Meet our Patient Care and Management Teams:

Patient Coordinator

Dr. Peter Aborn

With a career spanning more than 40 years, Dr. Aborn trained at NYU and practiced for more than twenty years in New York.

Goodness Dental is managed by respected US Dentist Dr. Peter Aborn. Dr. Aborn is the only licensed US Dentist who is also licensed to practice in Costa Rica.


Patient Coordinator

Dr. Karen Yurell

Dr. Yurell deeply believes in helping patients understand their treatment options.

Together with her patients, she helps them make informed decisions about which treatments are right for their situation.


Costa Rica Patient Coordinator

Dr. Carlos Fiorito

Dr. Carlos Fiorito joined Goodness Dental in September 2018. He is bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English.

Dr, Carlos works with our international patients, coordinating treatment plans and patient care..

Assistant Patient Coordinator

Sue Hallstrom

Sue hallstrom brings a special knowledge and experience to her position at Goodness Dental having had many years of experience in patient care.

Sue works as a liaison between patients and Goodness Dental staff. She contacts new patients and handles patient inquiries, connects patients with appropriate specialists to help answer their questions.

Administrative Assistant & Travel Coordinator

Alejandra Fernández

Alejandra is originally from Costa Rica and has assisted in dental offices for over 5 years.

She has also expanded her vision to managing and overseeing our travel offerings to patients – including tours, hotels and transportation.

Business Manager

Vayolla Quirós

Vayolla’s upbeat and positive attitude is enjoyed by all, and her clinic management and attention to details is her first concern.

Maintaining a great team dynamic, making sure that every project is a successful one, and staying positive are her constant goals.

Founder and CEO

Patrick Goodness

As an internationally respected speaker and healthcare tourism advocate, Patrick is the brains behind the business.

He brings a high level of experience and understanding of the global healthcare marketplace, providing him with valuable perspectives and insights…that make him stand out from the rest.