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At Sarrica Physical Therapy & Wellness Center your goals are our priority.

At Sarrica PT, we go the extra mile to ensure you receive nothing but one-on-one personalized care, effective treatment plans and a speedy recovery.

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Marcello Sarrica

DPT, OCS, COMPT, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Marcello Sarrica PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS, received his doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2006 from Long Island University. Upon graduation, he was awarded the department's highest honor of “clinical excellence.” He received his board certification as an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) by the APTA and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Most recently, Dr. Sarrica added to his certifications by completing a rigorous curriculum to become Certified as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist. Marcello is also certified in CPR/AED by the American Heart Association. Marcello’s background in exercise physiology, strength & conditioning and personal training has allowed him to work with individuals of all ages in Manhattan for the last five years. During this time he has successfully treated many orthopedic and sports medicine related injuries that are both post-operative and non-operative in nature. Marcello believes that high quality one-on-one physical therapy tailored to one’s needs is the most effective way to get patients better, faster. Marcello focuses on educating patients about their injuries so they can be more engaged in their healing and recovery. His clients range from community-dwelling older adults to the CEO's of Fortune 500 companies to young athletes. In his work with both young and older adults, he seeks to help each individual reach his or her goal in a safe manner. Since 2011, Marcello has worked as an independent Physical Therapist/Strength & Conditioning Specialist for Balance Integration Corporation/Bloomberg Corporation, NYC in their Wellness program. His efforts have led to a reduction in weight, reduction in body fat, increase in muscle mass/tone, improvement in blood levels, and a better outlook toward their health for hundreds of Bloomberg’s employees. Marcello has also co-authored a chapter in a textbook Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders, designed specifically for residents and fellows. During his leisure time, Marcello enjoys spending time with his family, playing baseball and softball, doing weight training and taking long walks with his wife Patrizia and daughter Valentina and son Giancarlo.

Paul Nasri

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Paul Nasri PT, DPT is a New York State licensed physical therapist at Sarrica Physical Therapy & Wellness. He graduated from The Graduate Center, City University of New York with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2016. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Exercise Physiology from The College at Brockport, SUNY where he developed a sports performance and biomechanics background. Dr. Nasri has experience working with marathon runners in Manhattan, NY treating sports and orthopedics related injuries. He specialized in conducting running analyses to assess and reduce the risk of injury during training. Taking a goal oriented approach, he designs running programs that are tailored to ones’ needs and capabilities. Paul also has had experience working in the inpatient rehab department at SI University working with neurological patients, including those who have had a stroke, spinal cord injury, or traumatic brain injury. He also treats patients who have had total joint replacements, helping them return to premorbid Dr. Nasri is most passionate about one-on-one treatment sessions to best understand the specific needs of each of his patients. He utilizes manual therapy techniques such as myofascial release, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), neurodynamics, and joint mobilization to assist in the healing process. Dr. Nasri believes in coupling his hands-on work with patient education, specific therapeutic exercise interventions, and functional strengthening to maximize each therapy session. Paul has continuing education training in Kinesiotaping® techniques and incorporates these techniques into his practice. He is pursuing specialist certifications in orthopedics and manual physical therapy. “I find great joy in helping people do the things that they once thought were impossible. The physical, mental, and psychological transformations I see in my patients motivates me to do my best each day.” - Dr. Paul Nasri, PT, DPT

Shiri-lee Uriel

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Shiri-lee Uriel graduated from Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY in 2010 with her doctorate in physical therapy. She continued with her professional development in 2011 when she was certified as a strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. With over 10 years of Orthopedic Physical Therapy experience serving many NYC communities, Dr. Uriel is an attentive and analytical physical therapist. With her extensive clinical experience, she is an excellent diagnostician who takes her time and listens to the patient’s description of symptoms and ultimately their goals with physical therapy. She will work to get to the root of the issue and work to resolve those symptoms with a hands-on manual approach that incorporates specific exercises based on an analysis of posture and muscle imbalances. She specializes in treating sports injuries, orthopedic post-surgical cases, repetitive motion injuries & all chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

Jodi Gentili

No Credentials Or Degree Added

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Jodi Gentili, Ms. Lac, is a board certified and licensed acupuncturist, specializing in chronic and acute pain management, holistic lifestyle and chronic disease. She received her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in May 2013 and received her Bachelor’s Degree from the School of Medicine and Science in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University. With her education and passion for athletics and pain management, Jodi uses the latest techniques, including but not limited to trigger point therapy, cupping and myofascial release. These techniques are applied to achieve a patient’s specific goals in health and wellness. Jodi uses a personal one on one approach and practical real life solutions to help patients on their individual path to wellness. Her passion brings a new perspective to health, nutrition and personal wellness.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

474 Bay Ridge Parkway, Lower Level
Brooklyn, NY 11209

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.

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