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Ping Yao

Acupuncture, Complementary Therapies

Ping Yao, LicAc, Herbalist
Education: MD, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), China, 1978-1983 Internship/Residency: Beijing Hospital of TCM, China, 1983-1985, Xiong Ke Hospital of Beijing, 1985-1988 Fellowship: Medical Center, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), NJ, 1989-1991. Dept. of Neurology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ, NJ, 1991- 1993. Research acupuncturist, NMR Center of Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 2003-Present
Academic Appointment: Faculty, New England School of Acupuncture, MA Certification: Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine- Acupuncture
Special Areas of Interest: Infertility, menopause, symptoms after chemotherapy.

Albert Maloof

Chiropractic, Complementary Therapies

Albert Maalouf, DC, CCSP
Education: DC, Chiropractic Degree, Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Bloomington, MN, 1991
Certification: Chiropractic Sports Physician - Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York
Associations: American Chiropractic Association, Massachusetts Chiropractic Society, Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness Board 

Regina Fox

Massage Therapy

Regina Fox, RN, LMT  
Special Areas of Interest: General swedish massage, myofascial release, deep tissue and restorative injury Philosophy of Care: As a Registered Nurse for over 15 years, I have been fortunate to have worked at some of the area’s major hospitals including Boston Medical Center, Mass General and Tufts Medical Center. I have seen, first hand, the effects of integrative medicine such as massage therapy, acupuncture, meditation/yoga on one’s health. In collaboration with the entire Marino Center Team, my goal is to devise an optimal treatment plan for each individual and to demonstrate how massage therapy can enhance your health and general well being.

Steven Genduso

Massage Therapy

Steven M. Genduso, LMT
Education: Massage Therapy, Wood Hygienic Institute, Kissimmee, FL, 1995; Somasynthesis Kinesiology techniques 1996; Somatoemotional Release I & II, 1996
Certification: CPR and AIDS Education, Wood Hygienic Institute, Kisimmee, FL, 1995; Cranio-Sacral Therapy; Neuro-Muscular Therapy; Myofacial Release, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Licensure: Florida; Massachusetts
Associations: American Massage Therapy Association
Special Areas of Interest: Trauma, chronic pain, musculoskeletal issues Philosophy of Care:“I take a total holistic approach to health and well being. I encourage people to participate in the balance of their health.”

David Anick

Mental Health

David J. Anick, MD
Education: BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1976; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1980; MD with Thesis, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1995
Internship/Residency: Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1995-99
Certification: Massachusetts Associations: American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, Massachusetts Medical Society Special Areas of Interest: Yuen energy healing. Tapering off psychiatric medication when feasible; integrative mental health care. Philosophy of Care: “Health care is a collaboration between patient and physician. You are in charge of your health; I am your consultant.”

Susan Carrol


Susan Carroll, RD, LDN 
Education: BS in Foods and Nutrition, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA, 1986 Post-Graduate Education: My formal nutrition studies provided me with a foundation in nutritional biochemistry and medical nutrition therapy and counseling and much of my relevant learning occurred through post-graduate education which began in 1989 when, as the first registered dietitian to study with Jeffrey Bland, PhD founder of the Institute or functional medicine, I completed a five-day course in clinical nutrition from a functional medicine perspective. The same year, I completed a five-day training program sponsored by the American Holistic Medical
Association: A Holistic Approach to the Immune System followed by a six-month directed study with Dan Kinderlehrer, MD at the New England Center for Holistic Medicine. I have continued to increase my knowledge and education through additional seminars and courses through the Institute for Functional Medicine, Crayhon Research, Designs for Health, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Natural gourmet cooking School, with teachers such as Jeffrey Bland, Donnie Yance (complementary cancer) and Mark Houston (HTN, lipid disorders),
Internship/Residency: Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics; Clinical Rotation, Lahey Clinic Medical Center 1985 Associations: American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Special Areas of Interest: IBS, food sensitivities, FODMAP diet, gluten intolerance, candida / intestinal yeast overgrowth, lipid disorders, weight management, non-insulin dependant diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance, diabetes prevention, optimal health through nutrition and targeted nutrition supplements, diet to support the body’s natural detoxification processes
Philosophy of Care: My interest in nutrition began long before it became my career. I grew up in a family that adopted a whole foods diet after working with a holistic physician. I pursued my degree in nutrition with the goal of working in an integrative health center. I have been working at the Marino Center since 1993. My approach to nutrition is centered on the principles of functional medicine which acknowledges the unique needs of each individual and addresses the root cause of disease. It is science-based, encompasses a philosophy that promotes a whole foods diet, is patient centered, healing oriented and focuses on the whole person. I draw from my studies of nutrition therapy, counseling, various approaches to nutrition and might utilize tools such as laboratory tests to help uncover individual sensitivities, excesses or nutrient needs which might be contributing to symptoms or imbalances. I believe that the body has a tremendous potential for self healing which can be facilitated by the right diet and, when appropriate, targeted nutritional supplements. I recognize the importance of the therapeutic relationship and respect where a person is at in their readiness to change. I recognize that for some, a gradual, goal-oriented approach works best and that others receive motivation from the renewed health that a nutritional “tune-up” can bring. It is very rewarding to participate in the healing process and to help individuals find a way of eating that works for them and move toward their goals for health, vitality and balance in their life.

