David J. BenEliyahu DC, is the Administrative Director of the Back and Neck Pain Center at Mather Hospital, and Director of the Mather Chiropractic Collaboration Program. He has advanced certification in Sports Injuries and Pain Management. Dr. BenEliyahu is widely published on spine care in peer reviewed journals, and has made many presentations on spine care at multiple conferences. He is a member of the USA Olympic Medical Society having been selected to spend a month at the U.S. Olympic Training Center treating Olympic and USA elite athletes. Dr. BenEliyahu has been in private practice in Selden, NY for 34 years, where he directs an integrated and collaborative spine and musculoskeletal practice.
Sumeer Sathi, MD, is the Medical Director of the Neurosciences Center at Mather Hospital. He is also the founding member of Long Island Neuroscience Specialists. He is board certified surgeon focusing on both complicated brain and spine surgery. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He continued his interest in the neurosciences by training in neurosurgery. Dr. Sathi served as general surgery intern and neurosurgery resident at the Harvard Medical School program, The Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. After finishing his residency, he entered a skull base and cerebrovascular surgery fellowship at Mayfield Institute at the University of Cincinnati.
Katlyn Conville, MS, FNP-BC is a Nurse Practitioner and Program Coordinator for the Back & Neck Pain Center. She received her Master of Science from Stony Brook University after completing their Family Nurse Practitioner program. She has trained as a provider for both pediatric and adult populations and has previously earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She joined the Back & Neck Pain Center from the inpatient side of Mather Hospital, where she worked in Orthopedics for over 4 years.
Patricia Dodd, MS, LAc, MSN, AGNP-C, RN-BC is a New York State licensed Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner and Acupuncturist. She studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at the New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research. In 2000, she graduated with a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, the study of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology, and certified as a Diplomate of Acupuncture through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Patricia is also certified as an Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.