Meet the Supervisors

Meet Gail Gatas

Tonawanda Site Supervisor

Gail Gatas is the Site Supervisor for the Tonawanda office. She has been with Northtowns Oral Surgery since 2008. After a long career with Kids R Us, in 2004 she went back to school and became a certified medical secretary after which she worked for a large primary care office for a number of years. Gail’s main objective as the Site Supervisor is to ensure that our patients have the best experience we can provide.


Meet Sarah Luderman

Billing Manager

Sarah is the Billing Manager for Northtowns Oral Surgery. She began her career here in 2018. Sarah is originally from Gilbert, Arizona and moved to Buffalo around 2011.

Sarah graduated from Bryant and Stratton College with a degree in Medical Coding and Billing. She has a certification from the AAPC as a Certified Professional Coder as of 2018. Sarah has been doing dental billing since 2013.

Sarah was recently married in June 2019. She enjoys all Buffalo sports teams. Sarah also enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her free time.


Meet Miriam Portos

Lockport Site Supervisor

Miriam moved to Niagara county 26 years ago. She has an Associate’s degree in Education, and she is also fluent in Spanish. Miriam has worked in the medical and dental fields for 23 years. She first joined Northtowns Oral Surgery in 2012 as a receptionist, but Miriam now serves as the Site Supervisor for our Lockport location.

Miriam lives in Lockport with her husband Bill and their Green Amazon parrot named Tucko. She enjoys hiking, riding motorcycles in the summer with her husband and on cold, rainy days, she enjoys watching old movies and reading.



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