Leonid Gordon

Functional Medicine Non-Pharmacological Pain Management

Leonid Gordin, MD
Education: MD, First Leningrad Medical School, Leningrad, Russia, 1973-9; Medical Acupuncture for Physicians Training Course, UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA, 1993-94
Internship/Residency: Intern in Internal Medicine, First Leningrad Medical School, Leningrad, Russia, 1979-80; Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Advanced Training Institute for Physicians, Leningrad, Russia, 1980-82; Intern in Internal Medicine, St. Lukes Hospital, Cleveland, OH, 1990-91; Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 1991-94
Fellowship: Chronic Pain and Depression Management (Holistic and Conventional Approach), The Shealy Institute, Springfield, MO, 1995
Certification: American Board of Medical Acupuncture Associations: Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Acupuncture, Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management
Special Areas of Interest: Holistic medical practice that focuses on health restoration, and subsequent improvement of chronic disease signs and symptoms. This approach encourages active patient participation throughout the healing process, under the physician’s supervision and guidance. Treatment modalities include individually tailored dietary plans, exercise prescription/physical medicine, mind-body programs, medical acupuncture/biopuncture, orthomolecular and botanical preparations / functional foods. Food intolerence, Intestinal dysbiosis (altered bowel microbiota), Functional disturbance of hypothalmo-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis), Nonpharmacalogical approaches to persistent pain and tension, Medical acupuncture - both traditional corporal (body) and microsystem (auricular, scalp and hand) acupuncture, Injections of homeopathic preparations into acupuncture points and scars (biopuncture) and Mind-Body medicine
Philosophy of Care: “I feel that my Philosophy of Care is well represented by a quote from Plato…” “The part cannot be well unless the whole is well.”

Lucille Shore Shein


Lucille Shore-Schein,MD
Education: BS, Boston University MD, St. George’s University School of Medicine
Internship/Residency: Stamford Hospital/Columbia University College of of Physicians and Surgeons Resident, Internal Medicine, 1998-2001
Certification: Rheumatology 2004 Internal Medicine, 2001
Special Areas of Interest: Fibromyalgia, rheumatoid and osteo-arthritis and ankylosing spongylitis. I also have a particular interest in osteoporosis.

Deb Morrill

Women's Health

Deborah Morrill, RNC, MPH, WHNP Education: BS in Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 1980; Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, CA, 1981; MPH, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1983; Basic and Advanced Colposcopy Program, San Francisco, CA, 1986 Certification: Board of Nursing, NAACOG/ Massachusetts
Associations: National Nurse Practitioners’ Association, Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses
Special Areas of Interest: Caring for women over the lifespan. Hormone MGT, menopause, PMS, abnormal pap smears, chronic GYN pain, adolescent health, contraception. Holistic women’s health with emphasis on nutrition, exercise, life balance and stress management.
Philosophy of Care: “I practice holistic women’s health care. I care for women over their lifespan. I look at patients individually within the context of their lifestyle, genetics and health risks. I explore the physical, psychological and spiritual realms of care. I emphasize nutrition, exercise, stress recognition and management, community support and a balanced life. My best patient care is done by working as a team with the conventional and integrative practitioners at our center. I love my work and the women that I am privileged to care for in my practice.”.

Nancy Bartelson

Women's Health

Nancy Bartleson, NP
Education: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Hahnemann Hospital, Worcester, MA University of New Hampshire, BSN, Durham, NH Simmons College, Boston, MA Masters Adult Nurse Practitioner Program
Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center
Special Areas of Interest: Herbal medicine, menopausal and pre-menopausal issues

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