Joseph Cilea, DC

A graduate of Villanova University in 1991, Dr. Joseph Cilea earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, GA in 1995. With a passion to help people to live their best lives, he opened his first chiropractic practice in Marlboro in 1997. In order to further meet the needs of his patients and offer a unique comprehensive array of services under one roof, Dr. Cilea expanded his practice to a multidisciplinary center in 2000 and Advanced Wellness was born. Currently offering the most advanced chiropractic, pain management, physical therapy, nutrition, and acupuncture services, Advanced Wellness continues with its mission of empowering lives and advocating health through innovative and compassionate service.

To promote wellness and a healthy lifestyle, Dr. Cilea is a frequent guest lecturer, sharing his insights on a broad range of topics. He speaks to companies, schools and sports teams about all facets of nutrition, injury prevention and wellness. He is also the co-author and contributing editor of the book “101 Ways to Improve Your Health.”

A former collegiate athlete, Dr. Cilea understands the physical and psychological impact of sports injuries and helps athletes with rehabilitation and recovery programs to optimize performance. With gratitude to his home town of Marlboro, he has spent the last 20 years giving back to the community. In 2003, he was awarded Marlboro High School’s inaugural Spirit of the Community Award. In 2009, he was inducted into the Marlboro High School Athletic Hall of Fame. He has helped establish the Diamond Club which raises funds to improve the facility for Marlboro High School’s baseball program. He has also served on the Marlboro Little League Board.

Dr. Cilea continues to reside in Marlboro with his wife Maryann and their four children, Gina, Brianna, Joseph and Jack. When not in the office Dr. Cilea spends time reading, coaching, fitness activities and traveling.

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.