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. Syed Asim Husain Pain Management Specialist
Dr. Husain is a pain management specialist that believes in a multidisciplinary approach to treating patients in pain. He designs patient-specific treatment plans that are effective and that the patients are comfortable with. While he specializes in procedures of the spine and peripheral joints, he also incorporates different philosophies of medicine including homeopathic medicine.
Dr. Syed Asim Husain is an assistant professor, part of the Northwell Healthcare system. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation & Pain Medicine. After medical school, he completed his internship at UMDNJ (Rutgers). He then went on to complete his residency at NYU and finished training with his fellowship in pain medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Husain was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in northern New Jersey. He is fluent in Hindi and Urdu. When he is not working he enjoys sporting activities including football, basketball, and lacrosse. Call For Appointment 718.395.7860
Dr. Stephen Huish, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Huish, born and raised in New Jersey, pursued his undergraduate pre-medicine studies at Bucknell University before completing his medical school degree at Kansas City University of Medicine and Bio Sciences college of osteopathic medicine. Dr. Huish then completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York University Medical Center’s prestigious Rusk Institute. Dr. Huish is a board-certified specialist that has been practicing medicine for 25 years and is dedicated to the competent, compassionate, and comprehensive care of his patients with orthopedic and neurologic disorders. Phone :732-957-0065