• Earned credential as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
  • Provided occupational therapy for soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan while working as an officer in the U. S. Army and as a Civil Servant
  • Acquired Graduate Certificate in Advanced Practice in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation



  • Evaluated and developed appropriate treatment plans for outpatients with upper extremity injuries and conditions to include tendon repairs, fractures, epicondyloses, neuropathies, multi-trauma
  • Evaluated and treated inpatients with amputations, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, neurological conditions and orthopedic surgeries
  • Fabricated custom static and dynamic splints
  • Developed weekly post­-operative hand clinic program with hand surgery team
  • Spearheaded occupational therapy telemedicine for patients throughout the European region


  • Assisted with establishing a new hand therapy practice in Manhattan
  • Supervised certified OT assistants, students and rehab aides
  • Created monthly Occupational Therapy Journal Club that issued continuing education units to all members
  • Restructured comprehensive Home Exercise Programs for patients
  • Exceeded productivity standards as evidenced by increased Relative Value Units per patient encounter
  • Entered all evaluations, notes and billing into electronic documentation system


  • Published articles for quarterly clinic newsletter regarding upper extremity health
  • Established relationships with referral sources for improved patient care and volume
  • Served as a consultant for therapists in outlying areas of Europe
  • Provided ergonomic education to local organizations
  • Recorded educational video on carpal tunnel syndrome for clinic website


  • U.S. Army, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center 2011-Present
  • H & D Hand Therapy, New York, NY 2011 to 2011
  • Health SOS Occupational Therapy, New York, NY 2009 to 2011
  • Grand Central Hand Therapy, New York, NY 2007 to 2009
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 2007 to 2009
  • Dr. Salvatore Lenzo Hand Surgery, New York, NY 2006 to 2007
  • NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 2005 to 2006
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 2004 to 2005
  • U. S. Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 2001 to 2004


  • Drexel University, Graduate Certificate 2005
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Level II U.S. Army Occupational Therapy Internship 2002
  • Dominican University of California, BS Occupational Therapy 2001


  • Certified Hand Therapist, Hand Therapy Certification Committee 2007
  • Registered Occupational Therapist, National Board for Certification in OT 2002
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, New York 2005
  • Member, American Society of Hand Therapists 2013
  • CPR Certification 2011