Patty grew up in Queens, NY but was originally born in Lima Peru. She speaks fluent Spanish and is certified as a Spanish medical interpreter. In NY she attended St. John's University for her Bachelor's degree in Biology. She continued her education at Long Island University where she obtained her Master's degree in Physical Therapy and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2001.
Patty has a strong background in orthopedics, sports PT, falls/ balance and has focused her career on these areas. She enjoys working with a wide range of patients from athletes to geriatrics to help restore their functional level.
In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, biking and staying active with her family. Patty loves to travel and is currently learning Swedish for a future trip. Other interests include yoga, t'ai chi, and nutrition.