Our mission at Miami Disc Center is to help each patient achieve optimum wellness and freedom in health through proper care.
Dr. Joseph P. Gambardella
Dr. Joseph P. Gambardella has dedicated his life to empowering people to live healthier lives. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Villanova University before going on to graduate with high honors from Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia. He has been in practice in the Miami area since 1998.
Throughout the years, he has personally treated thousands of patients with a variety of different health-related conditions with great success.
Dr. Gambardella believes in educating his patients so that they can make informed decisions regarding their health by remaining active in research for the advancement of his profession. He is certified as a Neuro-muscular therapist and has gone on to earn post-doctorate degrees in the field of sports medicine and rehabilitation and in the treatment of temporal-mandibular joint dysfunction. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, the Florida Chiropractic Association and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine where he is board certified as an Anti-Aging Healthcare Practitioner. Most recently, he became the first doctor in Miami to complete his fellowship in Stem Cell Therapies from the Metabolic Medical Institute in partnership with The University of South Florida and George Washington University. He is certified in peptide therapy and is currently completing his fellowship in metabolic medicine. He has worked as a team doctor for Southridge High School and as an assistant physician for the University of Miami football team and is currently the chiropractor for the FIU women’s sand volleyball team. Through his continuing research, he is able to provide his patients with the most advanced, sophisticated treatments available in the profession today.
Dr. Gambardella is an extension faculty member of Life University College of Chiropractic, Palmer Chiropractic College, and a contributing author of the number one bestseller, The World’s Best Kept Health Secret Revealed, Vol III.
Dr. Gambardella prides himself by donating his time to the community by educating people of all ages by speaking on a variety of health topics including: regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies, longevity and anti-aging, and non-surgical spinal decompression therapy.
Dr. Benjamin M. Erb
Dr. Ben started his college career at Mount Union College, where he played two seasons on the football team as a running back. During his time as a college athlete, he experienced the extraordinary benefits of chiropractic care both on and off the field. Dr. Ben earned his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from The University of Toledo before earning his Doctorate Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida. In his studies, he learned about many different types of athletic injuries, treatment for sport-specific injuries, disc injuries, and the many ways to improve athletic performance. He has advanced training in disc disorders and is board certified by the International Medical Advisory Board on Spinal Decompression. He is currently a member of the Florida Chiropractic Association and is the team chiropractor for the FIU women’s sand and indoor volleyball teams.
Dr. Ben can be found guest hosting the Healthy Dose podcast, where he speaks about the benefits of regenerative medicine, Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression, and nutritional therapy.
He is an avid fan of the University of Michigan football team and enjoys spending free time with his wife, Kristina, and his two Rottweilers.
Dr. Gail Behar
Dr. Gail received a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Florida International University before earning her Doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic. She has advanced training in whiplash injury, biomechanics, traumatology, and in the treatment of disc disorders, where she is board certified by the International Medical Advisory Board on Spinal Decompression.
Dr. Gail is currently completing her Fellowship in Functional Medicine and has already helped many people achieve their ideal weight goals using self-developed protocols in weight loss therapy.
She is a frequent guest on the Healthy Dose podcast and enjoys spending her free time hosting business events throughout the Miami area.
Kristina Alvarez – Physician Assistant
Kristina received her Bachelor’s in Health Science with a Minor in Biology at Florida International University before earning a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Science from Barry University. She completed her Physician Assistant Degree by earning a second Master’s Degree in Medical Science from Nova University, where she was the Valedictorian of her graduating class.
Kristina has advanced training in pain management, regenerative medicine and is fellowship-trained in ozone and Prolozone Therapy.
She is an avid University of Miami football fan and enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, and her two Rottweilers.