ABOUT

Metro Physical & Aquatic Therapy, established in 1982 by Sherrie Glasser, M.S. P.T, is Long Island’s oldest family owned and operated Physical Therapy practice. Metro PT has heated salter water pools, full fitness centers, and certified manual therapists. Our therapists spend 60+ minutes with every...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Garry Kushnir

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Garry Kushnir graduated from Stony Brook University in 2005 with a bachelors degree in biology and a sub specialty of neuro-biology. He then received his doctorate from the New York Institute of Technology in 2009. He has worked for Metro Physical and Aquatic therapy since graduation. He is currently director of the Rocky Point office in Suffolk County. He enjoys the personal aspect of working closely with patients, and watching them improve. He specializes in orthopedics and neurological disorders, but can treat all patients.

Alyas Hamid

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Alyas is a recently graduated physical therapist from Stony Brook University where he also went for undergrad to study health science with a concentration in disability studies. Alyas has a strong interest for sports and orthopedics as he is always active in some way whether it is running, playing sports, boxing, hiking or working out. He aspires to become an orthopedic certified specialist and to enhance his manual skills with continuing education courses. He is an active reader of Advance for PT and Medicine and the APTA's JOSPT (Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy).

Stephanie Luciani

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Stephanie received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College in Bay Shore, NY in 2013. She has a wide variety of clinical experience including orthopedics, aquatics, pediatrics, and sub-acute. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, and watching hockey.

Anna Schiller

DPT, CLT-LANA

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Anna received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and her BS in Kinesiology from Husson University in Bangor, ME where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has experience in orthopedic, geriatric, neurological, and aquatic therapy. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and subscribes to the orthopedic section. Anna is passionate about being outdoors and enjoys hiking, biking, snowboarding, and rock climbing. She loves spending time with her family and her orange cat that resembles Garfield.

Melissa Tischler

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Melissa received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College and her Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Florida, which she graduated Cum Laude. She has clinical experience in orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation. During her free time, Melissa enjoys playing soccer, traveling the world, and cheering on the Florida Gators.

Anthony Romeo

DP, OCS, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Anthony is a board certified orthopedic specialist as well as a certified strength and conditioning specialist. His passion is working with runners, orthopedics, sports, and vestibular patients. He obtained his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University.

Brittany Haiduk

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Brittany received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Touro College and her MS in Medical Humanities from Stony Brook University. She also received her BA from Dowling College in Biology. She has a variety of clinical experience including orthopedics, sub-acute, acute, and pelvic floor rehabilitation. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys hiking, yoga, and kayaking.

Rachel Martingale

DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Rachel Martingale was born and raised in Western Massachusetts. She attended Siena College and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Rachel spent three years conducting research at the Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research at Albany Medical Center where she discovered her passion for patient care. Rachel continued her education at Stony Brook University, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. Rachel was awarded the NYPTA Student Participation Award in 2013 for her involvement in the state organization, and in 2014 was inducted into the Alpha Eta Society, the national honor society for allied health professions. During her doctoral training Rachel had the opportunity to gain clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics, school-based pediatrics, early intervention services and sub-acute rehabilitation. In addition, Rachel became involved in a number of community service programs including Project D.R.E.A.M., The Miracle League of Long Island, and various Amputee Soccer Clinics run by Dr. Eric Lamberg, EdD, PT, CPed. Rachel has developed areas of special interest including orthopedic rehabilitation, pediatrics, and adapted sports. During her spare time she enjoys running, yoga, cooking, snowboarding and hiking.

Daniel Nagorski

DPT

imgDaniel Nagorski

PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Nagorski graduated from Stony Brook University with his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Previously, Dr. Nagorski received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from SUNY Geneseo. He pursued a career in physical therapy due to a passion to helping people move better, and returning to their preferred activities. He has a strong background in orthopedic issues, and experience treating neurological disorders as well. He utilizes a wide assortment of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and neuromuscular reeducation in order to optimize your function, and allow you to achieve your goals. Dr. Nagorski enjoys spending time with family, watching the Mets and traveling.

CANCELLATION POLICY

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

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