A Health and Wellness Center With a Team Approach

Advanced Wellness is a health and wellness center in Monmouth county giving patients whole body “well” care with a focus on a more holistic and preventative approach to living well lives. Our team of clinicians works together to create a personalized plan for each and every patient, providing our patients with top-notch care. We believe that a team approach rather than one sole practitioner for each patient, helps to give our patients healthier lives, as well as the expertise of many.

Pain Management Doctors and Staff

Gary Yen, MD

Dr. Gary L. Yen is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has a subspecialty in Pain Medicine. Dr. Yen received his medical degree from Ross University.

Timothy L. Jones, APRN, FNP-BC

Dr. Timothy has a 15 year history as a medical practitioner. He has been awarded University honors by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and the Professional Nurse Traineeship Award.

Orthopedic Surgery

Michael Gerling, MD

The Chief of Spine Surgery at NYU Langone in Brooklyn and Assistant professor at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan, Dr. Gerling specializes in surgical treatment of spinal disorders.

Chiropractors

Joseph J. Cilea, D.C.

Dr. Joseph Cilea opened his first Chiropractic Center in Marlboro, NJ in 1997. In 2000, Dr. Cilea expanded his practice to a multidisciplinary center to offer a unique, comprehensive array of services, under one roof, to provide complete patient care.

Floyd N. Michel Jr., D.C.

Dr. Floyd N. Michel Jr. has over 30 years of clinical experience serving the needs of patients with neck and back complaints, disc problems, scoliosis, radiating pain and numbness, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder impingement, and hip conditions.

Matthew Mendillo, D.C.

Dr. Mendillo attended the University of Rhode Island, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Med. He then attended the University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Lonnie S. Gross, D.C., M.S., A.T.C.

Dr. Lonnie S. Gross is board certified and has been in practice since 1990. He received his Bachelors Degree from Brooklyn College, specializing in Athletic Training and Physical Education. He received his Masters Degree from Long Island University with a specialization in Exercise Science and Work Physiology.

Physical Therapists and Staff

Jae Park, DPT

Dr. Park attended Mercy College where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Mount Saint Mary College.

Jeffrey M. Gontarski, MPT, DPT

Dr. Gontarski attended Nova Southeastern University where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Dr. Gontarski also received his Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.

Acupuncture

Veronica Bogomazova, LAc.

Veronica Bogomazova is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) who is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the state of New Jersey.

Hui Yang, LAc.

Hui Yang is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) who is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the state of New Jersey. She has practiced acupuncture since 1995.

Nutritionists & Wellness

Christine Jinks, CHHC, CSR

Christine holds a certification as a Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in Manhattan, New York and from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.

Sheila Piehler, C.H.H.C, A.A.D.P

Sheila Piehler is a board certified Holistic Health Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She has been in the health & wellness field for thirty years beginning as a group fitness instructor and health club manager.

Massage Therapists

Joann D’Armetta, L.M.T.

Joann D’Armetta is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) earning her licensure in 2008 from the School of Integrative Therapies. Since becoming a massage therapist Joann has worked in local spas including Massage Envy and privately owned establishments.

Andrea Carangelo, L.M.T.

Andrea Carangelo is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) who earned her licensure in 2010 from The American Institute of Alternative Medicine.

Case Manager

Danielle Hayden

Danielle Hayden graduated from the University of Delaware with a Degree in Bachelor of Arts. She began her career in the IT Department of Charles Schwab where she managed the Market Data vendor relationships of the firm.

Practice Administrator

New Patient Liaison