Dr. Karyn Stern
Dr. Stern received a Bachelor of Arts in biology and community health from Brown University. She earned her D.M.D. from the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. During her doctorate education, Dr. Stern was awarded the Merit Scholarship Award for Academics and was Dean's List for the National Boards. During her education at Tufts, she tutored for anatomy, pre-clinical dentistry, and prosthetics classes.
After completing a dental degree, Dr. Stern served as a General Practice Resident at Nassau County Medical Center in New York. Choosing to remain in the "Big Apple," she received her advanced education in endodontics at New York University College of Dentistry in 2005. Dr. Stern returned to Massachusetts in 2007 and is now the CEO of Worcester Endodontics.
In addition to her comprehensive clinical background, Dr. Stern has extensive research experience in pain management and anesthesia. She is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the American Association of Endodontists.
Dr. Stern and her husband are the proud parents of two beautiful boys, Judah and Maxwell.
Dr. Ali Sarraf
Dr. Sarraf received his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston and completed his Endodontic Residency at Temple University. With a background in radiology and general dentistry, Dr. Sarraf is a tremendous asset to Worcester Endodontics. We know you will appreciate his excellent clinical skills along with his affable, upbeat personality. Dr. Sarraf grew up in Springfield, Missouri and enjoys mountain biking and snowboarding in his spare time.
Dr. Mary E. Guzek
Dr. Guzek received her D.M.D. from Temple University and then pursued a two year AEGD at Columbia University/NY Presbyterian Hospital, where she served as co-chief resident. She completed her Endodontic Residency at UMDNJ/NJ Dental School in 2007. Dr. Guzek grew up in Scranton, PA and enjoys going to the Bruins & Red Sox games with her husband, Jon. Her kind, caring manner and excellent clinical skills make Dr. Guzek a great addition to our practice.
Dr. Mariya Shnaydman
Dr. Mariya Shnaydman graduated Brandeis University with a degree in biophysics before attending the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine to obtain her D.M.D. After 7 years as a general dentist in the Boston area, Dr. Shnaydman returned to UConn to specialize in endodontics, receiving a Masters of Dental Science as well. Working private practice, Dr. Shnaydman is an assistant clinical professor in endodontics at Tufts University Dental School and recently lectured at Yankee Dental Congress on the topic of non-odontogenic pain. She is a Member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, American Dental Association and American Association of Endodontists. When not performing endodontic treatment, Dr. Shnaydman enjoys opera, salsa dancing and spending time with her two young children and husband.