Meet Your Physician
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Mark Willits, MD
Dr. Willits obtained his Bachelors’ Degree from University of Texas in Dallas and his MD from University of Texas in Houston. Dr. Willits then completed his orthopedic surgeon residency program at the John Peter Smith Hospital in the level II trauma center. Afterward, Dr. Willits obtained his pediatric orthopedic fellowship working in the level I trauma center in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital. While studying to become a surgeon and during his years of residency, Dr. Willits served as a Lieutenant Commander for the Fleet Naval Medical Unit (2004-2013).
Upon graduating in 2008, Dr. Willits quickly became the director of pediatric orthopedic surgery for the children’s hospital in Tulsa, OK and assumed the position for four years. Dr. Willits was practicing in Oklahoma for the past ten years helping countless injured patients recover from their injuries.
Dr. Willits relocated to Florida in 2018 to join our team of specialists and to help those who were injured as the result of accidents and negligence of others recover.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Milad Alam, MD
Dr. Milad Alam completed his academic training and earned his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego, where he began his research and clinical career in spine surgery. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami Hospital and then completed a combined orthopedic and neurosurgical spine fellowship at the University of Southern California Spine Center with a focus on both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for adult neck and back spine conditions. He complimented his fellowship training as a visiting spine fellow at Bern University Hospital in Switzerland. Dr. Alam continues to exceed in the field and presents at major national spine conferences nationwide, as well as written multiple peer-reviewed journal articles about spine conditions and surgical techniques. He is interested and trained in new technologies including minimally invasive, robotic spine surgery, and artificial disc replacements, and is an active member of multiple professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, AOSpine, and the North American Spine Society.
He remains dedicated to working directly with patients in creating a customized non-surgical or surgical plan for their individual needs and lifestyles, as well as provide compassionate, courteous, and timely care combined with cutting-edge technology and surgical expertise.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Luis Grau, MD
Dr. Grau was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up in Miami, Florida. He followed in his father's footsteps who is also an Orthopedic Surgeon. Following medical school, Dr. Grau was selected to complete his residency at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics, one of the busiest and most well-recognized residency programs in the country. While in residency he had extensive level training in orthopedic trauma, total joint replacement, arthroscopy, sports medicine and participated in the orthopedic care of the Miami Marlins and the University of Miami Athletics.
Dr. Grau’s clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical techniques to promote more rapid recovery. He has advanced training in arthroscopy, direct anterior hip replacement, quad-sparing partial and total knee replacement, and is an expert in robotic-arm assisted and computer navigated partial and total joint replacement. He was then selected to complete an additional joint replacement fellowship at the Rothman Institute where he performed over 1000 joint replacements with leaders in the field. While in fellowship, he completed training in muscle-sparing techniques for hip and knee replacement, robotic surgery, outpatient joint replacement, and complex revision surgery.
Dr. Grau’s practice philosophy is to always start simple and to treat his patients like he would his own family.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Joshua Appel, MD
Dr. Andrew Joshua Appel is an orthopedic surgeon certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of neck, back, and spine injuries and disease. He has performed a variety of surgical procedures including spinal cord reconstructive surgery. Throughout his career, he has treated a myriad of orthopedic defects such as spondylitis, spinal cord tumors, degenerative diseases, orthopedic trauma, and fractures. He also has a special interest in minimally invasive and muscle sparing approaches to orthopedic medicine.
Dr. Appel earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine in 1998. He did his post-graduate training at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island where he was a Resident in the General Surgery Department and did an Orthopedic Spine Fellowship.
Dr. Appel has been published in several peer journals and abstracts. He has also given a number of lectures and presentations on topics such as spinal fusion, surgical approaches to the foot, and ankylosing spondylitis, and total hip arthroplasty. Dr. Appel served as a teacher's assistant in Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, and Molecular Genetics at Georgia State University and served as a team physician for Brown University's Lacrosse Team. Dr. Appel is also an accomplished triathlete.
