Dr. Santarelli has been practicing dentistry since 1969, when he graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry. Currently, he is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Santarelli also served as president of the Kenosha County Dental Society.
As the father of 10 children, Dr. Santarelli keeps himself extremely active. Along with the admiration for his children, he spends many hours in the role of commissioner for Optimist Youth Baseball of Kenosha. Dr. Santarelli is also an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.