Since our inception, we have worked hard to assemble a team of highly qualified physical therapy experts.
Our staff stays current by partaking in regular training programs and continuing education. As a result, our patients always receive treatment from therapists who use the latest proven techniques to maximize the benefits of rehabilitative therapy.
The table below contains indvidual biographies of our Directors.
Dr. Christian Lopez, PT, DPT
Christian is the Clinical Director at our Glendale facility. Christian graduated from Stony Brook University with a B.S. in Health Science (2003) and from Long Island University’s Graduate Physical Therapy program with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree (2007). He has worked primarily in outpatient orthopedics treating surgical and non-surgical conditions from the neck to the […]
Dr. Jessica Silva, PT, DPT
Jessica graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Rhode Island and went on to earn a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) with an Orthopedic concentration from Columbia University. She has specialized in outpatient orthopedics at RPT’s Wall Street location since 2006. Jessica attends courses and conferences through both the HSS and […]
Ekta Lund, PT,MSPT,CSCS, CKTP
Ekta serves as the Clinical Director of our Upper East Side facility. She completed Bachelors in Physical Therapy from Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Physical Therapy, Mumbai, India affiliated to Mahrashtra University of Health Sciences. After graduating, she worked in an outpatient /acute care setting in Mumbai. Ekta received her Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy with a concentration in […]
Dr. Junghyun Lee, PT, DPT, OCS
Jung is the Clinical Director at our Upper East Side facility and graduated from Daemen College with DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) degree. Jung is a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist. He is currently in pursuit of the advanced Functional Manual Therapy certification to further his profession development. He specializes in orthopaedic and sports physical […]
Dr. Kim Meyers, PT, DPT
Kim is the Director at our Midtown East location. Previously, she was the Assistant Director of the Rockefeller Center facility and received a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from New York Medical College. As an undergraduate she worked as an athletic trainer for the women’s volleyball and softball teams, […]
Dr. Nicole Listas, PT, DPT, OCS
Nicole serves as the Director of the Rockefeller Center office of Recovery Physical Therapy at 1221 Avenue of the Americas. She is Board Certified by the American Physical Therapy Association in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Nicole focuses on orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as overuse injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation. Nicole completed her Bachelors of Science […]
John Wilbert, MSPT
John has worked at Recovery PT since 2005 and prior to RPT, John worked at St. Francis Hospital in an out-patient and pediatric setting. After one year, he took on a failing satellite office and increased the patient load 200% before heading to NYC. John holds a Masters in Physical Therapy degree from Ithaca College […]
Dr. Gerard “Jerry” Desmond, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, NREMT
Jerry serves as Executive Director at 200 Park Avenue, where he specializes in orthopedics and sports physical therapy.
Russell Hartophilis, PT
Russell Hartophilis brings 23 years of orthopedic experience to his Rockefeller Center and Fashion District facilites, where he specializes in shoulder, knee, and postural decline mechanical issues.
Joel Hirschhorn, PT
Joel is the Director of Recovery PT’s Milburn, NJ and has been with the company since 1998. He specializes in orthopedics and sports-related injuries.
Erik Hofmann, PT, M Phty
Erik Hofmann serves as director of the Larchmont, New York location where he specializes in treating musculoskeletal pain of the spine and extremities with various advanced techniques.