Dr. Jeffrey Baker, Jr. graduated from NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. There, he learned to use continual research and the latest medical breakthroughs as the foundation of his career.
A lifelong sportsman, Dr. Baker practices family medicine and regenerative therapy with a focus on sports injuries. He emphasizes a methodical, individualized approach to each patient’s treatment.
Dr. Robert P. Norton, MD
Dr. Robert P. Norton graduated magna cum laude at Jefferson Medical College in 2007 before winning one of the nation's most prestigious spine surgical fellowships at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases.
His peers recognize him as a pioneer in the fields of surgical and natural treatments of complex spinal conditions. He believes in whole-body care, using physical fitness, nutrition, and emotional healing as tools for overall health.
Dr. Louis Starace, MS, MD
Dr. Louis M. Starace has practiced personalized, professional orthopedic care for more than 20 years. After earning his fourth degree from New York Medical School, he was Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Dr. Starace focuses on improving his patients’ daily lives, eliminating pain and optimizing body function.
Dr. Nicholas Mataragas, MD
As a specialist in spinal surgery, Dr. Mataragas’ clinical interests include adult reconstructive spinal surgery, cervical and lumbar spinal surgery, new and improved miminimally invasive spinal implant technologies and the use of artificial disk replacement techniques. Dr. Mataragas was one of the first surgeons to bring minimally invasive surgical technology to the Chicagoland area.
His interest in minimally invasive techniques culminated in his mentoring of surgeons nationally and internationally. Surgeons from far-reaching places such as Spain, Greece, Korea and Japan have visited his operating room to learn emerging techniques in spinal surgery. In addition to attending numerous nationwide discussion panels on the evolution of spinal implant technology, he has been instrumental in the development of minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques and devices.
Shawn Suchdeve, PA-C
Shawn Suchdeve, PA-C obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from the University of Central Florida and graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University with a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Shawn values the time he spends with his patients and focuses on making sure they have all the resources they need to help them along their recovery. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family as well as exploring the outdoors.
Dr. Ibsen Fundora, APRN
Dr. Fundora was born in Cuba. He received an MD degree in Cuba in 2005. He then completed his residency in family medicine, orthopaedic, and trauma surgery. In 2014 he came to the US where he became a Certified Surgical Assistant.
In 2015 he was trained in invasive pain management procedures and regenerative medicine, including PRP and stem cell therapy. He then obtained a BSN and MSN from Miami Regional University. He became a certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) in 2020.
Ibsen has over 16 years of experience in the healthcare field, treating patients of all ages with orthopedic, neurological and internal medicine conditions.