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Meet Our Team

Kayo
Office Manager

Kayo is our Office Manager. He keeps things running smoothly by taking care of our overall operations. He also handles in-office engineering/maintenance of the technical equipment.

He has been married to Dr. Skeie for more than 30 years and has been a true “partner” in the practice since retiring from civil engineering when their children were very young. This “Super Dad” loves being around his boys and is always ready to watch a soccer game or hang out with other car enthusiasts. On a sunny day, you may find him on the back roads driving his Shelby Cobra or his Porsche Carrera 4s.

While other staff are in charge of scheduling, billing and insurance, Kayo is always happy to help you with these and other questions or concerns you may have.

Riad
Office Coordinator

Riad is our Office Coordinator and Social Media Manager. He will help you with making appointments, filling out your paperwork, and assisting you to understand the nuances of your insurance plans and benefit programs. If you need credit assistance, Riad will help you with a convenient plan for your particular needs. His goal is to make your visit as worry-free as possible.

Riad graduated with a Master’s Degree in International Business while living in Beirut, Lebanon. After returning home, to the Bay Area, he has taken on professional positions in finance, corporate monitoring and bio pharma. Now, he has the pleasure of working for the fine patients of Dr. Skeie developing custom treatment plans, helping patients navigate insurance and overseeing daily office operations. Stop by, sit down, have a cup of coffee, and let’s discuss your dental needs.
 

Lisa
RDA

Lisa is a Registered Dental Assistant. As patients quickly notice, she is empathetic to patients’ dental anxiety, and does everything she can to make our patients as relaxed as possible. Lisa is adept at anticipating the doctor’s needs, making the patient’s treatment go smoothly and stress-free. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Prior to her dental career she was a Vocational Nurse.


Lisa lives in Antioch, and has been married for 30 years to her husband, Chris. Together, they have three children: daughter, Kira, is a currently working in San Francisco while attending San Jose St University for her MPA; twin sons, Ian and Ryan accomplished the honor of Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America and are currently working toward the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor. They are a very close family and enjoy “playing together”. On weekends and vacations you will find them camping, at the beach and traveling in their RV. Lisa’s extensive background in the medical field as well as her comforting personality makes her a real asset, especially in oral surgery, implant, and sedation cases.

Tarek
DA

Tarek graduated with a degree in Biology from UC Santa Cruz, and is a part-time Dental Assistant at Diablo Valley Dentistry. His duties include helping Dr. Skeie and assisting with emergency patient care. As a former camp counselor, Tarek has the skills to relate well, especially to our younger patients. He is actively involved in the research of technical equipment as we continue to expand services for our patients. In the capacity of Dental Liaison, Tarek has been to Africa on a medical mission. In March 2016, he will accompany Dr. Skeie to help at a mission in Guatemala.

Tarek is a man of many talents. He is a personal fitness trainer, and in his “spare time” can be found biking, or running the hills surrounding the Diablo Valley area. He is an avid soccer fan, a sport he played from kindergarten through college. He is always ‘up’ for a pick-up game! Tarek is privileged to coach two soccer teams with the Lamorinda based Eclipse Soccer Club. Tarek is a gourmet cook and loves nothing better than to host a dinner party for friends and family.