her warm personality. Outside of the office, Theresa resides locally with her husband and their twins.
Danielle Pastena, Scheduling Coordinator
Danielle has been with Dr. Echo since June 2016. She is excited to welcome each patient to our practice and looks forward to getting patients scheduled within a timely manner. Danielle is a native of Nutley and enjoys working within the community she grew up in. Outside of the office, Danielle enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Claritza Hernandez, Bilingual Dental Assistant
Claritza has been with Dr. Echo since April 2011. She is a wonderful asset to the team. She is in charge of ordering and maintaining proper inventory. Claritza is an accomplished assistant to the Dr. and excels at comforting each patient throughout their procedure. She is fluent in Spanish. Outside of the office, Claritza resides locally with her husband and children.
Paola Prado, Dental Assistant
Paola has been with Dr. Echo since August 2017. With both experience and excellence with quality patient care, one-on-one patient interaction, and noteworthy interpersonal skills, Paola is sure to make the patients experience a positive one. Outside of the office, Paola enjoys spending quality time with her family.