ABOUT

The mission of Massapequa Physical Therapy is to improve the health of our patients through state-of-the-art physical therapy and rehabilitation services. We also strive to improve our patients' quality of life and increase their capacity to achieve career goals through the relief of pain and th...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Michael Badalamente

MS, PT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Michael (Mike) is a dedicated and experienced professional who has served the physical therapy field for 34 years. Over this time, Mike has earned a widespread reputation for excellence, integrity, knowledge and focusing on the needs and well being of patients. Prior to joining Farmingdale Physical Therapy East, Mike was on staff at NYU's Rusk Institute and Mt. Sinai Medical Center. His current duties are as a Physical Therapist and Clinical Director in charge of patient development and clinic operations. Mike is a longstanding member of the APTA, with membership in both the Orthopedic and Neurology sections. Academically, Mike initially earned his A.A.S. as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 1986, and his Bachelor/Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 1991 from Long Island University. He has also taken numerous post-graduate courses to fortify his vast knowledge base. Mike is proud to call the Farmingdale community home, where he along with his wife raised their four children.

Patricia Murphy

MPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Patricia is a highly knowledgeable and experienced Physical Therapist, and is renowned for integrating her passion for health and fitness into her treatments. Prior to joining the Farmingdale Physical Therapy East team in 2005, Patricia worked as an orthopedic Physical Therapist in White Plains, and then in Garden City. Academically, Patricia earned her Master of Physical Therapy degree (a 5 ½ year program) from Quinnipiac University. She also frequently attends continuing education seminars and courses to advance her education, stay on top of changes in the dynamic medical field, and further refine her skills.In her spare time, Patricia enjoys spending time with her family, going to the gym, and going to the beach. She has recently developed a love for hiking, and enjoys visiting national parks.

John Dugan

PT, OCS, NCS, GCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

John Dugan is a recognized leader in the physical therapy field, where he has been practicing since 1979. Over the years, John has literally served generations of patients from the very young to the very young at heart and takes tremendous pride in being a trusted member of his patients' extended family. Prior to establishing both Massapequa Physical Therapy and Farmingdale Physical Therapy East (and immediately before that, Farmingdale Physical Therapy), John served on the staff at NYU's Rusk Institute. He also provided private home care and worked with the Visiting Nurse Service of NY. Throughout his career, John has always been a champion of providing quality patient service, and protecting the integrity of the physical therapy profession through its many ups and downs. John is a certified advanced Hip clinician and board member at the Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network. He is also Board Certified in Orthopedics, Neurologic and Geriatric physical therapy. Academically, John earned his Bachelor Degree in Biology from Fairfield University, and his Physical Therapy Degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. John enjoys exploring the broader concepts of health, including exercise, eating well, cooking, and investigating other alternative therapies to maintain fitness and function throughout. He is also proud to be a lifelong resident of Farmingdale.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

97 Grand Avenue,
Massapequa, NY 11758

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

THIS CLINIC OFFERS VIDEO APPOINTMENTS

If you're not sure you can make it into the physical therapy clinic for an in-person appointment, you may be interested in requesting a TelePT video appointment. A session with a certified telehealth physical therapist could help you receive treatment from virtually anywhere.

HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY REHABILITATION NETWORK

Hospital for Special Surgery’s Rehab Network has over 170 therapy clinics recommended by HSS after successfully completing the Hospital’s rigorous inspection and credentialing process.  It provides patients with a resource for locating exceptional, convenient therapy providers in their own communities.

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