meet the team

Gary Herring, M.D.

Founder and Medical Director of Bergen Medical Sports and Spine, Dr. Herring received his Doctorate from Rutgers Medical School in 1989. He completed his post-graduate training at Overlook Hospital, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He graduated with the Resident Teaching Award. Dr. Herring is Board-Certified and has been practicing for thirty years in Manhattan and northern New Jersey. Dr. Herring has expertise in the specialized treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Eun Choi, D.N.P.

After completing her Advanced Practice Nurse education at Rutgers University, Dr. Choi received her Doctorate from Chatham University in 2015. She specialized in musculoskeletal conditions while training at New York Presbyterian. Dr. Choi believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness. As a Board-Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, she has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Dina Ibrahim, D.P.M.

Dr. Dina Ibrahim is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. She completed a rigorous medical education at New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York, NY. She is highly motivated with solid experience and training in a level II Trauma Center as well as Diabetic Limb Salvage and Wound Care. She has Surgical experience in foot and ankle surgery including Bunions, Hammertoes, and fractures. She offers a wide variety of treatment options, from conservative therapy to surgical solutions.

Mallory Becker, D.C.

Dr. Becker is a national board-certified Chiropractor licensed in the state of New Jersey. She attended Life University in Georgia and graduated with Honors, receiving both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology as well as a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Becker holds advanced certifications in nutrition and has attained over 300 hours of training in Functional Neurology through the Carrick Institute. She is continually learning and dedicated to helping her patients.

Andrea Flores, D.C. 

Steven Coachman, D.C.

Dr. Coachman graduated from Life Chiropractic College and has been in practice for 21 years. Born and raised in Bayonne, Dr. Coachman has successfully treated many patients throughout the years and believes a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care is what achieves the best results.

Stephanie Gumban, D.P.T.

Stephanie completed her degree in Physical Therapy in 2013 and became licensed in the United States in 2016. She recently completed her Doctorate at Touro College in June 2019. Stephanie specializes in manual therapy including: soft tissue mobilization, deep tendon massage, myofascial release, peripheral joint mobilization, therapeutic exercise and activities and neuromuscular reeducation. She is also experienced in Neurologic, Orthopedic and sports injuries.

Adam Wang, D.P.T.

Dr. Wang is a licensed Physical Therapist in the state of New Jersey. He earned his Doctorate from Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York. Dr. Wang has experience working with a wide spectrum of patients from adolescents to geriatrics as well as treating orthopedic, neurological, post-surgical and sports related injuries. He is motivated and dedicated to provide quality patient-centered care.

Ryan Kershis, D.P.T.

Dr. Kershis received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware and proceeded to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He has vast experience treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and sports injuries in the outpatient setting. Dr. Kershis uses a mixture of manual based treatments to help decrease pain and increase patient function though joint mobilizations, soft tissue massage and therapeutic exercise.

Dr. Andrea Flores is a Chiropractor who was born and raised in Bayonne. At Life University in Atlanta, Georgia, she earned her combined Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic degree in less than 6 years. Dr. Flores is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and is licensed to practice in NJ and NY. She has taken extensive post graduate programs to become a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner and Certified in the Activator Technique Basic.

Liliana is a Clinical Massage Therapist and graduated from Academy of Massage Therapy in 2009. She is certified in CPR and First Aid. Liliana specializes in Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue. She truly cares for her patients and is committed to helping them achieve their wellness goals.

Ronald Higuita, L.M.T.

Ronald is a graduate of The Anthem Institute. He has been in the massage therapy profession for 6 years. He's passionate about the positive effects of massage therapy on the body and mind. He can provide deep tissue, trigger point and an invigorating sports massage for fatigued, sore muscles post-workout. Ronald can also help assist in the relief of migraines, tension-related headaches, and injury rehabilitation.

Liliana Betances, L.M.T.

Mark Nogueras, PT Aide

Mark graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. As a Physical Therapy Aid, Mark enjoys building personal relationships with his patients and helping them feel better. He plans on receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in the future.

Grigory Shtender, M.D.

Dr. Shtender received his MD Degree in 1985. He then completed a Residency program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He performed clinical rotations at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston University Medical Center, The Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center and Saint Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center of NYC. Dr. Shtender specializes in neurodiagnostic testing and is experienced in injections for pain management.

Alina Kuzeyeva

Alina Kuzeyeva is a Certified diagnostic ultrasound technician with 8 years of experience in the imaging field. She is a graduate of the Sanford Brown Institute in Manhattan, NY, with a certification in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound. Alina's Primary Specialty is in musculoskeletal disorders with cross certification in abdominal, small parts, and vascular ultrasound. She is an active volunteer within the medical field and actively pursues further medical education.

Kyung Ah Yoon L.Ac

Ah Yoon is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a graduate of New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in (Master of Science in Acupuncture) and Tokai University in Japan (Master of Journalism).

Kyung has a wide range of clinical experiences, having treated people of all ages for a diversity of health issues including pain and injuries, general orthopedics, and rehabilitation. She is dedicated to working with you to find the most effective path towards restoring your health and well-being

Heather Vicarro, L.Ac

For more than a decade, Heather has been practicing acupuncture as a way of helping people achieve better health. She is fully Licensed in the state of New Jersey and Nationally Board Certified. She holds a bachelor's degree in Nutrition, and is certified as a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM). To achieve this fellowship, one must complete an advanced examination created by leading reproductive endocrinologists and acupuncturists in fertility treatment.

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Paramus NJ 07652

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Bayonne NJ 07002

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West Orange NJ 07052

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