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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.

Dr. Nick Chiappetta

Owner

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.

Dr. Brian Haftel

Pain Management Specialist & Anesthesiologist

Dr. Brian Haftel has a wide range of experience in treating chronic and refractory pain problems using many different approaches including medications, interventional pain procedures, and physical therapy.

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

Dr. Ashwin Malhotra

Neurologist

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

Owner

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 19 years.

Dr. Priyesh Patel

Radiologist

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.

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

Dr. Eric J Feldmann

Radiologist

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

Owner

Matthew Valvo is an N.C.C.P.A. certified physician assistant. He has over 31 years of experience in pre-operative and post-operative patient care, outpatient management in orthopedic surgery, radiograph and comprehensive diagnostic interpretation.

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

Juna A. Rago

RPT, PTRP
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.

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.

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

Dr. Christos Vasakiris

Chiropractor

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

Chiropractor

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.

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.

Kyle Otto - Physician Assistant at Metro Healthcare Partners, Brooklyn, NY

Kyle Otto

Physician Assistant

Kyle Otto has been a physician assistant for over 10 years and has consistently focused on orthopedics and pain management. Kyle is NCCPA board certified.

Dr. Charles Kaplan

Physiatrist

Dr. Charles Kaplan, a licensed Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist with over 34 years of experience. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and New York University Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation (residency).

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.

Harry Bahtwala

Physical Therapist

Harry Bahtwala, 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. Bahtwala is licensed to practice in New York State.

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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