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Russell R Hartophilis

Russell Hartophilis , PT

Russell Hartophilis brings 18 years of orthopedic experience to his Rockefeller Center facility. His entire physical therapy career has been Manhattan-based following his graduation from Hunter College. At Bellevue Hospital, Russell worked with the spinal cord injury team and ran the outpatient clinic. He further developed his orthopedic skills as the Senior Associate with The Center for Sports Therapy. There, he created a 200-book reference library, which was used as a teaching model for students and volunteers. Russell lectures at continuing education courses, and is a contributing writer for research articles and books. He has worked with the N.J. Nets, the N.J. Stars team tennis, and the N.J. Torpedoes youth soccer program. Russell continues to provide quality one to one care emphasizing manual therapy and patient education. His specialties include shoulder, knee, and postural decline mechanical issues. He also observes patient surgeries and attends physician consultations.