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30 Broad Street makes its home next door to the world-famous New York Stock Exchange, in a building that used to house part of the Exchange itself. SPEAR has another connection with the NYSE; in 2016, it was one of very few small businesses recognized for its success with the opportunity to ring the...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Amir Rand, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Amir Rand is the Clinical Director of SPEAR’s Financial District – 30 Broad Street location. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy with distinction from The New York Institute of Technology. His clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, sports-related injuries, and post-operative rehabilitation. While at NYIT, Amir completed a challenging acute bedside clinical affiliation at NYU’s Tisch Hospital. His experience at NYU gave Amir a greater appreciation for the rehabilitation experience. Growing up on Long Island, Amir played Division I soccer, lacrosse, and football. Amir is also trained in mixed martial arts, having practiced Muay Thai and Jiu Jitsu for 10 years and counting. Amir’s experience with his own orthopedic injuries during his training sparked his passion for physical therapy. Prior to joining SPEAR, Amir was a divisional director for a Fortune 500 staffing firm, helping New Yorkers achieve their career goals. Through his work, Amir was exposed to a variety of industries and gained valuable insight into the daily routines of different types of business professionals. This has helped Amir to quickly relate to the needs of his patients, enabling him to get them back to life and back to work stronger than prior to injury. Amir continues to stay active by teaching kickboxing, playing soccer, and skiing. In his free time, Amir enjoys spending time with his family, attending football games, concerts, traveling, and relaxing on the beach.

Jessica Klein, PT, DPT, CSCS

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Jessica “Jessie” Weinberg earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University. Jessie attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for her undergraduate studies, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and graduated with high honors from the College of Applied Health Sciences. Jessie was a research assistant in the Exercise Psychophysiology Laboratory and served as Human Relations Chair of her dance troupe. Jessie enjoys treating a diverse patient population and her interests include women’s health/pelvic floor rehabilitation, sports related injuries, and post-operative conditions. Jessie is Pelvic Floor 1 Certified through Herman and Wallace as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Jessie has been a personal trainer for over 5 years and is passionate about incorporating exercise and wellness into an individualized treatment plan to help her patients reach their goals. Jessie has always been active. Growing up, she participated in several sports including volleyball, track and dance. She now enjoys staying active by spinning, running, yoga, hiking and taking dance classes. During her leisurely time, Jessie enjoys cooking, exploring the city and spending time with family and friends.

Kelsey Klecan, PT, DPT

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Kelsey earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Scranton. Kelsey has clinical experience in home health, pediatrics, outpatient orthopedics, and sports rehabilitation. During her time at the University of Iowa, Kelsey assisted with fundraising events for a Paralympic sports organization and participated in research projects. She also volunteered at a camp for individuals with disabilities and served as a teaching assistant. Kelsey is passionate about physical therapy and wants each of her patients to return to their highest level of function to reach their goals. She relies on an individualized approach and listens to each patient’s complaints, concerns, and goals when developing their care plan, which may include manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and patient education. During her free time, Kelsey enjoys completing HIIT exercise programs, traveling, spending time with her friends and family, and exploring New York City.

Daniel Romeo, PT, DPT, CSCS

PT, DPT, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dan earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University, where he completed advanced coursework in orthopedics and sports rehabilitation. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, Dan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has completed clinical affiliations in orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and acute rehabilitation. Dan was first introduced to the healing power of physical therapy at a young age as a competitive high school track and field athlete while receiving treatment for numerous injuries. He understands how injuries and pain may disrupt life and has made it his life goal to help others get back to life. Dan is a self-described life-long learner and utilizes the latest evidence-based research in helping his patients reach their goals. He believes in an active treatment approach, which focuses on optimizing functional movement patterns and empowering patients with the tools required for lasting results and prevention of future injuries. He understands that every patient is unique, and takes the time to get to know his patients so that he can better tailor his care for each patient individually. In life, Dan truly believes that health is wealth and greatly values the opportunity to help individuals reach their goals and live their most healthy lives. Born and raised on Long Island, Dan now enjoys life in New York City. He enjoys playing basketball, golfing, and weight training in the gym. When not working with his patients or exercising himself, he can be found spending time with family and friends, enjoying time outdoors, and watching sporting events.

Kyle Veltre, PT, DPT

PT, DPT

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Kyle Veltre earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Alvernia University in Reading, PA. During his time there, he served as class president and had the opportunity to work closely with the faculty and staff towards bettering the physical therapy program as a whole. Kyle was also an active Division III soccer player during his time as an undergraduate. Kyle’s interest in physical therapy began when he sustained several injuries playing sports throughout his life. He was able to spend the majority of his clinical rotations in outpatient clinical settings, where he gained experience working with athletes of all age groups, post-operative rehabilitation patients, and general orthopedics. Most recently, his time at an outpatient performance institute clinic provided him with better insight on sports-related injuries and rehab. Kyle is grateful for the opportunity to treat a variety of patients, helping individuals get back to their prior level of activity and beyond. During his free time Kyle likes to remain active in soccer, participating frequently in weekend leagues. He is also an avid New York sports fan, rooting for the Giants and the Yankees with eagerness.

