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Whether you are suffering with back pain, neck pain, knee or shoulder injuries, we have you covered with Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, & Sports Medicine, all in one facility.

Meet our Team


Martin Gillman, D.C.

“I regard my mission as primarily that of “prevention”. I try to prevent, in so far as possible, the progression of Neuro-musculoskeletal illness in my patients. I also seek to keep my patients as far as possible free of Neuro-musculoskeletal emergencies. I seek to accomplish this through  lifestyle modification and effective science based treatment options”

Dr. Martin Gillman has served as the Director of the chiropractic department since 1999, helping patients function at their highest level and maintain good health. With over 17 years of practice experience, he is a member is good standing of the American Chiropractic Association. Before joining NYMDC, Mr. Gillman practiced at a dedicated chiropractic center in Massapequa.

Dr. Gillman graduated cum laude with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic-West and previously served as a Review Course Instructor for the Chiropractic National Board Examination. He enjoys taking the time to get to know patients and help them improve their overall health.


Dr. Phillip Klein

Dr. Phillip Klein has been in private practice for well over 20 years. In that time he has helped thousands of satisfied patients. Dr. Klein is a 1990 graduate of Life Chiropractic College where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree. As a teenager, Dr. Klein had debilitating migraine headaches, and a chiropractor helped eliminate migraines. This turn of events began a lifelong pursuit of natural wellness, a vitalized lifestyle, and ultimately the desire to begin his pre chiropractic studies. Dr. Klein is married, and has 4 children. My personal interests include exercise
(Dr. Klein is a former 1984 winner of the NPC Mr. Teenage New York) bike riding, bike-a-thons, cooking, and piano playing. “I love music, and recently, I joined my first rock band.


Dr. Iqbal Merchant

Iqbal Merchant is a warm-hearted and empathetic neurologist dedicated to providing exceptional care for the vibrant community of Kew Gardens, NY. Dr. Merchants' journey in the medical field began at Seth G.S. Medical College in India, where he earned his prestigious medical degree. His commitment to excellence led him to the United States, where he completed his rigorous residencies at renowned institutions, including Metropolitan Hospital Center and Westchester County Medical Center.

As a valued member of the New York Medical & Diagnostic Center, Dr. Merchant serves as a trusted resource for his patients, addressing a wide range of neurological concerns. From neurology consultations to managing cognitive issues, dementia, seizures, and multiple sclerosis, Dr. Merchants expertise covers a broad spectrum of neurological care.

Dr. Merchant’s multilingual proficiency in English and Hindi plays a pivotal role in ensuring effective communication with a diverse patient base, making quality healthcare more accessible to individuals from various cultural backgrounds.

With a profound dedication to his patients well-being, Dr. Merchant approaches every appointment with a level of personalized care and attention. His unwavering commitment to delivering the highest standard of care establishes enduring patient-physician relationships built on trust and compassion. Dr. Merchant takes pride in not only providing the best possible medical care but also in fostering lasting connections with the individuals he serves.


Dr. Appasaheb Naik

Dr. Appasaheb Naik is a highly accomplished and dedicated surgeon committed to serving the healthcare needs of the Kew Gardens, NY community. His impressive medical journey began at Government Medical College Miraj, where he earned his esteemed medical degree. Dr. Naik’s pursuit of excellence led him to complete a rigorous and comprehensive residency in general surgery at the esteemed Saint Vincent Hospital.

As a diligent and empathetic practitioner, Dr. Naik goes above and beyond to provide the highest level of care for his patients. He recognizes that surgical procedures can often induce anxiety and uncertainty, and in response, he extends his warm and friendly demeanor to put patients at ease. With a reassuring and approachable attitude, he is dedicated to alleviating their concerns and ensuring that every individual feels comfortable and empowered to make informed decisions about their healthcare.

At the New York Medical & Diagnostic Center, Dr. Naik collaborates with a distinguished team of compassionate professionals, where he remains at the forefront of the latest advancements in surgical techniques. His unwavering mission is to restore his patients’ health and facilitate their journey to recovery, applying his extensive expertise and steadfast commitment to their well-being. Dr. Naik is driven by a passion for excellence, and his ultimate goal is to optimize the health and well-being of those under his care.


Dr Louis Guillaume, Orthopedic - SA

Dr. Louis Guillaume is a foreign medical graduate who specialized in general orthopedics and sports medicine. He has worked more than a decade at NYMDC. He earned his medical degree at faculty de medicine of Haiti and completed his orthopedic residency at the state hospital oh Haiti along with a fellowship degree in general orthopedics and pediatrics at cochin hospital and St Vincent de Paul in Paris. He also completed a sports medicine fellowship education with minimally invasive procedures, arthroscopy at the Hospital for joint diseases NYU. After more than a decade of practice in his country of origin as an orthopedic and arthroscopic surgeon, he relocated in New York state where he practices orthopedics and pain management procedures as a licensed specialist assistant in orthopedics at NYMDC.

He has developed remarkable interest in treating pain with procedures under images and needle guidance. With more than 30 years of practice in the orthopedic field, he uses his experience to expand along with other providers the field of breakthrough treatment with regenerative sciences and the
use of mesenchymal stem cell therapy and other modalities for growing and regeneration of tissues at New York Medical and Diagnostic Center.


Dr. Sharaara Rahman

Dr. Sharaara Rahman, DPM, MS is a board qualified foot and ankle surgeon who completed her surgical residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital – Northwell Health. During residency she served as Chief Resident, obtained additional credentialing in reconstructive surgery, and earned a certificate in Healthcare Management from Yale University. Dr. Shar received her undergraduate degree from SUNY Binghamton, where she majored in Biology.

At Binghamton, Dr. Shar was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, received the Dale B. Terry Memorial Foundation Award, and published her Honors Thesis with both the Biology and Chemistry Departments. Following undergraduate studies, she pursued a Master of Science from The University of Houston- Clear Lake, where she majored in biology and published cancer related research in the Journal of Analytical Chemistry and the Journal of Biomedicine. She then went on to attend the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where she completed her doctorate and received the Class of 2020 Susheel Bhatla Award. In addition to her passion in Medicine, she is also very involved with her community. She presently is an Anchor for a health show on IBTV USA called “Health and Happiness”, that serves to educate the South Asian community in health and medicine. She is also a mentor for a Non-profit organization called Children of 1971.

She loves volunteering and helping others and can speak four languages: Bangla, Urdu, Hindi and English. Dr. Shar loves fashion, traveling to different countries and spending time with her two daughters, family and friends. Dr. Shar has a particular interest in cosmetic surgery of the foot, Sports Medicine related pathologies, and reconstructive forefoot surgeries. Her goal is to make innovative advancements in Podiatric Medicine in the future.


Dr. Maged Abuuseif

Bio coming soon

Aji Thariyan PTA

Bio coming soon


Naiyara Mahtab

Naiyara received a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master degree in Economics from Dhaka University in Bangladesh. She then completed a Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Certificate from Sanford Brown Institute in New York, New York.

Naiyara is an experienced Ultrasound Technologist who has worked in both private practice and hospital settings performing abdominal, OB/GYN, small parts, vascular and adult echo exams. She is also CPR certified.

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