Our Team 2017-07-27T14:57:01-07:00

Our Team

Physician Partnership

Our team is dedicated to maintaining a consistently high level of success and to providing superior service to our patients. Our physicians have trained and graduated from some of the most prestigious healthcare institutions in the world.  They are also committed to ongoing education to ensure that only the best techniques and methods are being utilized. Not only are our physicians very professional, confident, and judicious in their approach; but our patients often report that our physicians always greet them with a smile and have an unparalleled, empathetic bedside manner. This truly gives LVPRC it’s “Family Feel” atmosphere. Our physicians are 100% committed to providing our patients with the best overall outcomes. Patients should not settle for feeling good when they can feel great!

Thomas-Alfreda

Thomas Alfreda, Jr., D.O., M.B.A.

Internal Medicine Specialist

  • Age Management & Internal Medicine Specialist
  • Medical Director of Nathan Adelson Hospice
  • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Touro University of Nevada
  • Las Vegas Outlaw Professional Arena Football Team Physician
  • Las Vegas Wranglers Professional Hockey Team Physician

“Without health, life is not life; it is only a state of suffering.”

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The secret to Dr. Alfreda’s success isn’t just a bright, problem-solving mind, but a sincere desire to help every person that comes to him. His philosophy—treat every patient like your own family— This mindset has earned him a devoted and growing patient base.

When he’s not busy staying abreast of the latest medical modalities and treating patients, He can be found cheering on the hockey team for which Dr. Alfreda also serves as team physician—the Las Vegas Wranglers.

Dr. Alfreda’s internal medicine office is located at 201 N. Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145 where he works with five esteemed colleagues who are all internal medicine specialists. They include Dr. Robert Whipple, Dr. Shammi Panikkar, Dr. Babak Ghadishah, Dr. Gary Grossman and Dr. John Clair. Together, they have built a respected convenient medical facility with on-site diagnostics, friendly staff and a professional facility for patients to turn to for internal health and wellness. The 7,764 sq. ft. office is his privately owned company that employs a staff of approximately 30 people. At this location he offers Disease Prevention, Wellness, Digital X-Rays and Ultrasound.

Disease Prevention & Wellness

The basis of good health is the prevention of illness. That’s why Dr. Alfreda takes the time necessary to ensure the first step to tip-top health starts through a comprehensive physical exam, appropriate bloodwork and diagnostic testing.​ From there, lifestyle counsel including mental health and physical fitness are ways to round out true wellness from a practical and proactive perspective.

Digital X-rays & Ultrasound

One of the benefits of seeing Dr. Alfreda through Internal Medicine Specialists is the convenient on-site diagnostic testing including state-of-the-art digital x-rays, as well as Dexascan, cardiac treadmills and ultrasound services. This means less stress when you’re sick and convenience when you’re well.

Dr. Alfreda has bridged the gap between conventional medicine and a science-based, proactive approach to decrease the risk of age-related disease and lengthen health span for men and women. Over the years, Dr. Alfreda realized the remarkable health outcomes of Age Management Medicine and has worked with patients to:

  • Increase energy (physical and sexual)
  • Increase libido
  • Reduce body fat
  • Increased lean muscle
  • Improve cholesterol scores
  • Strengthen immune system
  • Lift moods
  • Better stress management
  • Sharper mental acuity.

Dr. Alfreda is an Internal Medicine & Age Management Specialist and Co-Founder & CEO of Health4life. He has two clinic locations in Las Vegas. One location is where he practices as an Internal Medicine Specialist, the other location is his Concierge Medicine clinic, Health4life.

Thomas Alfreda, Jr., was born and raised in New Castle, Pennsylvania, the eldest of two sons in a middle-class family.

On Friday nights, the sociable and active teen liked to watch the TV medical drama, St. Elsewhere, with his mom. He found the rowdy and unorthodox character played by Howie Mandel fascinating, especially since “Dr. Wayne Fiscus” wore a baseball jersey to the hospital. That’s when the young boy decided to pursue medicine after achieving his MBA.

Fast forward a number of years and now Thomas Alfreda, Jr.’s name is followed by the initials D. and O. for doctor! While Dr. Alfreda is not a TV character, he has the same charm as his inspirational Dr. Fiscus, and has been on television including being a guest on the national show, Dr. OZ.​

Jon-Petrick

Dr. Jon S. Petrick D.C.

Clinical Director/Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Jon S. Petrick, Clinical Director of the Las Vegas Pain Relief Center, is a licensed Chiropractic Physician highly skilled in pain management and pain treatments including Active Release Techniques (ART), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Cranial Facial Release (CFR), Airway Restoration Method (ARM), Stress Relief Method (SRM), OTZ-tension adjustments and Manipulations under Anesthesia (MUA).

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After receiving his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri, Dr. Petrick relocated to Las Vegas in 2000, he was the first to bring ART, SFMA, FMS, CFR and SRM to Nevada.

