About Your Woodstock/Buckhead Integrated Medical Office
Discover the Difference a Caring Integrative Office Can Make
At Innovative Health and Wellness, our doctors and staff embrace a holistic approach to wellness; incorporating both traditional and natural healing methods. Offering chiropractic care, drug-free pain relief, a medical weight loss program, hormone replacement therapy, trigger point injections, and more, our medical team assists patients in “finding pathways to optimum health”.
Combining the unique disciplines of medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic care, disc compression, and neuro-diagnostics in a state of the art facility, Innovative Health and Wellness treats conditions ranging from chronic pain to peripheral neuropathy, from hormonal imbalance to food sensitivity. Using the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options, we seek to address the cause of each individual patient’s health concerns, in order to find the right course of action to meet each patient’s needs.
Meet Our Staff
David M. Orlando D.C.
David M.Orlando D.C. was born and raised in Paramus, New Jersey, where he graduated from Paramus High School. He knew at a young age that he wanted to pursue a career in health as a natural extension of his bodybuilding. Dr. Orlando competed at the age of 17 in the North American Natural Bodybuilding competition and he won first place in his first attempt. From that point on, Dr. Orlando competed in Natural bodybuilding competitions for a period of 10 years. He won many titles including the Junior USA Natural Bodybuilding and the Natural Bodybuilding world competition in Sicily, Italy. As a result of his intense passion for being healthy, and his interest in the human body, he became interested in natural healing. At age 15, he was introduced to chiropractic as a result of a football injury. At that point, he was so impressed with the science and philosophy of chiropractic that he decided this was what he was going to do. After high school he enrolled at the University of Bridgeport to pursue a degree in pre-chiropractic. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology and a minor in psychology. He was awarded the school’s highest science award the, the “Charles E. Reed” award for excellence in science. In December of 1994, he received his doctorate in chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, GA. He has been practicing for more than 20 years in the surrounding metro Atlanta area, and he is excited to share his expertise with all of his patients! He currently lives in Woodstock Ga and is very proud of his two beautiful children, Andrew and Malia.
Neil Gladstone M.D.
Dr. Neil S. Gladstone is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. He is a graduate of Central Methodist College (cum laude) and received his MD degree from the University of Missouri in 1969. Dr. Gladstone served his Internship and Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He has served our country on active duty with the United States Air Force with the rank of Major, establishing a specialty service for Pregnant Diabetics. During his years of practice, Dr. Gladstone served as various Medical Staff Officers at both Southern Regional as well as Georgia Baptist. He was the co-founder of the Women’s Health Care Alliance, which at the time was the largest single specialty organization in the US. He also worked to establish a Hospital Physicians Organization at Southern Regional. Since 2000, Dr. Gladstone has limited his practice to non-hospital practice, with his expertise in managing hormone problems including menopause and osteoporosis as well as a keen interest in preventive medicine. He takes pride in providing care for the most common and potentially devastating diseases to face all Americans namely cardiovascular (Heart) disease and the precursors of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and lipid abnormalities. Continually Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1975, he is a member of the North American Menopause Society, The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, The National Lipid Association, the Atlanta and Georgia State OB/GYN Societies, and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. At the present time he is preparing for the examination to become a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner.
Dr. Gladstone and his wife Sandra of forty-two years have raised two beautiful and successful daughters, Jennifer and Laura. Jennifer, a retired TV News Anchor, is the proud mother of their grandson Ryan and oldest granddaughter Flynn. While Laura, who lives in Atlanta, is a manager at Northside Hospital in the IT department and the mother of youngest granddaughter, Caitlin Grace. With their two wonderful daughters making their way in the world, the Gladstone’s have focused their attention on raising two beautiful Papillion’s, Cosette and Phoebe.
Kimberly Kobetich FNP
Kim earned her BSN at Indiana University. She worked as a staff nurse at Wishard Hospital in Indiana, Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville and then at both Northside Main and Forsyth Campuses for 8 years. She earned her master’s of nursing from the University of North Georgia in 2014. Kim joined the Innovative family in April of 2015. Kim has three daughters. Jenna, her oldest has followed in her footsteps and just graduated from The University of North Georgia with her BSN. Cassidy is currently a student at GCSU in Milledgeville, GA studying psychology, and Leah is a junior in high school, with hopes of pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts. Kim is passionate about educating and helping others to achieve their best quality of life possible through health and wellness promotion. Kim enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, and traveling.
