Our Clinicians & Staff

Inessa Grinblat, M.D.

Dr. Grinblat has extensive experience in internal medicine, acute and chronic patient care. Her experience also includes research in coronary artery disease and diabetes. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and is licensed in New Jersey.

Igor Priven, M.D.

Dr. Priven is a board certified endocrinologist. He completed his endocrinology fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, with additional training at the Mayo Clinic. He is the only endocrinologist in Middlesex/Monmouth counties designated as a “Thyroid specialist” by the American Thyroid Association (www.thyroid.org). He performs and interprets thyroid ultrasonography and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules as well as Bone Density (DEXA) scans for osteoporosis evaluation. Dr. Priven also specializes in diabetes evaluation and management. He is a member of The American Thyroid Association and Endocrine Society. Dr. Priven always makes sure that patients are well educated about their diagnosis and treatment plan, and always puts patients at ease.

Joseph Schafer, D.C.

Dr. Schafer is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College, completing his internship at the NYCC Syracuse Health Center. He was chosen for and completed an Orthopedic rotation with Syracuse Orthopedic Associates. He has extensive experience in diagnosis, treatment and management of sports and other traumatic injuries. Additional training includes pediatric chiropractic procedures. He is also certified in Wellness Management. He is licensed in New Jersey.

Simon Becker, DPM

Dr. Becker is Board Certified by the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery and the American Association of Wound Care Surgeons and has been providing care to patients in New Jersey for over 20 years. Dr. Becker received his medical degree from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine and a B.S. in biology from Wilkes University. He completed his podiatric surgical residency at North Detroit General Hospital: Emphasis on trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Dr. Becker has been a guest lecturer at Novartis Pharmaceutical and Bradley Pharmaceutical, where he also served as research consultant. He has been a guest speaker at the AED Health Education Conference and has served as a member of the Finish Line Medical Team for NY and Philadelphia marathons, as well as a teaching assistant in gross anatomy and lower extremity anatomy. In addition to his extensive credentials and years of experience, Dr. Becker is committed to providing a comprehensive level of compassionate care and state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options to patients of all ages and stages of life.

Sergey Grachev, MD, FACS

Dr. Grachev is certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is trained in the da Vinci Surgical System and has performed well over one hundred procedures using this state of the art, minimally invasive robotic technology. Dr. Grachev was a visiting fellow and international scholar at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a general surgery residency at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN, Metropolitan Group Hospitals in Chicago and was chief resident at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He uses advanced surgical techniques, new technologies, and novel approaches to current problems in the field of traditional open general surgery and minimally invasive surgery.

Aleksandra Novik, BBA, DNP, FNP-C

Dr. Novik is a certified family nurse practitioner who has earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baruch College in 2006 and  a bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) from Rutgers University in 2014. In 2017 she also earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Rutgers University. Her doctoral project was focused on the fight against the opioid epidemic while promoting safe, and evidence-based practice for nurse practitioners. Dr. Novik has been published and recognized for her doctoral work on controlled dangerous substances.

Marina Rabkin, RD, CDE, Certified Insulin Pump Trainer

Marina is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and Certified Insulin Pump trainer. She is a graduate of Brooklyn College and Montclair State University. She has over fifteen years of experience working with pre-diabetes, diabetes prevention and management, heart and renal disease, and weight loss management. She helps patients create individualized meal plans to cope with many aspects of their disease. Marina is a great source of information tailored to the needs of the individual patient. She teaches blood sugar monitoring, insulin injection techniques, insulin pump management, and all necessary skills for day-to-day aspects of diabetes self-care. She also does comprehensive insulin pump management for new and experienced patients on insulin pumps.

Office Staff

Victoria Ortiz – Office Manager

Roberta Bustamante, LPN – Clinical Manager

Carol Granese – Medical Lab Supervisor

Padma Patel – Medical Lab Technologist

Michael Magera – Massage Therapist/Physical Therapy Aide

Inna Fikhman – Medical Assistant

Michelle Rivera – Medical Assistant

Irina Zeltser – Ultrasound Technician

Barbara Balogh – Phlebotomist

Gabrielle Royzner – Front Desk

Irina Selezneva – Front Desk

Sherry Dim – Front Desk

Alexa Wolsky – Front Desk

Anna Uhnichenko – Front Desk

Olga Tselichev – Front Desk

Nataliya Voznyuk – Administrative Assistant