Staff

Carl Gargiulo

Carl Gargiulo, PT, DPT, OCS – President and Owner

Education

  • DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) – Rutgers University
  • MA – Pathokinesiology – NYU
  • BS – Physical Therapy – NYU

Specialization/Advanced Degree

  • Orthpedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Special Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • Isokinectics
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Pediatrics
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Cancer Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapists

Tricia Anastasio

Tricia Anastasio, PT, DPT

Education

  • DPT – The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • BS – Health Science Studies – Quinnipiac University

Special Interests

  • Pediatric Orthopedic and Neurological Physical Therapy
  • Adult Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Cancer Rehabilitation

Marios

Marios Christodoulou, PT, DPT

Education

  • BS – Biology – Stony Brook University
  • MS – Biomedical Sciences – Long Island University
  • DPT – New York Institute of Technology

Special Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Manual Therapy

Caitlin Cole

Caitlin Cole, PT, DPT

Education

  • DPT – Rutgers State University of New York
  • BS – Integrative Neuroscience – Binghamton University

Special Interests

  • Infants
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Neurological Rehabilitation
    • LSVT BIG certified for Parkinson’s disease

Maria G. DeFalco

Maria Defalco, PT

Education

  • BHS – Physical Therapy – Hunter College of Cuny, NY
  • BS – St. Peter’s College

Special Interests

  • Myofascial Pain
  • Orthopedics
  • Manual Therapy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Vestibular Rehab

Ann Fitzpatrick-Valenti

Ann Fitzpatrick-Valenti, PT

Education

  • BS – Physical Therapy – Daeman College

Special Interests

  • Geriatrics
  • Women’s Health
  • Orthopedics

Aarti Kalzunkar

Aarti Kalzunkar, PT, MPT

Education

  • BPT – Physical Therapy – G.S. Medical College (Mumbai, India)
  • MPT – Physical Therapy – University of Mumbai (India)

Special Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Fractures
  • Shoulder and Knee Injuries
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions

Ann Fitzpatrick-Valenti

Robert Lopez, DPT

Education

  • BS – Physical Therapy – Kean University
  • DPT – Rutgers University

Special Interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Orthopedics
  • Acute Care/Home Care

Nina Mastrogiacomo PT, DPT, CMPT

Education

  • DPT – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • BS – Rutgers University

Specialization/Advanced Degree

  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT)
  • North American Institute of Manual Therapy

Special Interests

  • Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
  • Manual therapy
  • Fitness and wellness
  • Injury prevention

Michael Mozia, DPT, CSCS

Education

  • BS – Biology – Seton Hall University
  • DPT – Seton Hall University

Special Interests

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Therapy
  • Kinesio Taping
  • McKenzie MDT

Gregory Ogle

Gregory Ogle, PT, DPT

Education

  • DPT – Northeastern University
  • BS – Rehabilitation Science – Northeastern University

Special Interests

  • Sports Medicine and Return to Sport
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Trisha Patel

Trisha Patel, OTR/L

  • MS – Occupational Therapy – University of the Sciences
  • BS – Health Sciences – University of the Sciences

Education

Special Interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Infants
  • Adult Neurological Rehabilitation

Natalie

Natalie Rodrigues, PT, DPT, CLT – Clinical Director of Jersey City Medical Center Outpatient Department

Education

  • DPT – Columbia University
  • BA – Biology – Kean University
  • Certified in Lymphedema Therapy

Special Interests

  • Lymphedema
  • Cancer Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Janette Scafidi, PT

Education

  • BS – Health Science, MPT – Long Island University
  • BS – Biology – St. Peter’s College
  • AAS – Essex County College

Special Interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics

Susan Schneider

Susan Schneider, PT, MSPT, DPT – Senior Therapist, Supervising Therapist, Director Of Education, Clinic Director of Jersey City

Education

  • DPT – Rutgers University
  • MS – Physical Therapy – Columbia University
  • BS – Physical Education – Ithaca College

Special Interests

  • ACL Injury Prevention
    • Certified in Sportsmetrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee and Shoulder Injuries
  • The Female Athlete
  • Fitness and Wellness

Andrej Slugocki

Andrzej Slugocki, PT, DPT, CERT. MDT

Education

  • DPT – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • BS – Physical Therapy – NYU

Specialization/Advanced Degree

  • McKenzie Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine and Extremities
  • OCS – Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Special Interests

  • Evaluation and Treatment Of the Spine
  • McKenzie Method
  • Orthopedics
  • Workman’s Compensation
  • Manual Therapy

Kristen Spurlock

Kristen Spurlock, OTR/L

Education

  • MS – Occupational Therapy – New York University
  • BA – Psychology and Human Relations – Pace University

Special Interests

  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Orthopedic Conditions of the Upper Extremities

Joseph Whelan, MSPT, OCS

Education

  • BS – Biology – SUNY Stony Brook
  • BS – Physical Therapy – SUNY Stony Brook
  • MS – Orthopedics – Physical Therapy – Touro College

Special Interests

  • McKenzie Credentials
  • Orthopedics
  • Home Care

Michael Yasso, MSPT – Clinical Directory of Clara Maas Medical Center, Bellville, NJ

Education

  • MS – Physical Therapy – University of Hartford

Special Interests

  • Fitness and Wellness
  • Orthopedics
  • Geriatrics
  • Sports Medicine

Physical Therapy Assistants

Jeremy Atendido, PTA

Education

  • BA – Psychology – Rutgers University
  • AAS PTA – Essex County College

Special Interests

  • Outpatient Orthopedics

Danielle Cahanap, PTA

Education

  • AAS PTA – Essex County College
  • BS – Exercise Science in Applied Kinesiology – Rutgers University

Special Interest

  • Sports Injuries
  • Orthopedics

Jocelyn Haverlock

Jocelyn Haverlock, PTA

Education

  • AAS PTA – Union County College

Special Interests

  • Geriatrics
  • Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
  • Post-CVA Rehabilitation

Malia Kamai, PTA

Education

  • AAS PTA – Essex County College
  • BS – Public Health – NJCU

Special Interest

  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports Injuries
  • Running Injuries

Zalak Oza

Zalak Oza, PTA

Education

  • AAS PTA – Mercer County College

Special Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Geriatrics

Clarence Sartaguda, PTA

Education

  • PTA – Essex County College

Special Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Subacute Care

Deanna Tomasso-Addeo

Deanna Tomasso-Addeo, PTA, MT

Education

  • BFA – Dance – Rutgers University/Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • CMA – Movement Analysis – Laban Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies
  • LPTA – Physical Therapy Assistant – Union County College
  • LMT – Massage Therapist – Cortiva Institute For Massage

Special Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • Dance Kinesiology
  • Manual Therapy
  • Myofascial Pain

Omar Wilson, PTA

Special Interest

  • Adult Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Natalie Youmans, PTA

Education

  • AAS PTA – Union County College
  • BS – Biology – Stockton University

Special Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
    • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Pediatrics

Felicia Bonvicino

Felicia Bonvicino, COTA

Education

  • BS – Health Sciences – Elizabethtown College
  • AAS OTA – Community College of Baltimore County

Special Interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Neurological Rehabilitation

Linda Charles

Linda Charles, COTA-L

Education

  • Lincoln College of New England

Special Interests

  • School-based pediatric therapy
  • Outpatient pediatric therapy
  • Hand therapy rehabilitation services