Dr. Yetunde Patrick is a general dentist hailing from the windy city of Chicago, IL. Dr. Patrick graduated from Spelman College with a BS in Biology, and later earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Maryland-Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Her interest in dentistry has always been rooted in community, serving as SNDA President, Community Service Chair, and helping to establish the 1st Baltimore Oral Cancer Walk. For these endeavors, she was recognized and awarded the Dean community service award, Curtis Adams award and the nationally recognized Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
Upon finishing her dental degree, she worked in community dentistry and private practice before starting her own office in Washington DC. Dr. Patrick believes in an holistic approach to health, and is a fitness enthusiast. She loves practicing yoga, dance and core body conditioning. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family, dancing, interior design and binge watching Netflix. She looks forward to meeting you!
Dr. Ishita Topiwala has had a passion for art and medical sciences since her childhood and found the perfect balance of the two in dentistry. Alongside mastering the craft of dentistry, she enjoys getting to know her patients and building a bond with them.
Dr. Topiwala is a Toronto native who has recently made the move to DC. She attended Western University in Ontario where she graduated with a Bachelors in Medical Sciences. She then went on to receive her DDS degree from University of Toronto.In her free time you can find her eating her way through DC. She also loves spending time with her dog, going on hikes, making sourdough bread, and traveling.
Dr. Marla Yee hails from Kingston, Jamaica. When not in clinic, Dr. Yee enjoys baking, yoga, and crafting. Dr. Yee has a long history in STEM, beginning her training as a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania investigating immuno-therapies for breast cancer. Marla has extensive research experience in cultural competence and minority health.
After spending several years in Philadelphia, Dr. Yee moved to Baltimore to begin her dental training at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She completed her DDS and Master in Public Health concentrating on community and population health. Upon graduating, she went on to complete a rigorous General Practice Residency at NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn where she received specialized training in Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, and Pediatric Dentistry.
Joanna Fiels attended Erie community college and SUNY College for dental hygiene. She has been a hygienist since 1984! While her career has flourished her family is the real priority. As a breast cancer survivor, She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and taking time for self care. Our office adores her energy and vibrant pink lipstick! Always ready for any event. As she proclaims, [Shes] retro baby