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DR. FRANK J. MANDARINO, D.C.

DC, DACBSP, DAAPM, DAAETS, GT, CKTP, ART, CSTP, FMT, FMS, SFMA, BT-C, OWNER

Dr. Frank Mandarino attended Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. He completed an intense three year program in the sciences. He was president of the Pre-Chiropractic Society for two years. Upon graduation he was awarded the Ira D. Rothberg 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 received Research Honors.

 

Since graduation Dr. Mandarino 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 of the highlights of Dr. Mandarino’s career was achieving the title from the American Chiropractic of Sports Physicians. The honor bestowed requires extensive course study and involvement in the sports arena, and as of October 2021 there are around 320 active certificants worldwide.

Dr. Mandarino is certified to read MRI’s; he has specific training in nutrition, acceleration/deceleration trauma and Auricular therapy. He is a past instructor for the Graston Technique, and is certified in Active Release Techniques, Fascial Manipulation, Functional Movement Systems and Selective Functional Movement Assessment. In addition he holds certifications in all Kinesio Taping Methods.

Dr. Frank Mandarino

“I am astonished how the benefits of today’s multifaceted treatments have revolutionized care. It’s such an inspiration to see patients enjoy a better quality of life from our many effective protocols.” – Dr. Mandarino

Dr. Mandarino operates a diverse Chiropractic practice that includes consulting for professional athletes. He treats a large population of diverse athletes encompassing most 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 six locations throughout New York City and New Jersey. The offices have Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists and Acupuncturists. 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, American College of Sports Medicine, Association for New Jersey Chiropractors and New Jersey Chiropractic Counsel on Sports Injuries and Rehabilitations,

 

Dr. Mandarino is responsible for the health and well being of many athletes. He is an expert in the field of soft tissue and myofascial involvement. He provides unique treatment for his patients who come to him after long standing pain or loss of function in either normal daily life or physical challenges.

DR. MICHAEL CARDUCCI, D.C.

PARTNER

Dr. Michael Carducci attended The College of Charleston, in South Carolina, where he graduated with Bachelor of Science in Biology. He was also President of the Student Government, as well as a member of the Alpha Epsilon Psi Honor Fraternity. From there he attended Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2002. Dr. Carducci was also Class President of his graduating class.

Dr. Carducci is currently certified in Graston, Activator, and Gonstead Techniques. He is an Expert Witness in Motor Vehicle Accidents, as well as Workers Compensation, and Slip and Fall Injuries. He has been practicing in locations throughout the city, including Brooklyn, Staten Island, and New Jersey for over 20 years.

Dr. Carducci is an avid golfer in his spare time, and a former President and current Board of Governor for Shore View Golf Club, in Brooklyn, New York.

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Dr. Michael Carducci
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DR. DOMINIC J. RUBINO, D.C.

PARTNER

Doctor of Chiropractic
Brooklyn College: City University of New York
New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY
Bachelor of Science, February 1997

 

Continuing Education:
Receptor – Tonus Technique (NIMMO) • Two 14 hour hands-on workshops including discussion on the diagnosis and treatment of myofascial pain syndromes. International Scoliosis Research Center Seminar • A 12 hour seminar on the biomechanics of scoliosis progression and related treatment procedures • American College of Addietkmology and Compulsive Disorders • A 10 hour seminar on auriculotherapy procedures • A 20 hour seminar on Graston

Licenses and Certifications:
New York State Chiropractic License August 2., 2000 – Present • License number. X009840 National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Parts IJI, in and Physiotherapy completed. • CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care Provider • Certified by American Heart Association • Certified Graston Practitioner • Certified Auricular Therapist

Dr. Dominic J. Rubino

DR. JOSEPH CARBONE, D.C.

PARTNER

Dr. Joseph Carbone is board certified. He received his undergraduate from Adelphi University, where he studied Exercise Physiology. He graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2017. Dr. Carbone is licensed in New York and New Jersey. He is certified in ConnectX, Whole Foods Nutrition, Sports Science and Human Performance.

Dr. Carbone

DR. STEPHEN COLLINS, D.C.

Dr. Stephen Collins is a licensed chiropractor in the State of New York with over 25 years of experience in detecting and treating musculo-skeletal disorders. He uses various traditional techniques and modern technologies to diagnose and treat structural disorders of the spine in the chiropractic tradition. In 1979, Dr. Collins graduated St. Francis College with a BS then went on to graduate at Long Island College with a MS. He then graduated New York Chiropractic College with DC in 1985.

DR. JUDITH CASTRO, D.C.

Dr. Castro had been practicing since 2001. She attended Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. In 1996 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and obtained a minor in Chemistry and Psychology. From there, she attended the University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic. She graduated in 2000 with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Castro continued her education at the University of Bridgeport, College of Nutrition and obtained a Master’s Degree in Nutrition in 2001. Dr Castro specializes in specific, personalized treatment and wellness programs that focus on pain relief, improved physical performance, stress reduction, restored energy and renewed health. Combining, experience with staying forefront of her profession, she continues her education to stay at the cutting edge of techniques used to reduce pain and improve functions.

DR. MARINO KAMBOURAKIS, D.C.