As the first and most experienced ART, OTZ, SFMA/FMS, and the only SRM, CFR provider in Nevada, Dr. Petrick has successfully treated thousands of professional athletes, Las Vegas residents and patients from all over the world. He is considered to be one of the most sought after pain management doctors on the west coast of America. He is respected as a leader in the treatment of soft tissue injuries, his success has earned him international notoriety. He gives back to the profession by teaching graduate and practicing doctors from around the world how to successfully use the high level treatment protocols in their practices.

Since 2008, Dr. Petrick has worked for the TIMET titanium manufacturing company, the world’s leader in the industry in mill and melted titanium products, supplying nearly one-fifth of the world’s titanium demand. He helped establish TIMTE’S on-site first-aid program that addresses injuries on-site, at the first aide level, prior to becoming a workers compensation recordable event. Since Dr. Petrick began the first-aid program with TIMET has celebrated on two different occasions 1 million man hours worked without a work comp recordable event. Dr. Petrick’s on-site care of over 1,200 employees has saved TIMET an estimated $750,000.00 annually in lost work hours, and work compensation fees.

Dr. Petrick’s reputation and the success of his practice have earned him a regular spot on FOX Sports “Ultimate Fighter Championship” (UFC) reality TV show. What’s more, Dr. Petrick’s has worked with many professional organizations, teams and players from many different sports, the Toronto Blue Jays or Las Vegas’s (51’s). Dr. Petrick worked closely with other team specialists, to help athletes stay healthy at the highest level. He currently works for NBC sports on the “Joe Fan” radio show, where he is the on air injury specialist and the shows UFC expert. He has worked with athletes from the NBA, NHL, Major League Soccer, NFL, MLB, and Olympic BMX.

Dr. Petrick was recently featured in Los Hispanos and Mi Mundo magazines, both are two of the top Spanish magainze in the world and Los Hispanos magazine published his article KO’D on traumatic brain injuries in America. Muscle Development Magazine and BodyBuilding.com with Jay Cutler (Four time Mr. Olympia). He has also been featured in Oxygen Magazine, the nation’s largest women’s fitness magazine. He has also been mentioned in Men’s health, Flex and several other popular international publications. He is currently working on a documentary featuring his work with Traumatic Brain Injuries and the use of special procedures like the Hyperbaric Chamber.

Dr. Petrick is a Best Selling author; his first book “Get off Your Path”, is a three category bestselling book and can be purchased on Amazon and he is now totted as one of the first pioneers and experts in self-sustainable living.
Dr. Petrick is an international speaker and has had various speaking engagements all around the world. The topics of his lectures include Oxygen and Nitric Oxide, Medical Weight-loss, Pain management, Nutrition, Asymmetrical Movement patterns, and sports injuries. He has been the master of ceremonies for his non-profit for the past 15 years and has been asked by many national brands to speak about their products and services.

Dr. Petrick is the only doctor capable and skilled to perform the Stress Relief Method, Cranial Facial Release, Airway Restoration and the OTZ-tension adjustments which makes his skill set truly one of a kind. The Manipulations under Anesthesia (MUA) that he performs in a hospital operating room setting are very advanced treatment protocol. By utilizing his advanced knowledge of physical medicine and progressive functional rehabilitation, Dr. Petrick has established the ideal blend of conservative and non-conservative treatments which he has now copy written and trademarked. These proprietary techniques have propelled him and the Las Vegas Pain Relief Centers to the top.

Community Outreach

Aside from providing pain relief and amazing care, Dr. Petrick also selflessly serves the community he lives. He has served on the board of Directors of Opportunity Village (an organization that provides work opportunities for individuals with mental disabilities). He developed and created KIS-MIF, his own Recreation and Leisure program for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. His program is designed to provide camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing and other fun out-door activities. He spends over 10 weekends annually volunteering with the non-profit that he started. In addition to the leisure programs, KIS-MIF also has a sport team called the Las Vegas “Yuccas”, which is a wheelchair basketball team. KIS-MIF is his passion and his out of office love.

Furthermore Dr. Petrick is co-participant in cutting edge research dealing with individuals with Downs Syndrome. His work is considered somewhat out of the box and could possibly change the lives of millions of people who have Downs’s syndrome and their families.

Dr. Petrick’s work has not gone un-noticed, as he was elected to the Leadership Las Vegas 2004 program, and he was a finalist for the City of Las Vegas’s Community Achievement Award for his outstanding community enrichment programs and the effort he has put forth to help those individuals who need help the most.

Professional Services.

