Karyn L. Woelflein, M.D.
Denyse M. Pelletier, N.P.
Kristen Schroeder-Cyr, N.P.
Rosanne S. Crider, N.P.
Dr. Pavlak received his B.A. degree cum laude from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1979. He subsequently attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut, where he received his M.D. degree in 1983. He performed his internship and residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at St. Francis Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he spent his last year as the chief resident. He became board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation after completion of mandatory examinations in 1987. After additional training, he also became Board Certified in the field of Electrodiagnostic Medicine in April of 1991.
Dr. Pavlak took his first position upon
completion of residency at Central Maine Medical Center where he served as the
Chief of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation from 1986 until 2001.
During that time, he had a part-time private practice.
He resigned his post at Central Maine Medical Center to pursue his
private practice full time.
At the current time, Dr. Pavlakís practice encompasses the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as Electrodiagnostic Medicine. His personal interests include electrodiagnosis (EMG and nerve conduction studies) for evaluation of neuromuscular conditions, medical orthopedics, and sports medicine. He also performs second opinions and independent medical evaluations upon request, having served in the past as a specialist for the Maine Workers' Compensation Board of Independent Examiners. He also is the founding president of the local Maine Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in which he still actively participates.
Dr. Pavlak's personal philosophy and the grounds upon which he founded Medical Rehabilitation Associates is to provide patients with medical care second to none, and to always put patients first in terms of priority.
Dr. Bamberger then moved to Maine to join Medical Rehabilitation Associates centered in Lewiston, Maine. He became Board Certified in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the spring of 1996 and is Board Certified in Pain Management.
Dr. Bamberger has been in private practice since 1995 and now lives and practices in Brunswick, Maine. He has held a number of rehabilitation directorship positions in his career.
His current practice encompasses Pain Management including Epidural and Spinal Injections for a variety of musculoskeletal disorders including low back and neck pain, spinal stenosis, arthritis and sports injuries. In addition, Dr. Bamberger is certified to perform Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG/nerve conductions) for carpal tunnel syndrome and other neurological problems. His personal interests include Electrodiagnostic Testing, Medical Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine. He also performs second opinions and independent medical evaluations upon request.
He is a member of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Diplomate in the American Academy of Pain Management. Additionally, he is a member of the International Spinal Injection Society, Association of Academic Physiatrists, and the North American Spine Society.
Dr. Guernelli has received specialized training and has clinical experience in the use of interventional procedures for the treatment of pain disorders. These procedures include epidural steroid injections, selective nerve root blocks, facet joint injections, diskography, intradiskal electrothermal annuloplasty (IDET), and radio-frequency denervation (neurolysis), percutaneous vertebroplasty for the treatment of painful compression fractures, and spinal cord stimulator implantation for chronic back and leg pain.
Dr. Guernelli lives in Brunswick with his wife Karen, and their children, Hanna, Evan, Luke and Gia.
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Since that time, he has been practicing Rehabilitation Medicine and Occupational Medicine in Maine, first at New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Portland and then at Bath Iron Works. He also worked at Occupational Health + Rehabilitation before joining Medical Rehabilitation Associates.
He enjoys all aspects of rehabilitation medicine, including in-patient work, electrodiagnostic testing and treating injured workers. He has had a lot of training and experience working with complex pain problems and has recently completed training in medical acupuncture and interventional procedures. These procedures include epidural spine injections, facet joint injections, and radio frequency neurotomies to address severe chronic pain problems.
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Dr. Haigney moved to Maine in 1985 and became a staff physician at Mid-Maine Medical Center in Waterville. He later directed their Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program and helped start their Occupational Medicine program. He also was the medical director and founder of Maine's first comprehensive chronic pain treatment program. In 1987, he became a consultant to New England Rehab Hospital in Portland and helped them start their inpatient chronic pain program.
Dr. Haigney's other professional interests include acupuncture and manual medicine and he has trained extensively in both and incorporates them in his practice of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. After practicing independently for 12 years, Dr. Haigney joined MRA in 1999.
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Dr. Hage practiced in Wiscasset, Maine, and Bay City, Michigan, before happily joining Medical Rehabilitation Associates in Brunswick, Augusta, and Lewiston, Maine.
Special interests also include myofascial pain, performing arts medicine, and electrodiagnostics, and she has training in Medical Acupuncture through the Helms Medical Acupuncture Institute at UCLA.
Dr. Giunti received his BS degree from Utah State University in nutrition and followed that up working as a registered dietician in a rehabilitation hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He subsequently obtained a Masterís Degree for Utah State University also in nutrition. He then attended medical school at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine, and spent his residency at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
He became Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in 2005. Dr. Giuntiís position at Medical Rehabilitation Associates is his first position since completing his residency. At the current time his practice encompasses general Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has interests in working with pediatric patients for neuromuscular conditions as well as working with patients with spasticity utilizing chemodenervation techniques. Dr. Giunti is also interested in brain injury treatment and is Medical Director at Westside/Bayside Neurorehabilitation.
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was hired by MRA in 2002 and has enjoyed her experiences working with patients
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