Back or Neck pain
can make life miserable.

The team approach at Advanced Wellness guides you to the appropriate treatment.

Paul Favaloro (Verified Patient)
February 04, 2021
“Team is very attentive to my needs. I’m pushed to work harder, but at my own pace. Very pleasant facility. I definitely recommend Advanced Wellness”

For over 25 years

Advanced Wellness has been on the cutting edge of Low Back and Neck pain treatment. They continue to strive for excellence and have created a unique and comprehensive approach to getting you back to a normal lifestyle.

Our unique approach

Conservative- Our approach to care is to begin with conservative non-invasive treatments. Should you need more interventional approaches we offer that as well.

Collaborative- Our team of MD’s, Orthopedists, Physical Therapists, Acupuncturists and Chiropractors discuss all patients daily to make sure you progress and are getting the appropriate treatment.

Convenient- End your frustration. Having multiple back pain experts under one roof allows for easy access, less driving, seamless scheduling and better communication among your providers of care.

Our Team

Ortho surgeons / Pain management / Chiropractic Care / Physical/Occupational Therapy / Acupuncture

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 Trai

Nigel Philip-Rousseau - Physician Assistant

He has over 10 years of Clinical Experience in Primary Care Medicine; Interventional Cardiology; Pain Management and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Orthopedic Surgeons

Michael Gerling, MD
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

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.

Michael Cunningham, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon ( Sports Medicine)

Dr. Cunningham has served the local community for over 25 years in a private orthopaedic practice. He performs arthroscopies, joint replacements, and fracture care, as well as non-surgical management of orthopedic injuries.

Steven K Jacobs

Dr. Steven Jacobs has been a practicing neurosurgeon for over 25 years and has one of the busiest practices in New York. His practice continues to grow because he has earned the reputation of being a superb neurosurgeon who is able to help patients feel at ease.


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.

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.

Nicole Yarbenet, D.C.

Dr. Nicole Yarbenet attended Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Professions with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Aging and Adult Life. After graduating from college,

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.

Nicole Vasiliu

Dr. Nicole Vasiliu attended Lebanon Valley College, where she graduated first with an undergraduate degree in Health Science in 2015.


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.

Great expertise on staff at Advanced Wellness - everyone from the chiropractors to the doctor to the PTs are Terrific. The front desk is so helpful and responsive too. Come here for all of your pain needs!!

E. M. (Verified Patient)

Take your life back

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Let’s schedule an initial consult to get an understanding of your goals and what problems you’ve been having.

Work with your doctor & create a plan

After assessing your condition, our doctors and clinicians will work together to develop a comprehensive wellness plan to set you up for success.

Take back your

We will help you put your personalized plan in action to get you back to feeling great and living life to the fullest.

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Our staff will work with you to help reduce the stress of working with insurance companies. We accept many insurance providers to make sure as much of the cost as possible doesn’t come out of your pocket!

In the event we don’t accept your insurance we will make every effort to work with you financially to get the treatment you need.

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I found a one-stop location to turn my health around. -Brossa

Why choose Advanced Wellness?

We're convenient.

With all the services we offer under one roof, there’s no need to drive around town to get to your appointments. At Advanced Wellness we’re a one-stop shop with one focus: getting you back to your best health.

We're comprehensive.

Our goal isn’t just to treat your symptoms. Our team works together to find the root cause of your problem so we can correct it. Every morning, our team discusses every patient that will walk through our doors that day — giving you access to several expert clinicians on your personal wellness team.

We're cutting-edge.

Advanced is in our name for a reason. We pride ourselves on offering proven, effective and high tech diagnostic techniques and procedures to get you out of pain so you can get back to life.

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health mindset by Dr. Joe Cilea.
Contact Us

Tel: 732-431-2155
17 N Main St.
Marlboro, NJ 07746
Fax: 732-431-2889


Tel: 732-780-1111
3338 U.S. Route 9 South,
Freehold, NJ 07728
Barclay Shopping Center
Fax: 732-798-9173 

Advanced Wellness provides services for patients from Monmouth County, Ocean County and Middlesex County, New Jersey including Marlboro, Manalapan, Englishtown, Morganville, Freehold, Colts Neck, Matawan, Howell, Old Bridge, Jackson, Sayreville, Perth Amboy, South Amboy and Parlin, NJ… and more!

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