Dr. James Rosenwald, Dr. Susan Abdun-Nur & Dr. Marty Lotzkar

Meet Our Staff

If visiting the dentist isn't first on your list...try us! We have a warm, caring, professional staff that treat you as if you were a guest in their home.

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Dr. James Rosenwald

Dr. James Rosenwald

Email: DrJim@SmileBig.com
Phone: 425-454-4040
Dr. Jim has deep roots in the community, having served on the boards of many local organizations such as the Bellevue Kiwanis, Mercer Island Schools Foundation, JCC, the Seattle-King County Dental Society and the Seattle-King County Dental Foundation. He was born and raised in Seattle and his two sons and 5 grandchildren all live in the local area as well.

The Seattle-King County Dental Society has twice nominated Jim as the Washington State Citizen-of-the-Year.   read more >

Besides his love of dentistry, Jim is also an instrument rated pilot, enjoys tennis, and motorcycling.

While in college at the University of Washington, Jim was a Golden Gloves boxer. He decided to switch his career path to dentistry --- easier on the hands! After dental school Jim spent two years as a dentist with the Marine Corp before returning to Bellevue to set up his own dental practice.

Dr. Jim has earned the prestigious designation, "Fellow" in the Academy of General Dentistry and he continues to attend continuing...  read more >

education seminars and participates in several dental study groups.

Dr. Jim has been providing cosmetic, restorative, and implant dentistry in addition to routine preventive care for over 30 years. He has a passion for Dentistry and loves keeping up on the latest developments. He is a guest lecturer at the UW Dental School speaking on Cosmetic Dentistry and is frequently honored as one of Seattle's "Best Dentists"!!

Dr. Susan Abdun-Nur

Dr. Susan Abdun-Nur

Email: DrSusan@SmileBig.com
Phone: 425-454-4040
Dr. Susan joined our practice in October 2002. She is devoted to her patients and the practice of dentistry. Dr. Susan is known for her empathetic nature and friendly practice style, where children and adults feel at ease.

Before joining our practice, Dr. Susan practiced dentistry in California, where she excelled in cosmetic, implant and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Susan received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University in Southern California in 1997. She is an active member of   read more >

the Washington State Dental Society (WSDA) and the American Dental Association (ADA). She is also a member of the prestigious national Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), the Eastside Treatment Planning Seminar, and the Spear Study Club. Areas of advanced training include esthetic dentistry, occlusion and implant dentistry. As an avid learner, she attends as many continuing education courses as possible to keep informed of the latest materials and techniques that dentistry has to offer.

Dr. Susan and her husband, Dr. Franco Audia, a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Bellevue, met while in graduate school.   read more >

They both love Washington and feel it is a wonderful place to call home, especially since they both enjoy hiking, bicycling, and water sports.

Dr. Susan loves cooking and is always willing to share recipes and ideas for good eats! This year she will be attending Le Cordon Bleu for a 9 month program beginning in October. She has always been interested in foreign languages and has studied both Spanish and Italian.

Dr. Susan spends most of her spare time taking care of her two lovely children, Ethan (8) and Sophia (6). They keep her very busy and entertained. She always has plenty of stories to share. :-)

Dr. Marty Lotzkar

Dr. Marty Lotzkar

Phone: 425-454-4040
The newest and oldest member of the dental team at Rosenwald and Associates is Dr. Martin Lotzkar.

When Overlake Hospital decided to expand again in February, 2009, Dr. Marty's comfortable office and dental home for over thirty-five years was quickly slated for demolition. It was then that Dr. Jim Rosenwald, a friend, personally and professionally, asked Marty to join his team.

Dr. Marty was born and raised in Seattle, attending the University of Washington for   read more >

undergraduate work and graduating from the University of Washington School of Dentistry.

He started his practice in the Medical-Dental Building in Seattle, but soon moved to Bellevue, which has served as his professional home for over half his life. He has instructed at the University of Washington and has always enjoyed enriching his education on professional committees, in classes, and in study clubs. Marty helped to launch the first Head Start dental program in the Seattle area.  
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He is a life-time member of the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association, and the Seattle/King County District Dental Society. Dr. Marty and his wife, Elaine, have three grown children, Stephen, John, and Amy, and eight extremely precocious grandchildren.

Known to his patients for his warm and caring nature and his ability to be an "engaging conversationalist," Dr. Marty enjoys working with Drs. Jim and Susan and the friendly Rosenwald and Associates staff. He is delighted to be able to continue to serve his loyal patients in his new home.

Pattie Felix

Pattie Felix

Phone: 425-454-4040
Pattie has been with our office for about......a hundred years or so. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Dental Hygiene program she promptly left the mid-west for taller mountains. She worked with us for a few years and then moved away. She returned in 1986 and has stayed ever since.

Pattie strives to deliver thorough, quality care while enjoying warm, close relationships with her patients. Continuing education... read more >

classes are a priority for her in an effort to bring the most current and up-to-date information and techniques to her work. Pattie has worked in Pedodontic, Periodontic and General Practice in four different states and loves the professional growth and expanded duties this has given her.

She and her husband, Bob, feel lucky to have their grown children, granddaughters and many other family members in the Pacific Northwest. Pattie enjoys walking, camping, sewing and exploring!

