Sabri Patel, OTR is a New Jersey native, born and raised in Passaic County. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Seton Hall University’s School of Arts and Sciences in 2018, with a concentration in Psychology. From Seton Hall University’s School of Health and Medical Science in 2021, Sabri attained a Master of Sciences in Occupational Therapy and became a registered Occupational Therapist with the National Board of Certification for Occupational Therapy. Sabri works on multiple areas within the occupational therapy scope of practice that includes but isn’t limited to postural retraining, body mechanic/lifting technique training, ergonomics, work simulation-based tasks, functional reach rehabilitation, balance training, with emphasis on upper extremity limitations and conditions. Sabri’s client centered approach takes into consideration your body, your routine, and your roles in everyday life, and the impact of pain and/or limitations on these client factors. Sabri, as she joins the Maywood Physical Therapy team utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, treating any functional limitations of the patient in activities of daily living (e.g. dressing, grooming, caregiving, and bathing), instrumental activities of daily living (e.g. home management tasks like laundry, cooking, cleaning, etc.), work/school (e.g. ergonomics, postural retraining, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, etc.), play/leisure activities (e.g. fine motor and gross motor limitations for children and adults which impact daily living) and sleep.
Via her experiences at varying fieldwork settings, Sabri can integrate a plan of care for varying age groups ranging from children to older adults to increase their quality of life. Sabri is a big basketball fan, watching movies and documentaries, enjoys learning new languages, as well as travelling to new places to explore their culture and enjoy the views!
Dr. Prakash Ramani completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers State University of New Jersey. He graduated The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Sport Studies with a minor in Nutrition. Thereafter, he attended New York Chiropractic College, where he graduated and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. Dr. Ramani is a board certified chiropractic physician credentialed by the National Board of Chiropractic Physicians, and holds a New Jersey & New York chiropractic license.
Dr. Ramani is passionate about providing both patient-centered and relationship-centered care within a fully integrated healthcare system in an effort to help patients achieve optimal recovery and increased productivity. He has strong interests in soft tissue rehabilitation and believes in treating the whole person; not just the symptom and customizing treatment plans based on individual patient needs.
During his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors, paintballing, cycling, volunteering at Clifton Friends of the Shelter, and spending time with his friends and family.
Clifford graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science where he developed a strong interest in exercise physiology and rehabilitation. He then went on to earn a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ in 2017. Throughout his clinical rotations, Clifford had the opportunity to deliver specialized care to a wide patient base seeking Physical Therapy for athletic injuries, neurological impairments, post-operative care, lower limb amputations and cardiopulmonary conditions.
As an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer, Clifford joins Maywood PT with a philosophy that fuses rehabilitation and fitness, and a focus on improving quality of life. Clifford plans on furthering his education and skills through various manual therapy and orthopedic based courses and certifications. During his free time, he enjoys running, playing music, and spending time with family and friends.
I graduated from Northeastern University in 2016 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Since then, I have worked in both outpatient and home care settings. In that time, I have managed and helped patients heal from diverse types of injuries including post surgical, chronic neck and low back pain, and acute sports injuries. My goal is to help the patient return to their desired quality of life, and provide thorough education to avoid potential for re-injury. I want to provide the best quality of care to each individual patient, so it is important to keep learning. In my free time, I love playing with dogs, trying new foods, and going to the beach.
Dr. Ian Thomson is a New Jersey native, born and raised in Bergen County. He
completed his Bachelor of Sciences in Kinesiology from Penn State University in 2017, with a
focus in Movement Science. He then moved on to graduate from New York Chiropractic College
in 2020, earning both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Master’s of Science in Applied Clinical
Nutrition. Dr. Thomson employs a variety of soft tissue techniques, chiropractic manipulative
therapies, with an emphasis on functional exercise, to obtain optimal patient results. Dr.
Thomson aims to treat the entirety of the patient and he joins the Maywood Physical Therapy
team utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, treating the many factors contributing to pain.
Through his experiences in clinical rotations and a background in personal training, Dr.
Thomson has had the pleasure of working with a variety of age groups and abilities, to help them
maximize their overall function and quality of life. He works compassionately alongside each
patient, in order to create a thorough and achievable treatment plan to reach individual goals. Dr.
Thomson is an avid hockey fan, loves cooking/trying new foods, and hiking with his dog in his
Dr. Fanny Wong, DC
Dr. Fanny Wong is an alumnus of New work Chiropractic College where she received her Doctorate in Chiropractic and Masters in Applied Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Wong holds a New York and New Jersey Chiropractic license. Prior to this, Dr. Wong attended University at Buffalo where she received her Bachelor of Sciences in Biological Sciences.
Dr. Wong values patient-centered and evidence-based care and strives to increase patient’s longevity and improve their quality of life. Dr. Wong believes in treating the body as a whole and not the symptom. She tailors each treatment plan to the individual’s specific needs to help them reach optimal recovery.
Urvi completed her undergraduate in Physical therapy from Gujarat University in India in 2012. She worked for Cardio-respiratory and out-patient orthopedic rehabilitation facilities for a year. During her work, she has treated patients with various musculoskeletal conditions, post surgical rehabilitation as well as acute cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation. After that, Urvi earned a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Midwestern State University, TX. Currently, Urvi is pursuing Doctorate degree in Physical therapy from Dominican University in Brooklyn. She strives to provide an intensive, total body approach to fitness, rehabilitation and wellness. She specializes in orthopedic, spine and sports physical therapy. In her personal time, Urvi loves to read books, take zumba classes and listen to country music.
Dr. Leithauser graduated from The University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and concentration in nutritional studies. In 2020 he then went on to earn a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Through his experiences and clinical affiliations, Kevin has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and patient populations including athletic injuries, post-operative care, cardiopulmonary conditions and neurological disorders. Dr. Leithauser aims to take a holistic approach to creating his patients treatment plans, and return his patients to their hobbies and activities through a combination of manual therapy and functional strengthening programs.
Kevin is a NJ native and was born and raised in Bergen County. His interest in physical therapy started when rehabbing a shoulder injury that he obtained from playing football. During his free time, he enjoys hiking with his dog, exercising, spending time with family and friends and watching sports.
Priyanka Pandya, MS, PT
Priyanka Pandya, MS, PT, is a licensed physical therapist certified in several manual therapies, including cupping, rock taping, and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization along with soft-tissue mobilization. Priyanka is dedicated to helping patients of all ages and backgrounds return to a pain-free life.
Before graduating from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, with a master’s degree in exercise physiology, Priyanka earned a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy and worked in a cardiac unit in India. After finishing her master’s degree, Priyanka moved to New York, where she gained valuable experience working in the rehabilitation department at Long Island Jewish Medical Center as well as an outpatient rehabilitation facility.
Priyanka has expertise in treating all types of orthopedic conditions and sports injuries. An athlete herself, Priyanka has personal knowledge of injuries related to exercise and the nonsurgical and nonpharmacologic methods of treating them. She also works with older adults on important issues like fall prevention and managing arthritis pain.