Meet Our Doctors

Our Doctors:

RODNEY S. ACKLEY, D.M.D.

Dr. Rodney Ackley was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, and he spent most of his early years on Florida's east coast. He graduated from the University of Florida School of Dental Medicine. He and Eva reside in New Port Richey. They have three children: Ricky, Amy and Andrea.

Dr. Ackley is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He served as the chairperson of the Peer Review Committee for West Coast Dental in Hernando County. Dr. Ackley has been inducted into the International College of Dentists.

He believes in giving back to the community by volunteering at the Crescent Community Clinic in Spring Hill. The clinic provides dental treatment to the homeless and underserved.

 

EVA F. ACKLEY, D.M.D.

Dr. Eva Ackley was born in Monterey, California, and she grew up as a military brat. She graduated from the University of Florida School of Dental Medicine. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Eva Ackley, along with her husband, Dr. Rodney, started the practice of Ackley Dental Group. Dr. Ackley is serving as an officer on the American Association of Dental Boards and is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association and Hernando County Dental Association. She has served nine years on the Florida Board of Dentistry and served as chairman for two of those years. Dr. Eva has been inducted into both the American and International College of Dentists.

 

KATARINA WISE, D.M.D.

Dr. Wise was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and graduated from the University of Belgrade School of Dental Medicine. She lives in Tampa with her children: Kevin, Nicholas, and Ellie. Her professional affiliations include the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and West Coast Dental Association. She has been voted one of the Top Dentists in the Tampa Bay area as published in the Tampa Bay Magazine.

 

KELLY N. ACKLEY, D.M.D.

Dr. Kelly Ackley was born and raised in the Florida Keys. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCF and was awarded the Pegasus Medallion, one of the highest awards given at the university for her GPA and research accomplishments. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and the American Association of Women Dentists. She lives with her husband, Ricky, in New Port Richey.

 

AMY ACKLEY, D.M.D.

Dr. Amy Ackley was born and raised in New Port Richey. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and Hernando County Dental Society.

 

Our Staff:

 

OFFICE MANAGERS

Beverly joined the staff of Ackley Dental Group in 1982. She enjoys volunteering within the community, serving as the Dental Director of the Crescent Community Clinic and an active member of the Spring Hill Kiwanas Club. Beverly is a proud mom of an adorable Miniature Schnauzer, "Darby", and enjoys gardening and traveling.

 

Jamie joined the Ackley Dental Group in 1995. She is happily married with two children. Jamie enjoys spending time with family, sporting events, walking, and even a little gambling.

 

DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Cassandra was born in South Florida and moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1984. She has been a Dental Hygienist since 2000. In her spare time, Cassandra likes to travel, scrapbook, and spend time with her Saint Bernard and her boyfriend of 23 years.

 

Jeanine was born in upstate New York, but spent most of her life in the Midwest. With her husband, she moved from Wisconsin to Florida and has been working as a Dental Hygienist for Ackley Dental Group since 1994. Jeanine and her husband have two daughters and enjoy the Florida lifestyle, living on Hernando Beach. She likes to play tennis and is a Green Bay Packer fan.

 

Laura was born and raised in Hopedale, Massachusetts, and moved to Florida with her husband when she was 22 years old. She has joined the staff in 2006 and is a Dental Hygienist. She has a son who served in the Marine Corp and is now enrolled in college full time and resides in NY with his wife. On her off time, Laura enjoys to paddle board, fish, hunt, and bike and is a fitness instructor.

 

Monica was born in Queens, NY, but traveled the East coast as a Navy brat. Monica is an active member at her church in Weeki Wachee, where she enjoys serving children and single moms. She also volunteers as a Dental hygienist at the Crescent Community Clinic in Spring Hill, which provides dental treatment to the homeless and underserved.

 

Patty grew up in St. Petersburg and moved to Brooksville in 1986. She joined the Ackley Dental Group in 2005. Patty and her husband have three sons and one grandson. She loves boating, water skiing, and spending time with her family.

 

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Cheryl was born in St. Petersburg and has lived in Spring Hill since 1992. She has worked as a Dental Assistant with Ackley Dental Group since 2006. Cheryl enjoys gardening, spending time on the beach, and motorcycle rides.

 

Danielle is originally from Buffalo, NY, but has lived in Spring Hill for over 20 years. She has been working as a Dental Assistant since 2004. Danielle enjoys singing karaoke and dancing, and her and her boyfriend share a 3-yr-old dog, named Auggie.

 

Laura moved to Spring Hill from Brooklyn, NY, in 1991. She has been a Dental Assistant since 1998 and joined the Ackley Dental Group in 2001. Laura lives in Spring Hill with her husband and three children. She enjoys boating, exercising, and spending time with her family.

 

Pixie was born in Pontiac, Michigan, and moved to Florida in 1982. She joined the Ackley Dental Group staff in 1984. Pixie has been Dr. Eva's assistant since she started. She has five children and three grand children, and is a retired soccer mom. She enjoys gardening, scrapbooking, and being a mom.

 

Serena was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, and was raised five minutes from our office. She has two children, Jaikob 15 and Adam 11. She has worked at Ackley Dental Group since 1998 and is proud to be a part of our amazing team.

 

Shanon was raised in Poquoson, VA, and moved to Weeki Wachee in 2009. She has been a Dental Assistant at Ackley Dental Group since 2011. Shanon has two daughters. She enjoys the beach and spending time with her family.

 

DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Chris was born in Staten Island, NY, and moved with his family to Florida when he was 13 yrs old. He became a dental technician in 2000 and began to excel in the denture department. Chris joined the Ackley Dental Group in 2012. He enjoys spending time with his wife and step-son and playing sports, including baseball and softball.

 

FRONT DESK

Barbara moved from New York to Spring Hill in 1991. She has been working at Ackley Dental Group since 1993. She has two children and three grandchildren. She enjoys being a "nana", reading, cruising, and NY Yankee baseball.

 

Debbie moved with her husband from Uniondale, NY, to Spring Hill in 1987. She has been an employee at Ackley Dental Group since 1988 and celebrated her 25th year with us in 2013. Debbie and her husband have 3 children and have been active with her children's various sports activities, including baseball, volleyball, soccer, hockey, and golf. She enjoys outdoor activities, bike riding, kayaking, swimming, and is an avid reader.

 


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