Centereach Office

141 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY 11720
Phone: 631-467-4235
Fax: 631-467-2655

Mastic Office

1636 Montauk Hwy,
Mastic, NY 11950
Phone: 631-399-0007
Fax: 631-399-2992

Centereach Team

141 Mark Tree Rd., Centereach, NY, 11720

All our Therapists are New York State licensed.

Meet the Centereach Team

Robert Spagnoli


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 Spagnoli


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 has continued her education in pelvic health through the APTA and the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Susan 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.

Jessica Spagnoli


Jessica graduated from State University of New York at Geneseo in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. She then pursued her passion for Physical Therapy and graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2012 with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. Jessica has been a full time therapist at our Centereach location since graduating and has taken on a supervisory role. She has a firm belief in the holistic approach and looks at the whole body when approaching her patients. Jessica has taken extensive coursework advancing her manual therapy skills through the Institute of Physical Art and became a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) in 2017. Jessica gained an interest in treating pelvic floor physical therapy through her experiences with patients, noting the connection between the pelvic floor and musculoskeletal orthopedic conditions. She has continued her education in pelvic health through the APTA and the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Jessica finds teaching new therapists to be rewarding and leads the mentorship program at Spagnoli Physical Therapy. She  also serves as the Clinical Supervisor for student therapists during their Clinical Affiliations at Spagnoli PT.  Jessica was also a Lab Instructor in the Physical Therapy program at Stony Brook University for several years as well as with continuing education courses offered by  the Institute of Physical Art.  Jessica is active in the community  participating in fundraisers and local events and is a member of the Mount Sinai-Miller Place Chamber of Commerce. She has been a member of the APTA since 2009 and is also a member of the Pelvic Health Section. She enjoys outdoor activities with her growing family of four, which regularly includes Cedar Beach recreation, hiking, and Fire Island relaxation.

Nicole Vitale


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.

Stephanie Roberts


Stephanie graduated from High Point University with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science. She then went on to complete her Masters of Science in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning and Sports Nutrition from Long Island University – Brooklyn. After completing her Masters, Stephanie received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

During her time at Stony Brook, Stephanie gained clinical experience in various settings, including outpatient orthopedics, as well as acute rehab with a neurological focus. She also has clinical experience working with performing artists of all types while she was in Los Angeles. Stephanie completed one of her orthopedic clinical experiences at Spagnoli Physical Therapy under the supervision of Jessica Spagnoli and Nicole Vitale, and she has been working with the Centereach team since graduating from Stony Brook. Stephanie continues to have a passion for dance and working with dancers on their rehabilitation journey. She is also continuing her education by taking courses from the Institute of Physical Arts for advanced manual therapy skills, as well as courses in injury prevention.

Diane Nicholson


Diane Nicholson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy with Honors from the university of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 1987. She continued on with her education to receive a Masters of Science degree in Health Care Technology and Management from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1993. Throughout her career, Diane has worked in various clinical settings to include private and hospital-based outpatient departments, skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care settings. These varied environments have afforded Diane the unique opportunity to evaluate and treat a diverse patient population. Over her decades long career, Diane has completed extensive continuing education in outpatient physical therapy in the areas of orthopedics, sports injuries, vestibular rehabilitation, hand rehabilitation, aquatic therapy and osteoporosis management. Diane is a mother to three grown children and because of their participation in recreational and competitive sports while growing up, she is well acquainted with the “growing pains” associated with adolescent sports. Outside of work, Diane enjoys hiking, skiing, reading Scripture and cooking homemade meals for the family.

Patrick Keller


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.

Danielle Angelo


Danielle has been with Spagnoli Physical Therapy since 2002. She graduated with an
Associates Degree in Applied Health Sciences from Suffolk County Community College in
2003. Danielle has taken extensive courses in Orthopedic and Osteopathic Manual Therapy
through the Institute of Physical Art. She is a Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion
Specialist through the American Institute of Balance since August 2022. Danielle’s interest in
Vestibular Therapy grew when her daughter sustained a concussion while playing soccer in
October 2021. Danielle enjoys outdoor activities with her family of five and cheering on her
three children on the soccer fields.

Tom Gerrity


Tom received his B.S. in Exercise Science from Sacred Heart University in 2015. During his 4 years, he competed on the Division I Men’s Fencing Team. After graduating, he began his career in outpatient sports orthopedics working with a population of high-level youth and adult athletes. He returned to Suffolk County Community College receiving his Physical Therapist Assistant license and was President of the PTA program. He completed clinical rotations in sub-acute rehab and neuro rehab. Tom completed his outpatient orthopedic affiliation at the Centereach location under Patrick Keller’s supervision and has been a full time employee since graduating. Outside of physical therapy, Tom is a fencing coach; coaching competitive athletes across all age groups on a national level. He is also active in the community as a First Responder-Firefighter/EMT with the Setauket Fire Department.

Cindy Scudero

Office Manager

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.

Meet the Office Staff

Cindy, Kelly, Michele, Erin, John

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.