Meet Our Staff
Dr. Donna A. Gulick, PT, DPT
Dr. Donna Gulick co-founded Orthosports with her business partner in 1989. She graduated from Daemen College in Amherst, NY in 1984. She returned to Daemen and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2005. Donna has recently earned advanced certification in Pilates mat instruction. She has extensive experience in orthopedics, and has completed many continuing education courses. Her specialties include the following: manual therapy, orthopedics, aquatic therapy, wellness, lymphedema and sports rehabilitation. Dr. Gulick is our clinical site coordinator, and is a certified clinical instructor. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Also, Donna is an avid runner, and has participated in several marathons, which has raised thousands of dollars for the American Stroke Association. She loves playing softball, and is active in her church. Donna and her husband Dean enjoy camping, attending sporting events and traveling.
Contact Dr. Gulick by email: Donna@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 634-1578.
Dr. Peter H. Young, PT, DPT, cert. MDT
Dr. Peter Young co-founded Orthosports in 1989 with his business partner. He graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, and 1986 in Physical Therapy. Dr. Young returned to school at Daemen College, where he completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2005. Dr. Young earned certification from McKenzie Institute, USA, and has been a member of the organization since 2001. He specializes in spinal rehabilitation, orthopedics, manual techniques, TMJ therapy, sports rehab, wellness, and aquatic therapy. He has completed numerous continuing education courses since entering private practice. Dr. Young is a clinical instructor. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Karen, his family, and his dog. He is also active in his church.
Contact Dr. Young by email: Peter@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 839-3705.
"First, let me say I was very skeptical going into physical therapy. I had such pain in my shoulder for so long I was desperate. I really thought I'd need surgery. After eight or so treatments, I really started to feel relief. I really feel on the mend and believe my shoulder will continue to improve. I'm very happy to have my life back and my shoulder. Thanks Orthosports! Everyone was great!"
"Thank you so much for the excellent therapy I received at your facility and the friendly, warm atmosphere. When I first came to you on April 23, 2014 I could not open my left hand or use my shoulder due to a broken arm as a result of a fall. After 14 therapy treatments with Orthosports, my hand can now open and close, and I can reach overhead and do all the things I need to do. There is still stiffness in my hand, but it is 75% better than when I came to you and I'm sure with the continuation of exercises you provided me, I will keep improving. Thank you again and I would recommend Orthosports highly to anyone."
"I am still amazed at the progress of my injured shoulder. Finding out that my shoulder was unstable was very disconcerting and I was skeptical that I would see much improvement with physical therapy. I was wrong! I am back doing most of my activities without pain thanks to Orthosports!"
"I want to thank the staff at OrthoSports for helping me achieve my goal. I was training for my first full marathon when I began experiencing various injuries which impacted my ability to run and caused a lot of pain. I was having problems with my IT bands, knees and other various areas in my legs. Peter and the staff were able to diagnose the root problems causing the pain and provided various treatments, therapy, stretching and exercise recommendations. Throughout several therapy treatments as well as following the recommendations outside of therapy, I was able to continue my training, without having to take a break. By marathon day I was healthy and injury free and successfully completed my race within my goal time!"
Dr. Craig Young, PT, DPT
Dr. Craig Young is a graduate of Daemen College where he earned both his Bachelor of Science in Natural Science, with a Minor in Biology in 2013, and his DPT degree in 2015. Dr. Young was published in the Journal of Manual Manipulative Therapy for a study produced by him and his colleagues in 2015. He is also a member of the APTA. Dr. Young has fun playing various sporting activities such as baseball, hockey, and Frisbee golf. He also enjoys spending time with his family, relaxing by the pool, and going on vacations.
Contact Dr. Young by email: Craig@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 634-1578.
Christine Farrell, PT
Christine Farrell is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Science in 2004, and a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2006. She also holds a Bachelor in Psychology from Syracuse University. Christine has attended numerous continuing education courses, and intends to pursue further studies with the The McKenzie Institute and Gray Institute. Christine enjoys exercising, being outdoors, volunteering with Make-A-Wish, and spending time with her family.
Kelly Maine, PT, DPT
Kelly Maine graduated from The College at Brockport in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology, and in 2013 graduated from Gannon University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoor activities and traveling.
