Nancy Moriarty, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy,
MPT President
Nancy Moriarty, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy,
MPT President

Specialties:             

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Method
  • Graston Certified
  • Maitland Mobilization
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Functional Movement Screening (FMS)
  • Y-Balance Testing
  • LSVT- BIG certified

Dr. Moriarty is a native of Poughkeepsie, graduating from Arlington High School and receiving her degree in Business and Administration at Marist College.  Dr. Moriarty always idolized her mother Phyllis Moriarty, founder of Moriarty Physical Therapy for both her hard work and commitment to the field of physical therapy.  Dr. Moriarty followed in her mother’s footsteps and enrolled in the Physical Therapy program at NYU where she graduated Valedictorian. Dr. Moriarty continued to work alongside Phyllis until 2004, when Phyllis passed the torch to Dr. Moriarty and retired from the profession.  Dr. Moriarty continued her commitment to the profession by receiving her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Shenandoah University, VA.  Dr. Moriarty is proficient in manual treatment techniques for patients with varying orthopedic and neurological dysfunctions.  Dr. Moriarty’s philosophy for treatment has been to treat everyone like family, with a patient and warm heart. With a long standing reputation of optimal care, Dr. Moriarty continues to treat semi-professional athletes and post-surgical patients referred from Hospital for Special Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Hospital for Bone and Joint Disease, and Columbia Presbyterian.   Dr. Moriarty has been a Clinical Instructor for Doctoral Students throughout the Tri-state area including NYU, Ithaca College, New York Medical College, and Quinnipiac College.  Dr. Moriarty  specializes in orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation, with continuing education and certifications in advanced manual techniques and functional movement analysis.  Dr. Moriarty is on the Board of Directors for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Marist College.  Dr. Moriarty’s commitment to her patients is a direct reflection of her commitment to her family and her children.  Dr. Moriarty lives for her children, and when she is not in the office caring for her patients, she is on the soccer field cheering her kids to victory.  Dr. Moriarty enjoys watching movies and Netflix Original movies.  Dr. Moriarty loves spending her time with her husband Dr. Quinn and her children both at home and on vacation.

nancy@moriartypt.com

John P. Quinn, MSPT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy,
MPT Vice President
Clinical Director
John P. Quinn, MSPT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy,
MPT Vice President
Clinical Director

Specialties:             

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Method
  • Graston Certified
  • Maitland Mobilization
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Functional Movement Screening (FMS)
  • Y-Balance Testing
  • Cuevas Medek (CME)
  • Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)

Dr. Quinn received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (sports specific rehabilitation) from Dominican College, NY in 2001.  Dr. Quinn continued his education at Dominican College receiving his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy.  In 2008, Dr. Quinn graduated with his Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University, VA.  Dr. Quinn has had extensive training and experience in treating patients throughout the lifespan- from babies 5 weeks old to patients 95 years old.  Dr. Quinn worked with pediatrics both in the school setting and outpatient setting at Inspire the CP Center in Goshen, NY.  As a treating Physical Therapist, Dr. Quinn worked closely with a dynamic team of Physicians, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Physical Therapists while performing CORE Examinations through Early Intervention, CPSE, and CSE programs throughout Orange and Ulster County.  While at Inspire, Dr. Quinn also treated patients who had experienced athletic and orthopedic injuries. Dr. Quinn was also responsible for the rehabilitation and treatment of patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries, and other varying neurological pathologies both in an aquatic setting and in the clinical setting.  Wishing to return to his love of sports rehabilitation and orthopedic treatment setting, Dr. Quinn relocated to Poughkeepsie, NY and became the Clinical Director for Moriarty Physical Therapy.  While at Moriarty Physical Therapy, Dr. Quinn has continued to utilize his training in advanced manual techniques, functional training, and sports specific rehabilitation for both semi-professional athletes and everyday weekend warriors.  Dr. Quinn works closely with Physicians and Surgeons from Hospital for Special Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian, and Hospital for Bone and Joint Disease. Dr. Quinn is heavily involved in the local community programs, working with students in the Youth Leadership Program.  Dr. Quinn is the Chair of the Health and Wellness Committee of the Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce, where he has helped develope programs for the community to promote healthy living across the lifespan.  With the Health and Wellness Committee, he was successful in developing one of the largest Learn-to-Run programs in the region.  Dr. Quinn also sits on the Board of Directors for the Physical Therapy Doctorate Program at Marist College.  Dr. Quinn is a Clinical Instructor for multiple Doctorate Programs and Athletic Training Programs throughout the Tri-state area including NYU, New York Medical College, and Marist College.  Dr. Quinn was a recipient of the 40 under 40 Movers and Shakers Award through the Dutchess Regional Chamber of Commerce.  This award is given to young professionals who have demonstrated leadership skills and work within the community above and beyond their peers.  In his personal life, Dr. Quinn loves to exercise and weight-train, both independently and at Cross-Fit.  Dr. Quinn was a competitive swimmer and swim Coach through ESSL and US Swimming with his father and siblings for many years.  He also received his black belt in Goshin-Ryu Karate as a young adult and has continued to utilize the philosophy of strength and discipline in all aspects of his life.  Dr. Quinn is a tremendous fan of Movies, Media, and anything Star Wars.  Dr. Quinn enjoys watching the New York Giants and the Yankees (when they are winning), and loves watching his kids play soccer.  When Dr. Quinn isn’t dressing up in numerous costumes to entertain his patients and friends, he enjoys spending his time with his wife Dr. Moriarty, kids, and dog at the pool, or on vacation.

