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At Axon Health Associates, our energy and love for rehabilitation is contagious. We look forward to helping you heal and achieve your goals of lifelong wellness. Our knowledgeable doctors and caring staff are empathetic, caring and concerned with each patient’s wellbeing. They take time to get to know you individually and develop a detailed treatment plan specifically for your needs.

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  • Richard Koffler, M.D.

    Richard Koffler, M.D.

    Richard Koffler is a board-certified physiatrist specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Koffler fulfilled his internship in internal medicine at Roosevelt Hospital and received his physical medicine and rehabilitation training from the Rusk Institute at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Koffler is a recognized leader in his field and is currently the medical director at three Manhattan-based health clinics. Dr. Koffler is also a certified Acupuncturist.

    As of 2017, Dr. Koffler is seeing qualified patients for the NY State medical marijuana program.

    Jason M. Feinstein, D.C.

    Jason M. Feinstein, D.C.

    Jason M. Feinstein received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College, graduating with honors. He then joined Prescriptive Health Associates, where he quickly rose from Associate to Director of Chiropractic. Dr. Feinstein draws from his own personal experience with lower back pain to connect with his patients, understand their needs and help them feel at ease with treatments. Dr. J, as his patients refer to him, gets to know his patients individually and takes great pride in ensuring they have positive experiences and results with each and every office visit.

    Dr. Feinstein is a pain management specialist, certified in Cox Flexion Distraction and is licensed in the states of NY and CT. His unique approach and expertise has garnered him the patronage of many high profile clients, celebrities and professional athletes. He also works closely with MLS and MLB and has extensive knowledge of sports related injuries. A recognized leader in his profession, Dr. Feinstein regularly instructs other doctors on integrated pain management approaches and serves as a mentor to new graduates in the chiropractic field.

    Scott A. Mark, D.C.

    Scott A. Mark, D.C.

    Scott A. Mark received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University and his bachelor's degree in Business Finance from the University of Maryland. Dr. Mark has owned and operated six successful clinics in the tri-state area, regularly consults for other doctors and lectures to the medical community and private citizens on the benefits of chiropractic and rehabilitative care.

    Dr. Mark specializes in several chiropractic techniques that are geared to reduce pain and promote function. As an avid runner, he has competed in numerous marathons and not only has the clinical skills but the experience to understand the stress we put on our bodies.

    Larry Politis, D.C.

    Larry Politis, D.C.

    Larry Politis received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College, graduating Cum Laude. Soon after, he began as an Associate Chiropractor at Axon Health Associates where he worked alongside physical therapists and a board certified physiatrist.

    Dr. Politis practices rehabilitative exercises, soft tissue manipulation, diversified chiropractic manipulation and physiotherapeutic modalities like ultrasound and electric stimulation to care for his patients. He is an expert in sports related injuries and pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation. Certified in ART, Dr. Politis utilizes Active Release Technique to treat many of his patients.

    Dr. Politis is currently the Clinic Director at the William Street location of Axon Health Associates.

     

    Chris Cueto, Chiropractic Sports Physician

    Chris Cueto, Chiropractic Sports Physician

    Dr. Cueto graduated from New York Chiropractic College with a Doctorate degree in Chiropractic in 2008 earning top honors in Diagnostic Imaging, Adjusting Technique for the Spine and Extremities, Service, Education as well as the Student of the Year in 2007.

    Dr. Cueto Specifically practices the Gonstead System of Chiropractic adjusting to address any spinal and extremity dysfunctions as well as the FAKTR and ConnecTX Therapy techniques to address soft tissue and muscular conditions. He also specializes in specific Corrective and Rehabilitative Exercises.

    He received his Board Certification as a Chiropractic Sports Physician from the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physicians in 2011 that specializes in treating athletes and sports injuries.

    Dr. Cueto is also IPCA Certified for the Webster Technique, which is used to treat pregnant women and can reduce complications during labor.

    Allen Hidalgo, DPT

    Allen Hidalgo, DPT

    Dr. Allen Hidalgo graduated from Touro College as a Doctor of Physical Therapy and earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology at Hofstra University.

    During his career, Dr. Hidalgo has worked in Baltimore specializing in orthopedic sports rehabilitation. He has worked with a diverse array of patients, ranging from office employees to collegiate athletes.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Hidalgo enjoys working out, traveling, and scuba diving. He is also fluent in Spanish.

    Thomas Kearn, D.C.

    Thomas Kearn, D.C.

