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UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Facility Directors: Erie County

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


Peter Grimaldi, PT

Peter Grimaldi, PT

Location: Erie - UPMC Hamot Sports Medicine

Peter Grimaldi, PT ATC is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services CRS Erie UPMC Hamot Sports Medicine location. He received both degree physical therapy and athletic training from Northeastern University. Peter’s clinical focus has been on sports and orthopaedic rehabilitation and education programs for injury prevention. He served on the sports medicine staff during Mercyhurst University’s first football season and has periodically been a member of the university’s adjunct faculty for more than 30 years.

Peter uses his own injury experience and recovery to help his patients return to active lifestyles, using both sports and general fitness in his physical therapy programs.


Jamie McDonough, PT

Jamie McDonough, PT

Location: Erie (Harborcreek and North East)

Jamie McDonough, PT, is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services’ Harborcreek  and North East locations 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

Location: Erie 

Brett Szymusiak, MS, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT, is the UPMC Centers for Rehab Services’ Erie Region Director. He received a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in physical therapy from D’Youville College. He holds an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist Certification and a Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (McKenzie Method) Certification. Brett’s areas of interest include orthopaedic therapy, spine rehabilitation, and comprehensive musculoskeletal care.


Shannon Will, DPT, CLT-LANA

Shannon Will, DPT, CLT-LANA

Location: Erie (West 26th Street)

Shannon Will, DPT, CLT-LANA, is the facility director and a physical therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Erie-West 26th Street location. She received both a bachelor's degree in sports and exercise sciences and a doctoral degree in physical therapy from Gannon University. Shannon is a certified lymphedema therapist. Her specialties include women’s rehab, men’s health, lymphedema management, pelvic floor dysfunction, pregnancy and postpartum care, pelvic pain, incontinence, and complete musculoskeletal care.