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Dr. Nick DiSomma 7 Years at NJCPT

Dr. Nick DiSomma 7 Years at NJCPT

Dr. Nick DiSomma

PT, DPT, CSCS

Leadership Team Senior Executive, Clinic Manager, Home Care Manager of Daily Operations

Dr. Nick DiSomma is a highly sought-after Doctor of Physical Therapy with a dual focus in orthopedics and sports rehabilitation. Nick is a firm believer that functional movement is paramount to a patient exceeding their physical therapy goals, making it his quest in life to meticulously connect with each patient. Nick consistently exemplifies his expertise as a dedicated provider by utilizing the most up-to-date scientific research, cutting-edge medical techniques, and a hands-on healing approach unique to patient needs. Nick’s competitive stride is evident today, as he conquers challenges, turns injured athletes into champions, and stops at nothing for a solution throughout the rehabilitation process. With meticulous attention to detail, Nick knows what it takes to successfully run a top-notch team, executing leadership in his Clinic and Home Care Manager roles, each patient is successfully brought to full recovery.

Nick powered through his prestigious education, earning his Bachelor’s in Biology and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from well-respected Duquesne University. In addition, he was the recipient of the highly selective Atlantic 10 Post-Graduate Scholarship, which propelled his foundation for a profound, compassionate practice. Patients quickly discover that Nick makes each of their passions and goals his own. As a former athlete and the captain of his college soccer team, Dr. DiSomma understands the mindset of injured athletes and focuses intensely on neuromuscular re-education and strength training to achieve goals. Drawing upon a dynamic combination of integrative physical therapy to treat the whole person, Nick produces significant long-lasting results for all his patients.

Nick has earned his distinction within our organization, holding roles that elevate his professionalism as Clinic Manager, Home Care Manager, and is an active member of our Executive Leadership Team. Still an advocate for injury prevention, Dr. DiSomma coaches soccer leading The Montclair Kimberley team, and is a regular presenter at KIPP New Jersey, supporting athletics and academics for charter schools. On his off-days, you can find Nick always up for a sports debate and ready for game-time.

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Dr. Nick DiSomma

Physical Therapist

Dr. Rafaela Dos Santos

PT, DPT

Assistant Clinical Manager

Dr. Rafaela Dos Santos is a highly skilled and innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy with a dual focus in Orthopedic and Neuromuscular conditions. From a young age, Rafaela set her goals at becoming a distinguished Doctor of Physical Therapy. While obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in biology from William Paterson, Rafaela was inducted to the prestigious Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society. She earned her Doctorate from Stockton University, participating in research studies on Kinesiotaping and Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema. Through her vast experiences, including volunteering at the Atlantic City Marathon, Dr. Dos Santos gained a unique insight into specialized treatment plans for athletes and orthopedic patients of all ages.

Rafaela is dedicated to providing expert, personalized care, and restoring functional movement for each patient’s overall well-being. Creating a compassionate environment, Dr. Dos Santos precisely designs effective treatment plans, using the most current evidence-based science and expert manual skills for her patients to achieve long-lasting results. Her best day is watching a patient overcome a challenge and celebrating every milestone throughout the recovery process.

When Rafaela steps away from her profound practice to recharge, she spends time in the sun, enjoying the ocean waves. Her family and friends are the cornerstones of her inspiration, valuing the time she spends with them. Rafaela is a jet-setter in her hiking adventures and plans to explore the European countryside one day.

Contact Rafaela:

Dr. Rafaela Dos Santos

Physical Therapist

Dr. Nick DiSomma 7 Years at NJCPT

Dr. Nick DiSomma

PT, DPT, CSCS

Leadership Team Senior Executive, Clinic Manager, Home Care Manager of Daily Operations

Dr. Nick DiSomma is a highly sought-after Doctor of Physical Therapy with a dual focus in orthopedics and sports rehabilitation. Nick is a firm believer that functional movement is paramount to a patient exceeding their physical therapy goals, making it his quest in life to meticulously connect with each patient. Nick consistently exemplifies his expertise as a dedicated provider by utilizing the most up-to-date scientific research, cutting-edge medical techniques, and a hands-on healing approach unique to patient needs. Nick’s competitive stride is evident today, as he conquers challenges, turns injured athletes into champions, and stops at nothing for a solution throughout the rehabilitation process. With meticulous attention to detail, Nick knows what it takes to successfully run a top-notch team, executing leadership in his Clinic and Home Care Manager roles, each patient is successfully brought to full recovery.

Nick powered through his prestigious education, earning his Bachelor’s in Biology and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from well-respected Duquesne University. In addition, he was the recipient of the highly selective Atlantic 10 Post-Graduate Scholarship, which propelled his foundation for a profound, compassionate practice. Patients quickly discover that Nick makes each of their passions and goals his own. As a former athlete and the captain of his college soccer team, Dr. DiSomma understands the mindset of injured athletes and focuses intensely on neuromuscular re-education and strength training to achieve goals. Drawing upon a dynamic combination of integrative physical therapy to treat the whole person, Nick produces significant long-lasting results for all his patients.

Nick has earned his distinction within our organization, holding roles that elevate his professionalism as Clinic Manager, Home Care Manager, and is an active member of our Executive Leadership Team. Still an advocate for injury prevention, Dr. DiSomma coaches soccer leading The Montclair Kimberley team, and is a regular presenter at KIPP New Jersey, supporting athletics and academics for charter schools. On his off-days, you can find Nick always up for a sports debate and ready for game-time.

Contact Nick:

Dr. Rafaela Dos Santos

PT, DPT

Assistant Clinical Manager

Dr. Rafaela Dos Santos is a highly skilled and innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy with a dual focus in Orthopedic and Neuromuscular conditions. From a young age, Rafaela set her goals at becoming a distinguished Doctor of Physical Therapy. While obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in biology from William Paterson, Rafaela was inducted to the prestigious Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society. She earned her Doctorate from Stockton University, participating in research studies on Kinesiotaping and Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema. Through her vast experiences, including volunteering at the Atlantic City Marathon, Dr. Dos Santos gained a unique insight into specialized treatment plans for athletes and orthopedic patients of all ages.

Rafaela is dedicated to providing expert, personalized care, and restoring functional movement for each patient’s overall well-being. Creating a compassionate environment, Dr. Dos Santos precisely designs effective treatment plans, using the most current evidence-based science and expert manual skills for her patients to achieve long-lasting results. Her best day is watching a patient overcome a challenge and celebrating every milestone throughout the recovery process.

When Rafaela steps away from her profound practice to recharge, she spends time in the sun, enjoying the ocean waves. Her family and friends are the cornerstones of her inspiration, valuing the time she spends with them. Rafaela is a jet-setter in her hiking adventures and plans to explore the European countryside one day.

Contact Rafaela:

SUPPORT TEAM

Regina Milazzo

Organizational Office Manager, Leadership Team Vice President, Head of Administrative Advancement

Regina, our esteemed Client Care Manager, is a pivotal leader in our organization.  Her profound dedication to client care elevates every interaction, ensuring that all aspects of a patient’s experience are both warm and efficient. Regina’s adept management of insurance inquiries, oversight of the clinic’s administrative operations, and coordination of patient schedules all contribute to a seamless rehabilitation journey, echoing the quality care provided by our Doctors. 

Regina’s career began while earning a Bachelor’s in Athletic Training from Montclair State University. She discovered her commitment to our organization by working part-time during her academic years when she intuitively knew our organization was the perfect place for her. Regina’s steadfast dedication has propelled her to the executive role of Vice President, where she meticulously refines each patient’s journey, setting it apart from typical office visits. As Head of Administrative Advancement, Regina’s commitment extends to nurturing her team members from the start of their careers, fostering outstanding outcomes, and creating five-star customer service for each patient, a testament to her inspiring career progression.

Outside of work, Regina’s life is just as vibrant. An avid traveler, she loves exploring new destinations, whether staying in a loft over an Alpaca Farm or delving into the culture of a different country. At home, she cherishes the time spent with her beloved rescue dog, Chauncey, a testament to her compassionate nature.

Contact Regina:

Regina Milazzo

Organizational Office Manager

Kristen Henry

Organizational Clinic Coordinator Manager

Kristen’s greatest passion is helping others. As a Clinic Coordinator on our MWF Team, Kristen finds joy interacting with patients and sharing stories. She makes each person’s experience in our clinics the absolute best it can be. Kristen knows the power and importance of personal connections, and with her vibrant, caring personality, she creates a welcoming atmosphere for all.

After earning her BA in Social Science and minoring in Psychology at Ramapo College, Kristen worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and emotional challenges. As a believer in continuing to grow and learn, she is an avid student of yoga for physical activity, relaxation, and mindfulness. Kristen brings positive energy, compassion, and dedication to everyone she meets. She lives each day by her deep belief that every interaction should positively affect others.