    Dr. Thomas Kearn graduated from West Virginia University in 2010 with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and an Area of Emphasis in Aquatic Therapy.  He continued his education at New York Chiropractic College, where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. During his studies, he completed a prestigious internship at South Shore Neurologic Associates in the Chronic Pain Division, where he focused on high complexity cases featuring a multitude of neurologic conditions and chronic pain patients.  

    In 2014, Dr. Kearn joined Axon Health Associates, where he serviced NYC’s downtown community, as well as Long Island patients, before opening and managing a new office in Midtown. As a former athlete, Dr. Kearn fosters an interest in sports injuries and performance, which motivated him to obtain a sports medicine certification in order to better work with a wide range of athletes.

    Dr. Kearn prides himself on his diagnostic accuracy and his ability to identify the cause of a patient’s symptoms; these skills allow for a more efficient treatment and better short and long-term outcomes for each patient. In his spare time, Dr. Kearn enjoys working out and playing ice hockey, beach volleyball and golf.

    Louis Ottino, D.C.

    Louis Ottino, D.C.

    Louis Ottino received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He began his career in Florida where he treated a wide range of patients and conditions. Dr. Ottino is certified in Flexion-Distraction as well as Graston Technique. His ability to treat patients using different techniques allows him to create a custom rehabilitation plan that is most appropriate for each individual patient. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, New York State Chiropractic Association and Florida Chiropractic Association.

    Jonathan Parra, D.C.

    Jonathan Parra, D.C.

    Dr. Jonathan Parra, a graduate of New York Chiropractic College and the University at Buffalo (where he obtained an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Nutrition), is a multidisciplinary chiropractor. He specializes in neuromuscular conditions and functional movement. Dr. Parra utilizes a wide variety of chiropractic techniques (Diversified, Activator Method, SOT blocks) and functional rehabilitation exercises to create a personalized evidence-based treatment plan to both alleviate symptoms and help patients achieve their health goals.

    As a lifelong learner, Dr. Parra furthers his knowledge continuously through advanced readings and podcasts about sport injuries, movement analysis, nutrition, and healthcare improvements. Growing up in New York City, Dr. Parra prides in being a dedicated part of the community. He has volunteered for a variety of services including health and educational seminars, scoliosis screenings, sporting events, and community gardens.

    Dr. Parra is a dedicated NY Yankees fan and lives a highly active lifestyle. Some of his favorite pastimes include hiking, weightlifting, ice skating, swimming, and tennis.

    Brianna Eliades, PT, DPT

    Brianna Eliades, PT, DPT

    Dr. Bree Eliades graduated from University of Maryland, Baltimore as a Doctor of Physical Therapy and earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Exercise Science from James Madison University. During her graduate studies, she also earned her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the NSCA.

    Dr. Bree started her career in Washington D.C. at an outpatient facility specializing in sport-specific rehabilitation, with heavy emphasis on manual therapy.  Her beliefs lie on the importance of educating each and every patient.  Dr. Bree has special interest in the rehabilitation of athletes and weekend warriors in order for them to return back to their sport/ activity.  

    In her free time, Dr. Bree enjoys running long distances, traveling, partaking in social sports, and discovering new restaurants. 

    Richard Lee, DPT

    Richard Lee, DPT

    Richard completed both his undergraduate and graduate DPT program at Stony Brook University.

    He has since gone on to work in various fields including: sports orthopedics, neurological rehabilitation, home care, and pediatrics.

    He has a passion for maintaining an active lifestyle with hobbies including martial arts, hiking, weight lifting, rock climbing, snowboarding, and kayaking.

    Jacob Klein, D.C.

    Jacob Klein, D.C.

    Dr. Jacob Klein is a sports chiropractor who specializes in Applied Kinesiology.

    Dr. Klein graduated from Northeastern University with an undergraduate degree in biology and from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Klein is Board Certified as an International Sports Chiropractor and is a Full Body ART Specialist.

    Dr. Klein’s approach is to examine the full frame of the body rather than strictly focusing on the area of pain. He utilizes a wide variety of treatment options including soft tissue manual release, kinesio taping, Graston, SOT blocking, orthotics, and the Activator method.

    While working with patients, Dr. Klein's overall goal is to correct his patients' body alignment while relieving their acute and chronic pain symptoms. focusing on correcting a patient’s body alignment to relieve their acute and chronic pain symptoms.

     

    Terence McDevitt, P.T.

    Terence McDevitt, P.T.

