Meet the Staff

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Lev Kalika Clinical director & DC RMSK

Education:

Doctor of Chiropractic from National College of Chiropractic Chicago, Ill BS – Brooklyn College, New York, NY

Metchnikov Medical University
Odessa, Ukraine

Advanced Training:
  • 1997-1998 – Fellowship in Manual Medicine in Motol Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic under prof. Karel Lewit M.D
  • Numerous courses in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation in Charles University Hospital,
    Prague, Czech Republic – prof. Vladimir Janda M.D)
  • Numerous postgraduate courses as well as personal experience with prof. Pavel Kolar in sports medicine, rehabilitation of adult and pediatric spinal disorders.
  • Vojta therapy certified from 2002-2003.
  • Personal experience with prof. Kinzersky A.Y (ultrasonography and radiology of musculoskeletal system) – 2009
  • Personal experience with Vovchenko A.Y
  • Personal experience with Diane Lee and L.J Lee ( movement disorders of the pelvis and the rib cage) – 2012.
  • Personal experience with Bubnov R.V (regional ultrasonography and dry needling under ultrasound) – 2015.
  • Numerous other postgraduate courses in the field of orthopedic and spinal disorders.
  • Numerous other postgraduate courses in the field of spinal disorders.
Areas of special professional interest and training:

Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasonography, application of diagnostic ultrasonography in rehabilitation medicine,dry needling under ultrasound, gait analysis for runners and people with orthopedic disorders of lower extremities and lower back pain,motor development in children, byopsychosocial origin of back pain, sports medicine, rehabilitation of tendon injuries,injury prevention , weight bearing imbalance and post surgical rehabilitation, motion analysis and virtual reality rehabilitation.

Dr. Michael Baranov DPT

Dr. Michael Baranov DPT

Experience in Europe doing physical therapy combined with an extensive education in the US and practical experience in hospitals such as Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, Nicholas Institute of Sport Medicine and Athletic Trauma, as well as Allegheny University Hospital and St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Dr. Baranov’s clinical work in these premier medical institutions allowed him to develop successful physiotherapeutic techniques. He effectively uses both traditional and alternative methods in his practice. . All programs and the websites are in English and Russian.

Education:

Creighton Uni­versity (Doctor of Physical Therapy); University of Medicine of New Jersey (Master of Physical Therapy); Long Island University (Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy); Completed four years of study in the Kiev University of Physical Education, where he studied various methods of physical therapy including exercise, massage and rehabilitation.

Dr. Mikhail Bernshteyn MD (Internist)

Dr. Mikhail Bernshteyn MD (Internist)

Education:

Medical School – Saint Petersburg Medical State Academy
Wykoff Heights Medical Center (Residency)
Wykoff Heights Medical Center (Internship)

Professional Statement:

Dr. Mikhail Bernshteyn is a Primary Care Doctor with a Medical Degree from Saint Petersburg Medical State academy. Dr. Bernsteyn completed a Residency and Internship at Wykoff Heights Medical Center. Dr. Bernshteyn is fluent in English, Spanish and Russian.

Dr. Justin Katz

Dr. Justin Katz

Dr. Justin Katz graduated from New York Chiropractic College with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and Le Moyne College with a BS in Biology. Dr. Katz holds an Advanced Certificate in Sports and Injury Management and focuses on postsurgical and postinjury orthopedic rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Sports Medicine, back pain and disc herniations. Dr. Katz is currently undergoing certification in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization approach from the Prague School of Rehabilitation medicine.

Robert Aranbayev DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Robert Aranbayev DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Robert received his undergraduate degree from Hunter College; New York. He then earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Touro College and specialized in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic disorders and post-surgical rehabilitation. He has a particular interest in the application of Manual therapy in sports medicine. He welcomes and greatly enjoys working with patients who have both orthopedic and neurological challenges.

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