All our Therapists are New York State licensed.
141 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY 11720
1636 Montauk Hwy,
Mastic, NY 11950
All our Therapists are New York State licensed.
Robert Spagnoli graduated from Upstate Medical Center Physical Therapy Program in Syracuse, NY with high honors and completed his Masters Degree in Health, Management and Technology in 2001 at Stony Brook University. He also received his Baccalaureate Degree from Albany University prior to this while majoring in biology and chemistry. Robert has completed extensive continuing education in the area of orthopedics, manual therapy, and sports injuries. He has earned two specialty certifications including Manual Therapy Certification in 1990 through the Institute of Graduate Health Sciences and Certified Functional Manual Therapist in 1997 through the Institute of Physical Art. He has also been a primary instructor since 1990 for two orthopedic spinal courses- Cervical Thoracic Integration and Lumbo-Pelvic Integration. These are advanced courses taught to physical therapists on the national level for continuing education credit. Robert has also been an Adjunct Professor in the Stony Brook University Physical Therapy program teaching spinal orthopedics. In his years of experience he has developed a treatment approach that is eclectic and includes manual therapy, muscle re-education, functional retraining, exercise, and patient education. His goals of treatment are to restore movement to the injured region, educate the patient to mange their injury and prevent future injury. This philosophy of treatment is consistent throughout both of his physical therapy offices and has provided a formula for success. He is owner of Spagnoli Physical Therapy with locations in Centereach and Mastic. Robert is active in the community and enjoys lecturing on various topics regarding injury and injury prevention to local organizations and sports teams. He enjoys the outdoors and has many hobbies including golf, cycling, hiking, skiing, and mountaineering.
Susan received her Baccalaureate degree with Honors in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University after earning her first Baccalaureate degree at Albany University while majoring in Biology and Chemistry. She continued on with her education to receive her Masters of Science in Health Care Technology and Management at Stony Brook University and then a post-professional Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at SUNY Stony Brook in 2005. Susan’s interest in manual therapy led her to her coursework with the Institute of Physical Art and passing the Certified Functional Manual Therapist (C.F.M.T.) exam with Honors in 2002. She has taken an extensive amount of continuing education with particular interest in manual therapy, the spine, orthopedics and sports. She treats her patients looking at the “whole person” while pulling on her vast experience incorporating an array of treatment strategies including manual therapy, correcting muscle imbalances and postural alignment, back education and training, muscle energy and mobilization techniques, dynamic functional retraining, prescriptive exercises and yoga. Susan has over 20 years experience working in an outpatient setting successfully treating patients with orthopedic and post-surgical conditions, TMJ, spinal and pelvic dysfunction. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Stony Brook University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program teaching Advanced Therapeutic Exercise from 2006 -2016. To further expand her approach to wellness, she completed her 200-hour Yoga Instructor Certification in May 2015 through Yoga Alliance. For recreation, Susan enjoys yoga and tennis throughout the year and participating in outdoor activities including cycling and hiking.
Kerry earned her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy at Touro College in 1999. She is trained in manual therapy from the Institute of Physical Art. She is dedicated in taking continuing education to advance her manual therapy skills and patient assessments with her recent work in Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).
Keith received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University before joining Spagnoli in 2006. He is also the Coordinator of Clinical Education and Clinical Instructor at the Centereach location. Keith is a Clinical Associate Professor at Stony Brook University where he teaches classes in Orthopedics and Foundations of Exercise and Movement. In the clinical setting, he has a particular interest in dysfunction of the neck and shoulder and injury prevention of the adolescent throwing athlete. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2003.
Jessica graduated from Stony Brook University in 2012 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. During her doctoral training, Jessica completed clinical internships in Acute care, pediatrics and out patient orthopedic clinics. Jessica has been a full time employee at the Centereach location since graduating as well as an adjunct faculty member in Stony Brook Physical Therapy Program for Wellness and Advanced Therapeutic Exercise. Jessica has taken extensive coursework advancing her manual therapy skills through the Institute of Physical Art and passed the Certified Functional Manual Therapy (CFMT) exam in August of 2017. She has also enjoyed being a Lab Assistant for several courses with the Institute of Physical Art in 2017 and she has been a member of the APTA since 2009.
Justin graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with specialization in Neuroscience, continuing on to achieve a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has gained experience in a multitude of unique environments, including skilled nursing facilities, preschool pediatrics, and outpatient orthopedic offices. Justin has interest in orthopedic conditions, sportspecific rehabilitation, and injury prevention programs.
Erika graduated from Stony Brook University in 2005 with Doctorate in Physical Therapy and has been practicing in our Mastic location since. Erika has strong interest in manual therapy intervention and has completed a number of continuing education courses in orthopedics and osteopathic manual therapy. Her continuing education courses include “Lumbopelvic Integration” and “Cervical Thoracic Integration” through Integrative Manual Therapy Solutions, “Functional Orthopedics I” through the Institute of Physical Art, “Integrated Neuromuscular Re-Education Muscle Energy Therapy and Positional Release”, “Functional Strength Training for the Aging Spine” and “Rotator Cuff Syndrome: From Impingement to Post-Operative Rehab” and “Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Shoulder Injuries”.