    Terence McDevitt received his physical therapy degree from Hogeschool Van Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He is a NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has been with the Wall Street location of Axon Health Associates since 1999.

    Natalie Francis, LAc

    Natalie Francis, LAc

    Natalie Francis received her M.S. in Acupuncture from the Swedish Institute (New York City) in 2008, where she focused on the classical style of acupuncture by Dr. Jeffrey Yuen, a Daoist monk and Master of Chinese medicine Qi Gong.

    Natalie's acupuncture experience includes nine years of private practice combined with three years of hospital work in pain management and post- operative rehabilitation. She mainly works with athletes and people passionate about personal fitness; her strength lies in healing sports injuries. Natalie also helps those in demanding professions who use acupuncture as means to relax, stay healthy and perform at their best.

    Natalie's primary belief is treating the whole person – body, mind and spirit.

    Siras Ramos, DACM, LAc., Dipl. OM

    Siras Ramos, DACM, LAc., Dipl. OM

    Dr. Siras Ramos is a certified doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. A graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM), she is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist certified by the NCCAOM. Dr. Ramos has acquired experience while working with a multitude of different medical conditions. Building her skills through NYU Hospital for Joint Disease IWD/Initiative for Women with Disabilities, she specialized in treating musculoskeletal conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and trauma, along with injuries and pain management.

    Working at Mount Sinai Hospital Acupuncture Clinic, Dr. Ramos developed a background in treating patients with cancer. She has also worked at the Grand Meridian Clinic/ Kamwo Clinic, where she was able to treat patients suffering from a variety of conditions using Chinese herbal formulas, in addition to acupuncture.

    With her passion and determination to helping people, Dr. Ramos is dedicated to providing the best possible treatment to any and all ailments.

    SongLinh Lu, LAc

    SongLinh Lu, LAc

    SongLinh Lu, NYS Licensed Acupuncturist, earned her Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, NY and has been in private practice since 2008. Joining Axon Health Associates in the late 2014 has enabled SongLinh to expand her service to a wider population of clients who seek relief from various health challenges, either physically, emotionally, and/or spiritually, using acupuncture, gua sha, cupping, moxibustion, and Chinese herbal recommendation. 

    Born with a passion for exploring diverse interests, SongLinh believes in living a long and vitally healthy life, and aims at making health and wellness a way of life.  She eagerly shares what she has learned in hopes to empower others to more confidently walk on their own path of self-care and healing. In her practice, SongLinh offers not only professional skills and expertise but also understanding, guidance and support, from the heart.

    Tai Chi, Chi Gung and Meditation have been part of SongLinh’s personal practice. She loves yoga as well.

    In recent years, SongLinh has embarked on the journey of learning Stone Medicine and Essential Oils in the context of Chinese Medicine application. In addition, she has taken up the study of BioGeometry, an innovative, pioneering science of quality, founded by Dr. Ibrahim Karim, that can be used to harmonize the geopathic stress of a space or the environment, including the EMF radiation, thus rendering its energy to enhance health. She is working on the integration of varied disciples into her healing work and occasionally incorporates these modalities into acupuncture sessions, when applicable.

    SongLinh is looking forward to working with you to achieve your health goals. 

    Joannie Campuzano, LAc

    Joannie Campuzano, LAc

    Fluent in English and Spanish, Ms. Joannie Campuzano looks after the diverse population of New York, NY. Being an acupuncturist, she is excited to bring her knowledge to Axon Health Associates, where she is committed to making each patient’s experience as comfortable and effective as possible.

    Ms. Campuzano earned her bachelor’s degree from the City University of New York, Hunter College. Furthermore, she completed a master’s degree in traditional oriental medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Ms. Campuzano’s mission and purpose are to bring relief to her patients suffering from psycho-emotional issues, infertility, and chronic pain.

    Her goal is to reconnect every single patient with their inner healing wisdom and to help them live a pain-free life full of meaning and joy. Outside of medicine, she loves going to community events, listening to music, and collecting crystals.

    Pamela Yap, LAc, MSTOM

    Pamela Yap, LAc, MSTOM

    Pamela Yap is a Licensed Acupuncturist and holds a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM). She is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in acupuncture, moxibustion, and herbal therapy. She has treated patients in various settings and a wide range of cases, from pediatrics to pain management. Pamela has practiced at St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center and Lincoln Hospital's Psychiatry Department and also teaches Qigong, dietary therapy and meditation as essential components of well-being.

    Erica Ortiz

    Erica Ortiz

    Office Manager