  • The Las Vegas Pain Relief Center – 2001-Present
    Clinic Director and Head Chiropractic Physician
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) – 2007-Present
    On-screen injury care for coaches and fighters
  • Timet – Titanium Metals Corporation – 2007-Present
    Henderson, Nevada First-Aid/Worker’s Compensation prevention
  • Toronto Blue Jays (Las Vegas 51’s) Baseball Team – 2008-2013
    Las Vegas, Nevada Team Physician and ART® provider
Dr. Chris Robey

Dr. Chris Robey

Dr. Chris Robey is a licensed Chiropractic Physician and native of Bridgeport, West Virginia. He studied Health Science and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Fairmont State University in 2012. He continued his studies in Port Orange, Florida where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2016. Upon graduation, Dr. Robey moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to become part of the team at the Las Vegas Pain Relief Center.

Dr. Robey is skilled in Active Release Techniques (ART), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Techniques (IASTT), Performance Movement Taping (PMT), Nitric Oxide Release (NOR), Airway Restoration, and Sole Supports Orthotic Casting and Foot Biomechanics. Dr. Robey also holds the credentials as a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist.

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Dr. Robey has successfully treated thousands of community patients from all over the world which encompasses infants as young as 5 weeks old to senior citizens, auto/personal injury cases, first responders, and mixed martial artists. Dr. Robey has had the pleasure of treating a magnitude of competitors ranging from adolescent to collegiate and professional level athletes.

“During an active-filled youth, I had the pleasure, although most times unfortunate due to pain, of coming into contact with many inspiring health professionals who helped me overcome both physical and mental obstacles. Their desire to work in a field dedicated to helping and healing others has made me understand and discover my passion – an opportunity to be an influential and impactful person in the lives of others. Such experiences have sculpted and will continue to mold, the respect and sympathy that I have for my patients. As a health care provider I will settle for nothing less than perfection or succumb to complacency. I must maintain my purpose and continue to strive and better the lives of the community.”

Dr. Robey has provided care to employees of TIMET Titanium Metals Corporation off site at LVPRC with the focus to reduce worker’s compensation recordable events and in turn reduce lost work hours and worker’s compensation costs. Additionally, Dr. Robey has treated and served patients throughout the community at numerous events including the United States Powerlifting Association, 3x Wall Ball World Championships, local mixed martial arts gyms, and health and wellness expos.

Kintaro-Oku

Dr. Kintaro Oku

Hello, I am Dr. Kintaro Oku. I am a licensed Chiropractic Physician who has practiced both in Henderson and Las Vegas over the past 10 years. I am skilled in Active Release Techniques (ART), Gavilon Technique, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Posture Screenings, Ergonomics related to Posture, Sole Supports Orthotic Casting & Foot Biomechanics, Max Pulse Cardiovascular Screenings, Personal Injury Cases, Rehab, Nutrition and Weight Loss Programs, and The Kalish Method Functional Medicine Protocols.

Functional Medicine is the process of healing using objective lab testing with supplement programs to get people to make healthy lifestyle changes to repair the adrenals is at the heart of my work.

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The main conditions I focus on with Functional Medicine are: Stress, Weight Gain, Fatigue, Female Hormone Imbalances, and GI/SIBO Problems.

Since the latter end of 2014, Dr. Oku has assisted in providing results-oriented care to numerous TIMET titanium manufacturing employees off site at LVPRC. Our goal is to provide care on a first-aid basis in order to reduce workers compensation recordable events and thus reduce workers compensation costs.

Aside from treating patients in the clinic setting, Dr. Oku has treated at numerous local sporting events (e.g. triathlons, marathons, 5K’s, charity bike events, BJJ events, golfing/tennis events), fitness boot camps, and have performed countless sports physicals (football/track/volleyball) for local high schools, Vegas Lions Football, MMA fighters, and for Opportunity Village.

Community Outreach

Dr. Oku has served on the Board of Directors for JASN, a non-profit group to enhance understanding of Japan, its people, culture, politics, and economics in NV, providing support for expatriate Japanese and Japanese Americans residing in NV.

Dr. Oku has volunteered in the Adaptive Exercise & Strength Training Classes for Back & Neck Disorders at community colleges aiding ambulatory students with back and/or neck injuries and physical disabilities, post stroke and MS patients, with custom exercise programs emphasizing stretching, resistive exercises, and relaxation techniques. Dr. Oku has also volunteered at a Center for Brain Injured Children.

Dr. Oku has also traveled to Washington DC and lobbied Congress to advance legislation to expand access to chiropractic care in the VA system in 2004 and 2005.

Miles-Hunsinger

Miles Hunsinger

Movement Coordinator

Miles is the Movement Coordinator for Basic and Advance Therapeutic exercise at Las Vegas Pain Relief Center. He has received certification in Sports and Medicine, Functional Movements System and Chiropractor Therapy Assistance. He has worked with a wide variety of patients from weight loss, car accidents, professional athletes, power lifters, handicapped and elderly.

He moved to Las Vegas 3 years ago to pursue his career in professional fighting and met Doctor Jon Patrick through his work with the UFC. Miles is 8-0 as a professional fighter and his most recent fight was on national television. Miles has been a lifelong athlete he played college football in Eastern Arizona.

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