Mairelys de la Caridad Onate is a dentist who joined the East Medford Dental Clinic in April 2018.
She was born in Santa Clara, Cuba. She earned her dental degree and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Dr. Onate previously worked at a public health clinic in Florida and has traveled abroad on multiple mission trips to bring dental care to rural, indigent communities along the border of Dominican Republic and Haiti.
“I love working in public health and helping bring access to care to more individuals,” she said, noting that this is what drew her to La Clinica.
In treating patients, Dr. Onate focuses on prevention while addressing disease.
She lives in Medford and enjoys hiking, gardening, kayaking, and spending time with her husband and kitty.