About Us

Balance Health and Wellness Centers


Balance Health and Wellness Centers is dedicated to integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach that takes into account the whole person including all aspects of one's lifestyle. Our company employs a multi-disciplinary approach to age management medicine and is comprised of board certified and licensed physician, dietitian, health care and wellness professionals dedicated to optimizing quality of life.

We collaborate with fully licensed and certified laboratories and compounding pharmacies that provide state of the art blood analysis and evidence-based therapeutics for optimizing the aging process.

The medical staff at Balance Health and Wellness Centers utilizes your body's information, from physical examination, medical history and laboratory blood work to create an individualized plan of evidence-based therapies to improve your quality of life. We also recommend synergistic additive therapies such as diet, physical exercise and nutritional supplementation to help you achieve your personal health goals and optimize the aging process.

Our Team

Dr. John DeLuca, M.D., D.C.
 

Dr. John DeLuca, M.D., D.C.

Dr. John DeLuca is a 2005 graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey, in 2008, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Prior to attending medical school, Dr. DeLuca was a practicing Chiropractic Physician, board certified in the areas of Pain Management, Chiropractic Sports Care, and Clinical Nutrition. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia, his Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Penn State University, and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. Dr. DeLuca is a graduate of the Acupuncture For Physicians program from UCLA.

Dr. DeLuca is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and has obtained certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning, and Manipulation Under Anesthesia. He is a member of the Age Management Medicine Group, the Institute of Functional Medicine, the American College for the Advancement of Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Considered an expert in Integrative Medicine, Dr. DeLuca has presented numerous lectures and workshops as a Visiting Professor at St. George’s University School of Medicine. He is a former educator as well as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, and has instructed hundreds of doctors at Activator Methods International seminars. In addition to Internal and Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr. DeLuca’s professional interests include maximizing hormone and neurological functioning, Age Management and Regenerative Medicine, Detoxification and Chelation Therapy, Sports Medicine and Weight Loss, as well as promoting Prevention through Personal Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr. DeLuca practices Integrative Medicine. As defined by Dr. Andrew Weil: “Integrative Medicine is healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person --body, mind, and spirit-- including all aspects of lifestyle. It emphasizes the therapeutic relationship and makes use of all appropriate therapies, both conventional and alternative."

Dr. DeLuca’s unique education, professional training, and background allows him to bring the best that each discipline has to offer to develop an individual treatment plan for each patient.

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Stephanie Brust, MS, RDN, LD/N
 

Stephanie Brust, MS, RDN, LD/N

Stephanie Brust is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer passionate about helping others optimize their health. Her goal is to empower individuals to look and feel amazing by sharing useful tools and information that make changes possible and maintainable. She provides nutrition coaching with personalized plans that fit both your lifestyle and goals.

She received her Master's degree in dietetics and nutrition from Florida International University and her personal training certification through the American College of Sports Medicine. Stephanie's areas of expertise include chronic inflammation, digestive disorders, fat loss, and detoxification. Her fitness training style combines a traditional and functional approach to exercise that optimizes aesthetics with a well-balanced physique.

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