Karen S McAndrew, D.M.D., M.S.
Dr. Karen McAndrew received her D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania graduating with honors. Upon completion of her dental degree, her interest in prosthodontics lead her to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she completed her specialty training and earned her specialty certification and Master of Science degree in Prosthodontics.
Serving on the faculty at the VCU School of Dentistry since 1997, Dr. McAndrew currently holds a part-time faculty appointment as an assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She has contributed to several scientific journals, co-authored a textbook chapter and lectures nationally on dental implants and prosthodontic reconstruction.
Dr. McAndrew currently serves as a member of the editorial review board for the Journal of Prosthodontics and is an editor for the Journal of the Virginia Dental Association. She co-founded the Implant Forum of Virginia, dedicated to the study and pursuit of excellence in dental implants, and is past president of the Virginia section of the American College of Prosthodontics. She holds membership in the American College of Prosthodontics, American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial, Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontists, the International Team for Implantology, and is a fellow of the International College of Dentists and the Virginia Dental Association.
Dr. McAndrew maintains her private practice in Richmond, VA where she founded the Virginia Center for Prosthodontics limiting her practice to prosthodontics, dental implants and maxillofacial prosthetics.
Mrs. Kathy Powell - Office Manager
Kathy, a native of Richmond, brings a multitude of skills to the practice. She has over 25 years of experience in the medical/dental field which helps contribute to her daily duties as Office Manager. She directs all aspects of patient scheduling and coordination of patient care and provides a smooth transition with multidisciplinary care.
Kathy is active in her community and enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Kathy is known by her friends as "smiling Kathy". Her warm personality immediately welcomes you and assures you of the quality of care you will receive in our office.
Ms. Faye Grate – Dental Assistant
As a graduate of Virginia Dental Assisting School, Faye uses her knowledge of dental assisting to provide the best quality patient care. Faye joins Dr. McAndrew's side in providing the best dental treatment. Her work is exemplary and is a delight to have in the office.
In her spare time, Faye enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering for the community, and participating in her children's many activities.
Ms. Susan Finer - Patient Services Coordinator
Susan has over 25 years of experience working in various facets of the medical industry. She is dedicated to ensuring that every patient is treated with respect and compassion. She possesses the highest degree of integrity, adaptability, resourcefulness and friendliness. Her dedication to providing excellent customer service, along with her sophisticated sense of humor, leaves all patients with smiles on their faces.
Mrs. Adnana Dubcak, CDT (Certified Dental Technician) - Lab Technician
Adnana holds a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Coastal Carolina University. After 14 years of working in a corporate environment in the health insurance industry, Adnana decided to pursue a career as a Dental Lab Technician. Adnana earned a Dental Lab technology degree from J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Adnana also worked at the Medical College of Virginia as an assistant to dentistry professors and students. At Virginia Center for Prosthodontics, Adnana combines her talents in the lab process to meet and exceed our patient's expectations.
Adnana enjoys running, cooking, baking, painting, doing crafts with her children, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.