OUR TEAM

mark-yaiser

Mark C. Yaiser, DC

Dr. Mark C. Yaiser graduated from Life University in Marietta Ga. in 2000 as a Board Certified Chiropractor. He graduated with honors and as President of his graduating class. He received a B.S. in biology from the Richard Stockton College of NJ. Upon graduation he went on to join Health Bridge in Manhasset NY where he worked with a collaborative team of internist, surgeons, specialists, and therapists, where his clinical skills were sharpened to the highest level.

In 2003 he started a private practice in Hell’s Kitchen NYC, treating everyone from professional athletes, dancers, Broadway actors and crew, to academy award winning actors. His passion for health and wellness has evolved the practice into a healing pinnacle in the theatre district of NYC. Dr. Yaiser is the clinic director at the state of the art facility known as 43rd St. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PC.

Andrew P. Szymanski, DC

Board Certified Chiropractor
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner

Dr. Andrew Szymanski graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California in 2001 with distinction in 2001 having received honors in clinical excellence and cervical spine manipulation. During this time he did his preceptorship/resident training at Santa Cruz Chiropractic and Sports Medicine in Santa Cruz, California. His undergraduate studies were completed at West Virginia University with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology.

From 2003 to 2005, he joined Sports and Entertainment Physicians, P.C., a multidisciplinary practice in New York City focusing on sports and spine-related injuries. With chiropractors, orthopedists, physical therapists, and massage therapists, he was able to treat a broad scope of injuries and disorders.

In 2005, Dr. Szymanski opened a solo practice and in 2006 he Co-founded Elite Health & Sports Chiropractic, P.C. He specializes in spine and sports related injuries as well as incorporating proper nutrition and supplementation. In 2007 he was a member of the Chiropractic staff for the New York City Marathon.

Dr. Szymanski has licenses to practice in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and California. He works closely with local orthopedists, internists, radiologists, and registered dietitians. He is certified in sports taping with the Kinesio Taping Association and currently is in the process of pursuing postgraduate certifications in clinical and sports nutrition. He currently has 50 hours of continuing education in chiropractic nutrition through Standard Process and Metagenics.

Kristin Misik, LAc

Kristin Misik, acupuncturist and coach, helps over-stressed, over-worked + over-whelmed professionals get out of pain and feel revitalized. With over a decade of clinical experience, Kristin has mastered the treatment of pain so patients experience instant relief. You will walk away feeling calm, clear and pain-free. A mother of two, Kristin has both first-hand AND clinical experience helping pre-natal and post-natal mothers navigate the symptoms of pregnancy and beyond. Kristin is known for her comprehensive approach to wellness, warm bedside manner, and confidence in treating complex conditions. You can learn more about her at acupuncturewise.com.

Dr. Scott Anthony Reale, MD

Dr. Scott Reale is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. After graduating from the Sackler Medical School of Tel Aviv University, he completed his residency training at New York University Medical Center and internship at St. Lukes – Roosevelt Medical Center.

He has appeared in numerous TV medical segments for both ABC and CNN. Additionally, he has contributed to several articles appearing in Men’s Health Magazine. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a volunteer MD for the New York Marathon.

Dr. Reale’s philosophy integrates conventional evidence based medical techniques with complimentary medicine in treating patients with orthopedic injuries. Exercise and nutrition are incorporated in all of his treatment protocols and he believes that both are essential for good health and should be used to not only prevent, but to also treat many common medical conditions. He believes that in order to maintain a healthy body, it is necessary to recognize the mind-body relationship.

John Rivas, PT

Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner and Graston Technique

John Rivas received his Bachelor of Science with a degree in Physical Therapy from Riverside College, Philippines in 2003.

Having worked in hospital and outpatient settings, John’s patient experience has ranged from pediatrics, geriatrics, neurologic to orthopedic and sports related injuries.

John has advanced education in Manual Therapy such as MAPS (Maitland-Australia Physiotherapy Seminars) and MET (Muscle Energy Techniques). Additionally, he holds a certificate in Kinesio Taping and Graston Technique. He is accepted for a DPT program of University of Montana, Fall 2015.

John believes that in order for the therapy to be a success, a good patient education and appropriate home exercise program should not be taken for granted because what matters is what you do at home or at work once you leave the clinic.

Dr. Binod P. Shah, MD

JDr. Binod Shah is board certified in both Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He finished his Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery at the Institute of Post-graduate Medicine & Research in Bangladesh, and he received his diploma in Orthopedics from the Rehabilitation, Institute & Hospital for Disabled in Bangladesh. He completed his internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York.

JDr. Shah invented the Safety Cannula and the Pneumatic Limb Exsanguination Device, both of which are patented. His extensive experience is complemented by his research work, evidenced by his participation in several publications, most of which are focused on orthopedic cases. Dr. Shah’s career history involves positions as a physiatrist, director of an Interventional Spine program, assistant professor, and program director of a Pain Medicine Fellowship Program.