Staff

All professionals at Aligned Medical Group, P.C. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Nicholas D’Orazio, MD

Dr. D’Orazio is Aligned Medical Group’s Medical Director. He earned his MD degree from Temple University School of Medicine. He did his internship and residency at Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University. After spending time practicing Psychiatry, he began working in Integrated Medical Practices almost 20 years ago, using a team-approach to help people with muscle, joint and spine conditions. He is Board Certified in Integrative and Holistic Medicine.

He brings many years of experience and training in all areas of health care provided at Aligned Medical, having worked in and supervised Regenerative Medicine, Physical Medicine, Chiropractic and Bariatric (weight management) practices.

Dr. D’Orazio particularly relishes working in such settings as Aligned Medical since restoring health and balancing the body is achieved without the overreliance on drugs that much of modern medicine has succumbed to. He believes in correcting the problem rather than masking the symptoms with a drug. Therefore, his years of experience with stem cells and other Regenerative Medicine fits well with the group and Dr. D’Orazio’s mission of getting you true health and well being.

A polished speaker, Dr. D’Orazio provides free lectures for the Transcendental Meditation Movement. He enjoys gardening, cooking, and the outdoors, rock climbing and living a healthy lifestyle.


L. Heather Millner, AGNP

Heather L. Millner, AGNPHeather received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from OId Dominion University and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society. She is a Board Certified Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and graduated from Duke University with a Master of Science in Nursing. An active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Heather completed Advanced Injection Training for muscular trigger points, joints, and tendons with a particular emphasis on Regenerative Medicine.

As a Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse for over 15 years and a Certified Health Coach, Heather’s goal is to help people safely achieve well-being. Working at Aligned Medical Group allows her to blend experience and passion for health and wellness. AMG’s Integrative Medical approach to improving function and pain, using holistic techniques, is what led her to work here. You will find her full of positive energy and ready to meet your health care needs.

Heather enjoys leisure time with her husband and four children. She loves fitness, outdoor activity and relaxing on the beach with family and friends.


Lucas Silveri-Hiller, DPT

Dr. Silveri-Hiller grew up in Downingtown with his brother and sister. His parents are Occupational Therapists, so he learned how therapy helps people for many years. In high school, Lucas endured a knee injury while playing football for Downingtown East High School, and was treated by a Physical Therapist. He soon learned that the Physical Therapy profession was the perfect fit for him because it combines two passions of his: helping others and exercise.

Dr. Lucas Silveri-Hiller graduated with honors from Widener University in 2017, where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Silveri-Hiller earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Widener University in 2014. During his time at Widener University, Dr. Silveri-Hiller volunteered his time at Chester Community Therapy Clinic, which is a student-led clinic that provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, and psychology services to the uninsured and underinsured residents of Chester, PA. He interned at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and Advanced Physical and Aquatic Therapy while in graduate school where he gained experience in a variety of specialties, ranging from acute traumatic injuries to athletes returning to sports.

In 2017, Dr. Silveri-Hiller began his physical therapy career with Full Range Physical Therapy in Drexel Hill before transitioning to Aligned Medical Group in 2019. Lucas has a passion for individualized, one-on-one personal patient care, and believes in stays focused on his patient needs. Lucas is specialty-trained in The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), which is a highly effective, specialty treatment for neck and back pain.

Outside of Aligned Medical Group, you can find him exercising at Crossfit in West Chester, fishing the local ponds, lakes, and streams, or sitting on the beach down in Cape May, NJ with his wife, Kelly.


Joel A. Stutzman, D.C.

Dr. Joel Stutzman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Penn State University, then attended New York Chiropractic College where he graduated Cum Laude with Phi Chi Omega honors in July 2004. He worked as the Chiropractor for the Philadelphia Fight Rugby Team and is a Certified Spinal Decompression Physician with the American Spinal Decompression Association. He also holds anAdvanced Certificate of Competency in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology from the prestigious Spine Research Institute of San Diego and is Certified in Graston Technique®, specializing in chronic and severe pain.

A Pennsylvania-licensed, Board Certified Chiropractic Physician also holding a license in Adjunctive Procedures, he has special interest in Regenerative Medicine. His goal is not just to treat symptoms, but uncover the root cause with all of his patients so he may correct the problem. He believes in a team-approach to most successfully help patients improve their health and quality of living.
Outside of Aligned Medical Group, you will find him camping, exercising, hiking, reading and researching astronomy or spending time with his family. He enjoys home projects and the outdoors with his wife, Santina, sons Joel and Mitch, daughters Eliana and Kristina, and dog Toby, aka Toby the Dog.


Steve Thum, PTA

Steve received his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Harcum College in 1997. He spent his entire career in outpatient physical therapy. Steve started with the University of Pennsylvania Health system treating a broad variety of conditions. He helped with the development of the ACL protocol still used at Penn University today. He treated college level athletes from the University of Pennsylvania and surrounding universities, as well.

Steve worked for Tower Health Systems in outpatient Physical Therapy and helped to develop knee and shoulder protocols still used today. He worked closely with orthopedic surgeons to develop treatment plans used for patients. He also hosted and lectured at community events about bicycle safety and musculoskeletal injuries.

Being with Aligned Medical Group since 2018 he assisted in the advancement of the Physical Therapy department, and works closely with the entire staff to continue building an efficient and experienced team of professionals, to best serve the community. A Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner, he focuses on safely getting his patient back doing the things they want to do.

Steve presented to the American Physical Therapy Association combined sections conference and lectured at local area Physical Therapy Assistant programs on various orthopedic topics. He also was a previous staff member at the Penn Shoulder and Elbow update. Being a clinical instructor for over 20 PTA students and mentoring high school students through the allied medical program demonstrates his dedication to his field.

As a professional cyclist, you will find Steve riding his bicycle and coaching for Walton Endurance, helping other riders experience the joy of riding, when outside of Aligned Medical. He enjoys hiking, photography or just drinking coffee with his wife Deborah and twin boys, Matt and Mike.


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Contact Us

Our Location

4 Industrial Blvd #200 Paoli, PA, 19301

Office Hours

We are closed from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM for lunch and training.

Aligned Medical Group, P.C.

Monday:

9:00 AM-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-1:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:30 pm

Thursday:

3:00 pm-7:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed