Dr. Bruce Gelch has resided in South Florida since 1979. He attended Miami Sunset Senior High School, then graduated from the University of Florida. He attended Life Chiropractic College, graduating in 1994, and has been practicing in South Florida since.
Dr. Gelch has always had a love for sports and exercise and has a passion for helping others to be healthy and live pain free. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his twin girls and enjoys running, playing golf and exercise.
Dr. Jeffrey Baker, DO
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. 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.
Christina Siciliano, PTA
Director of Physical Therapy
Christina Siciliano has 20 years of experience as a PTA. She earned her Associates in PTA from Lynn University and graduated in 2000. She previously owned and operated a private physical therapy practice, now serves as our Director of Physical Therapy.
Christina has had advanced training in Graston technique, microcurrent point stimulation, Kinesio, McConnell and Rock Taping. Her experience has been in working with orthopedic injuries in athletes, pediatric, and geriatrics. Physical therapy is one of her passions, and feels fortunate to be able to practice every day.
Laura Harhart, PT
Laura Harhart graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She has over 27 years of experience working as a licensed physical therapist in a variety of settings.
Laura specializes in the Graston technique, Kinesio taping, and Orthopedic Rehabilitation. She also is certified in Pilates Rehabilitation. She can incorporate all of her experiences and skills to improve and transform the quality of life to her patients.
Jessica Benshoshan, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Jessica Benshoshan graduated from Miami Dade College with her degree as a PTA. She has been working in the field for 8 years.
She specializes in Orthopedics and has experience with pediatrics – geriatrics. She also has knowledge in Pilates Rehabilitation.
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.
Vanessa Lobos is currently a physical therapy tech while pursuing her doctorate in physical therapy. She has been an athlete for most of her life, mostly in cheerleading and gymnastics.
Her interest is in working with athletes with orthopedic injuries and to educate patients on preventive care, so they can continue to remain healthy.
Luis Soto has been a registered chiropractic assistant since 2004. He finds great joy assisting patients in regaining normal function after a traumatic experience. He strives constantly to increase his knowledge and learn new skills to assist his patients.
Luis has an extensive background in boxing, and excels as a coach and an official in the sport. He brings the discipline gained from this background to his work and patient care. Motivating patients to overcome obstacles and grow from their experience is one of his many specialties.