MEET OUR STAFF

Matthew J. Britton, MD

Matthew J Britton, MD, has been practicing medicine for over three decades. Most of his career has been spent in family practice and pain management where he successfully provided a variety of treatments for patients including hormone replacement, nutritional medicine, joint and myofascial conditions, regenerative medicine and much more for his patients and community.


 


As Medical Director at Essential Integrative Medicine, Dr. Britton is the architect of our patients treatment plans. His wealth of knowledge, medical experience and commitment to clinical excellence is essential to our patient’s success! Dr. Britton greatly enjoys evaluating each patient’s medical history and chief complaints and develops the unique treatment plan tailored specifically to the patient’s goals! Dr.Britton’s philosophy and passion is treating the patient first, not just their symptoms.


EDUCATION:


Mercy Hospital Family Practice 7/1/1982 – 6/30/


Mercy Hospital Family Practice 7/1/1981 – 6/30/


The Ohio State University College of Medicine 7/1/1978 – 6/30/1981,


Baldwin-Wallace College 9/1/1974 – 6/30/1978, BS Chemistry

Tan Tran, DC

I am reminded everyday of why I chose the art of Integrative Medicine and Chiropractic as my profession. It is my greatest reward when our efforts help our patients realize that there is hope beyond what they have known with conventional care. That they are empowered and we can give them the tools necessary to live their lives to the fullest.


My promises to you are that::


"We will do everything we can to make sure you get the right care that you need. If we can't help you, we will make sure to find someone who can." "We will try to find the cause of your symptoms and not merely try to mask it." "We will never do anything which cause you harm." "We will work together to ensure that you stay healthy not just for today, but for a lifetime."


EDUCATION:


Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Natural Science


Parker College of Chiropractic


Bachelor of Science, Human Anatomy


Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C.


Outside of my professional life, my greatest gift is my family. My wife, Shannon, and I have a little boy named Miles Harrison and a little girl named Ruby Elizabeth. We also have a dog named Roscoe who works as a part-time mascot for Essential Integrative Medicine.

Thang Tran, DC

"My job is to ensure that you receive the highest quality of care and service that is the hallmark of Essential."


EDUCATION:


I completed my undergraduate in Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences at the University of South Florida. Knowing my interests would be in healthcare field with a holistic approach, chiropractic was the perfect fit. I continued my education at Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX and graduated with a dual major as Doctorate of Chiropractic and Bachelor of Science in Human Anatomy.


I am a founding partner of Essential ChiroCare since 2001 with a mission for each and every patient to reach their health goals and stay healthy. Our office is wellness based encompassing a multidisciplinary approach including medicine, chiropractic, nutrition, physical therapy, yoga, health workshops, weight management and anti-aging.

Lindsay De Stefano, PA-C

Lindsay De Stefano is a certified physician assistant who graduated from Salus University in Pennsylvania. Prior to PA school, Lindsay received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Therapy from UCF and her Master’s degree in Recreation and Sports Management from FIU. She was a personal trainer and fitness instructor for 8 years where she made a real difference in her clients’ wellbeing.


Lindsay decided she wanted to enhance her experience in helping her clients feel good about themselves and decided to pursue a career in medicine to continue helping others outside of the gym. At Essential Integrative Medicine, Lindsay is able to show her compassion in many different ways by providing trigger point and joint injections for those in pain, weight management for healthy lifestyle, and hormone replacement therapy for an enhanced lifestyle. Her favorite part about working at EIM is that she treats each patient with a comprehensive approach to wellness.


EDUCATION:


Master's of Medical Science in Clinical Medicine Salus University - Elkins Park, PA August 2014 to October


2016Master's in Recreation and Sports Management


Florida International University - Miami, FL August 2010 to August 2012


Bachelor's of Science in Speech Therapy


University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL August 2006 to May 2010

Alex Lavin

Vice President of Sales & Marketing


 Alex has had a love for health and wellness since he was 12 years old. As a former personal trainer, his biggest passion is helping others achieve their optimal state of well-being by finding the best treatment plan for them. At Essential Integrative Medicine, Alex oversees our marketing campaigns, manages all our new service programs and works with our patients to ensure they receive the most exquisite customer service!


EDUCATION:


B.S in Exercises Science from Florida Atlantic University


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist -NSCA

Hannah Hickman

Patient Care Coordinator


Hannah is currently pursuing her studies in the nursing program at Rasmussen College. She is passionate about health and fitness and previously competed in two NPC Bikini competitions. Hannah enjoys building one on one relationships with the patients to help them on their path to wellness. As a patient care coordinator she will make sure your experience at EIM leaves you feeling well, and being well!