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The iRISE Spine and Joint Team

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Michael C. Weiss, DO FAOAO

Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Nova Southeastern University

Fellowship

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Laser Spine Institute

Residency & Chief Resident

  • Michigan State University Hospitals

Undergraduate

  • University of Florida, B.S. Psychology

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

  • Division of Worker’s Compensation, State of Florida

  • Diplomate, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

 

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Choice Medical Awards, Nominee, Physician of the Year, 2004

  • Sigma Sigma Phi National Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity

  • Phi Beta Sigma Honor Society, University of Florida, 2005

  • 10-Year Distinguished Service Award, Nova Southeastern University

  • Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

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Siddharth Arora, D.O., M.S.

Interventional Pain Management

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Midwestern University, D.O. Medicine

  • Wright State University, M.S. Human Anatomy

Fellowship​

  • Nova Southeastern University/Larkin Hospital

  • Accredited Interventional Pain Medicine

Surgical Internship & Residency

  • Cleveland Clinic, PGY I-IV Psychiatry

Undergraduate

  • Temple University, B.A. Biology

  • George Washington University, Computer Science

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)

  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

  • Spine Interventional Society (SIS)

  • North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS)

  • North American Spine Society (NASS)

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Jennifer Englander, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Life University, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • Florida Atlantic University, B.A.


AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Parts I-III

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Matthew Holmes, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • University of Central Florida, B.S. Athletic Training

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified in electromyography and nerve conduction velocity diagnosis

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Roberto Aliaga, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • Florida Atlantic University, B.S. Biology

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Louis M. Starace, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • New York Medical School, M.D.

Residency

  • Dept. of Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

Residency & Chief Resident

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Undergraduate

  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. Biology

  • Manhattan College, B.S. Biology

  • Fordham University, M.S. Physiology
     

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Fellow of American Academy of Neurologic & Orthopedic Surgeons

  • Fellow of International College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pain Management 

  • Palm Beach County Medical Society

  • Southern Medical Association 

  • Southern Orthopedic Association 

  • American College of Forensic Examiners - Board of Advisors

  • Arthritis Foundation - Board of Advisors

  • National Fitness Trainers Association - Board of Advisors

  • American College of Sports Medicine

  • American Running and Fitness Association

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Marissa Kazim, PA-C, MSPA

Physician Assistant

EDUCATION
Postgraduate

  • Keiser University, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 

Undergraduate

  • University of South Florida, B.S. Biomedical Sciences

 

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Emergency Medical Technician Certification

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Jose F. Pacheco Alcala, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Life University, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • University of the Sacred Heart, San Juan PR, B.A.

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Parts I-IV & PT

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Natalie J. Rowles, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Life University, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • University of Florida, B.S. Nutrition, B.S. Microbiology

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified in Physiotherapy, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

  • Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner Program, International Chiropractors Association

  • Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique Seminars

  • HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases Training, Florida Chiropractic Association

  • Breastfeeding Training, Palm Beach County Health Department

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Peter Warheit, MD

Anesthesiologist - Pain Management

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico, M.D.

Fellowship

  • University Hospital at Stony Brook

Fifth Pathway Program

  • Queens General Hospital

Surgical Internship and Residency

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, PGY I & II

Anesthesiology Residency

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

Undergraduate

  • University of Vermont, B.A.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

  • International Anesthesia Research Society

  • Florida Society of Anesthesiology

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS​

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology

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Cristhian Barrios, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • University of Miami, B.S. Biology & Microbiology

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • NRCME Training Institute, Certified Medical Examiner

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Lauren Lira, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • National University of Health Sciences, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • Indiana University, B.S. Human Biology

  • University of Florida, B.S. Biology (minor in Psychology)


AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certification Board

  • Chiropractic Acupuncture, 2015

  • Certified Addiction Professional, 2012

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Noelby De La Hoz, DC

Chiropractor

EDUCATION

Postgraduate

  • Keiser University, D.C.

Undergraduate

  • Keiser University, B.S. Health Science

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

  • Florida Chiropractic Association

  • Cox Flexion Distraction Club

  • Swift Woman Empowering

  • Student American Chiropractic Association

  • The American Registry of Radiological Technologist

 

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Cox Certified, Cervical & Lumbar

  • The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Registered Technologist

  • State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Licensed General Radiographer

  • American Heart Association, Certified BLS Healthcare Provider

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