Navigate Up

UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Facility Directors: Erie County

Ryan Brown, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDR, CSCS

Ryan Brown, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CSCS

Location: Erie — Pine Avenue

Ryan Brown, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CSCS, is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Erie — Pine Avenue​ location. He received both a bachelor's degree in sports and exercise sciences and a doctoral degree in physical therapy from Gannon University. Ryan is a certified orthopaedic clinical specialist, a certified strength and condition specialist, and is certified in the McKenzie method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy. His specialties include general orthopaedic and musculoskeletal pain, disorders of the spine, manual therapy, and post-surgical rehab of the spine and extremities.

Jamie McDonough, PT

Jamie McDonough, PT

Location: Erie (Harborcreek)

Jamie McDonough, PT, is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services’ Harborcreek location in Erie. She received a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Daemen College in Amherst, N.Y. Jamie holds a Direct Access License in Pennsylvania, and her areas of expertise include pregnancy and post-partum physical therapy, and aquatic therapy.​

Joshua Miller, MPT

Joshua Miller, MPT

Location: Peninsula Drive

Joshua Miller, MPT, is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services’ Peninsula Drive location in Erie. He received a bachelor’s degree from Gannon University in Erie, where he also received a master’s degree in physical therapy. Joshua holds a Direct Access License in Pennsylvania, and is also certified in CPR.

Brett Szymusiak, MS, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Brett Szymusiak, MS, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Location: Erie (West 26th Street)

Brett Szymusiak, MS, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT, is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services’ West 26th Street location in Erie. He received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in physical therapy from D’Youville College in Buffalo, N.Y. Brett is board-certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, is certified by the McKenzie Institute as a Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment Therapist, and holds a Direct Access License in Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include orthopaedic therapy, spine rehabilitation, and comprehensive musculoskeletal care.

​​

UPMC | Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences | Supplemental content provided by Healthwise, Incorporated. To learn more, visit www.healthwise.org

For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. UPMC policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected group status. Further, UPMC will continue to support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in UPMC programs and activities. This commitment is made by UPMC in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.

Medical information made available on UPMC.com is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should not rely entirely on this information for your health care needs. Ask your own doctor or health care provider any specific medical questions that you have. Further, UPMC.com is not a tool to be used in the case of an emergency. If an emergency arises, you should seek appropriate emergency medical services.

UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA, USA | UPMC.com