Integrative Medicine Physician
Dr. Pelzig graduated from New York University Medical School in 1980 and did her rotating internship through the Yale Medical School Department of Psychiatry. While working as a public health doctor at Montefiore-Rikers Island Health Services she was exposed to the use of acupuncture with drug addicts at Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx. She was impressed that tiny needles placed in the external ear could help them relax, sit quietly, and get better control over their lives. Dr. Pelzig went on to study Acupuncture in America, Taiwan, and Europe. She has also intensively studied both Chinese herbs and Western herbs, CranioSacral therapy, Reiki, Zero Balancing, meditation, Tai Qi, Qi Gong, yoga, nutrition, functional medicine and positive psychology. She is a warm, sensitive, genuine and honest physician committed to a partnership with her patients. Dr. Pelzig believes in careful use of medication and integrates the best of western medicine with the best of complementary medicine. She is board certified by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, is currently in the certification program for Zero Balancing and is a meditation student of Dr. Reginald Ray of Dharma Ocean Foundation.
Physical Medicine Rehabilitation – Osteopathy
Dr. Lehman graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. He became board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation after completing an internship at North Shore University Hospital and residency at Downstate University. He is a skilled osteopath who does hands on manipulation for many ailments ranging from headaches to back pain. As well Dr. Lehman is a practicing acupuncturists.When appropriate he can perform peripheral injections to help alleviate pain and discomfort. He has a hands on approach that is soothing and comforting to his patients. Dr. Lehman is a skilled diagnostician and is capable of evaluating and treating most musculoskeletal disorders. If medically necessary Dr. Lehman will perform electrodiagnostic tests to diagnose neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome and lumbar radiculopathies. He has a truly integrated approach to treat pain. Dr. Lehman is a physician with integrity who treats his patients with respect and empathy.
Marcel Zeien, M.S., L.Ac., received his B.S. in Chinese Medicine and his M.S. in acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City in 2007. He first became interested in acupuncture after he was in a terrible sky-diving accident. Through his experience with surgeries and his long rehabilitation he found acupuncture to be of extraordinary help. For the past five years he has helped thousands of patients relieve their pain and stress with acupuncture. He has also seriously studied Zero Balancing (zerobalancing.com), a gentle manual therapy developed by Dr. Fritz Smith through his many years of osteopathic, acupuncture and meditation practice. Marcel is in the certification program of the Zero Balancing Association. At Nyack Health Marcel shares his acupuncture and Zero Balancing skills along with his generosity and genuine desire for his patients’ well-being and happiness. Marcel works with children as well as adults.
Mark Belnick, L.Ac, and Dipl.C.H has been practicing acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for over 10 years. He is licensed in New York State with certification in acupuncture and herbal medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Mark graduated from Mercy College School of Oriental Medicine in 2002. He took part in one of the first collaborations in the U.S. with a hospital-based internship at Soundshore Medical Center in New Rochelle where Mark worked closely with physicians in the hospital setting. This has allowed Mark to develop a unique ability to work in conjunction with western physicians. He has been a student of Dr. Richard Tan, aworld- renowned Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. In addition, Mark is trained in trigger point release techniques as well as practicing Zero Balancing. Zero Balancing is healing bodywork that focuses attention on energy movement in the skeletal structure of the body. Mark specializes in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and pain management. He has treated over 60,000 patients with excellent results and is committed to helping relieve your pain to the best of his ability.