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Meet Our Team of Medical Professionals

  • Mark Georgiev, HKin, MPT Registered Physiotherapist

    Mark Georgiev, Owner and Lead Physiotherapist joined Dr. Maddalena in 2009 to open Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre, creating the largest private Multidisciplanry Clininc in Niagar. Mark was born and raised in Fonthill, Ont. and is excited to have the opportunity to treat patients in his local community.  Mark studied Kinesiology and Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. During his time at...
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  • Pat Maddalena, HKin, DC

    Dr. Patrick Maddalena is the lead chiropractor at Accelerated Health & Wellness Centre. Dr. Maddalena has experience treating a wide variety of patients, young athletes, professional athletes, motor vehicle accident patients and elderly patients. While earning his Undergraduate Degree from Brock University, Dr. Maddalena studied Kinesiology with a focus on foot biomechanics and gait analysis. With further post graduate tra...
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  • Michelle Race, Office Manager

    Michelle joined the team at Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre in August of 2013. She brings to her role of Office Manager an extensive experience in retail, customer service, and management. She is a lifelong resident of the Niagara Region and a graduate of Brock University. In her free time, Michelle enjoys reading, running and spending time with her family. Michelle looks forward to expanding her knowledge and ski...
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  • Courtney Franks, DPT, Hkin, Registered Physiotherapist

    Certified in Concussion Management Courtney Franks joined the Accelerated Health Team in January of 2008. She was born and raised outside of Peterborough, Ontario and attended Brock University where she received her Bachelors of Kinesiology Degree with honors. Courtney attended D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Courtney has since become a licensed physiotherapist in both Canada a...
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  • David Hominuk B.S., D.C., ART, CAMA

    Dr. David Hominuk has been providing chiropractic care to families in the Smithville and Pelham areas for seven years. His focus is on achieving optimal health by relieving pain, strengthening the body, and promoting lifestyle wellness through evidence-based treatment and training protocols. Dr. Hominuk graduated magna cum laude from New York Chiropractic College where he was at the top of his class and received numerous awards upon gra...
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  • Jason Ward, DPT, HKin - Registered Physiotherapist

    Jason completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York. Prior to this he attended the University of Western Ontario where he graduated with Honours in Kinesiology. He is currently a registered Physiotherapist in Canada as well as the United States.  Jason has taken additional courses in Concussion Management,  Acupuncture, Spinal Manipulation, Kinesio Taping, Functional Exercise and attended ...
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  • Dr. Ana Lara N.D.

    Dr. Ana Lara has been involved in the health industry for over 15 years. Her belief in natural medicine led her to complete a bachelor degree in Biochemistry and pursue an education as a Doctor in Naturopathic Medicine. After completing the four year postgraduate program from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ana chose to return to her roots in Niagara and set up her practice. She is a member of the Board of Dir...
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  • Carrie Jeske, RMT

    Carrie has been a part of the Accelerated Health & Wellness team since 2011. She has been practicing massage therapy since graduating with distinction in 2005 from Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton, AB, with a diploma in massage therapy studies. Having worked in various multi-disciplinary settings, in both Alberta and Ontario, Carrie has gained experience in treating a wide variety of conditions, including headaches, whiplash injurie...
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  • Kevin Langelaan, Bsc.O.T. Reg

    Kevin Langelaan joined the Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre in April of 2014. He is a graduate of Queen's University with a degree in Occupational Therapy. He has practiced in a number of health care facilites such as hospitals, long term care facilities, outpatient clinics, inpatient rehabilitation facilities. As a member of many Occupational Therapy certified groups, Kevin has obtained a wide range of experience in the various fields ...
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  • Kristen Patterson, RMT

    I have been professional in the Health and Wellness Industry for over 10 years ( previous experience working  Spa, Dental and Physiotherapy offices) Education: *  Graduated from the Health Science Health Prep Program at Niagara College  *  Honors Diploma from the 4 year Acupuncture Program at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences  *  Certified in Esthetic Services :  Manicures, pedicures, wax...
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  • Alicia Pereira, - Athletic Therapist

    Alicia’s passion for knowledge and love for sport brought her to her career. An injury in her early sporting career peaked her interest in the rehabilitation aspect of treatment and inspired her to invest in a career where she could help others get back to their activity whether it was back to work, weekend activities or recreational or professional sports. Alicia’s extensive schooling in manual therapy has helped her to have highly devel...
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  • Chris Georgiev, B.Kin

    Chris joined Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre in 2010 as volunteer during his time at Brock University where he gradutated with a degree in Kinesiology and Human Kinetics. He is now a full time employee and a very important part of the team. Coming to AH&WC with a strong athletic exercise background, Chris has expanded his knowledge to accommodate all walks of life and has continued to improve his skills in the gym to help people w...
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  • Steve Oleniuk, B.Kin.

    Steve joined the AH&WC team in 2015. He graduated from Brock University with an Honours, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with First Class standing. While at Brock he was a student athletic trainer with the OUA champion Men's Baseball team. Before that he volunteered in the athletic therapy clinic at Ridley College and was a volunteer trainer for the Canada Prep Football Academy in St. Catharines. In the fu...
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  • Vickie Ellis

    Vickie Ellis joined the Accelerated Health & Wellness Centre team in October 2015 as an administarative assistant.  Her hard work and dedication to serving patients has shown through since she started. Vickie was born in England, moved to Canada and grew up nearby in Burlington, Ontario. In 2014 she moved to Niagara. She brings years of customer service experience from working at Humber College in...
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