john@moriartypt.com

Kyle Taft PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Clinical Manager- Moriarty PT Lagrange
Kyle Taft PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Clinical Manager- Moriarty PT Lagrange

Specialties:

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Method
  • Graston Provider
  • Maitland Mobilization
  • Active Release Technique (ART)
  • Functional Movement Screening (FMS)
  • Y-Balance Testing
  • Blood Flow Resistance Training (BFR)

Dr. Taft graduated from F.D Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park NY in 2009. While in high school Dr. Taft sustained an ankle injury whilst playing football. While rehabilitating his ankle the decision to pursue a career in Physical therapy began in the early stages. Dr. Taft began this pursuit at Utica College where he earned a B.S. in Health studies while being a four year varsity lettermen on the College Football team. Dr. Taft then began his doctoral education in the field of physical therapy again at Utica College. While in DPT school Dr. Taft was exposed to and received clinical experience with a wide variety of subspecialties in the field of PT. Those sub-specialties include working with professional athletes in the Caribbean for several months as well as spending several months at a school for children with Cerebral Palsy. Dr. Taft tends to focus on muscular dysfunctions as he believes that misalignment and dysfunction of muscular tissue can be a major cause of pain and injury.

Kyle@moriartypt.com

Bethany Stosz, PT, DPT, ATC
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Clinical Manager- Moriarty PT Poughkeepsie
Bethany Stosz, PT, DPT, ATC
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Clinical Manager- Moriarty PT Poughkeepsie

Specialties:

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Method
  • Graston Provider
  • Athletic Training

Dr. Stosz believes that no goal is unattainable with hard work, dedication, and mental focus. Dr. Stosz received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Springfield college, MA.  During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Stosz competed on the Springfield Pride Volleyball Team, where she was awarded the Female Athlete of the Year her freshman season. Dr. Stosz continued her academic studies at the American International College in Springfield, MA where she received her clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Dr. Stosz specializes in sports rehabilitation and orthopedic rehabilitation.  Dr. Stosz philosophy is that if you incorporate a complete balance of mind, body, and spirit into all of life’s goals and challenges, it will ultimately lead you down the path to success.  Dr. Stosz treatment philosophies are a fusion of manual therapy, functional movement, with an emphasis on postural training.  On her free time, Dr. Stosz enjoys boating of the coast of Connecticut, wine tasting, hiking, and many other outdoor activities.

bethany@moriartypt.com

Ryan Carton, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Ryan Carton, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Specialties:               

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Method
  • Strain/Counter Strain
  • Graston Provider

Dr. Carton is originally from the Hudson Valley, graduating from Newburgh Free Academy in 2009. He then attended Binghamton University where he received his B.A. in psychology, realizing there was a connection between both physical and mental health. After graduating in 2013, Dr. Carton began his doctoral studies at Stony Brook University. Throughout his clinical experiences, Dr. Carton was exposed to multiple specialties including sports rehabilitation, postural re-education, scoliosis treatment/management, and pediatrics. Dr. Carton believes in incorporating functional strengthening and patient specific goals into all his treatment sessions. In his free time, Dr. Carton enjoys strength training, playing soccer, hiking, and staying up to date on new fitness and nutrition related subjects.

ryan@moriartypt.com

 

Michael Surman, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Michael Surman, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Specialties:               

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Concept
  • Postural Restoration
  • Graston Provider
  • LSVT – BIG Certified

Dr. Surman is a Hudson Valley native, graduating from Marlboro High School. Dr. Surman then went on to complete undergraduate and graduate coursework at Ithaca College, receiving a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree with a minor in Physics in 2016. Dr. Surman believes strongly in a foundation within Evidence-Based Practice and likes to keep himself apprised of new research within the field of physical therapy.