Double Board-Certified Interventional Pain Management & Anesthesiologist
Dr. Ankeet A. Choxi, MD
Dr. Choxi, MD, received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL. Additionally, Dr. Choxi completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at New York University (NYU)—Langone Health Systems in New York, NY.
Dr. Choxi specializes in the treatment of both acute and chronic pain with special interests in the treatment of spine and joint pain. He is trained in many different treatment modalities, including minimally invasive procedures to reduce and cure pain symptoms. Dr. Choxi focuses on interventional procedures in order to restore his patient’s function and mobility quickly—and to help his patients avoid prescription pain medications.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Choxi also has a strong clinical research background. He has authored and published numerous research articles in the fields of pain management, anesthesiology, neurosurgery, and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Choxi continues to pursue research projects to advance the field of pain management. With his strong research background, Dr. Choxi can offer his patients the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical care and treatments.
In his free time, Dr. Choxi enjoys sailing, traveling, cooking, playing golf and tennis, and is a huge sports fan. He is also always looking for a good book recommendation, although chances are, he will never finish it.
Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Dr. Mark Bridges, MD
Dr. Bridges has completed extensive education and clinical training as well as specialized training in his areas of expertise. Driven to constantly improve his knowledge in the area of Orthopedic and orthopedic Surgery, he frequently attends educational conferences and professional society meetings to learn about the latest advancements in the field and offer these techniques and technologies to his patients.
Dr. Bridges strongly believes that patient education is an important part of the service he provides. In addition to talking with patients during exams and throughout the course of treatment regimens, he provides extensive information on the conditions, treatments and procedures relating to Orthopedic and Orthopedic Surgery.
Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Dr. Stefan Prada, MD
Dr. Stefan Prada graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with his Bachelor's Degree in Biology. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Medicine from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. After completing his surgical internship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, he began his orthopedic residency at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. He then served in the U.S. Navy as a physician.
After 9 years of dedicated service he relocated to Florida in 2007 and joined Laser Spine Institute. His many achievements include numerous research publications, Decoration of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award from the United States Naval Forces, among many other Military's Decorations, and First Prize for the Outstanding Research Project from the 14th Annual Arkansas Orthopedic Forum.
Dr. Prada and his wife Donia, who is a nurse, along with their three children; Angelina, Isabella, and Nicholas enjoy boating, jet skiing, and other water sports.
Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Dr. Brian McGraw, MD
Dr. Brian A. McGraw is Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that has been in practice since 2003. He completed his undergraduate studies at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia in 1989, then went on to complete his graduate studies at the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bedford, Maine, in 1994. That is where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree.
Dr. McGraw practiced at Zion Medical, Inc, and prior to Zio was at Tom Winters MD - Orthopedics and Sports Medicine from 2003-2006, Pasco Orthopedics and Sports Medicine from 2006-2013, and Florida Surgery Consultants.
Dr. McGraw joined COR Medical Centers in 2022 and brings over 20 years of experience to our team.
Dr. Rafael Codinach
Dr. Rafael A. Codinach was born in Havana, Cuba and came to Miami FL. in 1962 at the age of 8 months with his parents and sister. He went to Miami Dade Community College for his undergraduate where he earned his A.A. degree and then to the University of South Alabama to continue his studies. He finished his B.A. in business at Life University. In 1996 he started chiropractic school at Sherman College of Chiropractic where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. In his free time, he loves to spend time with family.
Dr. Codinach has 20 years of experience in chiropractic and personal injury. He also has also maintained a private family practice since 2001.
Dr. Codinach's favorite sport is baseball, he played in high school winning the state championship in 1978. In 1981 he played for Miami Dade Community College where they won the National Junior College World Series and named to the All-tournament team. After Miami Dade, he went to the University of South Alabama in Mobile AL. where he also played and being named All-Conference Team in 82 and 83. In 1983 Dr. Codinach was signed to a professional baseball contract with the Minnesota Twins minor league system where he played for 2 years. Dr. Codinach is also a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu where he has been training for 15 years and still going.
