Meet our team

We are committed to enhancing the quality of your life. Our team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained specialists including neurologists, physical therapists, chiropractors, orthopedic surgeons, internal medicine physicians and award-winning pain management specialists.

Metro Healthcare Partners chiropractor Nick Chiappetta

Dr. Nick Chiappetta


Nick Chiappetta is a dynamic and talented chiropractor with over 16 years experience in providing chiropractic care in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Chiappetta is a major shareholder in Metro Healthcare Partners.

Metro Healthcare Partners physiatrist Charles Kaplan

Dr. Charles Kaplan

MHP Medical Director & Physiatrist

Dr. Charles Kaplan, Medical Director at Metro Healthcare Partners, oversees the entire medical staff ensuring patient care quality and efficiency. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and New York University Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation (residency) with over 34 years of experience.

Dr. Ashwin Malhotra - Board Certified Neurologist at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Ashwin Malhotra


A lifelong New Yorker, Dr. Ashwin Malhotra is a board-certified neurologist practicing in NYC. He is also a powerlifter and athlete who has empathy for patients who have suffered from back and knee pain.

Dr. Russell Greenseid - Owner at Metro Healthcare Partners

Dr. Russell Greenseid


Dr. Russell Greenseid is a practicing chiropractor, major shareholder and Chief of Staff at Metro Healthcare Partners.  As Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), he has been licensed by the New York State for 23 years.

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Dr. Howard Baum

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Howard Baum is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He has been in practice for over 25 years, earning his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1989. He graduated with honors. Dr. Baum is an Honorary Police Surgeon for the NYPD.

Dr. Salil Gupta

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Salil Gupta is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2024, a recognition that only goes to the top 7% of all US board-certified physicians.

Dr. Eric J Feldmann - Radiologist at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Eric J Feldmann


Dr. Eric J. Feldmann has 20 years of diverse medical experiences, with an emphasis in Diagnostic Radiology. He graduated with honors from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 2006.

Matthew Valvo, Owner, Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Matthew Valvo


Matthew Valvo is an N.C.C.P.A. certified physician assistant. He has over 37 years of experience in pre-operative and post-operative patient care, outpatient management in orthopedic surgery, radiograph and comprehensive diagnostic interpretation.

Metro Healthcare Partners radiologist Priyesh Patel

Dr. Priyesh Patel


Dr. Priyesh Patel, is an American Board of Radiology certified Diagnostic Radiologist specializing in musculoskeletal and spine MRI/CT/ultrasound/radiograph, arthrograms, pain/steroid joint injections, and CT guided bone biopsy.

Juna A. Rago - Physical Therapist at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Juna A. Rago

Physical Therapist

Juna Rago is an experienced, dedicated, caring and licensed Physical Therapist for over 13 years.  She joined Metro Healthcare Partners (formerly Healthquest) in 2011.

Dr. Christos Vasakiris - Chiropractor at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Christos Vasakiris


With thirty years of clinical experience and involvement in new state legislature, Dr. Christos Vasakiris continues to shape the chiropractic profession. He is one of the most accomplished chiropractors in New York State and among other concentrations he specializes in EMG and NCV testing.

Dr. Ralph A. Mangels - Chiropractor at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Ralph A. Mangels


Dr. Ralph Mangels is one of the most highly educated, well-read scholars in the chiropractic profession. He teaches at New York Chiropractic College and is on the post-graduate faculty staff for the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and Northwestern Chiropractic College. Dr. Mangels has extensive experience in EMG & NCV testing.

Edwin J. Thorne - Physical Therapist Assistant at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Edwin J. Thorne

Physical Therapist Assistant

Edwin Thorne’s varied work experience, superb interpersonal skills, and passion for his job and the New York Mets truly brighten up the office. Edwin is an intrinsic part of the Metro Healthcare Partners team.

Metro Healthcare Partners PA Dale Harder

Dale Harder

Physician Assistant

Dale Harder is an NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant, graduating with an M.S in Physician Assistant Studies, magna cum laude, from the University of Bridgeport, CT. His elective focus was Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Metro Healthcare Partners Harry Bhatwala

Harshit Bhatwala

Physical Therapist

Harshit Bhatwala, a full-time physical therapist at Metro Healthcare Partners received a Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. He earned a Master’s in Exercise Physiology from Long Island University. Mr. Bhatwala is licensed to practice in New York State.

Alla Mavasheva - MRI Technologist at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Alla Mavasheva

MRI Technologist

Alla Mavasheva is a certified MRI Technologist at Metro Healthcare Partners and registered professional with many years of experience in this field.

Employment Opportunities

Metro Healthcare Partners is a team of collaborative, innovative doctors who enjoy contributing to our dynamic, rewarding medical culture. We’ve come together from many different backgrounds, united by our passion for working critically—and with curiosity, integrity and camaraderie.

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