Meet Our Staff
Donna Miller, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Owner/ Doctor of Physical Therapy/ Orthopedic Certified Specialist/ Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Dr. Donna Miller graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Masters of Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. She was Valedictorian of her graduating class and received the award for General Excellence in Physical Therapy and the Graduate Honor Award. She earned her Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. Her doctoral work has been presented at the National Physical Therapy Conference and was published in the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in the spring of 2006. As a multi-specialty therapist, she has taken extensive course work focusing on pediatrics and orthopedics. She is recognized by the (APTA) as a Credentialed Clinical Instructor, and is presently taking classes to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist. In 2007, Donna received her Advanced Certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In 2011 she was awarded the distinction of Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Donna believes in communication at all levels regarding patient care, and utilizes this ideology in her daily practice. Specializing in pediatric and orthopedic physical therapy, Donna brings a unique blend of manual and biomechanical emphasis to her patient care. She has treated a wide variety of general orthopedic and sports related problems, and has worked with patient populations including pediatrics, athletes and geriatrics. Donna enjoys lecturing for colleges, elementary schools and various organizations on Body Mechanics, Ergonomics, Pediatric Summer Safety, Scoliosis, and the benefit of physical therapy in the treatment of Autism.
Colleen Thomas, PT, MS
Director of Rehabititation
Manual Physical Therapist / Master of Physical Therapy
Colleen enjoys working with a variety of people of different ages and abilities to assist them in getting back to the things they love to do. Colleen graduated with her Master's degree from Springfield College in 1998. Colleen’s approach to treatment includes a heavy emphasis on manual therapy, including soft tissue and joint mobilization, PNF techniques and therapeutic exercises. Her continuing education focuses on courses specific to manual therapy in an orthopedic setting. Fun fact, you will not only feel better, but you will get to relax and enjoy Colleen's musical entertainment while she treats you.
Susan Natoli, PT
Manual Physical Therapist
Staff Physical Therapist
Susan Natoli is a staff Physical Therapist who graduated cum laude from Hunter College in 1980. Susan offers her patients more than 41 years of diverse experiences, and has worked in various environments including private practices, hospitals, nursing homes, schools and home care. She specializes in physical treatment to help a patient reduce pain, restore mobility, rehabilitate an injury, and increase movement and overall function. As a physical therapist, Susan Natoli can treat multiple conditions with exercises, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, joint mobilization, heat, ice, massage, laser or light therapy and more. Susan creates treatment plans based on the patients specific injury or condition, and might target a specific body part or body system based on the individual.
Christine Buraczewski, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Staff Physical Therapist
Dr. Christine F. Buraczewski is a Stony Brook graduate with over 13 years of experience in physical therapy. As a Physical Therapist, Christine performs manual therapy, exercise therapy, endurance exercises, and pain and mobility assessments. Christine is extremely caring and goes above and beyond for every one of her patients.
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