Linda S. Brade, PTAMrs. Linda Brade graduated from Genesee Community College in 1994, and is an integral part of Orthosports. She has received training in manual techniques, orthopedics, aquatics, and spine therapy. She works closely with doctors Young and Gulick, implementing individually designed treatment programs. Mrs. Brade enjoys time with her husband and family and dog.
Contact Mrs. Brade by email: Linda@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 839-3705.
Jelani Greene, PTA
Mr. Jelani Greene graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and 2012 with an Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant from Niagara County Community College. He is also an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Mr. Green is an active member of his church and loves spending time with his wife, Erin, his children and the family dog.
Contact Mr. Green by email: Jelani@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 634-1578.
Philip Wojtas, OTR, CLT
Philip spent 12 years in the U.S. Coast Guard operating as a Helicopter Rescue Swimmer and EMT, providing medical evacuations and support to patients in need of care offshore. In 2014 Philip separated from the military to pursue a career in occupational therapy at D'Youville College. After graduating with a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy, Philip became a certified lymphedema therapist. Philip has experience in providing care to patients in a variety of settings and believes in a client-centered approach to care that is tailored to the unique needs and goals of his patients. As a lymphedema therapist, he is dedicated to educating his patients on the etiology of lymphedema and treatment options that Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) has to offer.
Mary KeifmanMs. Mary Keifman is a Certified Personal Trainer with Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, AFAA since 2006. In 1999, when Ms. Keifman completed her Group Fitness Certification with AFAA, she began teaching a variety of classes including strength training, circuit training, step and water aerobics. In addition, she has led a variety of weight loss programs. Working with all age groups and fitness levels, Ms. Keifman believes in leading by example. She two boys and enjoys golfing with her husband.
Stephanie Radice, LMT
Born and raised in West New York, Stephanie is a 2012 graduate of the New York Institute of Massage in the top of her class. Seeking a rewarding career with a strong desire to help others, she chose to attend massage school.
Stephanie's healing touch is reflected in her modalities of choice:
- Myofascial Release Style Techniques,
- Energy Therapies, and
- Additional Training Classes in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Releasing the Rotator Cuff, Cupping and Prenatal Massage
Stephanie continues to study both Eastern and Western medicine concepts to better understand all aspects of how the human body functions. She believes that knowledge is what promotes all of us to practice the methods necessary to achieve a healthy lifestyle. With a strong respect of self-awareness, she creates a therapeutic, relaxing environment in which her clients have the ability to experience their own mind and body connection that is the foundation for long lasting treatments and overall general health. Massage sessions are based upon a feedback system, whether it be spoken or not her sensitivity allows each therapy to be individualized to each person so that every client has control over their own health and wellness. Stephanie accepts Blue Cross / Blue Shield insurance clients (based on coverage), BC/BS Wellness Cards, Independent Health Extras Cards and No Fault insurance.
Mrs. Karen Young will assist you in answering any questions you may have, and will be glad to help you schedule convenient appointment times. She also has responsibility for billing, and will assist you by answering questions about your insurance coverage. Mrs. Young is married to Dr. Peter Young, and enjoys time with her family, and attending her three sons' school and athletic events.
Contact Mrs. Young by email: Karen@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 634-1578.
Ms. Lisa MacKay will warmly greet you at our Harlem Rd office. Customer service is her first priority. Ms. MacKay will help you with your questions you have regarding our services, your insurance coverage or scheduling. Please call today & she will be glad to help you.
Contact Ms. MacKay by email: Lisa@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 839-3705.
Mr. Mueller handles the no fault and worker's compensation cases at our Harlem Rd. office. He is happy to answer any questions you may have about your claims will be processed and what documentation you may need to proceed with physical therapy treatment. Outside of work, Dean enjoys spending time golfing, camping and traveling.
Contact Mr. Mueller by email: Dean@orthosportspt.com or call (716) 839-3705.
Ms. Jennifer Panaccione comes to Orthosports with significant experience in a medical office. She excels at customer service. She enjoys being part of the team at Orthosports. Ms. Panaccione loves animals, especially her horse, Neuman. Ms. Panaccione spends leisure time with her family, doing outdoor activities, and of course, taking care of her horse.
Contact Ms. Panaccione by email: Jennifer@OrthosportsPT.com or call (716) 634-1578.
Mary Beth Vogt, Patient Liaison
Contact Mary Beth by email: Marybeth@Orthosportspt.com or call (716) 864-7407; office is (716) 839-3705.