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The staff of Hyperbaric Services of the Palm Beaches
Dr. She L. Wong - Medical Director
Dr. She Ling Wong is an experienced board certified general surgeon that has been practicing for over 30 years, most notably as the former Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Brownsville Doctors Hospital in Brownsville, Texas. Previously licensed in the states of New York, California and the District of Columbia, Dr. Wong earned his medical degree from the University of Sa Paulo Medical School in Brazil and completed his general residency at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, New York.

In addition to performing all aspects of general surgery, Dr. Wong is trained in Hyperbaric Medicine, specializing in advanced diabetic wound healing and other conditions treated by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. He is Board Certified in General Surgery, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and has a fellowship in Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Wong currently serves as Medical Director of Hyperbaric Services of the Palm Beaches, the only JACHO accredited free-standing facility in the U.S.A. and located in Delray Beach, Florida.


John DeLuca MD, DC - Staff Physician
Dr. John DeLuca MD
Dr. John DeLuca is a 2005 graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey in 2008 and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Prior to attending medical school, Dr. DeLuca was a practicing Chiropractic Physician, board certified in the areas of Pain Management, Chiropractic Sports Care and Clinical Nutrition. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia, his B.S. in Nutrition from Penn State University and an M.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.

Dr. DeLuca is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and has obtained certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning, and Manipulation under Anesthesia. He is a member of the American Academy of Anti–Aging Medicine, the Institute of Functional Medicine, American Headache Society, the American College for the Advancement of Medicine, the American College of Physicians and the American College of Sports Medicine.

He is considered an expert in Complementary and Alternative Medicine [CAM] and has presented multiple lectures as a Visiting Professor at St. George’s University School of Medicine. He has instructed hundreds of doctors at Activator Methods seminars.

In addition to Internal and Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr. DeLuca’s interests include maximizing neurological functioning, Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Weight-loss, Headache and Pain Management, as well as promoting wellness and a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. DeLuca practices Integrative Medicine. As defined by Dr. Andrew Weil, “Integrative medicine is healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person (body, mind, and spirit), including all aspects of lifestyle. It emphasizes the therapeutic relationship and makes use of all appropriate therapies, both conventional and alternative." Dr. DeLuca’s unique training and professional background allows him to bring the best that each discipline has to offer and develops an individual treatment plan for each patient.

Dr. DeLuca is proud to join Hyperbaric Services of The Palm Beaches given the positive results patients have experienced with Hyperbaric Oxygen treatment.


Connie Governale - Director of Business Development
Facility Administrator, Connie Governale
Connie started her career at a young age as an employee of New York City Department of Health.  There she was recognized as one of the first females in the field of computer data processing for the State of New York.

Connie has many years of experience in the medical field and her past experiences have played a major role in the development and success of a large multidisciplinary neurosurgical/diagnostic center in Fort Lauderdale for many years.  Included in this large center was hyperbaric oxygen therapy used in the treatment of neurological conditions.

She was instrumental in bringing forth the first International Symposium for Cerebral Palsy and the Brain Injured Child.

Connie's tenure has provided her with many years of experience and knowledge in the everyday operations of a multi-faceted medical center.  She is seasoned in insurance reimbursement issues, knowledgeable in marketing and insurance contracting.  Her years in the medical field including hyperbaric oxygen therapy will be a contributing factor to the success of this facility.


Anne Marie Heid - Hyperbaric Technician
Supervising Hyperbaric Technician, Anne Marie Heid
Anne Marie Heid has many years of experience in the medical field; most of her medical career has been spent in the field of Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy.  She is recognized for her knowledge in this specialized field and her warmth and compassion for her patients is unmistakable.  Her primary concern is her patient’s well being and safety.

Anne Marie understands the actual treatment because she not only worked as a technician but has also been a tender inside the chamber with children supervising them throughout their treatment.  Her son has also been a recipient of HBOT for Latent Stage Lyme Disease.

She was also instrumental in bringing forth the first International Symposium for Cerebral Palsy and the Brain Injured Child.

NREMT – National Registered Emergency Medical Technician
DMT – Diver Medical Technician

She continues to further her education and keeps up with the continuing evolving standards in the field of hyperbarics.

Laura Mastrony - Hyperbaric Technician
Supervising Hyperbaric Technician, Laura Mastrony
Laura Mastrony is a trained in TCP02 She is a Hyperbaric oxygen technician who brings to HSPB over 20 years of experience in the medical field, including practicing as a patient coordinator for area Hyperbaric facilities. As the mother of a child with a traumatic brain injury, her in-depth understanding of the needs of patients has fostered a facility environment that is warm, inviting and unique. Laura is committed to the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen and remains on the cutting edge by advancing her knowledge of the therapy through continuing education.


Karen Casey - Accounting Manager / Director Assistant
Supervising Hyperbaric Technician, Karen Casey
Karen Casey has over twenty years as a multi-faceted professional. She worked as a Credit Manger in Connecticut. There she was responsible for credit and collections, opening new accounts, and training office staff. She decided to leave that position to raise a family. Wanting to stay home with her children she became a licensed day care provider. She returned to the workforce after receiving training as a Nurse’s Aide. Her primary patient was a head injured male that she cared for for many years until he moved out of state to receive Hyperbaric treatments. Karen then became a bookkeeper for a company that managed properties for the elderly. After moving to Florida, Karen’s knowledge of Hyperbaric therapy led her to join the staff at Hyperbaric Services of the Palm Beaches as a Bookkeeper and assistant to the Director. Her compassion and understanding of patient’s needs combined with her business skills makes her perfect a fit.

Carlyle Bryant-Spina - Director of Marketing
Carlyle Bryant-Spina
Carlyle’s extensive marketing experience spans 20 years and encompasses the development and implementation of marketing strategies for organizations in a wide range of industries including real estate, hospitality, retail, financial, professional services, consumer products and health care. She has counseled high profile regional and national firms in the areas of media relations, business development, institutional image building, research, training, advertising, special events, web site development, copywriting and collateral/communications tools development. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Florida State University, is a published author and mother of twins.