The Total Health Wellness Center Team

Dr. Steven Balestracci

Clinical Director

Bio Coming Soon

Christine Piccirillo

Practice Administrator

Christine has over 25 years’ experience in Office Management, Medical Billing, and PIP/No Fault Arbitration. She has worked with various practices that range from dialysis, OB/GYN, Veterinary, No Fault Arbitration, and Chiropractic. She is a JACK OF ALL TRADES!!!

Christine is an integral part of the Total Health Wellness Center and overseeing all facets of the practice to ensure everything is running smoothly. She is always willing to jump in and assist to do whatever she needs to do to get the job done.

During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and spoiling her fur baby Dante.

Jennifer Rubin

Medical Billing Manager

Jennifer joined Total Health Wellness Center in 2020. She has 10 years Medical Billing experience as well she is a Licensed Esthetician with a passion in health and wellness through skincare, and exercise.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and cooking up new recipes.

Fun Fact: Jennifer ran 2 Full Marathons in 2017!! NYC Marathon and NJ Marathon. The most challenging and rewarding experiences of her life.

Misty Rodriguez

Nurse Practitioner

Misty earned her Masters of Science in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner from South University in 2018.  Prior to that, she was a registered nurse with over eleven years of experience over a wide range of specialties, including ICU, subacute rehab, and long-term care.  Her unique experiences cultivated a desire to enhance aspects of care for each person she treat.

  She is especially passionate about assisting patients on their weight loss journeys.  She joined Total Health Wellness Center in March of 2021 and is excited about helping deliver individualized care that makes an impact in the lives of each patient she meets.  When she’s not working, Misty enjoys reading, going for walks with her husband, David, and playing with her 5 kids.

  Fun fact:  Misty served 6 years in the military.

Anthony Patano

Registered Nurse

Originally from North Jersey Anthony enjoys spending time with his family and his 90lb Labradoodle Ruca.

He got his Nursing Degree in Philadelphia and loves helping others as much as he enjoys hiking, golfing, and exercising. 

As a huge movie buff he will answer any trivia question you throw his way!


Michael Balestracci

Chiropractic Assistant 
Licensed Massage Therapist

Michael was born in Edison, New Jersey and moved to Pennsylvania when he was 7. He graduated Emmaus High School then later The Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy. Michael Joined Total Health Wellness Center 8 years ago and worked on and off in the office in between going to school. Michael has deep passion for healing, he is continuing to pursue more schooling to expand on his abilities and certifications.

In his free time, Michael enjoys golf, driving, and making people smile. Michael looks forward to enhancing people’s lives in this healing journey together.

Kristina Almonte

Front Desk Associate

Kristina has always been passionate about health and wellness in her life. She has a BFA in Dance from Rider University and prior to working at Total Health Wellness Center she was a Dance and Kickboxing instructor. Through all of her experience in fitness and injuries, she personally understands the difficulty of finding good healthcare and that is what led her to this team. She loves to inspire people to be their best selves and is excited to make a positive impact on patients’ lives!

In her free time, Kristina enjoys spending quality time with her husband, two dogs, and two kids. Fun Fact: Kristina joined the Total Health Wellness Center team in July 2020 when she was pregnant with her baby boy that joined the family in October!