Dr. Victor Fontana – Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Board Certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr Fontana maintains a private practice focusing on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr Fontana served as an attending plastic surgeon at Lincoln Medical Center in New York where he was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weil Cornell Medical College. Dr. Fontana holds privileges at several surgery centers in the Monmouth County area and is an assistant attending of plastic surgery at Riverview Medical Center, Bayshore Community Hospital and Raritan Bay Medical Center.
Dr. Fontana completed his undergraduate training at the State University of New York at Albany where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the distinguished academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Fontana attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where he received his medical degree and was awarded with the William F. Grupe Medical Education Scholarship. Dr. Fontana completed training in both general surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Fontana is a Fello of the American College of Surgeons. Call for appointment (732) 888-8388.
Chris Tavares, DC Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Chris Tavares, DC, is a chiropractic specialist. Dr. Tavares, DC, is passionate about the role that holistic and integrative medicine plays in transforming lives. He’s excited to work with a team of other practitioners who share his dedication to delivering outstanding and personable care.
Education has always been important to Dr. Tavares. He began his studies at Montclair State University in New Jersey, where he earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry. He went on to complete his chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls.
Dr. Tavares, DC, has extensive experience working in partnership with medical professionals. He’s worked in urgent and rehabilitative care, held leadership roles in nonsurgical care, and served on the medical staff for the AST Dew Pro Action Sports Tour.
Dr. Tavares, DC, continues to seek out opportunities to refine his skills and knowledge and attends training courses to stay at the forefront of chiropractic care. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and is also a proud member of the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors and the North American Spine Society.
Among his areas of specialty are hip pain, scoliosis, active release techniques, and stress management. He spends ample time with each patient to ensure their needs are addressed.
Call for appointment 732-226-5552
Dr Christopher Gillis MD, FRCSC, FAANS Neurosurgeon
Dr. Gillis is a neurosurgeon with a focus on complex spine disorders. He graduated with distinction in 2004 from Dalhousie University with a BSc. Biology, and went onto get his medical degree from the Schulich School of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario in London, ON in 2008. He then completed a neurosurgery residency at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C. and subsequently trained in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery during a clinical fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Gillis was the Spine Program’s Medical Director and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and the spine and peripheral nerve subsection of AAND/CNS.
Dr. Gillis’ clinical and research interests include developing and advancing new techniques for minimally invasive spine surgeries, deformity corrections, spine robotics and advance spine navigation. He is interested in the treatment of spine disorders because he finds helping patients become pain-free or taking them from a disabled condition to enjoying their life again is as rewarding as surgery can be.
Dr. Gillis performs minimally invasive, motion-sparing spine treatments, specializing in spine deformity, and enjoys teaching these techniques to fellow surgeons. Call for Appointment 732-222-8866
Dr. Michael O’Hara
Dr. Michael O’Hara is a double board certified, IVY League trained physician with over 25 years of experience treating pain and injuries. He graduated from medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, in the top 5% of his class. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the prestigious Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and he was awarded a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the same institution. Dr. O’Hara offers a comprehensive approach to patient care; treating each person as an individual and tailoring a treatment plan for every specific condition. Utilizing the latest technology, scientific advances, and evidence based medicine, he endeavors to return each person to a full, productive life. Dr. O’Hara specializes in painful injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, work related events, as well as athletic or sports related trauma.
Dr. Michael O’Hara
Dr. Steven Ferrer
With his dedication to patient care and maximizing recovery and functionality for all patients, Steven Ferrer, MD, is a trusted board-certified practitioner. Dr. Ferrer is the co-founder of Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine in Glen Rock, New Jersey.
After earning his Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Dr. Ferrer earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, where he attended on the Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholarship.
Dr. Ferrer went on to complete an internal medicine internship at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, New Jersey. He completed both his residency and fellowship training through Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey and JFK Johnson Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey.
To gain additional expertise, Dr. Ferrer became board certified through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He maintains subspecialties in physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as pain medicine. Dr. Ferrer also currently holds privileges at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, New Jersey.
Dr. Ferrer prides himself on being able to perform a variety of effective nonsurgical procedures where he can optimize patient outcomes and shorter recovery times for various types of conditions and injuries. He has extensive training and certification in medical acupuncture to help patients recover from chronic pain-causing conditions and sports injuries.
Throughout his career, Dr. Ferrer has helped author articles on youth rotator cuff injuries and interventional pain management assessment techniques for pain medicine fellows. Dr. Ferrer regularly hosts community lectures on the numerous innovative treatment options for pain management.
Patients of Dr. Ferrer appreciate his willingness to go above and beyond to ensure they experience relief from pain and receive the education they need to be informed about their health care. Dr. Ferrer wants to help patients get back to their regular activities quickly without pain or surgical procedures.
Dr. Steven Ferrer
For Appointment Call 201-962-9199