Team Bio

CHIROPRACTOR

JASON LEVY, DC, CCSP, ART, CKTP

Dr. Levy is the director of the Advanced Performance and Rehabilitation Center and is one of the area’s most innovative Chiropractic Sports Physicians. Dr. Jason Levy was voted 2011 Sports Chiropractor of the Year by the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Sports Council. He has been in practice since 1995 serving patients in New Jersey and specialty cases up and down the east coast. Dr. Levy attended the University of Delaware and went on to do his graduate work at Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX. In 2003, he completed a 125 hour course on Chiropractic Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness and received the post-graduate distinction of a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP). Dr. Levy continues to attend postgraduate programs and seminars to stay informed of the latest advances in care. Dr. Levy is the team chiropractor for the New York Jets (NFL), the New York Red Bulls (MLS) and the New Jersey Devils (NHL). He is certified in Active Release Technique® (ART), a patented soft tissue system that uses active motion and massage technique to treat muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves. He is also a Certified Kinesio Taping® Practitioner (CKTP). You will find that Dr. Levy is unlike any doctor you may have worked with in the past. Dr. Levy takes time to assess and establish a clear understanding of each patient’s condition and goals then incorporates the most modern techniques available to restore the patient’s health.

CHIROPRACTOR

MICHAEL TEYTELBAUM, DC, DACNB, ART

Dr. Teytelbaum received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Sport Studies from Rutgers University, New Brunswick and his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is full body certified in Active Release Technique®, a patented soft tissue system that uses active motion and massage technique to treat muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves. He is proficient with kinesio-taping and Graston Technique. Dr. Teytelbaum is also a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist – a safe, holistic, noninvasive analysis and treatment of a person’s brain/nervous system and associated neurological dysfunctions like headaches/migraines, concussions, balance, vertigo, dizziness, and other neurological conditions. In addition, he has taken several functional medicine seminars in functional blood chemistry and analysis that show ways to help chronic conditions involved with the thyroid, metabolism, fatigue, and brain, among others. Functional medicine is designed to help symptoms through analysis of blood work and appropriate recommendations of the right supplements and diet/lifestyle changes. Additionally, Dr. Teytelbaum currently serves as the associate team chiropractor for the New York Red Bulls (MLS) and the New Jersey Devils (NHL).


He understands that you have to look at the whole body to find the cause of the problem and not just one body part. He is also an active member of American Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic Association, and the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation. He is very passionate about health and a balanced lifestyle that includes proper exercise, sleep, diet, and social community. In his off time, Dr. Teytelbaum is an avid athlete and is playing all sports from ice hockey to tennis.

Chiropractor

Dr. Ian Barry, DC, ART

Dr. Ian Barry was raised in Millburn New Jersey and attended Millburn High School where he was a varsity baseball player for four years and participated in a 2 year science research elective at the Motion Analysis Lab at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Denison University in Granville Ohio and was a Pitcher for the Denison University Big Red baseball team. Upon graduation, Dr. Barry attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Florida and received his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. He is a board certified Chiropractor by the New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Barry is certified in Active Release Technique® (ART), a patented soft tissue system that uses active motion and massage technique to treat muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.


Through his experience as an athlete, Dr. Barry understands the tremendous impact that Chiropractic care can provide for athletes of all ages to help avoid injuries, improve recovery times, and enhance performance to the highest possible level. In addition to his passion for working with athletes, Dr. Barry has clinical experience treating family members of all ages from infants to adults.

Dr. Barry’s desire is to promote total body wellness and to utilize Chiropractic care to not only support and promote athletic performance, but to provide and encourage an overall healthy and balanced lifestyle for all in order to be your best self.

Chiropractor

JENNIFER KASTNER, DC, ART

Dr. Kastner received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University before pursuing her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Florida. Dr. Kastner grew up around sports and was a dancer for over 18 years, which lead her to a better understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. She has a passion for treating all types of athletes as well as patients of all ages and conditions and is certified in Active Release Techniques (ART). Dr. Kastner looks at each patient with a whole body approach to help treat not just the symptoms, but also the cause of them to keep your body functioning at its best.

Podiatrist

JESSICA MERKER-LEVY, DPM

Jessica Merker-Levy, DPM is a board certified Podiatrist who specializes in sports medicine, biomechanics, gait analysis, custom molded orthotics and the treatment of various foot and ankle pathology.


After graduating Binghamton University, Dr. Merker-Levy attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine where she was elected to the Pi Delta National Honor Society and the Stirling Harford Anatomic National Honor Society. She completed a three year surgical residency at Hoboken University Medical Center, formerly known as Bon Secours and Canterbury Partnership for Care. During her training, she served as chief resident and received extensive experience treating the entire spectrum of foot and ankle conditions.

Dr. Merker-Levy has been the Team Podiatrist for the New York Red Bulls (Major League Soccer) since 2012. She is also a consultant for the New Jersey Devils (National Hockey League).

Dr. Merker-Levy was born and raised in Northern New Jersey. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Binghamton University. She attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine where she obtained her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree and graduated with academic honors. Dr. Merker-Levy is the team podiatrist for the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer (MLS).


Dr. Merker-Levy completed a three year surgical residency at the Bon Secours and Canterbury Partnership for Care Podiatric Residency Program in Hoboken, New Jersey where she served as chief resident during her third year. She is experienced in foot and ankle surgery, emergency room trauma management and diabetic limb salvage.

Dr. Merker-Levy is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society and an associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Podiatrist

MARNI KAPLAN BRODER, DPM, AACFAS

Dr. Marni Kaplan Broder graduated summa cum laude from Stern College of Yeshiva University. She then completed her medical degree with high honors from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Kaplan Broder completed her residency education at Hoboken University Medical Center, one of the most prestigious programs in the nation. During her training she resided as chief resident, and received extensive experience that encompassed a vast area of foot and ankle disease. This included a proficiency in foot and ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery. She specializes in all areas of foot and ankle pathology, incorporating both conservative and surgical treatment options. Dr. Kaplan Broder is board qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is currently a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

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Podiatrist

VRUNDA DALAL, DPM

Dr. Vrunda Dalal is a Forefoot and Rearfoot Residency-trained foot and ankle surgeon at the Advanced Performance Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Dalal can conservatively and surgically manage all podiatric issues, ranging from heel pain, arthritis, sprains, fractures, sports medicine, wound care and post-traumatic reconstruction and revision surgery. Dr. Dalal is board qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Foot Surgery, as well as, Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery.


She completed her residency in foot and ankle surgery at Hoboken University Medical Center, a prestigious training program within the United States. She received her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the York College of Podiatric Medicine and her undergraduate degree in cell biology and neuroscience from Rutgers University.

Dr. Dalal has several advanced certifications, including
  • Advanced Internal Fixation/Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle (AAFAO)
  • Comprehensive Internal Fixation/Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle (AAFAO)
  • Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle (ACFAS)

Dr. Dalal is currently published in many podiatric literatures and is an active member of the American Association for Women Podiatrists, a Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine and a member of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons. She has actively volunteered her time the New York City Marathon, annual cadet boot fitting at West Point, and other podiatric relevant events.

During her free time, Dr. Dalal enjoys art-work, reading, biking, spending time with her family and traveling.

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