ellenEllen Pitel – Office Administrator & Business Coordinator

Ellen Pitel serves as our office’s administrator and business coordinator. She is always available to answer any business related questions, help with your insurance claims ,or assist with appointment scheduling. Ellen has over thirty years experience working at and managing dental practices in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, and New York. She attended the Adelphia Business School in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, and regularly attends dental continuing education to keep herself up-to-date.

Ellen was born and raised in Vineland, New Jersey, and is a graduate of Vineland High School. She has been married to Dr. Pitel for over forty years and is a very proud mother of three children and grandmother of two grandsons. The oldest of her three children is also a dentist who practices in Southern New Jersey. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys sewing, attending Broadway shows, cooking and reading novels, spending time with family, and travel. If you need to reach Ellen, you can email her at:

Ellen@drmarkpitel.com


lorraineLorraine A. Adams – Registered Dental Hygienist

Lorraine A. Adams, R.D.H. is a registered dental hygienist with our dental office. She attended Dutchess Community College and is a 1993 Graduate of Hudson Valley Community College, where she received an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Since graduating, she has been practicing dental hygiene continuously for over 20 years. She attends many continuing educational programs to keep informed of the latest developments in dentistry and dental hygiene. Lorraine has been with our practice for 14 years and says she still enjoys coming to work each day and helping patients maintain healthy and clean mouths.

Lorraine was born and spent much of her childhood in Brooklyn, NY. She later moved to Hyde Park, where she attended and graduated from the Lady of Lourdes High School.

She has been married for 19 years and in her spare time enjoys attending concerts, plays, and shows and especially talking with people. To reach Lorraine, you can email her at:

Lorraine@drmarkpitel.com


kimberlyKimberly Cramer – Chairside Dental Assistant

Kimberly Cramer is a dental assistant with our office team. She attended the Dental Assistant Training School in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina where she received her certificate in 2010. Since completing her training, she has acquired over six years dental assisting experience in general, oral surgery and pediatric dentistry practices. Kim is a “people person” who enjoys her work very much and is committed to making sure our patients are treated promptly, receive the highest quality of care, and are always comfortable during their visits.

Kim grew up in and spent most of her life in the Carolina’s. She relocated to the Hudson Valley in 2012 and says she loves living here. When not working, she enjoys spending time with friends, being outdoors and making time for volunteer work. If you need to reach Kimberly, send her an email to:

Kimberly@drmarkpitel.com