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Expertly treating pain in the Fort Lee, NJ area

Dr. Mika Ishitani

Dr. Mika Ishitani

Board Certified Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Mika Ishitani is the founder of Ishitani Health Center in Fort Lee, NJ. She began practicing chiropractic in 2000 and has made it her lifelong commitment to research and discover the most effective ways to relieve and eliminate the pain for those suffering from neck and back pain as well as pain resulting from traumatic injuries such as automobile accidents and sports injuries.

As a young child living in Japan, Dr. Ishitani knew she wanted to help people live a healthy life and decided to become a chiropractor. Upon earning her bachelor’s degree in Japan, Dr. Ishitani was determined to learn from the best and went searching for the most prestigious chiropractic college in the world … and she found it … Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Mika (as her patients affectionately call her) moved to the United States and received her doctorate degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic. This was a major accomplishment but just a starting point for Dr. Mika and her mission to help restore people’s health without drugs or surgery. To date, Dr. Mika has helped thousands of patients get back to a pain-free life of better health.

Prior to opening her own practice in Fort Lee, Dr. Mika practiced for a large chiropractic clinic in California that specialized in family and accident injury care. This experience gave Dr. Mika the opportunity to help a wide variety of patients including those who had been in automobile accidents or injured on the job as well as patients suffering from headaches, neck pain, and back pain.

Dr. Mika’s love of family is reflected in her gentle, effective care of children. She is certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, one of the most honored and respected children’s associations. Dr. Mika is also a Webster technique chiropractic doctor, certified to safely treat pregnant women for back and neck pain, as well as supporting pregnancy health.

Dr. Mika is an active member of the American Chiropractic Association, the New Jersey Chiropractic Association, the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, and the Japanese Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Mika is also the author of the book “NECK PAIN” and co-author of ‘NECK PAIN – You Don’t Want It, You Don’t Need It.’

Dr. Mika is committed to teaching people how to regain their health and how to stay healthy.

She would like to help you and is happy to answer your questions regarding chiropractic and your health.

Mauro Spini

Mauro Spini

Director of Office and Patient Services

Along with his wife, Dr. Mika Ishitani, Mauro Spini is a co-founder of Ishitani Health Center.

Mauro has been with Ishitani Health Center from its inception, and his numerous “behind the scenes” responsibilities assure each patient a pleasant visit and a highly-professional, smooth-running clinic.

As Director of Office and Patient Services, Mauro oversees the coordination of benefits for the patients, including insurance verification and claims submissions. He works hard to resolve patients’ problems with their insurance and assists with doctor-patient relationships, helping to improve communications and patient satisfaction. As IT Officer, Mauro has implemented several technology upgrades to better serve the patient and assist the doctor.

Mauro is also responsible for making sure doctors and staff are compliant with the current standards of federal insurance regulations and medical coding. To accomplish this, Mauro attends coding and compliance seminars on a regular basis.

As the Facility Director, Mauro makes sure the office environment, equipment, and instruments are well-maintained and in proper working order.

While masterfully handling all his technical duties, Mauro does not miss the opportunity to greet each patient with a cheerful smile and genuine caring. He and the entire staff at Ishitani Health Center want to make every patient’s office visit the very best possible.

Mauro fills his weekends with treasured family time, car racing, and sports.

Dr. Humaira Quraishi

Dr. Humaira Quraishi

Naturopathic Doctor and Nutritionist

To make an appointment with Dr. Humaira Quraishi, please call her directly at 201-286-0408 or email her at

Dr. Humaira Quraishi is a naturopathic doctor and clinical nutritionist. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, she went on to pursue her master’s degree in nutrition and naturopathic medical degree from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Dr. Quraishi has years of experience as a naturopathic consultant and nutritionist and utilizes various methods to address both acute and chronic diseases as well as to prevent future disease.

Naturopathic medicine, or naturopathy, is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on preventive care and promoting health and wellbeing through natural, non-invasive techniques and therapies. Treatments are highly specialized for each patient, with consideration of the root causes of each patient’s symptoms in order to give the body what it needs to achieve optimal health. To restore or maintain health in their patients, Dr. Quraishi utilizes a combination of methods including diet and nutrition management, herbal medicine, supplements, mind-body therapy, hydrotherapy, homeopathy, and lifestyle assessment and coaching. She believes that nutrition and natural remedies are at the core of promoting good health and self-healing, one of the foundations of the philosophy behind naturopathic medicine.