Alisa Frierson – APRN
Alisa was born and raised in Ohio. She graduated from nursing school in 2006 from the University of Toledo. She then worked as a travel nurse on the labor and delivery unit before obtaining her Master’s of Science in Nursing in 2009. As a nurse practitioner she was introduced to functional medicine. She believes that functional medicine is the key to connecting the dots between symptoms and the root cause of disease. Her passion for helping people achieve true wellness is what lead her to pursue a second Master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, which she obtained in 2017. Alisa is happily married and has five children. In her free time, she enjoys the simple things; playing with her kids, hiking, biking, reading a great book
Tina Hall – Office Manager
Tina grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. In 1991 she relocated to the metro Atlanta area and started her career in the medical field. She joined the Innovative team in July 2017 and brought with her 25 years of experience in Healthcare Management, team building, medical billing and collections and proven skills in leadership and company growth. Tina has a passion for helping people, and focuses on making sure our patients experience exceptional customer service in our office. When she is not leading Innovative to the top she may be on a flight to new adventures. Tina is married to her soul mate and has two grown children. She and her husband enjoy exploring new travel destinations. She also loves entertaining and spending time with friends.
Her favorite place to meditate is on the beach; favorite quote: “Small acts of kindness, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world”
Julie Rhodes – Medical Assistant
Julie graduated from Medix College in 2009 with certifications in medical assisting, labs, and x-ray. In 2013, she became certified in environmental allergy testing. Julie has two grown daughters and four granddaughters. She is a Georgia native and loves watching UGA football!
Carlos Garcia – Medical Assistant
Carlos graduated from Lincoln College of Technology in 2009 with an associate’s degree in medical assisting. He has been with Innovative Health and Wellness for the past 6 years. Carlos is very passionate about helping others and transforming lives one person at a time. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and spending time with family.
Naomi Russel – Medical Assistant
Naomi was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the daughter of a chiropractor. Naomi was raised vegetarian, and was introduced as a young child to a natural way of healing. Her entire life has been centered around wellness and helping people. Naomi decided to become a medical assistant to fulfill her desire to nurture others. When Naomi is not at work treating patients, she is in Buckhead shopping, dining and living life to the fullest.
Naomi’s motto is ” if you can realize it, then you can materialize it”
Mossy Ocampo – Medical Assistant
Mossy graduated from Lincoln tech in 2012 with her Associates degree in both Health Science and Medical Assisting. She worked at an Aesthetics office in Atlanta gaining experience as a surgical tech. Mossy decided to follow her passion in holistic medicine and Chiropractic. She started working at Innovative Health and Wellness in March 2013. She learned how to become a front and back office medical assistant. Mossy enjoys spending time camping with her son, attending art festivals and practices yoga. Her intentions are to help others on a spiritual level along with assisting them live a healthier life.
Maggie Delaney – Medical Assistant
Maggie has been with Innovative Health and Wellness since the beginning of 2016 after becoming a certified medical assistant from Chattahoochee Technical College in 2015. She enjoys being a part of seeing patients and watching their transformations and organizing/tracking shipments at Innovative. She has one son that she enjoys watching play sports and other after school activities on her free time.
Ann Popham – Billing Manager
Ann Popham joined our practice in December, 2011. She works in the Business Office and is responsible for all functions of the office including billing, collections, financial counselor to our patients and oversees the insurance verification progress for both our Woodstock and Buckhead offices. She also serves as our Human Resource Manager.
Ann’s professional career has been dedicated to medical business office management. She is past Director of Operations and Financial Director of a medical billing and consultant corporation. She served as Business Office Manager for two general and bariatric surgeons for 10 years. She also has several years experience in the pharmaceutical industry for a CRO.
Ms. Popham holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. She also has a medical billing and coding certification from ACPC.
Ann is a native of Georgia and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She currently resides in Acworth, GA and is a past volunteer for various charitable organizations.
Rachel Thompson – Front Desk
Rachel graduated in 2011 from Everest College with a Diploma in Medical Assisting. In 2012 became certified in Phlebotomy, EKG tech and Diabetes Nutrition. Rachel has experience working in the front and back office, as well as insurance verification in her field. She has two daughters and in her free time enjoys cooking, being outdoors and reading.
Sheila Sanchez- Front Desk
Sheila graduated in 2015 from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Bachelor in Arts. She moved from New York City to Georgia with her family in 2016. In her free time Sheila enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and watching television. Sheila has an incredible passion for helping and encouraging others to be the best person they can be.
Maria Gonzales- Front Desk
Maria was born in Havana, Cuba, Maria is the middle of three children in her family. She moved to Miami, FL in 2001 with her family. She graduated from high school in 2011 and then relocated to Atlanta GA with her ferocious 4lb Yorkie named Max. Since then she’s worked as a receptionist/personal assistant for five years and enjoys it very much. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her friends, gardening and creating one-of-a-kind pieces of art. She lives in-town and enjoys all the entertainment city living offers but is looking forward to moving to the suburbs to start a family in the future.
Innovative Health & Wellness now has two locations:
295 Molly Lane, Suite 150
3115 Piedmont Rd NE | Suite A101
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