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Located across the street from NYC transportation hub Penn Station, and nearby world-famous landmarks like Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building, the Penn Plaza clinic serves a mostly commuter population from New Jersey and Long Island. An open, airy space filled with natural light, Pe...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Donald Squire, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Don earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Misericordia University in Pennsylvania, where he also received his Bachelor’s Degree in the study of Healthcare Management, graduating magna cum laude. Don has gained clinical experience in both sports and orthopedic outpatient settings, as well as inpatient neurological and sub-acute rehabilitation. Following graduation, Don returned to his native Long Island and developed his skills in a sports/orthopedic clinic, which helped focus his interest on manual therapy, functional rehabilitation programs, and post-operative therapy; especially of the knee, shoulder, and ankle. Don’s interest in physical therapy developed from his long background of competing in athletics at the youth, high school, collegiate, and post-collegiate level. During his undergraduate studies, Don was a member of the Misericordia University Men’s Lacrosse team. He also participated in semi-professional football following his college career. Don’s years of athletics, injuries, and rehabilitation sparked his desire to become a physical therapist and help other athletes/active individuals return to their peak level of fitness and function. While finishing his Doctorate, Don’s love for teaching and developing athletes lead him to become the Varsity Assistant Boys Lacrosse Coach of the local Dallas high school, helping lead the team to a second-place conference finish. His passion for learning has Don studying to obtain his certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. When not helping others maximize their recovery, Don stays active by working out, playing sports, scuba diving, and skiing. In his free time, he loves to travel, spend time with family and friends, attend sporting events, and learn new things.

Jon Bernfeld, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Jon received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University and his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Queens College. Jon’s clinical experience includes orthopedics, acute/sub-acute rehabilitation and adult neurological rehabilitation. Jon has a passion for both neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation and enjoys integrating both aspects into all his treatments. During treatment, he employs Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Technique principles, maximal neural firing and proper muscle recruitment during functional activities. He has a history of treating patients with stroke, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and a variety of orthopedic conditions. Whatever the diagnoses, Jon sees every PT session as an empowering growth opportunity for both patient and Physical Therapist alike. Jon grew up in Brooklyn and plays basketball in the parks, football, tennis and is often biking around the city. When needing to escape the city, Jon is always looking to travel and hike the great outdoors as much as possible. But going to a concert, eating at a deli and hanging out with friends always remind him about the beauty of home. Jon’s dynamic personality, proactivity and keen curiosity have led him to create and host SPEAR’s Embrace Your Core podcast series.

Matthew Grossman, PT, DPT, CSCS

PT, DPT, CSCS

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Matthew earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University. He attended Hofstra University for his undergraduate studies, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.Matt has always been an advocate for health and wellness. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and is passionate about keeping his patients active. He appreciates the intricacies of the human body and being a part of the healing process. Matt has gained diverse experience from his clinical rotations in outpatient orthopedics, pediatrics, home health care, and inpatient hospital settings.Matt is a world traveler, looking to immerse himself in new cultures and seeking the next adventure. He stays physically active by weightlifting, running, swimming, and the occasional yoga class.

Allison Landy, MS, OTR/L

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Allison earned her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from New York University and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Florida. During her undergraduate studies, Allison began volunteering at local hospitals and schools, sparking her interest in Occupational Therapy. Allison’s clinical experience includes treating patients with orthopedic injuries, strokes, and traumatic brain injuries. She also worked with children in sensory gyms and school settings. Allison is passionate about building therapeutic relationships with her patients to help them achieve their goals and gain independence in their meaningful activities. In her free time, Allison enjoys traveling, cooking, painting, and going to yoga. Allison loves going to Broadway shows and Yankees games with friends and family.

Phil Jennette

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Emily Chug, PT, DPT

PT, DPT

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Allison Ventola, PT, DPT

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Allison earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Columbia University. During her studies, she completed advanced coursework in orthopedics, and specialized coursework in foot and ankle, performing arts, sports, and pelvic health. Allison focused her research on helping to develop an injury prevention screening tool for adolescent dancers She later went on to present her findings on the relationship between compensated turnout and injuries in adolescent dancers at a national conference. While completing clinical rotations, Allison gained experience within the medical and cardiothoracic intensive care units, acute rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient orthopedic settings. Prior to Columbia, Allison earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Fordham University. While at Fordham, she worked in the Sports Medicine department in addition to dancing with and choreographing for Fordham’s dance company, Expressions Dance Alliance. Allison first realized her fascination with movement while training as a pre-professional ballet dancer with the New Jersey School of Ballet. To further her training and interest, she attended summer intensive programs with the American Ballet Theatre, Manhattan Youth Ballet, and The Rock School. Throughout her dance career, Allison experienced injuries and surgeries. Her experiences inspired her thoroughly investigate injuries and develop unique treatment plans to her patients. Allison’s goal for her patients is to have an increased sense of confidence and success with their return to activity, training, and performance. When not in the clinic, you can find Allison taking dance, cycling, Barre, or Pilates classes. She is currently pursuing a comprehensive mat and equipment Pilates Teacher certification.

Danny DiGregorio, PT, DPT, CSCS

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Danny earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.  During his undergraduate studies, Danny also became a certified strength and conditioning coach and began working with athletes and the general population.  Danny’s clinical experience includes working at multiple outpatient clinics, as well as a skilled nursing facility.  His first outpatient experience was at our Upper West Side 67th Street location.  Danny completed his last clinical affiliation at Resilient Performance Systems in NYC/NJ, where he helped athletes and general population clients of all levels reach their performance goals. In addition to his Physical Therapy experience, Danny has interned and worked at a variety of settings as a strength and conditioning coach including with the University of Connecticut, Cressey Sports Performance, and EXOS.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

450 7th Avenue, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10123

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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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