Dr. Mandarino attended Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. He completed an intense three year program in sciences. He was resident of the Pre-Chiropractic Society for two years. Upon graduation he was awarded the Ira D. Rotherberg scholarship for excellence in the Pre-Chiropractic program. Additionally, he was selected to the Dean’s List. From there he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in Science and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He was accepted to the President’s list and graduated with Research Honors.
Since graduation he has completed three post graduate programs and received Diplomates from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, American Academy of Pain Management and the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. One highlight of Dr. Mandarino’s career was achieving the title from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. As of February 2013 there are only 276 Diplomates, worldwide. The honor bestowed, required extensive course study and involvement in the sports arena.
Dr. Mandarino is certified to read MRIs, has specific training in nutrition, acceleration/deceleration trauma and Auriculur therapy. He is an assistant instructor for the Graston Technique and is certified in Kinesio Taping and Active Release Technique.
Dr. Mandarino operates a diverse Chiropractic practice that includes consulting for professional baseball, football players, and bowlers. He treats a large population of college athletes encompassing most all sports. He has in-clinic programs for athletes wishing to improve individual performance. There are programs as well for patients who have sustained automobile and work related traumas.
Since opening in 1991 he has four locations throughout New York City. The offices have a total of seven chiropractors as well as physical therapists, massage therapists, acupuncture, neurologists, and physical medicine specialists. His professional affiliations are with the American Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, American Pain Society, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, American Academy of Pain Management, American Chiropractic Association Sports Council, North American Spine Society, American College of Sports Medicine and the New Jersey Chiropractors Association.