Physical Therapy In East Northport

Island Sports Physical Therapy in East Northport is a friendly and caring professional practice that provides an encouraging environment to attain all of your goals. We are a 30-year-old practice treating our Northwestern Suffolk County Communities.  At Island Sports Physical Therapy in East Northport, we provide individualized hands-on care to enhance your rehabilitation.  We utilize our extensive array of exercise equipment and modalities to care for your injury.  We have taken technology and education and created a marriage of medicine and exercise science.

Island Sports has earned a great reputation with Huntington Hospital, St. Catherine’sSt Charles, Good Samaritan, and Mather Hospital.  We work closely with all local high school athletes from Commack, Northport, John Glenn, Kings Park, and Half Hollow Hills. We proudly provide care for NYFD, NYPD, SCPD, NCPD members, as well as our local Volunteer Fire Departments and local EMS workers. 

Robert Ciani, MSPT, Director

Robert attended Towson State University and received his B.S in Biology.  He completed his professional training at Touro College and received a B.S in Health Sciences and a master’s degree in Physical Therapy.  He started his professional career with Island Sports in 2000 and has been with the company for 22 years.  He began his career at our Glen Cove location and earned the title of assistant director.  He then became the director at Island Sports of Huntington.  He later earned the directorship at Island Sports of East Northport, where he is presently.  He enjoys working with the orthopedic population especially young athletes.  He likes to work with all joint replacement patients, restoring function to improve their quality of life.  Outside of the clinic Robert enjoys spending time with his friends and family, playing golf and working in his vegetable garden.

Chiara (Charlie) DeRiso, DPT

Charlie is a board certified licensed physical therapist that received her Bachelor’s of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in disability and developmental studies in 2017 from Stony Brook University and returned to Stony Brook to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2021. While Charlie’s experience ranges from pediatrics to geriatrics, she has considerable experience and knowledge in Dance medicine and dance technique and hopes to further pursue this specialty as she embarks on her professional journey with ISPT. Outside of the clinic, Charlie enjoys weight lifting, soulcycle, and reading.

Graceanne Lopez, DPT

Graceanne Lopez is a board certified licensed Physical Therapist that received her Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from Adelphi University in 2017. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2021. She has experience working with all age groups and has considerable knowledge treating populations that present with neurological and orthopedic conditions. She is highly motivated in continuing her education and plans on receiving a number of specialty certifications in the near future including her Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) and her Clinical Specialist Certificate in orthopedic rehabilitation (OCS). Outside the clinic, Graceanne enjoys exercising, spending quality time with family/friends, and traveling.

Monday 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed

3072 Jericho Turnpike
East Northport, NY 11731
Keith A. May, P.T. Executive Director
Robert Ciani, M.S., P.T. Director

Tel: 631-462-9595
Fax: 631-462-9613

Directions from L.I. Expressway

Take L.I.E. to exit 51 north Deer Park Avenue. Pass Dix Hills Fire Department, bearing right at split in the road. Continue approximately 1.2 miles to Route 25 (Jericho Tpke.). Continue on Route 25 (Jericho Tpke.) approximately .8 miles. ISPT is located on the right-hand side of Jericho Tpke., immediately following the Five Star Car Wash in the DaSilva Plastic Surgery Bldg.

Directions from Northern State Parkway

Take Northern State Parkway to exit 42 north Deer Park Avenue. Pass Dix Hills Fire Department, bearing right at split in the road. Continue approximately 1.2 miles to Route 25 (Jericho Tpke.). Continue on Route 25 (Jericho Tpke.) approximately .8 miles. ISPT is located on the right-hand side of Jericho Tpke., immediately following the Five Star Car Wash in the DaSilva Plastic Surgery Bldg.

Directions from 25A

Take 25A to Elwood Road. South on Elwood Road to Jericho Tpke. Turn left on Route 25 (Jericho Tpke.). Continue on Route 25 (Jericho Tpke.). ISPT is located on the right-hand side of Jericho Tpke., immediately following the Five Star Car Wash in the DaSilva Plastic Surgery Bldg.

 

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