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. 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 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. Elan Michael received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the University of Bridgeport in CT, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Michael has extensive experience working with an integrative healthcare team that provided high quality and evidenced-based care for multiple acute and chronic conditions. Dr. Michael was raised in a chiropractic family and is determined to continue the legacy of his grandfather, Dr. Jack Baginsky. Dr. Michael provides conservative care through soft tissue treatments and joint manipulation, along with the use of other modalities (such as The Flexion Distraction Table) to optimize results and enhance functional mobility and movement. He is especially passionate about educating all of his patients on health and wellness to promote a pain-free lifestyle and prevent long-term health risks.
Dr. Cassell earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Utica College in 2012 and has been working in the outpatient sports orthopedics sector since. Dr. Cassell initially became interested in physical therapy after tearing his meniscus while playing intramural sports in college. 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 patients ranging in age from 5 to 90. He has treated countless middle school, high school and collegiate athletes, as well as Iron Men/Women, competitive powerlifters/bodybuilders, Tough Mudder/Spartan Race competitors, CrossFitters and golf/tennis club pros. As a former tennis athlete and a competitive natural bodybuilder, Dr. Cassell loves the return-to-sport phase of rehabilitation, with the goal always being to have clients surpass their prior baseline of function. Dr. Cassell is Titleist Performance Institute Certified and is a Graston Technique® certified provider.
Dr. Brittany O’Rourke received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy with a Sports Strength and Conditioning Concentration from Northeastern University. During her time there, she completed a clinical affiliation at University of Notre Dame in the sports medicine department predominantly working with the Men’s Lacrosse team. Her approach to care includes assessing and addressing biomechanics of the entire body. Brittany is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, which helps her create comprehensive and individualized rehab programs to help her patients reach their functional and personal goals. Her passion for orthopedics and sports medicine stems from her active lifestyle, being a lacrosse player and skier since a young age. When she is not helping others, she enjoys staying active and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Christine Stathes received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Dominican College in 2010 and is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics. Christine has several years of clinical experience working in an outpatient physical therapy setting, where is has gained extensive knowledge treating Orthopedic injuries & conditions. Christine is also a Certified Nutrition Health Coach, a Certified Functional Movement Screen Specialist, and is Titleist Performance Institute certified. Christine utilizes all of her certifications and her experience as a collegiate level athlete when developing preventive and rehabilitative programs. She has continued her education with coursework in both McKenzie and Mulligan Mobilizations with Movements, taping techniques and running kinematics. Christine takes the time with each patient to diagnose the root of the problem and implements individualized, comprehensive, and successful conservative treatment programs.
Dr. Amanda Notley received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College Amanda has extensive clinical experience treating patients of all ages in a variety of clinical areas. Amanda is a Graston Technique Provider for instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and has taken additional coursework in Maitland Based Manual Therapy. Amanda uses her medical knowledge and clinical experience when creating comprehensive and individualized rehabilitation programs. Her evidence-based treatment programs help her patient’s achieve their goals and improve their overall quality of life.
Andrea Gurciullo, LAc, MTOM is a licensed and board certified Acupuncturist and clinical Herbalist. She has been in practice for over two decades. She is a Westchester native and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA. A global expert in the treatment of pain and sports injuries she also specializes in infertility. Andrea has always been passionate about helping women to conceive as well as maintain a healthy pregnancy. Andrea has studied under leading Physicians that specialize in the treatment of infertility and gynecological disorders. Her other specialties include: weight loss, anxiety, depression , eye disorders, digestive disorders and addiction.
Jacqui holds an M.S. and C.N.S. in Clinical Nutrition, as well as, a Certification in Functional Clinical Nutrition from Designs For Health Institute. As one of the New York areas leading Nutritionists, Jacqui has been in private practice since 1996 with offices NYC and Westchester County. Specializing in Weight Loss Resistance, Digestive Wellness, Energy Enhancement and Menopause Management, Jacqui creates truly customized nutrition plans based on her clients individual test results (ie. Comprehensive Blood Chemistries and Food Sensitivity testing). Her main focus is on identifying and addressing the root cause(s) of her clients weight loss and wellness issues and then designing a realistic plan to quickly and easily get them to their best possible end result. Jacqui is passionate in her belief that success is dependent on adopting the proper mindset.
Louise graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry. She then went to The Culinary Institute of America and earned an Associate in Occupational Studies in Culinary Arts Degree. She worked as a professional chef in New York City and Connecticut for seven years. In addition to raising two sons, she returned to school and graduated with a Master of Science Degree from the Human Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport. She worked for Dr. Nikolas Hedberg, founder of the Immune Restoration Center, first as an intern and then as the nutritionist. For over two years, Louise has been the clinical nutritionist at Balance 3H Plus, a medically supervised weight loss and wellness program.
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.
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.
Andrew received his Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from Long Island University Brooklyn and his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from William Paterson University. In addition to caring for student-athletes ranging from the high school to Division I collegiate levels, Andrew was afforded the opportunity to work as a season-long intern athletic trainer with the New York Giants during his education. Prior to joining ProClinix, Andrew served five years as both an assistant and head athletic trainer at Wagner College, where he worked primarily with the sport of football. In addition to working on the ProClinix team, Andrew also plans to expand his expertise as a healthcare provider by pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
Dan Steinberg received his Master’s degree in Sports Sciences and an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Hofstra University. Dan has had the opportunity to work in collegiate strength and conditioning for a number of years including positions at Hofstra University, Webber International University and currently Mercy College. Throughout his journey, Dan has been blessed to work with thousands of people from NBA players and Olympic competitors to young clients and office athletes. Dan holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and is a Certified Sports Nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition. At ProClinix, Dan will be using his extensive experience, to design and implement comprehensive exercise programs for all his personal training clients.
Katalin Simon is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist with over 20 years of experience. She graduated from The Swedish Institute in NYC and specialized in Swedish, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Medical and Sports Massages. She is a Certified Personal Trainer with the American Council of Exercise, and Advanced Active Isolated Stretch Practitioner and a Flexibility and Corrective Exercise Specialist. She was a professional volleyball player and played in Hungary on the Hungarian Junior Volleyball National Team. After her injury she was treated by an exceptional massage therapist during her recovery. This experience led her to become a massage therapist and specialized fitness professional. Katalin uses her understanding of the human body during her individual treatments and helps to improve the well-being of her clients.