Meet The Staff
Our Mission Is:
- To make our patient’s experience with our office comfortable and pleasant
- To inform and educate our patients about their treatment options and decisions
- To provide uncompromising high quality surgical and anesthetic care with state of the art techniques
- To continuously further our own knowledge, and the knowledge of our professional colleagues
April - Surgical Assistant and Treatment Coordinator
April Patton has been a CDA for over 30 years. She has focused the greater part of her career as a surgical assistant. April completed the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia Assistants Program (OMAAP) in 2007. She participates in numerous educational programs.
She is very empathetic to our patient’s needs a will happily answer any questions that you may have before and after surgical procedures.
Amanda - Dental Receptionist Treatment Coordinator
Amanda has been a surgical coordinator for 20 years. She has been with PCOMS team since 2003. She handles the front desk duties as well as scheduling Dr Aidelbaum's and Dr Chen's hospital days. She is more than happy to assist you with any questions you might have.
Michelle - Dental Receptionist Treatment Coordinator
Michelle is our treatment coordinator and comes to us with more then 10 years of dental experience. She will be the one to greet you when you come to our office and will probably have you laughing. Michelle truly loves her work and is ready to assist you with any questions you may have.
Outside of dentistry Michelle loves family time, and enjoys activities with her two sons, cooking and walks with her dog.
Miranda- Dental Receptionist Treatment Coordinator
Miranda is a treatment coordinator that came to us with nearly 10 years of Dental Assisting experience. The part of dentistry that Miranda enjoys the most is building great rapport with her patients and making every visit a pleasant one. She has knowledge in many different areas of dentistry and is excited to being working in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. When she ins't working, Miranda spends nearly all her time outdoors with her 1 year old Belgian Malinois - keeping her very active.
Jaimie - Surgical Assistant and Treatment Coordinator
Jaimie has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2011. She has also completed the Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification. She enjoys her career specializing as a surgical assistant along side Dr. Aidelbaum and Dr. Chen. She also participates in a number of educational seminars to keep up with advancing technology and procedures. Jaimie is very empathetic towards patients needs and will happily answer any questions you may have
Karen is one of our recovery room nurses and has been a Registered Nurse since 2008. She also works at BC Children's Hospital in the Medical Imaging and Oncology departments, and has a passion for caring for the paediatric population. Her warm and gentle approach will help you to feel comfortable as she prepares you for your procedure, and she is sensitive to any concerns you may have and happy to answer any of your questions.
Outside of the office Karen loves spending time being active and outdoors with her family and two french bulldogs.
Karyn - Surgical Assistant
Karen has over 30 years experience working as a CDA. Karyn began her surgical career with Dr. Aidelbaum 20 years ago and feels very privileged to be a member of the Pacific Coast OMS team. Karyn regularly attends study club lectures and education seminars to keep up to date with all dental and oral surgery procedures. Karyn is registered and certified as am anaesthesia assistant with AAOMS and has a current CPR/ HCP certificate. Karyn is very passionate about oral surgery as it is a very rewarding and challenging career that enables her to work with a diverse group of patients of all ages.
With Karyn's calm and caring demeanor, she will make sure you are kept comfortable and informed throughout your visit to our office.
Dr. Lee received his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1981, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of British Columbia. He was appointed to the Department of Anesthesiology at Shaughnessy Hospital and to the Faculty of Medicine at UBC, and is a member of the Department of Anesthesiology at Surrey Memorial Hospital, where he spends most of his time working when he’s not at PCOMS. In practice since 1986, Dr. Lee is highly experienced, and possesses a gentle demeanour which will put your mind at ease on your surgery day. We are proud to have Dr. Lee as an integral part of our PCOMS family.