Melissa received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Elizabethtown College in 2011. Prior to applying to physical therapy schools, Melissa started working for Access Physical Therapy as a Physical Therapy Aide and Customer Service Specialist. Melissa continued to work for Access while attending Dominican College’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Four years later, Melissa returned to Access Physical Therapy in 2015 as a Physical Therapist in the Montgomery and Wallkill clinics.
Melissa became interested in pursuing physical therapy when her father was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2009. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and abilities. She also enjoys establishing working relationships with her patients.
Melissa’s hometown is Montgomery, NY where she attended high school at Valley Central. She currently lives in Fishkill, NY with her boyfriend, Ian. She enjoys singing, dancing, and spending time with her family and friends.