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About Elite Medical Supply

Elite Medical Supply is a Medicare accredited supplier for DMEPOS products. We provide the highest-quality medical braces for patients being treated for cervical, spine, knee, and extremity pain. Our staff will closely coordinate with your healthcare provider to identify the right pain management solution.

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Quality, Compassionate, Experienced

Elite Medical Supply is committed to treating patients equally, with the utmost respect, compassion and the dignity they deserve. 

We provide the highest-quality braces for patients being treated for knee and back conditions. We go the extra mile to serve the needs of Medicare beneficiaries.
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Leadership Team

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Gary Nikiel

Founder & Owner

Gary Nikiel is the owner and founder of Elite Medical Supply. He received a BS in Finance & Business Administration from the State University of New York at Fredonia. After spending years in the roles of salesperson and regional manager selling back braces, bone stimulators and spinal implants, he became a certified orthotic fitter and founded Elite Medical Supply in 1998. Treating every patient as family has been the company motto since day one. Having been an avid motorcyclist and weightlifter, he now enjoys walking, music, reading, cheering on the Buffalo Bills and Sabres and spending time with his family.

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John Nikiel


John is the President of Elite Medical Supply. He began with Elite Medical Supply a decade ago and has occupied various positions over the years, learning many aspects of the DME industry. John came to Elite Medical Supply after completing a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. John enjoys honing his home improvement skills, showing his support for the Bills, and fine tuning his golf game in his spare time.

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Jon Burchfiel

Manufacturing Manager

Jon is the Manufacturing Manager at Elite Medical Supply. In this role he has oversight of the Elite Medical Supply medical device manufacturing facility located in Tennessee. Jon joined Elite Medical Supply in 2017 to open an FDA registered medical device manufacturing facility where the company’s proprietary Multi-Mode Stimulator is manufactured. Prior to joining Elite Medical Supply, Jon completed a B.S. degree in Business Management and has worked for manufacturing companies in the DME industry. Jon is an outdoorsman and enjoys the challenges every season brings. His family and friends are sources of inspiration that propel his life forward.


Mary Beth Ferrini


Mary Beth comes from a background of over 20 years in public accounting with extended knowledge of financial reporting and small business taxes. In 2012 she joined the Elite Medical Supply team as Controller entering the private sector for the first time. Mary Beth brings her expertise and experience into effectively managing the day-to-day financial operations of the Company. Mary Beth enjoys cooking, swimming, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family.

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Heather Shevlin

In-House Counsel

Heather supports the operations at Elite Medical Supply as In-House Counsel. She is committed to preserving and enhancing Elite’s merited reputation through a dedication to the highest ethical standards and patient care. Heather earned degrees, with distinction, in Political Science and Law. After several years as a general practitioner, she bid farewell to private law practice to join the Elite team in 2014 with a focus on building its network and surpassing industry standards. Heather also strives to perpetuate a superior work environment for all of Elite’s employees. She is inspired daily by her husband and their two young children. Heather enjoys cooking and trying new recipes, although rarely gets an enthusiastic review from the family.

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For Patients

Elite Medical Supply provides high-quality bracing products to Medicare beneficiaries with exceptional product support through live training sessions. Click the button below to learn more about our braces.

Call us to find out if you may qualify for a brace as a Medicare covered benefit.


For Providers

Elite Medical Supply dispenses quality bracing for your patients and provides superior service with online training and follow-up support to ensure patient compliance and satisfaction. Click the button below to schedule a product demo.

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Our Products

We provide high-quality medical equipment, like back braces and knee braces, to patients who are being treated for cervical, spine, knee or extremity pain. You can receive a Medicare covered knee or back brace at little or no cost to you. We'll make it easy for you. We'll even handle the paperwork when you qualify. Click the button below to learn more.


All of the staff is extremely helpful. Quality of product and business practices make it easy to do business with them.

Robert D.

Great products for helping injured spinal patients through rehabilitation with chiropractic care. Highly recommended.

Office Caprow

Elite Medical Supply helped me with my knee brace that could not be located anywhere else near by. Kind people and very helpful.

Crystal H.

The quality of the braces have been excellent. They are a great asset in helping my patients obtain equipment to improve their health and speed up their recoveries.

Thomas T.

I have been working the Elite Medical for over 5 years. I have to say that of all the DME providers I have worked with in the past Elite by far is the best in this business.

Seth B.

Our Team of Professionals Offer In-Home Fitting & Training in New York

One of our professional team members will deliver your new brace, electrotherapy device, or bone growth stimulator. We’ll also train you in it’s use to ensure you receive all the benefits possible during your recovery, all at your home.

This service is only available in New York State.
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We Accept Medicare Assignment

Elite Medical Supply is a Medicare DMEPOS accredited supplier that accepts assignment. We charge only the coinsurance and Part B deductible for the Medicare‑approved amount.

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You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. Contact us today to discuss your bracing needs.

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