Liz Carsrud

Liz Carsrud

Phone: 425-454-4040
Liz is a Northwest native originally from Spokane, WA and has lived in the Seattle area since 2001. She graduated from Lake Washington Technical College in 2006 with an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene. She is passionate about oral health and enjoys working with the dental team to educate and care for our patients. In her free time she enjoys hiking, cooking, reading and playing with her rescue dog, Sadie.

Jennifer Torpy

Donnell Manning

Phone: 425-454-4040
Donnell is a native to the Northwest, having attended Summit High School and then Renton Technical College, where she received her dental assisting degree in 2007. She is wonderful team member who takes pride in her work and who commits time and energy in taking excellent care of our patients. Donnell loves to travel and you may find her on warm, sunny beaches! She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, whether they are trying out new restaurants or celebrating life's many occasions. We are very happy to have her positive spirit in our office "family!"

Ellen Aldrich

Ellen Aldrich

Email: Scheduling
Phone: 425-454-4040
Ellen has been a valued employee for over 25 years. She has worked for many years as a Dental Assistant and for the last 20 years has served as the Patient Care Specialist. Her warm smile welcomes you as you enter our office and her dedication to providing the very best is evident to all of our patients. Ellen has built many long term relationships with patients; she finds this to be one of the most rewarding aspects of her job. Ellen and her husband Bob are busy with their two boys, Derek and Dane, both of whom are extremely involved in their sports. She loves spending time with family and friends.

Georgina Lal

Georgina Lal

Email: Scheduling
Phone: 425-454-4040
Georgina began her dental career at Seattle Vocational Institute graduating as a dental assistant in 2005. She brings that knowledge to our front office where she helps our patients clarify their treatment needs, coordinate and schedule appointments and puts them at ease with her genuinely friendly personality. Georgina, in her pursuit to learn and grow, continues with her education.

Personal interests and pleasures include shopping, traveling to hot sunny places, her family, her dog "Suzie" and just having fun! If you have any questions, Georgina will find the answers for you! She truly finds joy in helping others, which is what makes her such a valuable member of our team.

Pamela Collins

Pamela Collins

Email: Billing/Insurance
Phone: 425-454-4040
Pam joined our front office team in February of 2008 and brought 30 years of dental experience with her. She has been in many aspects of dentistry including general, periodontal and surgical assisting. The last 14+ years she has been instrumental in coordinating treatment and assisting patients with their financial and insurance needs. Pam has a busy life with 4 grown children and 7 grandchildren from Alaska to Puerto Rico. She loves to cook, garden and share the bounty of her flowers and vegetables with family, friends, co-workers and patients! Music, entertaining, travel and writing are a few of the other interests that round out her days (and nights).

Laurie

Laurie

Phone: 425-454-4040
Laurie graduated from Shoreline Community College's Dental Hygiene Program in 1986. She has been working in the dental field since she was a sophomore in high school though. She loves working with people on improving their oral hygiene and has worked and specialized in the field of periodontics.

She and her husband of 23 years have raised two daughters who are now both off to college. Personal interests include horses, cycling, scrapbooking, and reading.

Christina Walker

Christina Walker

Phone: 425-454-4040
Christina was born and raised in Washington. She was brought up in a military family and she also joined the Armed Forces in 1999. After returning from her commitment in the Army, Christina went to Eaton Technical Institute and graduated from their Dental Assisting program in 2002. Her technical and interpersonal skill levels speak to the excellence that we all strive to achieve. She will tell you, with honesty and conviction that her inspiration comes from working with Dr. Rosenwald and Dr. Susan. (They really know how to treat their staff as well as their patients!) Christina's hobbies include reading, going to the gym, painting pottery and spending time with her family and friends.

Shanelle Moody

Shanelle Moody

Phone: 425-454-4040
Hello! My name is Shanelle, and I am the newest member of Dr. Rosenwald's team. I am very pleased to be part of this innovative dental group! We all take pride in caring for and providing excellent service for our many wonderful patients. I was born and raised in the lovely West Seattle area. After graduating from Chief Sealth High School, I attended Pima Medical Institute and received my certificate in Dental Assisting. Outside of my dental career, I enjoy travel, sports and taking care of my 2 wonderful boys (who, by the way, also LOVE sports!) One of my proudest moments was watching my oldest son's team win the 6th grade national AAU basketball tournament in San Francisco this year! Go TEAM!

Michellina

Michellina

Phone: 425-454-4040
Michellina graduated from Eton Technical Institute with a certificate in Dental Assisting in 2000. Her main goal is to provide the best experience possible for all of her patients. While educating the importance of their dental health and their right to SMILE BIG!

Michellina is a proud mommy to her son, Andre'. When not at work you can usually find her cheering him on at his many sports events. She is his #1 fan!

Jenny

Jenny

Phone: 425-454-4040
Jenny has been with our office since 2003 when she started with us as our dental assistant. In 2006 she went back to school for her dental hygiene degree, graduating in 2008. She happily returned to our office in 2010. As our full time hygienist, Jenny enjoys helping patients achieve happy and healthy smiles.

Jenny is active in the local Dental Hygienist Society (LWDHS) and was President of the component in 2011. Being part of her professional association allows Jenny to support the dental hygiene profession and give back to the local dental community as well.  read more >

Jenny was born and raised in the Seattle area. She met her husband while they were both in high school, and they have been married for 13 years. They have a 3 year old son, Elliott, and two black labs. In her free time (when she has some) Jenny enjoys sewing and other crafts, reading, going on walks with her son, and occasionally likes to go camping.

   
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