A competent and reliable chiropractor, Dr. Marino Kambourakis caters to the community of Bay Ridge Brooklyn NY. A Bay Ridge born and raised doctor, he currently practices at Bay Ridge Chiropractic and provides thorough medical care for the treatment of a host of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system. An accomplished professional, Dr. Kambourakis attended St. John’s University, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He then went on to complete a doctoral degree in chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College. Passionate about medicine, he constantly keeps himself up-to-date on the most progressive techniques available to offer the very best care for each of his patients. Fluent in English and Greek, Dr. Kambourakis is culturally attuned to patients from various backgrounds. He believes in providing them with all the information they need to make educated decisions about their health care. He gives them his undivided attention and practices with the goal of helping each of them lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

DR. THOMAS DRAGG, D.C., DAAPM

Dr. Thomas Drag DC, DAAPM is a 2002 graduate of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY.  Dr. Drag is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management.  He has post-doctoral training from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois and the Neurodiagnostic Institute in Florida.  Dr. Drag is a New Jersey native, he enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan.

 

Our goal is to make your test a pleasant experience.  We strive for clinical excellence.  Dr. Drag will perform a detailed history and exam before the test to ensure the medical necessity.  The Doctor will answer all your questions and educate you about your condition so that you can make an informed decision.

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DR. KEITH EISENBERGER, D.C.

Dr. Keith Eisenberger graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biology along with a minor in nutrition. After suffering from low back pain as a result of a weightlifting Dr. Keith was unable to continue his works due to the extensive pain Dr. Eisenberger tried physical therapy, acupuncture, and massage with no relief. A former college roommate suggested trying a Chiropractor. Dr. Keith achieved  outstanding results from a Chiropractor with the results being no more low back pain. Dr. Keith was able to return to weightlifting  without pain. The results from seeing a Chiropractor led Dr. Keith to continue his studies at Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia. After graduating from Chiropractic school Dr. Keith was eager  to improve the health of his patients. Dr. Eisenberger is proficient in many techniques including Sacro Occipital technique, Activator technique and Thompson Drop Table technique.. Dr. Keith believes regular Chiropractic adjustments help his patients live a pain free life.

DR. LEN LUNA, D.C.

Doctor, musician, martial artist, exercise fanatic...These are just a few words to describe our newest addition to our chiropractic team. Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Luna is a 2004 graduate of Texas Chiropractic College. Dr. Luna has been practicing in New York State since 2006. 

 

"...My intention is for the Bronx office, to be the last place I practice before I retire..."-Dr. Len Luna, DC

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DR. ROBERT GUZZO, D.C.

Dr. Robert Guzzo completed his undergraduate studies at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, earning a B.S. in Biology in 2012. He earned his doctorate at New York Chiropractic College in 2017. Since then, he has gained an excellent reputation as a caring and talented chiropractor with certifications in Activator Method and in Spinal Decompression. Dr. Guzzo was a former Championship World Qualified Irish Step dancer, and his unique experience has assisted him in treating various forms of dance injuries.

DR. RALPH NAPOLITANO, D.C.

Dr. Ralph Napolitano has come to be known as “The Bronx Chiropractor” for his entertaining and informative chiropractic adjusting videos on Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.

People have traveled hours to see him from New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Atlanta, California and from places all over the United States.

He’s a Certified Posture Correction Specialist with The American Posture Institute and helps you reduce the pressure, tension and stress that has built up in your spine and nervous system due to repetitive stress motion from poor posture.

Dr. Ralph says, “How you sit, stand, lift, bend and sleep has a direct affect on your spine and nervous system and slowly breaks it down over time causing you pain, discomfort and poor health.”

His unique adjusting techniques put him in the top 1% of chiropractors in the world and help relieve the tension, stress and pressure on your spine and nervous system so you can move better, feel better and live better.

“Get Busy Movin’ Or Get Busy Dyin.’ Get Adjusted.” - Dr. Ralph Napolitano

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DR. WAYNE C. McCORMACK, D.C.

Dr. Wayne C. McCormack has been practicing Chiropractic for more than 30 years. He graduated on the Dean's List from C.W. Post College of Long Island University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in Old Brookville, NY (recently renamed Northeast College of Health Sciences).

 

He is passionate about his work and takes pride in working with an excellent team of doctors here at Mandarino Chiropractic. Dr. McCormack has completed postdoctoral training in Whiplash Traumatology, Cox Technique for Disc Injuries, Radiology and MRI Interpretation and also the Treatment of Headaches. His favorite pastime is playing trumpet and has played professionally in the past. He also enjoys hiking, camping, and loves the outdoors.

DR. PETER SANSONE

Dr. Peter Sansone is a graduate of Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Pepperdine University and Wagner College. He is Webster Certified, a successful technique for expectant mothers carrying breach babies which treats the pelvic region to help turn the baby. He has 30+ years practicing Cox Technique and McKenzie Protocol, both tried and true methods to treat herniated discs and help patients avoid back surgery. Dr. Peter has two other specialties, the first being sports medicine and rehabilitation, the other is treatment of both acute and chronic TMJ (‘jaw’) dysfunction.

Additionally, Dr. Peter has lectured before medical physicians in his field of expertise, and is a former adjunct professor of the health sciences in undergraduate colleges. He has acted as clinic director of several clinics and he is a most welcome addition to our staff of highly qualified chiropractors and acupuncturists. Dr Peter is licensed in NY, NJ & California and is also certified in MUA and IME evaluation.

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DR. SAGLARA MILLS

Dr Saglara Mills received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics at Kalmyk State University with magna cum laude honors in Elista, Russia. 

In 2009 she graduated from Life University Chiropractic College in Marietta, GA. Dr. Saglara Mills was a member of Student Success Center, helping students to navigate subjects like Organic Chemistry, Hard Tissue Radiology etc. 

Dr. Mills utilizes Diversified, Thompson Drop Table, Activator, Sacro Occipital chiropractic techniques, with a focus on post-accident care, posture and ergonomics patient education. Dr Mills is fluent in English, Russian, German, Spanish, Kalmyk languages and wants to learn five more.

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