Some of the conditions that Dr. Humaira Quraishi treats include:

  • General health conditions (allergies, skin, weight)
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Women’s health
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Digestive health
  • Endocrine disorders (thyroid, diabetes, PCOS)
  • Pain management
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Ear/nose/throat
  • Cancer recovery support
  • Pediatric and geriatric care

Dr. Quraishi specializes in treating both chronic and acute disease and takes an interest in issues such as malnutrition, disease prevention, world health, and research. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, writing, painting, and photography.

Health is achieved by the way we live and how we fuel ourselves. Take the first step today and learn more about the natural methods that can help you live a happier, healthier life.

Dr. Roger Mitchell DC

Dr. Roger Mitchell DC

Board-certified Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Roger Mitchell is a licensed New York State and New Jersey State Chiropractic Physician who has completed all examinations administered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from The City University of New York and his Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College.

Dr. Roger has a passion for chiropractic care and focuses on the body holistically. His passion for chiropractic started after a traumatic car accident that caused severe damage to his neck and lower back. After meeting with a chiropractor, his condition significantly improved, and he decided he wanted to help people in the same way after suffering from chronic pain for over a year.

He specializes in treating a variety of different conditions and understands the importance of utilizing the right treatment method for the right condition. He is certified in sports injury and management, instrument-assisted soft tissue, and Kinesio-taping. He takes pride in listening to each patient’s concern, being efficient, and taking every case seriously. With an athletic background in soccer and track and field, he appreciates fitness and incorporates a functional approach with each patient. In his spare time, he enjoys going for a run, spending time with his family, listening to and playing music.

Dr. Mee Kyung Kim

Dr. Mee Kyung Kim

Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician

As a dedicated Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Mee Kyung Kim seeks to bring her extensive educational background, creative problem-solving, and practical experience to a professional setting where she can contribute to the well-being and health of her patients.


  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Bloomington, MN, Graduated April 2000
  • Master of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Virginia University of Integrative Medicine, Graduated June 2024
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Graduated December 1996


  • Current Role: Doctor of Chiropractic at RAPA Care, INC., PA (September 2009 - Present)
  • Previous roles include Doctor of Chiropractic at Cherry Hill Total Care of NJ, INC., and Associate Doctor positions at Dr. Hong Rehab and Pain Management Center, Upper Darby Pain Management, Kim’s Chiropractic Research Center in Seoul, Korea, and Lee’s Pain Clinic in Seoul, Korea.

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Dr. Kim is fluent in both English and Korean and holds citizenship in the United States.

Dr. Kim’s commitment to excellence in chiropractic care and her holistic approach to treatment make her a valuable asset to our clinic and the community we serve. Her unique blend of traditional chiropractic techniques with acupuncture and herbal medicine allows her to provide a broad spectrum of care to her patients.

Dr. Heon J. Lee L. Ac, & OM

Dr. Heon J. Lee L. Ac, & OM

Certified Acupuncturist

Heon J. Lee, L. Ac, and OM. is a certified acupuncturist and herbologist by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbologist in New York and New Jersey.

He graduated from Heilongjiang University in China and the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine in New Jersey. He majored in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Heilongjiang University is one of China's top Medical Schools known for Western Medicine & Traditional Chinese Medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture have been developed over thousands of years to help people who are suffering from various illnesses and pains. He aims to bring Traditional Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture skills to his patients at Ishitani Health Center so they can enjoy their daily activities again.

Dr. Lee brings over twelve years of spine-related Acupuncture experience to Ishitani Health Center and will be an invaluable tool to reduce our patients' pain, inflammation, and discomfort.

Dr. Augusto Reynoso

Dr. Augusto Reynoso

Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Augusto Reynoso graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Ramapo College. He then earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016 from Dominican College of Blauvelt. In 2021, he pursued a Master’s degree in Athletic Training at the University of Idaho.

Dr. Reynoso has extensive experience in various orthopedic and sports clinical settings. His work has been exclusively with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, including collegiate and semi-pro baseball teams, NBA and WNBA teams, and NFL athletes. He holds certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Reynoso has actively pursued continuing education. He has completed courses in exercise prescription, advanced manual techniques for orthopedic and sports-related injuries, and myofascial release/massage techniques.

Dr. Reynoso is fluent in Spanish and has a passion for traveling, basketball, cycling, and dancing.