Melissa is a physical therapist originally from Long Island, NY. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biology from SUNY Old Westbury. She then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Touro University..
Being an older sister to three younger siblings, Melissa has always enjoyed working with children. She shadowed and volunteered with a pediatric agency seeing multiple early intervention cases and completed a full clinical rotation with the NYC Department of Education working with children of all ages. Melissa began her career working in a nursing home catering towards the elderly with neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. She’s excited to begin her journey following her passion and working with pediatrics!
In her free time, Melissa loves to spend time with her family back in NY, visit the beach, and find new and exciting things to do in the Raleigh area!