Patrick graduated in 1999 from the Physical Therapy program at Stony Brook University. He has had an interest in orthopedics and sports and continued to take several continuing education courses with the Institute of Physical Art in manual therapy involving the cervical and lumbar spine. He has been a part of the Spagnoli team since 2000.
Nicole graduated from Stony Brook University in 2016 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. During her doctoral training, Nicole completed clinical internships in sub-acute rehab, acute rehab, outpatient pediatric and outpatient orthopedic clinics. Nicole completed her orthopedic clinic at the Centereach location under Jessica’s supervision and has been a full time employee since graduating. Nicole has been working to further her manual skills through courses by the Institute of Physical Arts and plans to one day become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist. In addition to working full time as a Physical therapist, Nicole also works as a soccer trainer, which has allowed her to carry over sport specific exercises from the field to the clinic. Her love for soccer and own experiences with injury has led to her strong interest in injury prevention and recovery from ACL reconstruction.
Ashley graduated from Stony Brook University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has clinical experience in multiple settings including skilled nursing, outpatient orthopedics, and neurological rehabilitation. During her clinical internships, she received training working specifically with the traumatic brain injury and stroke population. She also developed a strong interest in utilizing manual therapy to treat spinal dysfunctions, sports-related injuries, and post-operative conditions. Her interests outside of work include cooking, running, hiking, and fitness.
Katrina graduated from Binghamton University in 2011 with a BS degree majoring in Integrative Neuroscience. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University in 2014. She began her career working in acute care at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, but soon transitioned to outpatient orthopedic therapy and began with Spagnoli PT in September 2015. Her continuing education work has focused mainly on manual therapy, taking classes through the Institute of Physical Art. She has been a member of the APTA since 2012. When she is not working, Katrina likes to spend her free time outdoors running, biking, skiing, snowboarding, and traveling.
Patrick earned an Associates of Applied Science degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Suffolk County Community College in 2004 and has been practicing for Spagnoli Physical Therapy ever since. Patrick has completed extensive continuing education courses in orthopedics and osteopathic manual therapy through the Institute of Physical Art, IMTS Global, and NES. As a Clinical Instructor of the Centereach location Patrick is actively involved in student education.
Patricia graduated from Nassau County Community College in 1999 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science. She spent the early part of her career working with neurologically based diagnosis, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscular Dystrophy. Since 2002, she has focused her career on using her manual skills to treat a variety of post-surgical and orthopedic conditions of children and adults, including joint replacement, spinal surgery, and car accident related injuries. Patty joined the staff of Spagnoli Physical Therapy in 2009. She continues to expand her knowledge in the field with continuing education courses that also include post-concussion treatment and vestibular disorder rehabilitation. Patty enjoys helping others to achieve their goals of a happier and healthier life with their therapy treatment plan. When she is not working, Patty loves to travel, scuba dive and play volleyball.
Cindy has been with Spagnoli Physical Therapy since December of 1996. She began her career as a secretary/billing processor and was promoted to the Office Manager position in 2002. She is responsible for the efficiency of the front office and will try to make your experience as smooth as possible. Cindy is extremely knowledgeable in the changes that are occurring in the insurance industry and is always available for any questions you may have. In her free time, Cindy enjoys spending time with her family who are actively involved in twirling and baseball.
Monica began her career with Spagnoli Physical Therapy in September of 1996 as a secretary/receptionist and was promoted to Office Manager in 2006 working in a Supervisory capacity. Currently, Monica divides her days co-managing between our Centereach and Mastic locations. She is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of insurance procedures and requirements, claims processing and insurance appeals. Monica acts as the liaison between the patient and their insurance carrier to facilitate the acquisition of referrals and authorizations as well as verification of patient benefits and coverage and in turn educating our patients. Monica is always available and willing to answer any questions our patients may have. In her spare time, Monica enjoys Broadway Musical Theatre, gardening, dance, swimming, the beach and spending time with her family and close friends.
Kelly graduated from Virginia Tech in 2014 with a B.S. degree in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. During her 4 years at Virginia Tech, she competed on the Division I Women’s Lacrosse team. She then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Stony Brook University in 2017. During her doctoral training, Kelly completed her clinical affiliations in hospital rehabilitation, orthopedic outpatient and private practice facilities. Her interests outside of work include living an active lifestyle, photography, kayaking, and coaching girls’ lacrosse. While pursuing her degree, Kelly continued to coach competitive girls’ lacrosse across a span of age groups, where she was able utilize her sports specific background and integrate that knowledge into the clinical setting. Her love for lacrosse has driven her to teach injury prevention to young athletes in order to allow the athlete to be the best they can be. Kelly has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2014.
The Office Staff at Spagnoli Physical Therapy is committed to providing a quality experience for you as your receive your physical therapy care. This includes scheduling appointments that are convenient for you, verifying and processing your insurance information and answering any other clerical questions that may arise. Our goal is to provide a smooth process as you progress with the rehabilitation of your injury.