Dr. Michael Schina was born and raised in South Philadelphia. He graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. From there, Dr. Schina was a trauma and peripheral vascular surgeon at Temple University Hospital, as well as a member of the faculty of Temple University. Following his time there, Dr. Schina spent nearly a decade working in the research laboratories at Merck Pharmaceuticals.
Additionally, Dr. Schina was certified by the American Board of Surgery. He has also authored several publications and successfully carried out numerous presentations on a wide variety of medical subjects. Over the last several years, Dr. Schina has been practicing interventional pain management.
During his free time, Dr. Schina is an avid gardener, an audio/video savant, and has a big soft spot for his golden retrievers.
Dr. Jared Teller grew up in Abington, PA and was a basketball star at Abington High School. He first graduated from the University of Maryland, and then attended Life University to achieve his Doctorate Degree. Moreover, Dr. Teller holds post-graduate degrees in physiotherapy, extremity adjustments and rehabilitation, and is board certified.
Dr. Teller has over 17 years of chiropractic experience in pain management and rehabilitation. He has worked with clients in the Upper Darby and Philadelphia areas for many years; assisting them with relief from chronic, stress, and injury-related pain throughout the Musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
When he is not working, Dr. Teller enjoys being active and traveling with his family; as well as coaching his daughter’s soccer team.
Jerry Penders is a Patient Care Advocate and Educator.
Jerry was born and raised in the Doylestown area, and currently resides in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. He graduated in 2005 from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Jerry has spent the last six years as a patient advocate in interventional pain management. He has educated thousands of patients and doctors about the different modalities of treating chronic pain.
As a former professional athlete, Jerry has developed an aptitude for healthy living. His passion for helping patients achieve a healthy lifestyle, has led him to Stem Cell Centers. His mission is to continue educating patients with the goal of helping them experience a vibrant life again.
Jerry is also a die-hard Eagles fan, an avid skier, and loves to travel.