The mission of Farmingdale Physical Therapy East 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 the restoration of physical function. Our staff believes that an atmosphere of clinical excellence, patient advocacy, and ethical forthright business practices provides the optimal framework for this mission to manifest in the lives of our patients.
Excellence, Ethics & Advocacy
The qualified and caring staff at Farmingdale Physical Therapy East exhibit three core concepts: excellence, ethics and advocacy. these are the benchmarks and goals of what we are. So just how do we reflect these commitment. There are a number of ways. You can see it in our total commitment to serving our patients. or you can see it in the trusted expertise of our highly trained staff; a trust that doesn't happen overnight, but takes years to cultivate and nurture. Or, if you wish, you can simply feel it in the way that we've gone about our business; serving each patient with trust, focus, compassion, care, and expertise that simply sets us apart.
REHABILITATION NETWORK PROVIDER
Patricia is a highly knowledgeable and experienced Physical Therapist and is renowned for integrating her passion for health and fitness into her treatments. 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.
PT, OCS, NCS, GCS
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. John is a Certified Advanced Hip Clinician and board member at the Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network. He is also Board Certified in Orthopedic, Neurologic and Geriatric physical therapy. He is also proud to be a lifelong resident in Farmingdale.
Caitlin is an experienced and knowledgeable Physical Therapist looking to further expand her experience in the field while helping patients to reach their rehabilitative goals. Caitlin is known to be compassionate and capable of building strong, trusting relationships with her patients to give them the best possible outcome. Academically, Caitlin earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York Institute of Technology. Caitlin attends continuing educations courses to expand her knowledge and continuously improve her manual skills as a therapist.
Michael (Mike) is a dedicated and experienced professional who has served the physical therapy field for 25 years. Over this time, Mike has earned a widespread reputation for excellence, integrity, knowledge and focusing on the needs and well being of patients. Mike is a longstanding member of the APTA, with membership in both the Orthopedic and Neurology sections. Mike is proud to call the Farmingdale community home, where he and his wife raise their four children.