Meet the team

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Ellie(Elnaz) (Office Manager)
She has worked in the dental field since 2008 in both clinical and administrative aspects. Ellie graduated from George Mason University with her master of science in health administration . In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her son.

Edna (Front staff)
She manages the schedule and handles insurance information for all of our patients. She is the voice on the phone and the face you see at McLean Family Dentistry. Edna has been in customer service for over 10 years and loves getting to know the families we service.

Amy (Dental assistant)
She graduated from DATS in 2013 as an x-ray certified dental assistant. Amy continued her education to acquire her expanded functions certifications, and is working towards her CDA. She lives locally and enjoys taking her dog Honey on camping and hiking adventures.

Cheryl (Hygienist)
She graduated from University of Rhode Island in 1992. She is married with 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She has worked in Periodontics from 1994 to 2016 while living in Rhode Island as well as McLean. She has been with Dr. Chand since May 2015.

Katie (Hygienist)
She graduated in 2003 with a Psychology degree. She ventured back to school and began practicing dental hygiene almost ten years ago. Katie is a past President of the Northern Virginia Dental Hygienists’ Association. In her free time, Katie enjoys visiting local vineyards with her husband and seeing movies with her son.

Sukhritee Panesar (Hygienist)
She graduated with a Master’s in clinical mental health counseling from St Mary’s University, San Antonio, in 2012. She moved to Maryland in 2013 and pursued a career in Dental Hygiene. She loves working one on one with patients. In her free time she enjoys cooking, watching movies and spending time with family.