Throughout his clinical rotations, Dr. Surman has worked with a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions in both a traditional and aquatic settings. In his treatment sessions Dr. Surman strives to incorporate manual techniques, such as mobilization and manipulation, in combination with corrective exercise to maximize function. As a former pitcher Dr. Surman especially enjoys working with baseball players, and continues to teach pitching mechanics outside of the clinic. In his spare time, Dr. Surman enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, extensive kettlebell workouts, guitar, and long walks with his three dogs.

mike@moriartypt.com

Julia Biedrzycki, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Julia Biedrzycki, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Specialties:               

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Method
  • Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFR)

Dr. Biedrzycki (Bah-drick-ee) grew up in Medfield, MA and graduated from Medfield High School in 2011. She attended the University of Vermont where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics prior to pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Throughout her clinical rotations Dr. Jules has worked with a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions in various clinical settings throughout VT, CT and MA. She has experience working with Division I and high-level functional fitness athletes where she learned to incorporate her manual skills with functional strength and movement training. Dr. Jules strives to build and integrate her Evidenced-Based Practice foundation into her treatment and works to remain current on new research within the field. She has both inpatient and outpatient experience in the chronic pain population with a focus in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in post-stroke patients.

In her free time you can find Dr. Jules at the gym, trying a new recipe or spending time with her cat, Kit.

julia@moriartypt.com

Bryant Barnhart, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Bryant Barnhart, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Specialties:

  • McKenzie Concept
  • Myofascial Release
  • Postural Correction
  • Mulligan Concept

Dr. Barnhart is a native of Apalachin, NY; a small town outside the city of Binghamton. Dr. Barnhart sustained an injury during his years as a high school soccer player, an event which would guide him to pursue a career in physical therapy. After graduating from Owego Free Academy in 2010, he went on to earn a B.S. in Biology from Misericordia University and was a Men’s varsity soccer player during this time. Dr. Barnhart then entered a graduate program at the same institution, and successfully graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016.   During his studies, Dr. Barnhart has gained invaluable clinical experience in treating a wide array of conditions. He has treated numerous musculoskeletal injuries, postural dysfunctions, neurologic conditions, and has worked in areas of surgical rehabilitation and amputation. 

Dr. Barnhart has developed an interest in muscular pathologies, sport specific injuries/rehabilitation, and postural dysfunctions. He is a big believer in fitness and lifestyle changes, and their positive impact on both our mental and physical health.

bryant@moriartypt.com

Katherine Hawes, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Katherine Hawes, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

 Specialties:

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Concept
  • Active Release Techniques (ART)
  • Pediatrics

Dr. Hawes is originally from the Albany, NY area graduating from Averill Park High School in 2010. She then attended Arcadia University where she received her B.A. in Biology.

After graduating in 2014, Dr. Hawes began her doctoral studies at The Sage Colleges in Troy, NY. While on clinical, Dr. Hawes was exposed to multiple specialties and settings including sports rehab and Graston Technique, acute rehab, and pediatrics. Dr. Hawes’s most recent work experience includes working with special needs preschoolers at The Center for Disability Services. Dr. Hawes believes in incorporating a full body approach to therapy while always keeping patient specific goals in mind. In her free time, Dr. Hawes enjoys traveling, hiking, and using her crockpot.

katherine@moriaratypt.com

Donn Shaver, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Donn Shaver, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

 Specialties:

  • Mulligan Concept
  • McKenzie Concept
  • Maitland Concept

Dr. Shaver grew up on Long Island and graduated from Miller Place High School in 2007.  He went on to attend Marist College where he developed a love for the Hudson Valley.   Dr. Shaver returned to Long Island to study at Stony Brook University where he received his clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.

Dr. Shaver believes successful rehabilitation requires listening to his patient’s specific goals and providing him or her with the necessary tools to reach those goals.  Dr. Shaver is currently studying to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and anticipates receiving his certification in 2018.  He also plans to take continuing education courses in manual therapy from the Institute of Physical Art and pursue his Mobility WOD certification.  In his free time Dr. Shaver enjoys mountain biking, hiking, surfing, paddle boarding, skiing, weight lifting, soccer, running, and crushing Netflix.

donn@moriartypt.com

 

