Meet the Team

Dr. Colleen Quinn Lisco

Annapolis, MD General and Family Dentist

Dr. Colleen Lisco is excited to join Dr. Vanik and the rest of the team in July 2019. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from High Point University in North Carolina, and then moved back to her home state of Maryland where she graduated magna cum laude from University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Currently, Dr. Lisco is completing a year of advanced training in general dentistry at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she is honored to provide care to our nation’s heroes. At the hospital, she attends weekly literature reviews to keep up to date with the latest research and advancements in dentistry. Her favorite part of the day is getting to build relationships with her patients. She is committed to making your dental experience enjoyable and listening to your unique needs in order to help you achieve your best smile!

While Dr. Lisco is not doing all things dental related, she loves baking and spending time in Ocean City with her husband and family. She is looking forward to moving to Annapolis and enjoying all the area has to offer!

Dr. Marlene Shevenell

Annapolis, MD General and Family Dentist

Dr. Marlene Shevenell began her dental career in 1972 as an assistant for her father, Dr. Joseph Shevenell. She became a dental hygienist in 1976 and a dentist in 1986. Dr. Marlene practiced with her father until his retirement in 2001. In 2002 she was happy to join the family practice of Dr. Neil Vanik. Dr. Marlene is involved with the Maryland State Dental Association, and president of the local chapter. Presently, she is the President Elect for the MSDA and a lobbyer on Dental Day. Dr. Marlene has been married for 36 years, has three grown children and three grandchilds. The recent wedding of her daughter and the birth of a third grandchild keeps Dr. Marlene busy at home. Dr. Marlene is proud to be part of a practice where everyone, patients and staff, is treated as family.

Jane Patterson

Jane is Dr. Vanik’s assistant, and has been an integral part of our team for the last 24 years. Jane holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of Maryland University College and is a Nationally Certified Dental Assistant. She thinks life is good at 1610 McGuckian Street and plans to be here as long as we’ll have her and she’s able to stand. When not at work, she prefers to be outside biking, kayaking, and swimming but also enjoys cooking, baking, sewing, handwork, and spending time with family and good friends.

Lena Kessinger

Olena Kesinger (Lena), Dental Hygienst. Lena graduated from FTCC, NC in 2012 with honors, she earned a degree in Applied Science with a Major in Dental Hygiene. She currently holds license to practice dental hygiene in Virginia , North Carolina and Maryland. “Dental Hygiene is my passion” Lena says, “I hope to improve lives one tooth at a time! I enjoy educating patients on Oral Hygiene and seeing them leave with a confident smile. I annually attend CE courses to keep current with the latest advances in dentistry and oral hygiene.”

Holly Wenger

Holly has been a practicing hygienist for 18 years and a dynamic part of our team for the past five years. Holly graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and thoroughly enjoys her profession. She grew up primarily in Annapolis in a Navy family with 3 sisters. She currently resides in Annapolis with her husband and 3 wonderful children. When not at work, Holly enjoys playing with her children, cooking and gardening.

Donna Griffith

As a former birth doula and athletic director, Donna is still in the delivery business and working hard to maintain her game! It only looks a little different now. While working the front desk for Dr. Vanik, she delivers everything the office needs to make your visit with us a pleasant experience. She loves working with our staff and greeting both new and long-time patients. As a mom of four children speeding through their teen years, Donna is used to the constant activity her role at the front desk brings. When away from the office she enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with family and good friends.

Stacey Vanik

As you may have guessed, Stacey and Dr. Vanik are related! Stacey has filled a supporting role for the office for the last 30 years, but has been more hands on for the past 7 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Maryland and has “worn many hats” over the years but now loves supporting our fantastic team, and especially her boss. When not filling the gap here, she loves to cook, travel, hike, and spend time with family and friends. She also loves a rousing game of scrabble.

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Neil W. Vanik, D.D.S.
1610 McGuckian Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401