Dr. Codinach lives in Miami FL. with his wife, 3 dogs, a turtle, and 12 Koi fish in a pond. He has 4 children 3 girls and a boy that are now all adults.
Dr. William Seufert
Dr. Seufert is originally from New York. He went to college at the University of South Florida for his undergraduate school. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Seufert has a particular interest in the use of mild traction with patient care. In his free time he enjoys performing music and various sports.
Dr. Seufert has been practicing for 38 years with a special interest in chiropractic orthopedics. He is a member of the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedics.
Dr. Seufert not only helps patients with their pains. He is also a certified Scuba Rescue Diver and has two saves is his career. Dr. Seufert has been practicing for 38 years. The last 35 years have been in South Florida.
He has lived in Hollywood in the beach area for the past 25 years and enjoys all the sunshine, beaches, food and music it has to offer. He often enjoys singing with the local musicians and scuba diving off of the beautiful beaches.
Dr. Roberto Lopinto
Dr. LoPinto is originally from New Jersey. He went to college at the University of Wisconsin for his undergrad. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from Columbia Institute of Chiropractic in New York City in 1976.
Dr. LoPinto is a noted writer and lecturer, lecturing on Chiropractic and Spine Health. He is an acknowledged authority who has previously practiced in the two largest chiropractic clinics in the country.
Dr. Lopinto is a registered medical examiner on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
Dr. Carly Lutz
After Dr. Carly Lutz’s many collegiate sport injuries, she developed back pain and debilitating migraines. Her experience with her sports injuries led her to the healthcare field. Dr. Lutz graduated from Towson University with her Bachelors in Health Science, achieving academic honors of Magna Cum Laude. She pursued her post-graduate education at Life University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Lutz graduated with her Doctorate in Chiropractic, achieving academic honors of Magna Cum Laude. While in graduate school, she enjoyed learning new techniques, Physical Therapy, as well as focusing on sports injuries.
Dr. Lutz’s areas of expertise include relieving patients’ chronic pain and treating musculoskeletal conditions. Her areas of interest include treating the cervical spine and alleviating patient’s migraine headaches. After suffering herself for many years, she’s passionate about helping others who suffer from the similar issues and chronic pain.
In her free time, Dr. Lutz enjoys visiting her family in Maryland, traveling, staying active outdoors, and soaking up the Florida sunshine.
Dr. Steven Long
Dr. Long, DC received his chiropractic degree from Life College School of Chiropractic in Mariette, Georgia. He completed his internship at Pitts Chiropractic Clinic in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Long has completed certifications in Whiplash and Brain Traumatology, Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Permanent Impairment & Disability, and Physiotherapy. Dr. Long focuses on providing pain relief and wellness with non-surgical spine and joint treatments with evidence-based care.
Dr. Long specializes in treating auto accident injuries such as whiplash, concussions, head, neck and back injuries to help patients recover and optimize their treatment goals.
We are excited about the possibilities of better health for you and look forward to working towards this goal along with you. Dr. Long lives by the principles to give, to love, to serve.
In his free time Dr. Long enjoys playing tennis, watching movies and sporting events, spending time with his family and two dogs, Scrappy and Rocky.
Dr. Lloyd Gomberg
Dr. Lloyd H. Gomberg was born in New York and moved to Boca Raton, Florida in 2001. He holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Political Science from New York University, as well as Masters’ Degree in Business Administration, and Exercise Physiology from Long Island University. In 1995, he started chiropractic school at the University of Bridgeport and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree as well as a Masters’ Degree in Human Nutrition in 1999. Dr. Gomberg also holds Board certifications in Acupuncture and Clinical Nutrition and has over 20 years of experience in chiropractic and personal injury serving as an independent medical examiner. Dr. Gomberg is currently pursuing a degree in a combined ADN/BSN/FNP program. Known as the Quantum Doctor, Dr. Gomberg maintains a private practice in health/wellness/life coaching where he practices bioenergetic medicine, which consists of various metaphysical healing systems based on quantum physics and consciousness. He helps in the transformation of patient’s lives treating them as multifaceted beings, not only addressing the physical but by looking into the emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of their lives as it relates to dis-ease and ultimately their well-being. Dr. Gomberg has been involved in martial arts for over 40 years, studying in the Shaolin Temples in mainland China as well as Wing Chun Kung Fu in Hong Kong, and the United States.
