McAuliffe Health Center


McAuliffe Health Center serves individuals in the community as well as those enrolled in Loretto programs. It offers dental care to people of all ages, including children, along with podiatry (the medical specialty of foot care) and some vision care for older adults. McAuliffe Health Center also welcomes patients with Medicaid coverage.


Dental care

Loretto’s McAuliffe dental provides gentle dentistry and quality care. Whether it’s your child’s first visit to the dentist or an older adult with special needs, we will treat each member of your family with special care.

We value your smile by:

  • Providing comprehensive services for the whole family
  • Currently accepting new patients
  • First visit scheduled within two weeks of calling
  • Emergency appointments available
  • Located on the Centro Bus line
  • Free parking

Mighty Bites Kids Club:

  • For children ages 2-12
  • Complimentary Mighty Bites Kids Club packet complete with a free brushing chart, toothbrush and floss
  • Certificates and prizes awarded to members without cavities


Podiatry care






Vision care

Loretto’s McAuliffe Health center provides more than 300 optometry visits per year.

Our Staff

Douglas Dickson, DPM
Bharathi Shivanand, DDS
Damian Sinclair, Dental Assistant
Yuliya Yavrumyan, Dental Hygienist
Kathleen Woods-Callipari, Dental Hygienist
Michelle Bass, OD

Customer Testimonials

“I appreciate the complete dedication that the dental staff shows towards my dental needs."

“Thanks so much for being so kind to my Mom! I appreciate your service and enjoy bringing her in for her appointments."

 “The McAuliffe Health Center staff are very helpful and very nice!”

Payment Options

McAuliffe Health Center accepts Medicaid insurance, private insurance, cash or major credit cards.


For more information about Loretto’s McAuliffe Health Center, please contact office manager, Sue Richer, at (315) 413-3378 or

To make an appointment, call (315) 492-6430.

McAuliffe Health Center
700 East Brighton Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13205
(315) 492-6430



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