Jeffrey M. Gontarski, MPT, DPT

Dr. Jeffrey Gontarski attended Nova Southeastern University where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Dr. Gontarski also received his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He is a graduate of Kean University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Minor in Chemistry.

During his Master’s degree, Dr. Gontarski interned at the Veterans Hospital in Washington, D.C. where he specialized in prosthetics, orthopedics, post-surgical joint replacement, and became well versed in the rehabilitation of all patient populations.

Dr. Gontarski has been with Advanced Wellness since 2006 where he serves as Clinical Coordinator. He previously worked as Clinical Coordinator for the Rehabilitation Services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, New Jersey. He was in charge of all operations including PT, OT, Speech, Audiology and Aqua Therapy services. Dr. Gontarski became a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist in 2002.

In his spare time, Dr. Gontarski enjoys spending time with his daughter and son, teaching them all aspects of music. A former musician, Dr. Gontarski has played with many bands down at the Jersey Shore. He is currently teaching his children Yiddish, a language he speaks fluently.

Gary Yen, MD


Dr. Gary L. Yen is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has a sub-specialty in Pain Medicine. Dr. Yen grew up in Long Island, NY and received his medical degree from Ross University. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and performed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stony Brook University, where he was chief resident.

Dr. Yen completed a pain management fellowship at RehabNY in Buffalo, NY, during which he served as the assistant athletic trainer to the Buffalo Bison, the Minor League AAA baseball team for the Cleveland Indians, as well as the Niagara University men’s and women’s collegiate hockey team.

The former chairman of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Division of the Pain Management Department at CentraState Medical Center, Dr. Yen specializes in the non-operative treatment of a variety of joint, muscular, nerve, skeletal, spine and sports related injuries. He treats acute and chronic pain syndromes and performs electrodiagnostic studies. Dr. Yen also performs variety of interventional pain procedures and minimally invasive spine surgery for the relief of pain. He utilizes conservative treatments such as physical therapy, chiropractic care and acupuncture in conjunction with other procedures to enhance long term benefits. Dr. Yen believes in working with patients to create individual treatment plans.

When not attending to his patients, Dr. Yen likes to play golf, cook, and has a passion for playing the saxophone and piano. He is the proud father of two boys.