Meet Your Sayville Therapy Team!
Alyssa Stare, MS, LAC, LMT
Alyssa holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from the New York College of Health Professions and is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist.
Anthony Pusateri, DC
Dr. Anthony was born & raised on Long Island and lives in Suffolk County with his wife Joy, their daughter Isabella, and have two dogs….Romeo (Maltese) and Coco (Yorkie). Dr. Anthony is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College in 1994 and has been practicing for 25 years. He has certification as as Golf Injury Specialist, and Dr. Pusateri has completed Northwestern’s Spinecare Chiropractic Rehabilitation Program, as well as, training from NYCC in Flexion Distraction Technique. Dr. Pusateri’s wellness practice Philosophy is based on five major disciplines to help individuals improve the quality of their lives: Chiropractic Care, Massage, Meditation, Nutrition and Exercise. In addition to his studies and practice, Dr. Pusateri enjoys reading, playing golf, and spending time with his family. He has taught at the New School for Massage and Acupuncture, and more recently an Adjunct Professor at SUNY Farmingdale teaching Wellness Concepts and Principles.
Dr. Nicolas Yurick M.S, D.Ac., L.Ac.
Dr. Yurick is a passionate and licensed Doctor of Acupuncture who believes in the healing power of traditional Chinese internal modalities. With a Master’s degree in the science of Acupuncture and Qi Gong Instructor certification, he brings a unique perspective to the world of holistic medicine. Nicolas’s love for ancient Chinese practices led him to study in several hospitals in He Nan Providence, China. He then received his Doctorate in Acupuncture through Pacific College of Health and Science, solidifying his expertise in the field. Nicolas’s holistic approach to healing centers on harmonizing the mind, body, and spirit. As a certified Qigong instructor, he understands the importance of connecting one’s physical and mental well-being to achieve optimal health. Whether you’re dealing with chronic pain or simply seeking balance in your life, Dr. Yurick has the knowledge and expertise to guide you towards optimal wellness. With his passion for traditional Chinese medicine and commitment to his patients, Nicolas is a valuable asset to the healthcare community.
Gabrielle Herard, FNP-C, APRN, MSN, BSN
Gabrielle graduated from Stony Brook University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science with a Concentration in Environmental Health. Subsequently, she completed her master’s degree in Nursing, earned her Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, and became a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Married, Gabrielle has a daughter and enjoys traveling to different countries and experiencing new cultures.
Leonard Framson, PT
Leonard, known as Lenny, is a physical therapist with 36 years of experience, holds multiple performance enhancement certifications, and is experienced working with individuals from youth to adults, amateurs to professionals. His extensive experience has allowed him to become well-versed and very successful in physical therapy, rehabilitation, and fitness for individuals and athletes.
Luis Yepes, MS, LAc
Luis, originally from Puerto Rico, found a passion for acupuncture after the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017. He received his Masters of Science in Acupuncture from the New York College of Health Professions and has experience in effectively treating orthopedic pain, allergies, and neurological conditions.
Nicholas Bozenko, M.S., L.Ac.
With a sharp mind and a passion for helping others, Nicholas ventured into the field of acupuncture and earned his Master of Science from the prestigious New York College of Health Professions in 2009. Prior to this, he studied Psychology and Philosophy as an undergraduate at SUNY Stony Brook and SUNY Old Westbury. Nicholas’ area of expertise lies in pain management and orthopedic concerns, where he uses his skills to alleviate discomfort and improve the quality of life of his patients.
Rolande Olivier, NP-C
Rolande Olivier is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner; she received her Bachelor’s Degree at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, then went on to get her Master’s in Nursing from Long Island University, graduating as a Nurse Practitioner in 2018. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, Rolande worked with the geriatric population, then continued her career as a trauma nurse in a trauma II center. as a Nurse and nurse practitioner, Rolande has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings. Rolande enjoys writing short stories and reading different genres in her spare time.
Stacy Niessing, MS, LAc.
Bachelors of Professional Studies, Health Science – New York College of Health Professions Masters of Science in Acupuncture – New York College of Health Professions
Thrive Medical of Sayville
160 Middle Rd, Suite 1
Sayville, NY 11782
|Monday:||9am – 7pm|
|Tuesday:||9am – 7pm|
|Wednesday:||9am – 7pm|
|Friday:||9am – 7pm|
*Note: Closed for lunch between 1:00pm – 2:00pm.
The office is closed on most major holidays
If this is a medical emergency, please go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Thrive Medical Sayville NY provides highly individualized and comprehensive physical therapy, chiropractic care, massage therapy, primary medical care, acupuncture, and more to help people of all ages and abilities find relief from chronic pain throughout Long Island!