For most of her life, Kristen has been involved in musical theater, entranced by the way singing and dancing transports those onstage and in the audience in the most electrifying way. She also loves exploring hiking trails in Sussex County, connecting with her “inner mermaid” at the beach, and going to Jets games with her twin brother.

Contact Kristen:

Kristen Henry

Organizational Clinic Coordinator Manager

Denise Callaghan-Crespo

Clinic Coordinator

Denise is our outstanding Clinic Coordinator who guides our clinic with top-notch precision and meticulous attention to detail. Each day, Denise goes the extra mile to ensure our Doctors of Physical Therapy have everything they need to bring patients to full recovery. With her bright personality, Denise connects easily with patients of all ages and is sure to celebrate every success story in their recovery process.

With a quest to help others, Denise achieved her Bachelor’s of Science in Health and Physical Therapy, earning academic recognition on the Dean’s List from Monmouth University. From coaching cheerleading in college, Denise brings her impeccable leadership skills to our team daily, motivating each person she interacts with. Patients quickly discover that Denise is a firm believer in optimal wellness and that with our expert quality care, a person can heal safely and return to the activities they love. 

On Denise’s off time, you can find her reading, watching movies, or going to the beach with friends. In addition, she enjoys learning new activities that bring creativity to her mind, like painting.

Contact Shannon:

Denise Callaghan-Crespo

Clinic Coordinator

Regina Milazzo

Organizational Office Manager, Leadership Team Vice President, Head of Administrative Advancement

Regina, our esteemed Client Care Manager, is a pivotal leader in our organization.  Her profound dedication to client care elevates every interaction, ensuring that all aspects of a patient’s experience are both warm and efficient. Regina’s adept management of insurance inquiries, oversight of the clinic’s administrative operations, and coordination of patient schedules all contribute to a seamless rehabilitation journey, echoing the quality care provided by our Doctors. 

Regina’s career began while earning a Bachelor’s in Athletic Training from Montclair State University. She discovered her commitment to our organization by working part-time during her academic years when she intuitively knew our organization was the perfect place for her. Regina’s steadfast dedication has propelled her to the executive role of Vice President, where she meticulously refines each patient’s journey, setting it apart from typical office visits. As Head of Administrative Advancement, Regina’s commitment extends to nurturing her team members from the start of their careers, fostering outstanding outcomes, and creating five-star customer service for each patient, a testament to her inspiring career progression.

Outside of work, Regina’s life is just as vibrant. An avid traveler, she loves exploring new destinations, whether staying in a loft over an Alpaca Farm or delving into the culture of a different country. At home, she cherishes the time spent with her beloved rescue dog, Chauncey, a testament to her compassionate nature.

Contact Regina:

Kristen Henry

Organizational Clinic Coordinator Manager

Kristen’s greatest passion is helping others. As a Clinic Coordinator on our MWF Team, Kristen finds joy interacting with patients and sharing stories. She makes each person’s experience in our clinics the absolute best it can be. Kristen knows the power and importance of personal connections, and with her vibrant, caring personality, she creates a welcoming atmosphere for all.

After earning her BA in Social Science and minoring in Psychology at Ramapo College, Kristen worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and emotional challenges. As a believer in continuing to grow and learn, she is an avid student of yoga for physical activity, relaxation, and mindfulness. Kristen brings positive energy, compassion, and dedication to everyone she meets. She lives each day by her deep belief that every interaction should positively affect others.

For most of her life, Kristen has been involved in musical theater, entranced by the way singing and dancing transports those onstage and in the audience in the most electrifying way. She also loves exploring hiking trails in Sussex County, connecting with her “inner mermaid” at the beach, and going to Jets games with her twin brother.

Contact Kristen:

Denise Callaghan-Crespo

Clinic Coordinator

Denise is our outstanding Clinic Coordinator who guides our clinic with top-notch precision and meticulous attention to detail. Each day, Denise goes the extra mile to ensure our Doctors of Physical Therapy have everything they need to bring patients to full recovery. With her bright personality, Denise connects easily with patients of all ages and is sure to celebrate every success story in their recovery process.

With a quest to help others, Denise achieved her Bachelor’s of Science in Health and Physical Therapy, earning academic recognition on the Dean’s List from Monmouth University. From coaching cheerleading in college, Denise brings her impeccable leadership skills to our team daily, motivating each person she interacts with. Patients quickly discover that Denise is a firm believer in optimal wellness and that with our expert quality care, a person can heal safely and return to the activities they love. 

On Denise’s off time, you can find her reading, watching movies, or going to the beach with friends. In addition, she enjoys learning new activities that bring creativity to her mind, like painting.

Contact Shannon:

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