Upper East Side: 245 East 84th Street

Seventy percent of our Physical Therapists have played professional or collegiate sports - that's 3 times greater than the average PT practice! The unique experience of our team of PTs allows us to relate to your active lifestyle, and we’re able to put ourselves in your shoes so you can get back to life! We are proud of our passionate, highly skilled, and empathetic team, and invite you to learn more about them below.
To find out more about the therapist who is treating you please click on their name
Joe Losurdo  PT, DPT
Clinical Director of SPEAR's Upper East Side location. Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. Bachelor of Arts degree with a double-major in Biology and Psychology from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY.
Marissa Speno  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College with a minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Has worked in nursing and both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Brooke Ficara  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University, former captain of the Penn State Cheerleading Team.
Leon Zhao  PT, DPT, TPI Level 1
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburg and BA in Economics from the University of Rochester. Titleist Performance Institute Golf Level 1 Certified golf expert. Born in China, raised in Canada.
Lauren Iannello  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor's in Exercise Science with a minor in Disabilities Studies, all from the University of Delaware. NJ native, scuba diver.
Amanda Iger  OTR/L
Masters in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University. Hand therapist-orthoses & splinting. Art lover and Giants fan.
Alison Coyle  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University. Bachelor's in Exercise Physiology from University of Miami, where she was co-captain of the cheerleading team.
Alissa Namm  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from NYU who treats an extremely diverse population, including post-operative and sports-related injuries and performs Kinesio Taping.