Erin Rickard
Office Manager
Erin Rickard
Office Manager

Mrs. Rickard was born and raised in Poughquag, NY where she lived with her parents and two brothers. Mrs Rickard lived in Saratoga for about 2 years after graduating from Arlington High School. After realizing how much more it snows in Saratoga than in Poughquag combined with her strong dislike for the snow, Mrs. Rickard quickly moved back to Dutchess County!  Mrs.  Rickard now resides in Lagrangeville with her husband, her two children and their mischievous dog. Mrs. Rickard started working in the medical field about 10 years ago while she was attending school to become a teacher.  After realizing how much she loved the healthcare field, she decided to change her career path and continue her work in the field.  Mrs. Rickard specializes in medical billing and coding at Moriarty Physical Therapy. Mrs. Rickard’s enjoys spending her free time with her family while boating and going to the beach.

erin@moriartypt.com

Rebecca Barrett
Billing Specialist
Rebecca Barrett
Billing Specialist

Rebecca lives in Poughkeepsie with her husband and her step daughter. She also has two dogs and a cat all of which were rescued. Rebecca graduated from the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in NYC and has continued to work as an admin in the healthcare field for several years now. As a Medical Administration Specialist at Moriarty PT, Rebecca makes the insurance and authorization process for all our patients seamless and smooth.  With her experience working in the Medical field, Rebecca understands the undo stresses that patients may feel when dealing with insurance while receiving care.  Rebecca prides herself on taking this stress away from our patients to allow them to concentrate on their healing process during their time at Moriarty PT. When Rebecca is not aiding patients at Moriarty PT, she has a great love and respect for nature and enjoys hiking, running, biking and vacationing at the beach. Rebecca appreciates anytime spent with family and her guilty pleasure is bad reality T.V.  

rebecca@moriartypt.com

Amanda Jacoby
Medical Administration Specialist
Amanda Jacoby
Medical Administration Specialist

Amanda grew up in Ulster County and graduated from Ulster Community College with an Associate Degree in Elementary Education.  After attending SUNY New Paltz, she realized that education was not the path she wished to continue her journey.  Amanda started working in a medical office and found her niche.  Amanda currently resides in Wappingers Falls with her husband and two children.  She loves to spend her free time with her friends and family.  Amanda enjoys the family atmosphere at Moriarty PT between patients and team members.

mptlagrange@moriartypt.com

Allison Hershinson
Medical Administration Specialist
Allison Hershinson
Medical Administration Specialist

Allison is originally from Long Island and her family moved to Dutchess County when she was younger.

Allison attended school at Mount Saint Mary’s in Newburgh, NY where she received her Bachelors Degree in Human Services.  She is currently attending Mount Saint Mary’s school for Nursing to receive her Bachelors of Science. Allison has experience working in health care for many years, performing administrative duties.  During her free time, Allison enjoys trying new restaurants, shopping and going to the movies!

allison@moriartypt.com

Kaitlin Bonk
Lead Rehabilitation Technician - Moriarty Physical Therapy Lagrange
Kaitlin Bonk
Lead Rehabilitation Technician - Moriarty Physical Therapy Lagrange

Kaitlin lives in Clinton Corners with her son, Quinn, Bill and their turtle, Elvis. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford in Health Science and is finishing her Master’s degree in Sports Management from Southern New Hampshire University. She volunteers for the East Clinton Fire Company as an EMT. Kaitlin has been working in the healthcare field for several years, specifically injury treatment and rehabilitation. Kaitlin is the “Jack of all Trades” at Moriarty PT Lagrange.  She is the Lead Rehabilitation Technician at Moriarty PT Lagrange, where she works alongside the Doctors as they administer treatment.  Kaitlin also performs administrative duties at Moriarty PT Lagrange and works with our patients from start to finish.  She has a passion for sports and enjoys watching Quinn play ice hockey!

mptlagrange@moriartypt.com

Penny Williams
Lead Rehabilitation Technician - Moriarty Physical Therapy Poughkeepsie
Penny Williams
Lead Rehabilitation Technician - Moriarty Physical Therapy Poughkeepsie

Penny resides in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been a long time resident of Dutchess County.  Penny has an Associates Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness from Dutchess Community College.  Penny has certifications in PIYO (Pilates and Yoga) and Turbo Kick.  Penny currently is pursuing her 200 hour certification in Yoga.  On her free time, Penny enjoys the outdoors.  She loves hiking, running, and spending time with her two dogs.

Gracie
Labradoodle
Gracie
Labradoodle

Gracie is an Australian Labradoodle that treats all the patients at Moriarty PT.  Gracie uses advanced therapy techniques including, but not limited to kissing and cuddling.  Gracie is effective in treating almost any type of injury.  Utilizing the “cute teddybear” technique, Gracie has been successful in making patients smile, feel encouragement, and improve their overall healing process through cuteness.  When Gracie is not helping patients at Moriarty PT, she enjoys walks on the rail trail, chewing deer antlers, and eating carrots.

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