Our Team

Your Performance Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine Clinical Directors

New Jersey’s Top Non-Surgical Orthopedic Doctors

Dr. Ron Spiaggia, DC

Founder, Clinic Director, Watchung

Dr. Ron Spiaggia, D.C.
Founder, Clinic Director, Watchung

Education: Dr. Spiaggia is the Founding Partner and Clinic Director of Performance Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. He is a New Jersey licensed and Board Certified chiropractic physician credentialed by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He completed his Bachelor of Science Degree at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ, and received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, with honors, from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY.

Expertise: Dr. Spiaggia’s area of expertise is conservative, non-surgical treatment of acute and chronic spinal and extremity disorders, with a clinical focus on herniated discs, spinal rehabilitation and sports injuries. He is certified in Cox flexion/distraction, DRX9000 Spinal Decompression Therapy and Manipulation Under Anesthesia. He has attended post-graduate seminars in Chiropractic Biophysics, Activator Methods and Active Release Technique. He was recently selected as one of America’s top Chiropractic Physicians by his peers.

Work Experience: Dr. Spiaggia is a former Associate Clinical Professor at New York Chiropractic College. He has been working in private practice since 2000. Dr. Spiaggia is currently a member of the American Chiropractic Association and New Jersey Chiropractic Association.

Special Interests: Married with three children, Dr. Spiaggia resides in Annandale, NJ. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, being active with his church, weight training and exercise and he is also an avid motorcyclist.

Dr. Joseph Mejia, DO, FAAPM&R, RMSK

Medical Director, Watchung

Dr. Joseph Mejia, D.O., F.A.A.P.M.
Medical Director

Education:Dr. Mejia completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he received a B.S. in Biology. He then earned his medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain/Musculoskeletal Medicine. He holds medical licenses in both the state of New Jersey and New York.

Expertise: Dr. Mejia is board certified in Physiatry, a medical specialty also known as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). He is also fellowship-trained in interventional pain management. After completing his residency at NYU/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation, he received fellowship training in Interventional Pain/Musculoskeletal Medicine at UMDNJ/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

Special Interests: Dr. Mejia resides in Clifton, NJ and is married with four children. In his spare time, he enjoys photography, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Anthony Piccillo, DC, PSP

Clinic Director, Branchburg

Dr. Anthony Piccillo, DC, PSP
Clinic Director, Branchburg

Education:Dr. Piccillo earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from New York Chiropractic College. While studying at NYCC, Dr. Piccillo worked on campus as a Student Researcher, Academic Tutor, Personal Trainer and he was inducted to the Phi Chi Omega Chiropractic Honors Society. Dr. Piccillo went on to study at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was included in the first cohort of doctors from across the country to study Primary Spine Care and subsequently achieved his certification as a Primary Spine Physician. Currently Dr. Piccillo is pursuing a Diplomate in Orthopedic Medicine from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.

Expertise:Dr. Piccillo’s area of expertise is full-cycle management of Spine Related Disorders and Orthopedic injuries. Dr. Piccillo is passionate about providing relationship-centered care within a fully integrated healthcare system to help patients achieve optimal recovery and increased productivity.
Prior to joining Performance Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Piccillo was the Owner and Clinic Director of New Jersey Spine & Sports Rehabilitation, the official on-site healthcare service for Newark, NJ’s Fraternal Order of Police, FBI, SWAT & DEA.

Special Interests:Dr. Piccillo currently resides in Jersey City, New Jersey. During his free time, he enjoys surfing, snowboarding, competitive fitness training and spending time with his friends and family.

Dr. Kevin Tabije, DO, FAAPM&R

Medical Director, Branchburg

Dr. Kevin Tabije, DO

Education: Dr. Tabije earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from Binghamton University. He then completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. He went on to earn his Medical Degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internship at Nassau University Medical Center, where he received the “Intern of the Year” award. He continued his training as a resident in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Rusk Rehabilitation, New York University Langone Medical Center where he served as chief resident his final year.

Expertise: Dr. Tabije completed his fellowship in Interventional Pain / Musculoskeletal Medicine at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School.

Special Interests: In his spare time, Dr. Tabije enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children. He also enjoys running marathons and hopes to visit all of the United States landmarks and national parks with his family.