Rubin Health Center – Our Staff

Dr. Rubin St. Petersburg, FL
Dr. Scott A. Rubin DC, DACBSP

Scott A. Rubin DC, DACBSP has been a practicing Chiropractor and Pilates instructor in St. Petersburg, Fl since 1995.

After graduating from the University of Florida with degrees in Business and Broadcast Journalism in 1986, he then moved to Atlanta, Ga. While working for a video production house, he edited a Chiropractic school commercial and learned about the amazing benefits of Chiropractic medicine. he made a decision to go to chiropractic school. After graduating Life Chiropractic School in 1994, Cum Laude, Dr. Rubin moved to St. Petersburg, FL where he opened up his own practice.

Dr. Rubin continued with his education by getting certifications in Acupuncture, applied kinesiology, Graston, Active Release Technique (ART), full body certified, and part of the elite provider network, certified through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), certified power Pilates instructor (600 hours), and 200 hours yoga teacher training.

His most recent certification is a Diplomat in sports Medicine, (DACBSP),  certified in Functional Movement Screenings (FMS). He is currently a treating physician for the United States  Olympic training centers.

Dr. Rubin has done rotations in Chula Vista Olympic training center and  Lake Placid, NY. His greatest accomplishments are his two daughters, Raquel, a college student., and Jessie a college student at Savannah College of Art and Design. He has a dog LoLa., and gives to the Southeastern Guide Dogs.

 Dr. David J. Pizzi DC, DACO, CCSP

Dr. Pizzi Chiropractor
Dr. Pizzi was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Canada.  He obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles, California in 2004.  Shortly after graduation, Dr. Pizzi accepted a position in Hartford, Connecticut working in a multidisciplinary clinic treating many traumatically injured patients.  In 2008, he moved to Western New York and began working in association with a medical group that incorporated pain management, physical therapy, mental wellness, yoga and chiropractic care.

Early in practice, Dr. Pizzi recognized the great need for effective manual treatment of musculoskeletal disorders other than those only involving the spine.  To further his understanding of such conditions, he enrolled in a three year post graduate Orthopedic Diplomate program through National University of Health Sciences and became board certified with the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedics.  He also has certifications in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics and Traumatology, Rocktape and FMS (Functional Movement Systems).  Dr. Pizzi specializes in the treatment of soft tissue dysfunctions found within muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia.  He is full body certified in Active Release Techniques (ART®) and certified in Graston Technique®.  His most recent academic achievement is successfully completing course work in sports medicine becoming a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP®).  Additional training beyond his chiropractic education has made his job very rewarding; allowing him to offer patients more options which often result in better treatment outcomes.

Outside of work, he enjoys exercise, hockey and spending time with his wife Jocelyn and two boys Gionni and Marco.

Dr. Lauren Childers, DC

Dr. Lauren graduated from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) with a degree in Biology. She attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, FL and graduated in 2013. Since then, she has practiced in Hawaii, Texas, and now joins us in Florida.

She is Full Body Certified in Active Release Technique (ART) and Graston Technique and has treated the athletes of the World Championship Ironman three times in Kona, Hawaii as well as numerous Ironman events throughout the country.

She is currently in the progress of obtaining a Functional Movement Screening (FMS) certification.  Dr. Lauren has been a Chiropractic patient since she was a young child and has a passion for treating the cause of the body’s ailments and not just the symptoms.

In her free time, she enjoys time on the water fishing, diving, and paddle boarding with her husband Chip and their two Greater Swiss mountain dogs, Klaus and Maks.

John Reichard, LMT – Massage Therapist MA 39735

John Reichard St. PetersburgJohn got his initial training at THE HUMANITY CENTER for massage therapy, in Pinellas Park, FL, in 2003. The SET (Structural Energetic Therapy®) training was learned under Don McCann, MA, LMT, LMHC, CSETT in Lutz, FL. Don has been developing Structural Energetic Therapy® for over 30 years. Structural Energetic Therapy® integrates myofascial restructuring, emotional energy release, acupressure, kinesiology (muscle testing), postural analysis, scar tissue and adhesion release, deep tissue therapy and rehabilitative techniques. SET also effectively treats multiple conditions, such as:

Upper Body: carpal tunnel, neck pain, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, nerve entrapment’s, frozen shoulder, headaches, trigger finger, TMJ, strains/sprains

Lower Body: back pain, sciatic pain, hip pain, knee pain, foot pain, plantar fascitis, heel spurs, strains/sprains, nerve entrapment’s

General Conditions: tendonitis, surgical scars and adhesion’s, nerve entrapment’s, arthritis, joint inflexibility, strains and muscle pulls, fibromyalgia, lupus, scoliosis, hiatal hernias, and much more.

Learn more at: http://www.structuralenergetictherapy.com/information.

Mike Quinn LMT, CPT, CSCS, CHC

Massage St Petersburg FlMike spent the first 4 years after graduating high school as a Master-at-arms in the United States Navy. Upon returning home he attended and graduated from the University of Akron in Akron, OH with a bachelor’s in exercise science in 2009. After graduation Mike relocated to Tampa, FL and shortly thereafter enrolled in the massage therapy program at Cortiva Institute. He spent the next few years working as a massage therapist in chiropractic offices, and during that time also obtained his personal training, strength and conditioning, and health coaching certifications.  Mike is a firm believer in the role that functional movement plays in any rehabilitation process and emphasizes this belief in his one on one instruction with patients on a daily basis.  Outside of the office Mike writes health and fitness articles for multiple online blogs, and competes in men’s physique competitions.

Sierra Oriana McRae MA78117

Massage St PetersburgSierra is a CORE institute graduate, class of 2006. Originally from Tampa, Florida she found her love for massage at a young age while performing for Tampa Bay Ballet. Dance helped Sierra learn about body function and movement, and how important it is to maintain healthy alignment. Sierra Specializes in CORE myofascial therapy, neuromuscular therapy, Thai massage, pre and postnatal, aromatherapy, injury specific.

 Hester Hardesty Mobayed, SET MA61751

Hester completed training in Massage Therapy from Cortiva Institute in 2010 and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since. Graduated from Saint Petersburg College and currently working to obtain a Bachelor’s in Psychology. Hester is a Structural Energetic Therapist since 2013 and completed training in Cranial/Structural Spinal Stabilization/Structural Sub-Patterns and Therapeutic Techniques Phase I & II, Advanced Techniques for Releasing Emotional Energy, and Advanced Energetic Cranial/Structural Releases. Hester has also completed Teacher/Assistant Training in Structural Energetic Therapy and certified to teach. As well as working as an LMT, Hester is also an Instructor for Cortiva Institute teaching Professional Ethics and Communication as well as Neuromuscular and Sports massage. Hester is very passionate about her work and loves teaching.

 Lori Kresho – Practice Administrator

rubinlorinewphotoLori Kresho has a degree in Business management. She has over 25 years experience in the Medical field. She comes to Rubin Health Center with lots of experience in not only management, but also billing, insurance and finances. Lori has 3 grown children and loves to spend time with her grandchildren.