Meet the Doctors & Staff

Dr. Brian J. Dombal, DPT

Dr. Brian J. Dombal, DPT, Director of Physical Therapy

Dr. Dombal received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy with a concentration in sports and orthopedics from the New York Institute of Technology and his Bachelor of Science in health sciences with a concentration in business administration and healthcare management from Stony Brook University. Before joining ProClinix, he practiced orthopedic and sports rehabilitation on Long Island and ran a sports-specific training program for high school, college, and professional athletes. In high school, Dr. Dombal suffered a serious injury that landed him in physical therapy for 12 months. This personal experience with injury rehabilitation sparked his interest in the field and gives him a unique perspective when guiding his patients through the recovery process.

Dr. Alan H. Siegel, DC

Dr. Alan H. Siegel, DC , Director of Chiropractic

Dr. Siegel received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College. He has over 15 years of experience in treating neurological and musculoskeletal conditions utilizing a variety of low force chiropractic techniques. In 2003 Dr. Siegel founded ProClinix Sports Physical Therapy & Chiropractic Wellness. He has developed an integrative healthcare model that combines physical therapy, chiropractic, and functional nutrition to optimize patient results because he believes a holistic approach is the best way to treat, stabilize, and prevent further health issues and disease. Prior to establishing ProClinix, he was Director of Neuromusculoskeletal Care at the Fifth Avenue Center for Comprehensive Medicine in Manhattan for 10 years.

Dr. Ivana M. Monserrate, DC, Chiropractic

Dr. Ivana M Monserrate is a native Westchester County chiropractor certified in Active Release Techniques®, Microgait and American College of Sports Medicine Heads Up. She offers a functional approach to her patients for all musculoskeletal and sports injuries. As a former Division 1 Big East volleyball player, Dr. Monserrate learned the importance of chiropractic and physical therapy due to her own injuries. She earned her doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College where she graduated cum laude and also obtains a Bachelors of Science in Biology from St. John’s University. Dr. Monserrate strives to not just treat the symptoms, but to correct the underlying cause. She is consistently pursuing for new information and treatment methods to provide the most effective care for her patients.

Dr. James H. Cassell, DPT

Dr. James H. Cassell, DPT, Physical Therapist

Dr. Cassell received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Utica College and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. After tearing his meniscus while playing intramural sports in college, he required much assistance in physical therapy following surgery. During his recovery, he was intrigued by the hands-on nature of rehabilitative care and how it blended his interests in both science and physical fitness. Dr. Cassell’s experience includes working with college athletes and patients with vestibular disorders in an outpatient setting. He is also a Graston Technique® provider. As a lifelong Westchester resident, Dr. Cassell greatly looks forward to treating patients in his local community.

Dr. James H. Cassell, DPT

Dr. Ryan Chevrier, DPT, Physical Therapist

Dr. Ryan Chevrier earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. During his time there, he spent three months studying at the headquarters of Functional Movement Systems (FMS). Ryan utilizes a performance and movement based approach to provide an active environment for rehabilitation and recovery. He enjoys working with athletes and treating non-operative injuries. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment. In his free time, he enjoys training and spending time with friends and family.

Jaime Marks, L.Ac. Acupuncturist

Jaime Marks, L.Ac. Acupuncturist

Jaime is a New York State certified licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.) by the National Certified Council of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She holds a BPS and Master of Science from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Jaime is trained in Western Medicine, Chinese & Japanese Acupuncture. She is certified in Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine, and Facial Revitalization Acupuncture. Prior to her career as an acupuncturist, Jaime worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 10 years, gaining knowledge about western medicine and other various treatment options. Having experience in both medical arenas, Jaime believes that there are key synergies between traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine. It is her ultimate goal to help change the face of medicine by bridging the gap between the two disciplines.

Rebecca Meyerson, MS, Certified Nutritionist

Rebecca Meyerson, MS, Certified Nutritionist

Rebecca has her Master’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science, and certification in Nutrition and Exercise Science from Montclair State University. In addition, she is certified in Nutrition Counseling from the American Association of Nutrition Consultants. This holistic program furthered Rebecca’s dedication to food as a source of health, wellness, healing, vibrancy and medicine. In 2012, Rebecca was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and chose alternative, non-conventional treatment through applying her knowledge and experience with nutrition, yoga, meditation, and holistic modalities. Since that time, Rebecca remains medication free and in great health. Her philosophy is that whole foods are medicine and is the foundation for healing and energizing the body.

Justen Lopez, MS, ATC/L, NASM-PES

Justen Lopez, MS, ATC/L, NASM-PES

Justen received his Master of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from the University of Florida, and his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Marist College. Justen is the Certified Athletic Trainer for Pleasantville High School, in addition to working along side the physical therapists at ProClinix. Besides his athletic training duties, Justen has served as a clinical preceptor, helping educate athletic training students in the classroom and in the field. He is certified in the Graston Technique®, and has also conducted instructional presentations to other healthcare professionals relating to concussion management, soft tissue mobilization, and emergency management techniques. Outside of sports medicine, Justen officiates soccer ranging from youth games to the professional level.

Megan Smithuysen, LAT, ATC

Megan Smithuysen, LAT, ATC

Megan received her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. In addition to working with the physical therapists at ProClinix, Megan is the Certified Athletic Trainer for Putnam Valley High School. Megan spent the beginning of her career working in the New England Prep School League and providing clinical preceptor services for her Alma Mater Springfield College. Megan is currently working towards obtaining her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist credential.

 

Rachel Galasso Amarosa, ATC

Rachel Galasso Amarosa, ATC

Rachel received her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. Since graduation in 2008, Rachel has gained experience working in an outpatient physical therapy clinic where she would also cover high school, collegiate, and semi-professional level sports throughout Westchester. She became interested in the field after sustaining a knee injury as a young athlete which required surgery and physical therapy. She enjoys working with a variety of different age groups and sport levels, helping them recover from their injuries, reach their fitness goals, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Rachel is also FMS certified, which she uses as another screening tool to help detect asymmetries and imbalances throughout the body to provide preventative exercises that help reduce injury and improve one’s functional movements and performance.

Rachel Galasso Amarosa, ATC

Dr. Maria Villarini, DPT, Physical Therapist

Dr. Villarini received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. Being classically trained in ballet, modern, and flamenco dance at a young age has exposed her to integrate movement patterns of the body. Her specialty with sports injuries and womens’ health issues has made her focus her attention on the healing effect of Rehabilitation with an emphasis in the mind-body connection to return to optimal health. Dr. Villarini is a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner and a Certified Yoga Instructor. Dr. Villarini looks forward to sharing her techniques and advanced speciality to help others perform at their best.