Leanna Gearhart, PT, DPT, MS

PT, DPT, MS

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Jeffrey Smith, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Jeff Smith earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Misericordia University in Pennsylvania where he also earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Sport Management. Jeff’s clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation and adult neurological rehabilitation. While at Misericordia, Jeff also helped co-found, open and operate Misericordia’s first pro bono Physical Therapy clinic. Jeff’s interest in physical therapy stems from his long history of competing in athletics at the youth, high school, and collegiate level. During his undergraduate studies, Jeff was a member of Misericordia University’s football team. Jeff’s time competing in athletics and having to receive therapy himself were the driving forces that ignited his desire to become a physical therapist and help other athletes/active individuals return to their peak level of fitness and function. Jeff utilizes manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and education to help his patients reach and maintain their goals. He is currently studying to obtain his Certified Strength and Conditioning Certification so that he can better serve his patients. When he’s not helping patients at SPEAR, Jeff enjoys staying active both physically and mentally by working out, reading, and studying at local coffee shops or the local library. In his free time, Jeff enjoys hiking, skiing, adventuring in the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Joseph Kim, PT, DPT

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Joseph Kim, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Joseph Kim earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. Prior to attending Stony Brook, he completed his undergraduate studies at Boston College, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Minor in Faith, Peace, and Justice. His clinical experiences include working with patients and clients recovering from sports-related injuries, general orthopedic dysfunction, chronic pain conditions and post-surgical procedures. Joe’s treatment approach is holistic, centered on the patients’ values and functional goals. It starts with a comprehensive evaluation to determine the true source of one’s pain and functional limitations. Joe utilizes his proven manual therapy skills, individualized therapeutic exercise prescription, and clinical reasoning to eliminate pain, restore optimal mobility and to help prevent injury in the future. Having dealt with persistent pain and running-related injuries himself, he is especially interested in the analysis of Running Biomechanics as well as chronic low back pain. Outside of the clinic, Joe loves watching and playing basketball, being outdoors and camping, and is currently pursuing a Starting Strength coach certification.

Lucas Nogueira PT, DPT

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Lucas Nogueira earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Sport Studies from Rutgers University. During his studies, Lucas served as a member of the National Physical Therapy Student Honor Society, and treasurer for the Student Physical Therapy Association and Camden Pro Bono Clinic. When he was not studying, Lucas played for the Rutgers Men’s Club Soccer team, served as an academic tutor, and participated in various community service events.   Lucas’ passion for physical therapy began from his involvement in sports at a young age, and strengthened as he continued his education. During his clinical experience, Lucas gained exposure to different patient populations and experiences in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient orthopedics. Through his clinical involvement, Lucas became well-versed in treating patients with various conditions including neurological, orthopedic, pediatric, geriatric, sport-specific, and post-operative. Lucas hopes to promote fitness and optimal quality of life for all his patients.   Originally from Harrison, NJ, Lucas grew up playing soccer. One of his favorite memories growing up was playing his town’s rival high school soccer team at the Red Bull Arena, home of the New York Red Bulls. Outside of the clinic, Lucas enjoys leading an active lifestyle by participating in soccer and volleyball leagues, running, hiking, traveling, and engaging in outdoor activities with family and friends.   

Marissa Fevelo, PT, DPT

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Marissa obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from SUNY Albany. From her studies, Marissa understands the importance of incorporating a holistic approach to each patient’s treatment plan she develops. After graduating, Marissa spent the next two years exploring the country and treating patients before returning to New York City. Through her clinical and travelling experiences, Marissa treated diverse patient populations with a wide variety of conditions. Some of these conditions included general orthopedics, post-op, post-concussion, vestibular, stroke, SCI, Parkinson’s Disease, and balance training. Currently, Marissa enjoys taking on new challenges in her personal and professional life. When not working, Marissa enjoys traveling, hiking, listening to live music, and reading any book she can get her hands on.

Kyle Tracy

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Kyle earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College in Bay Shore, NY, and obtained his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from SUNY Brockport. During his undergraduate studies, Kyle also participated in Division III baseball. During clinical rotations, Kyle’s experience included acute rehab, sub-acute rehab, and outpatient orthopedics. Throughout his career, Kyle has had the opportunity to treat diverse patient populations, including athletes, post-op, geriatric, pediatric, and general orthopedic conditions. In his spare time, Kyle likes to lead an active lifestyle that includes running, hiking, and exploring New York City.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

30 Broad St, Level A
New York , NY 10005

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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