Category: Physical Therapist

Erik Hofmann

Erik Hofmann

May 29th, 2019

Erik Hofmann serves as director of the Larchmont, New York location. After receiving his Physical Therapy degree in 1998 from SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, he practiced at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital three years followed by working in orthopedic private practices in Manhattan and Westchester. To enhance his clinical skill, in 2003 he received an Advanced Masters in

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Joel Hirschhorn

Joel Hirschhorn

May 29th, 2019

Joel Hirschhorn has been working at Recovery Physical Therapy since 1998, opening its first facility in Manhattan. Joel is now the Director at our Millburn, New Jersey facility. His education includes attending the University of Buffalo before receiving his physical therapy degree from Hunter College’s School of Allied Health Professions in 1981. He has exclusively

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Russell Hartophilis

Russell Hartophilis

May 29th, 2019

Russell Hartophilis brings 30 years of orthopedic experience to his Rockefeller Center and Fashion District facilites. His entire physical therapy career has been Manhattan based following his graduation from Hunter College. Beginning with Bellevue Hospital, Russell worked with the spinal cord injury team and also ran the outpatient clinic. He then further developed his orthopedic

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Dr. Gerard “Jerry” Desmond

Dr. Gerard “Jerry” Desmond

May 29th, 2019

Jerry serves as Executive Director at 200 Park Avenue, where he specializes in orthopedics and sports physical therapy. Additionally, Jerry is certified as a first emergency responder. He graduated from the Hunter College physical therapy program in 1986. After graduating, he initially worked at Kings County Hospital, where he specialized in neurology with emphasis towards

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Dr. Nicole Listas

Dr. Nicole Listas

May 29th, 2019

Nicole serves as the Director of the Rockefeller Center office of Recovery Physical Therapy at 1221 Avenue of the Americas. She is Board Certified by the American Physical Therapy Association in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Nicole focuses on orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as overuse injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation. Nicole completed her Bachelors of Science

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Dr. Jung Hyun Lee

Dr. Jung Hyun Lee

May 29th, 2019

Jung is the Director at our Upper East Side clinic. He graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Daemen College. He specializes in orthopedic and manual physical therapy. Jung is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). He also completed the rigorous certification process to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT)

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Dr. Kenneth Van

Dr. Kenneth Van

May 29th, 2019

Kenneth is the Clinical Director at the Recovery Physical clinic located at 200 Park Ave Grand Central and Midtown East. He specializes in patient specific orthopedics and sports rehabilitation. In his time at Recovery Physical therapy, Ken has treated individuals with diagnoses ranging from cervical pain, shoulder pathologies, knee injuries, back/hip pain, and foot/ankle disorders.

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Dr. Carlo Chan

Dr. Carlo Chan

May 29th, 2019

Carlo Chan works at Recovery Physical Therapy’s Upper West Side office. After graduating with a B.S. in Biology from St. Thomas Aquinas College, he earned his DPT from Touro College School of Health Sciences in Manhattan. Carlo has over six years of experience working in orthopedic outpatient practices in Manhattan. Carlo specializes in orthopedic and

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James Cardone

James Cardone

May 29th, 2019

James S. Cardone, PT is the President and CEO of Recovery Physical Therapy, the company he founded in 1999. A graduate of Florida International University in Miami Florida in 1978, he began his career at the famous Rusk Institute in New York City and has been one of the pioneers of orthopedic and sports rehabilitation

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