Lisa Marie Bennett is a Family Nurse Practitioner board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center and joined Premier Spine & Pain Center in 2015. She provides comprehensive pain management focusing on each patient’s need to maintain a balance for optimal health.
Lisa Marie has more than 20 years of nursing experience in emergency medicine, trauma, open heart and critical care before becoming a family nurse practitioner.
Sometimes I inspire my patients; more often, they inspire me. ~unknown
Debbie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University. After a 6 month Critical Care Fellowship, she worked in the ICU for 9 years and then the PACU for 13 years.
She decided to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing from South University in Savannah Georgia. The focus of study was the Adult Nurse Practitioner program. After passing the board certification exam, she started her new career as a visiting primary care provider. Other experience includes Internal Medicine and 2 ½ years with an outpatient neurology office.
Outside of work, Debbie enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and two dogs. They are frequent RVers and love going to country concerts.
Mark is a certified physician assistant who joined our practice in 2014.
Mark graduated from the University of Florida in 1985 receiving a BHS degree in physician assistant studies. He has prior experience working in nephrology, primary care and orthopedic surgery.
Mark is a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He is committed to providing compassionate care to his patients as well as improving their quality of life.
When not working, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, yoga, traveling, Jaguar and Gator football.
Dr. Mato’s practice is focused on providing individualized care to his patients. He has years of training and experience in all interventional approaches to managing pain including the implantation of spinal cord stimulation systems and intrathecal analgesic delivery devices.
Dr. Matos has extensive experience in the field of Regenerative Medicine. He is one of the first physicians in Florida to use Platelet Rich Plasma and Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentrates for the treatment of Degenerative Spine and Joint diseases.
Certifications and Associations
- Board Certified Integrative Medicine
- Board Certified Anesthesiology
- Diplomate Academy of Integrative Pain Management
Postgraduate Medical Education
- Fellowship Metabolic Medical Institute
- Fellowship Dartmouth Hitchcock
- Residency University of Miami / JMH
- Internship Mount Sinai Medical Center