Staff Directory


Hi, my name is Kerri. As a former patient I started working for Dr. Azar in 1992 as a summer job.  I cleaned instruments, developed x-rays, and helped out where needed.  I then continued to learn other duties and became one of his assistants. I love working for Dr. Azar and seeing the wonderful smiles and seeing the kids grow and change before our eyes. Azar Orthodontics is like a second family, we have a fun atmosphere and there is never a dull moment.

I live in Prairie du Rocher with my wonderful husband, JR and two children, Joey and Samantha.  In my spare time i enjoy camping, taking pictures of my beautiful kids, and scrapbooking.

 

My name is Chris and I have been an orthodontic assistant for Dr. Azar since 1987. I am also in charge of all the lab work.  One of the most fulfilling aspects of my job is meeting and getting to know patients and forming friendships that lasts for years. It is so rewarding seeing so many wonderful smiles built through the work done in our office.

I grew up in Waterloo and now live in Millstadt with my husband, Norm.  We have two grown children, Kyle and Ashley, and a lively little dog named Cooper. I enjoy exercising, playing guitar, traveling, and doing fun things with my family and friends.

 

My name is Pat, I have worked for Dr. Azar since 1993.  I am the receptionist and office manager.  I enjoy meeting all the patients and their parents. I will be happy to make your appointments and help you with insurance. I love working with Dr. Azar and seeing all the beautiful smiles.

I was born in East St. Louis and now live in Belleville with my husband Terry. I have two grown boys, Tim and Ted, and two grandchildren, Kelsie and Ryan.  In my spare time I enjoy cooking and spending time with my grandchildren.

 

JodiMy name is Jodi. I started working for Dr. Azar in 1988 as an orthodontic assistant. In 2009, I became the Patient Coordinator for Dr. Azar.  I enjoy greeting our patients and getting to know their families. Being able to address their concerns and follow them through their treatment process is very rewarding for me. Being a part of Dr. Azar’s team is like being a part of a family. We have all worked together for a very long time. Dr. Azar is a great guy to work for and he treats his patients as if they are his family.

I am a native of Chester, Illinois, and currently live in Smithon with my wonderful husband, Scott and our two beautiful children, Ryan and Gracie. In my spare time I enjoy reading, scrapbooking, church activities, and spending time with family and friends.

Ursula My name is Ursula Wolf and I have been working in the dental profession for over 17 years. Prior to beginning at Azar Orthodontics in 2013, I spent over 17 years working as an endodontic assistant for Dr. Alan Azar. I love working in the dental field and I am very excited about the transition in to orthodontics.