Meet Our Team

Our staff has a combined 20 years of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Experience. Please feel free to call on us anytime. We can help answer scheduling issues, insurance problems, post-op instructions, and explain certain surgical procedures.


Joanna Russo

Joanna has been with our office from the very beginning in 2001. She is often a patient’s first contact with our office; she helps schedule appointments both over the phone and in person at the front desk.

You will find her warm and caring demeanor very welcoming. She lives in Marin and raised her three grown girls in Terra Linda. She loves spending time with her grandchildren and enjoys watercolor painting.

nina turner

Nina Turner

Nina is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant (OMSA) and serves as Dr. Lee’s main surgical assistant. She is a Registered Dental Assistant by training and has worked with Dr. Lee for the last 8 years. She is knowledgeable in all things surgical and is CPR-certified. In her free time, Nina enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Cristal TUrner

Cristal Turner

Cristal has been with us for 6 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to our office. She understands the intricacies of dental and medical insurance coverage’s and is a valuable resource for our patients in helping to sort out various insurance plans. Please feel free to call her anytime with your insurance questions. When she not hard at work at the office, she can be found hanging out with her family and enjoying family life.


Tashi Dorji

Tashi has been with our office for about 7 years and is another one of our Oral and Maxillofacial surgery assistants (OMSA). He helps take care of patients after anesthesia and post surgery. He transports patients via wheelchair to their cars following anesthetic surgeries. He is also available to answer post-operative questions from patients or their caregivers. Tashi has a quiet and unassuming demeanor, which helps put many patients at ease. In his free time, Tashi loves exploring Marin and going on long hikes in and around Marin.