Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
As an athlete involved in college sports, Melissa took a strong interest in the field of physical therapy. Melissa graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Beaver College, now Arcadia University. Melissa earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Scranton and is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. Melissa graduated as the first Spine Fellow from St. Luke’s University Health Network, one only 4 accredited programs in the country. She is the Facility Director at the Kresgeville Office and is involved in the Spine Fellowship and Orthopaedic Residency programs. Melissa presented a research poster platform about the effects of mentoring in improving outcomes at APTA CSM in 2023. Melissa treats patients as individuals and addresses their personal concerns and goals while making therapy fun. Melissa is passionate about her work and the results her patients achieve in gaining back their independent lifestyles.