"Many people haven’t been taught the importance of their oral health and how it affects their overall health. Educating my patients is key. I want them to not only feel good about their smile, but to be comfortable and happy with who they are."
Caroline Barsoum, DMD
Co-founder, Partner & Prosthodontist
Having adopted New York as their home 15 years ago, Dr. Caroline Barsoum and Dr. Michael Cafarella established Integrated Aesthetic Dentistry in the heart of Greenwich Village over 10 years ago. When she’s not transforming patient’s smiles, Dr. Barsoum is a practicing yogi and mom to three boys.
"Investing in the latest state-of-the-art technology allows us to produce more accurate diagnoses, customize and perfect restorations, deliver beautiful aesthetics and make your experience more comfortable."
MICHAEL CAFARELLA, DMD
Co-founder, Partner & Prosthodontist
With his extensive experience, Dr. Cafarella has accumulated a community of patients, including actors, musicians, film producers and families. Outside of Integrated Aesthetic Dentistry, Dr. Cafarella is a long-time martial arts enthusiast. He is a certified second-degree black belt in traditional Shotokan karate.
"I believe surgery should be a positive experience. I always strive to ensure that my patients are fully informed and comfortable about their treatments and procedure."
E. LISA REID, DMD
Partner & Prosthodontist
Originally from Barbados, Dr. Reid made New York City her home in 2009. After completing dental school in Pennsylvania and her prosthodontic studies in Iowa, she continued to develop her skills and education as a clinical professor. Dr. Reid and her family have been featured in many editorials, including GAP and Macy’s.
"It’s important for us to build a foundation of trust with our patients. We want you to feel relaxed and comfortable and to know that you are getting optimum care."
ELIZABETH HEINDEL, DMD
Dr. Heindel enjoys getting to know her patients personally by creating a comfortable experience. By completing her prosthodontics education in NYC in 2018, Dr. Heindel is an expert in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Outside of her work, she loves traveling, doing yoga and spending time with family in the city.
"We strive to build lasting relationships with our patients while creating, supporting and educating you on oral hygiene."
GARY A. NORD, DMD, FACP
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Gary Nord moved to New York to complete his prosthodontics and implant training at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital and Columbia University. Combining his expertise and dedication to dentistry, Dr. Nord treats his patients with compassion and integrity. As a world champion Hong Kong Mahjong player, he also spends time traveling and teaching.
"Going to the dentist shouldn’t be something you dread. We want to make your experience fun, relaxing and, most importantly, a success."
MIRIAM VONDERHIEDE, DMD
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Vonderhiede completed her three-year residency in prosthodontics at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Her expertise and skill set have allowed her to gain the trust of many anxious patients, as she knows that delivering great care is making sure her patients feel comfortable and at ease.
"It’s important to us that you feel amazing about your oral health. Not just twice a year, but every time you smile."
STEPHANIE CHU, DMD
A native New Yorker, Dr. Stephanie Chu completed her post-graduate periodontics and implantology education at New York University and Manhattan General Hospital. Her persistent drive and skill set allow her to consistently develop and extend her knowledge within periodontology. She is also an animal lover, musician and avid traveler.