Dr. Andy Roy, D.C.
Dr. Andy Roy has always had a passion for health and wellness. He enjoys working with athletes and people of all ages trying to improve performance. He was a nationally ranked division 1 wrestler for Rutgers University. Dr. Roy graduated pre-med from Rutgers University and attended Palmer Chiropractic School where he graduated magnum cum laud. He sustained many injuries in college and the medical treatment he receive led to poor outcomes. This persuaded Dr. Roy to veer off the medical path and focus on natural healing. He chose to go to chiropractic school after going through chiropractic care and seeing amazing results in maximizing his performance and minimize injury.
He also has a passion for nutrition and enjoys attending frequent seminars to stay up to date on cutting edge nutrition and treatments. He is certified to perform nerve conduction and electro-diagnostic tests. He continuing education is extensive in sports injuries, neurology, nutrition, and detoxification. Dr. Roys goal is to improve the quality of life of every patient and change lives.
Dr. Mike Verga, D.C. (Fairfield, NJ)
Dr. Mike announced to his fellow classmates his senior year of high school that he was going to become a Chiropractor. This was the result of observing his mother successfully treated his sophomore year and he himself successfully treated by the same Chiropractor his junior year while preparing for the upcoming football season. After graduating from New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Mike founded his own office in NYC and spent over 10 years treating patients with various backgrounds and careers including those who were loyal gym members and dancers. He has spent the last 3 years serving patients in Verona and is trained in the latest techniques tailored to a clientele concerned with improving and maintaining their health and fitness. Dr. Mike lives in Cedar Grove with his wife and young son, enjoys working out and singing in rock bands and is excited to join the team at Signature Health and Wellness.
Dr. Richard Kouefati, D.C. (Belleville, NJ)
Dr. Richard Kouefati DC attended Fairleigh Dickinson University to pursue a Bachelor degree in Biology. In 2006, He transferred to Life University College of Chiropractic where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Bachelors degree in Biology, as well as his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010. Dr. Richard completed four years of study in Chiropractic practice including anatomy, physiology, X-ray analysis, Chiropractic philosophy, visceral, orthopedic, musculoskeletal and neurological diagnosis. Dr. Richard utilizes many different techniques of Chiropractic such as Full Spine, Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, SOT, Clinical Biomechanics of Posture, Flexion/Distraction and extremity adjusting.
Dr. Richard joined Signature Heath & Wellness in June of 2018 eager and excited to introduce optimum health and wellness to future prospective patients. Dr. Richard's mission as a Chiropractor is to provide the members of his community with the ability to experience high quality care.
Dr. Nicole Batista, DACM, LAc (Fairfield, NJ)
Dr. Nicole Batista is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and a Licensed Acupuncturist. She attended one of the largest institutions of Eastern Medicine in the United States, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine where she earned her Doctorate Degree in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Dr. Nicole is no stranger in treating clients who need a little extra support when it comes to stress management, chronic physical ailments, autoimmune disorders, infertility, and women’s health (just to name a few!). She’s even treated professional athletes who want to stay on top of their game! In fact, she has successfully treated hundreds of cases throughout her career and has seen incredible results!
It’s her mission to help as many people as possible obtain optimal health. She is excited to contribute her talents and teamwork towards her team's efforts in helping people regain their health!
Joanne Coolack, DPT
Joanne has been a physical therapist in our office for the past 8 years. She has an extreme passion for helping people of walks of life reach their maximum potential. When she is not in the office helping people she enjoys spending time with her daughter Gianna.
Dr. Anthony Cotto, DACM, LAc (Belleville,NJ)
Dr. Anthony Cotto, DACM, L.Ac. is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and a Licensed Acupuncturist. A proud member of the Acupuncture Society of New York and a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, one of the nation's leading schools of Integrative Medicine, he has a training of over three thousand hours of clinical experience in the field of Acupuncture, Herbology, Tui Na and other Traditional Chinese Medicine modalities. He is Board Certified by the NCCAOM (National Certification Comission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) and licensed in both the states of New York and New Jersey. He has studied and worked alongside Chinese and American Traditional Chinese Medicine professionals, Physical Therapists and Medical Doctors alike. Looking to answer the call for better integrative healthcare in the United States, Anthony has worked at the Institute for Family Health and in community initiatives for underserved populations and disaster relief. He believes patients ought to experience Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture beyond the conventional approach of leisure and relaxation. His aim in the treatment of every patient is to deliver tangible clinical results and provide clinical advice that promotes and supports a healthy lifestyle and a swift resolution of adverse symptoms and disease by the accurate application of Traditional Chinese Medicine principles.