Meet Our Team

Meet our colleagues that assist the best spine Surgeons team Florida has to offer.

Andrew Weiss

Andrew Weiss, DPT

Physical Therapist

Daniel Burkholz

Daniel Burkholtz

PA-C

Dan Burkholtz is a Physician Assistant who works closely with Dr. Norton in all aspects of both surgical and nonsurgical care. He graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Medicine PA program and completed his undergraduate coursework in Gainesville as well.

Dan has worked in the Spine surgery field for over 15 years. He believes that each patient’s symptoms and pain is unique; understanding their condition and diagnosis is critical to helping them achieve their best possible quality of life.

Elizabeth Moore

Elizabeth Moore

ARNP

Elizabeth Moore is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with over five years of experience in spine and pain management. She completed her Master’s in Nursing with a specialty in family practice at Pace University in New York City in 2014.

Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she worked for many years as a Registered Nurse at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Elizabeth is well versed in multimodality management of acute and chronic pain conditions.

Meet Liz Moore
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Meredith Saxon-Kowalsky, MSPT

Meredith Saxon-Kowalsky, MSPT

Physical Therapist

Meredith Saxon-Kowalsky, MSPT, is a practicing, certified Physical Therapy specialist. She attended and graduated from Simmons College in 1992 with a BS in Science and graduated from Simmons College Graduate School for Health Studies in 1994 with a Master’s in Science in Physical Therapy. She has worked in Outpatient Orthopedics/Sports Physical Therapy for the past 30 years. Meredith owned Center Sports Physical Therapy, a successful private Physical Therapy practice in West Hartford, CT. which she developed and ran for over 14 years with a special goal in mind- to provide a more personal approach to care and excellence in customer service. Meredith was raised in West Hartford and had maintained strong community ties and strove to be the community “Go-to PT”. Meredith recently moved to Boca Raton, Florida where she is looking to establish roots and make new connections while her two boys are succeeding in college. Her specialty lies in Orthopedic cases requiring hands-on treatment and all sports-related diagnoses. Her many years of experience have made her an excellent and trusted diagnostician with treatments that are personalized, and your time is optimized. Meredith also specializes in Vestibular therapy and postpartum diastasis recti treatment.

Nicole Vega

Nicole Vega

PA-C

Nicole Vega is a board-certified Physician Assistant who specializes in pain management and works closely with Dr. Auerbach. She provides in-office care as well as assisting with minimally invasive procedures at the surgery center. She graduated from Florida International University’s PA program in 2020 and completed her undergraduate studies at Felician University. Originally from New Jersey, Nicole has prior experience in Emergency Medicine at Overlook Medical Center in Union and Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville. She is dedicated to building relationships with her patients and working with them to establish their healthcare goals and needs. Nicole resides in Delray Beach and enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.

Meet Florida Spine Associates Physician Assistant, Nicole Vega

Andrew Weiss

Andrew Weiss, DPT

Physical Therapist

Andrew Weiss is a Physical Therapist, athlete and educator. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Science from Touro College School of Health Science, graduating top of his class. He was awarded with the prestigious Academic Excellence Award upon graduation.

Andrew treats an array of patients, including those suffering from sports, orthopedic and neurological conditions. He creates customized treatments that integrate education, neuro reeducation, therapeutic exercise and other strategic techniques.

Andrew’s unique approach to healing adapts a biopsychosocial model that is both evidence-based and holistically informed.