Garden State Spine & Pain

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The Doctors You’ve Been Aching For!®

As part of the Soul Focus Wellness Center, Garden State Spine & Pain Institute is a multi-disciplined facility, providing a spectrum of services. Our expert team of top medical doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, fitness trainers, acupuncturists, massage therapists, nutritional counselors and wellness mentors work together to create not just an effective healthcare/self-care plan but a complete healthy-life solution, based on your needs and wants.

No pain, all gain.
You deserve to feel amazing! It’s time to stop suffering and start living again—and we know how to make that happen for you. Let our expert team help you achieve your best health.


Our Medical Team

Dr. Raj Gupta


Dr. Jason Baynes

Medical Director

Stephanie Schaffer


Jessica Schaffer

Office Manager

Amy Lober, MSN, APN-C

Nurse Practitioner

Pauline Izzo, MSN, APN-C

Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Anthony Lanzano


Dr. Parth Thakar DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapist

Fran Scala PT, MS

Physical Therapist

Kristin Szlepcsik

Pilates Instructor

Shayna Iacoviello

Physical Therapist Aide

Michelle Specia

Physical Therapist Aide

Kevin Ross

Chiro Aide

Farrah Hogen

Front Desk Manager

Katherine Pursley

Front Desk Receptionist

Whitney Williams

Billing Manager

Julia LaCerra

Billing Assistant

Erica Mullen

Billing Associate