Board of Directors
Dr. Stephen Coccaro is a partner and co-founder of Suffolk Plastic Surgeons, P.C. in East Setauket, New York. The practice offers an on-site ambulatory surgery facility and medical spa, Spa Belle Meade.
Dr. Alex Dagum attended the University of Ottawa and graduated as the gold medalist in Medicine in 1987. He completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of Toronto in 1993, and subsequently performed a Microsurgery Fellowship from 1993-1994 at the University of Toronto and a Hand Surgery Fellowship from 1994-1995 at Stony Brook, New York.
Dr. Hoffmann joined Blanca’s House early in its beginnings and has watched it grow without losing its basic vision. For the past thirty years, he has been an Internal Medicine physician in Shoreham, New York, He serves as Medical Director for Blanca’s House and oversees the medical requirements of our mission.
Richard Scriven, MD is Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at SUNY Stony Brook, where he is also Program Director of the general surgery residency program. He is a Board certified in both general and pediatric surgery. He is a graduate of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his General and Pediatric Surgery training at Downstate in Brooklyn.
Among his achievements he is most proud of, are his five children and his affiliation with Blanca’s House.
Dr. Deborah Messina Tsotsos is a practicing pediatrician in Seaford New York. She completed medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and did her pediatric residency at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr Messina is board certified in pediatrics.
Patricia Blake, J.D., Ed.D. has been a principal of Patricia Blake, P.C. since 1985, a law firm that concentrates in boutique business strategies, wills and trusts, banking, and school law.
Alan Goodman, CPA is the owner and president of Goodman Associates, an accounting, auditing and bookkeeping firm in Smithtown, New York. Mr. Goodman has been a member of the Blanca’s House Board since 2010.
Ms. O’Sullivan was born in New York City and grew up in Suffolk County Long Island. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from St Joseph’s College in Patchogue, New York in 1999 and began a career in Emergency Nursing. Currently, she works in the John T. Mather Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.