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Meet Our Compassionate Health Care Providers

Providing you with the best doctors for the best care.

Our Mission Statement

We are a comprehensive professional medical practice dedicated to evaluating, preventing, and effectively treating all types of pain, using the most advanced techniques available, in an environment that emphasizes compassionate patient care.

Peter Corda, D.O.

Peter Corda, D.O.

Board-Certified Anesthesiology & Pain Management

New Jersey Certified for Medical Marijuana

Dr. Peter Corda was born and raised in South Jersey and has been practicing pain management in Southern New Jersey for over 30 years. He attended medical school in Chicago and then went on to do his residency training and Board Certification in Anesthesia and Pain Management.

While at Kennedy Hospital, he was Chief of Anesthesia at the Washington Township Division and Medical Director of Kennedy Surgical Center. He has served on the Hospital Board for Kennedy Hospital. He was also instrumental in the development of the specialty Pain Management in the United States and was involved in the research of many of the pain management techniques that we utilize today.

Dr. Corda is the President of Corda Pain Institute, formerly Professional Pain Management Associates.

Jeffrey Polcer, D.O.

Jeffrey Polcer, D.O.

Board-Certified Anesthesiology & Pain Management

New Jersey Certified for Medical Marijuana

Dr. Jeffery Polcer has been treating chronic pain in Southern New Jersey for the past 25 years. Five years ago, he became Board-Certified in Addiction Medicine to expand his treatment focus to those patients struggling with addiction issues.

After completing medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency training at the Kennedy Health System, he received fellowship training in Pain Management through the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He later became Board-Certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Management.

During the ensuing years, Dr. Polcer became certified in varied techniques including radiofrequency ablation, nucleoplasty, and spinal cord stimulation to name just a few. He regularly uses nerve blocks, epidural injections, joint injections, and facet injections to help control chronic pain syndrome.

When medications are used, they are chosen carefully, conservatively, and most importantly, in a safe manner. His specialty training in Addiction Medicine has become helpful in recognizing, treating, and preventing substance abuse issues.

Dr. Polcer is a member of the Spine Intervention Society, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the American Academy of Pain Management. He is committed to helping alleviate chronic pain in those suffering from this debilitating condition.

Vannette Perkins, M.D.

Vannette Perkins, M.D.

Board-Certified Anesthesiology & Pain Management

New Jersey Certified for Medical Marijuana

Dr. Vannette Perkins M.D., a native of Southern New Jersey is a specialist in Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Integrative Medicine. A graduate of Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, she completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia PA. She has over 31 years of diverse experience especially in chronic pain, integrative pain medicine and whole person health care. She is affiliated with many hospitals including Jefferson University Hospital, Atlanticare Regional Medical Center(s) and Inspira Medical Center-Vineland. She has multiple surgical center affiliations as well.

Dr. Perkins is a Fellow of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) and completed 200 hours of training for Certified Therapeutic Yoga. Dr. Perkins is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), the American Academy of Nutrition, and the International Spine Intervention Society.

Dr. Perkins has Board Certifications in Anesthesiology and Pain Management from the (ABA) American Board of Anesthesiology, Nutrition and Integrative Medicine (Fellow-AIHM). Her treatment focus is on the “whole person” (body, mind, and spirit) with an emphasis on lifestyle and dietary modifications toward health and wellness attainment and maintenance. She also provides Alternative Non-Pharmacological Treatment Options and Medicinal Cannabis-Marijuana CBD/THC Treatment. Newest treatments include IV Recovery, Rejuvenation vitamin infusion therapy, fascia treatment, alpha stimulation, and regenerative stem cell treatment.

Dr. Perkins specializes in Neuromodulation – Spinal Cord Stimulator (DCS) Temporary and Permanent Lead Implantations, Intrathecal Pump Spinal Infusion Implantation, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Fibromyalgia/Spasticity Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Headaches/Migraines, Musculoskeletal Pain and Injuries, Neuropathic “Nerve Pain” Conditions, Joint Pain and Arthritis/Arthralgias, and Regenerative Treatment. She regularly performs interventional injections to the total spine, head, neck, joints and nerves utilizing IV sedation for patient comfort on request.

Languages supported at her practice include English and Spanish.

Gary Buck, M.D., R.Ph.

Gary Buck, M.D., R.Ph.

Fellowship-Trained in Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Obstetrical Anesthesia


Gary Buck, M.D., R.Ph., worked as a registered pharmacist while he attended medical school at Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine in Camden, NJ. He has pharmacy expertise in narcotic pain medications and compounding, as well as extensive anesthesia training in pain management, obstetrics, and pediatric pain management. He performs many advanced interventional techniques, such as dorsal column (spinal cord) stimulation and regional nerve blocks for acute and chronic pain.



Debbie Corda

Debra Hardy, APN-BC

Debra Hardy is an accomplished nurse practitioner with over 25 years of health care experience ranging from office, hospital, and home-based care. She graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with her Master of Science in Nursing degree in the Advanced Nurse Practitioner Program.

Debra Hardy is a thoughtful, open, and straightforward practitioner. She is a good listener, passionate about patient care and maintaining healthy communities. Her goal is to partner with you to create a plan to optimize your health.

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