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Christina DeSimone

Senior Physical Therapist, DPT, NCS
Christina graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Springfield College in 2013. She began her professional career at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, New York where she worked for over six years. She has accumulated experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, specifically in the multi-disciplinary management of patients on the orthopedic, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury units. Her experience led her to the role of Lead Physical Therapist, managing the Spinal Cord Injury Outpatient Program.
Over the course of her career, Christina developed a passion for treating people with neurological conditions and went on to receive her Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS) certification in 2019 – becoming a board-certified clinical specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association for  neurological physical therapy. She uses her time to pass knowledge onto aspiring physical therapists as a lab assistant at Columbia University, in the neurological condition lab.
In the outpatient clinic, Christina has experience in treating all orthopedic and neurological conditions. She enjoys using her vast neurological knowledge and applying it to further enhance her orthopedic treatments. She values 1:1 time with her clients, looks at each person as an individual, and ultimately loves helping patients reach their full potential.