Dr. Felipe Contro
Dr. Felipe Contro was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and moved to Florida in 1996. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and his Bachelor’s of Science in Human Biology at Logan College of Chiropractic in 2011. While in the outpatient clinic, Dr. Felipe Contro took the initiative to volunteer to treat athletes at the University of Missouri and at St. Patrick’s Rehabilitation Center. He earned his postgraduate certification as an Internal Health Specialist through the Loomis Institute and his Fascial Movement Taping (FMT I & FMT II) Certifications through Rocktape.
Today, Dr. Felipe Contro practices in Hollywood, FL, and his main Chiropractic techniques are Diversified, Activator, and Thompson which gives him a variety of ways to treat patients depending on their condition. His plans for the future are to be certified by the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics to serve his community better.
Dr. Felipe Contro lives in Pembroke Pines, FL with his wife, kids and enjoys spending time with his family
Dr. Angela Walker
Dr. Angela Walker embarked on this journey to wellness after Chiropractic care helped her daughter who battled serious allergies since birth and after her own injuries from a head-on auto collision back in 2010. She has a Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Laboratory Animal Science and earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic degree (DC) from Life University in 2014.
Dr. Walker has helped to open and "Start-Up" two other successful Chiropractic practices. One in Boston, MA and in Aventura, FL. She also opened her own Solo practice in Hallandale Beach, FL in April of 2018. It grew to having over 100 patients within a six-month period.
Dr. Walker is compassionate and caring. Her hobbies are spending quality time with her daughter N’Dea and attending Art shows, music concerts & traveling the World. She's committed to increasing the wellness of her community and educating the World about the benefits and impact of Chiropractic.
Dr. Diana Finley
Dr. Finley completed her undergraduate training at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She then went on to graduate from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia. Dr. Finley worked as a secretary for Morgan Stanley in NYC prior to becoming a doctor. In 2022, she became affiliated with Cor Medical Centers of Hollywood.
Dr. Finley currently has 21 years of experience in water fasting supervision and diet and lifestyle counseling to help patients reach their optimum health. She understands the importance of addressing the entire individual: physical as well as emotional, in guiding her patients in their process of healing. She incorporates soft tissue manipulation in the treatment of myofascial and connective tissue disorders, and spends the time to correct joint problems in the extremities as well as the spine.
Dr. Angeny Contreras
Dr. Angeny Contreras received the degree Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University, located in the city of Marietta, Georgia. Previously, she has also received the Bachelor Degree of Biology Sciences, graduating from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus.
Dr. Contreras is certified by National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) as Doctor of Chiropractic with an additional professional certification in Physiotherapy also from the NBCE. Additionally, Dr. Contreras has been certified in a chiropractic specialty on Activator Technique.
Dr. Contreras believes that through Preparation, Passion, and Commitment in her profession, she positively impacts individuals and families’ health and life quality. With prevention as her goal, Dr. Contreras emphasizes that routinely correcting the abnormal physical function of the body will lead to its long-term preservation
Dr. Binyamin Sussman is a Life University (Marietta, Georgia) Alumnus who was born and raised in North Miami Beach. After graduating he returned to his family chiropractor, completing his internship while he earned board certified status and his license in the summer of 2015.
He is passionate to educate his community about the health benefits associated with chiropractic care, overcoming acquired deafness, neck, and back injuries himself from mountain bike and car accidents. He has been serving his community ever since and takes pride in treating those who have been injured with chiropractic care, striving to reproduce the incredible results he experienced.