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Physical Therapists

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

Kimberly Ang, PT, DPT
Kimberly Ang received a doctorate in physical therapy from Boston University  and joined the BIDMC staff in 2009.   She completed a 6 month internship on the inpatient service of BIDMC before joining the oupaptient rehabilitation services staff.   She sees patients with all types of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders.  She is an active member of the APTA. 

Nancy Capparelli, PT, OCS
Nancy Capparelli is a Physical Therapist III and has been on staff at BIDMC since 2001. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physiological Science from UCLA, and a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University. She is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. She specializes in physical therapy management of patients with orthopedic problems, and has a particular interest in musculoskeletal injuries in pregnant and post-partum women, biomechanical problems of the lower extremity and sports injuries. She is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor for physical therapy students and has served as lab assistant in the physical therapy program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Nancy is an avid inline skater and has worked as an inline skating instructor. She volunteers as Support on Skates for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, skating the marathon course for 7 years

Jennifer Dellicicchi, PTA
Jennifer Dellicicchi received an Associate Degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Bay State College and has been at BIDMC since 2003. Jennifer is a Physical Therapist Assistant II and also serves as a clinical instructor for physical therapist assistant students. She provides treatment to patients with a wide variety of musculoskeletal and pulmonary problems and has a particular interest in treating patients with spine problems.

Jin Ding, DPT
Jin Ding is a Physical Therapist I and has been on staff at BIDMC since 2008. She received her received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She sees patients with all types of orthopedic problems and sports injuries. In addition to her work at BIDMC, Dr. Ding coaches the MIT Women's Ultimate Frisbee team and an Ultimate Frisbee Club team. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Arlette Frederick, DPT, MS, OCS
Arlette Frederick is a Physical Therapist IV and has been at BIDMC since 1992. She received a Diploma in Physical Therapy from Mona Rehabilitation Center in Jamaica, a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from University of Manitoba, a Master of Science Degree in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Frederick is a board certified Orthopedic Physical Therapy Specialist and sees patients with a wide variety of orthopedic and musculoskeletal problems but has a special interest in shoulder injuries. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the APTA of MA Shoulder Special Interest Group and the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists. Dr. Frederick is a certified clinical instructor for physical therapy students and also serves as lab instructor and tutor in the Boston University Physical Therapy Program.

Darlene Harrier PT
Darlene Harrier is a Physical Therapist III and has been at BIDMC since 1988. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Simmons College. She has worked on a variety of inpatient teams, the home care service, and since 1996 has seen patients exclusively on the outpatient service. Darlene's practice focuses on patients with neurological problems and she works closely with interdisciplinary Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neuron Disorders and Parkinson's teams. Darlene is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and has also been involved in community education through a variety of community lectures on fall prevention and "Ask the Expert" forums for Parkinson's disease. Darlene speaks Spanish.

Alison Hylwa, DPT
Alison Hylwa is a Physical Therapist I and has been on staff at BIDMC since 2007. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitative Science and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Northeastern University. She sees patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries. 

Claudia Levenson, PT, CCS
Claudia Levenson is a Physical Therapist IV and has been on staff at BIDMC since 1978. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from University of Vermont and a Master of Science degree in Cardiopulmonary Physical therapy from Northeastern University. She is a board certified Cardiopulmonary Clinical Specialist, and specializes in the physical therapy management of patients with pulmonary disease. She works part time at BIDMC and is an adjunct faculty member in the Physical Therapy program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Cardiopulmonary section of the APTA.

Allison McGovern, PT
Allison McGovern returned to the Boston area and joined the BIDMC staff in 2009.  She received a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2002.   She spent several years in Pennsylvania and New Jersey working with patients in acute care, rehabilitation and outpatient settings at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, Marlton Rehabilitation Hospital and LIfe Care Medical Center.   In addition to her clinical work, she served as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students from Temple University and Arcadia University.  She is a member of the APTA, and the APTA's Geriatric Section. 

Tina Nebhnani PT
Tina Nebhnani is a Physical Therapist IV and has been on staff at BIDMC since 1991. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the Seth Gorhandas Sunderdas Medical College of Bombay, and a Master of Science Degree in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She sees patients with a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders and has a special interest in treating patients with cervical spine problems. She has worked closely with the Arnold Pain Management Center staff to treat patients with chronic pain syndromes and believes in an integrated approach using a blend of exercise, manual therapy and education to help patients manage their pain and maximize their function. In addition to her clinical work Tina is a clinical instructor and preceptor for physical therapy students and serves as a tutor for the Boston University Physical Therapy program.

Stacy Potvin, PTA
Stacy Potvin is a Physical Therapist Assistant III and has been on staff at BIDMC since 1996. She received an Associate's degree from Baystate College. She treats patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal and pain problems and has a special interest in aquatic therapy. She instructs patients in exercise programs in the pool and encourages patients to follow through with the exercise programs at local community pools when they complete their physical therapy. Stacy is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor for PTA students from Baystate College and has served on their advisory board.

Caryn Rosoff, PT
Caryn Rosoff received her Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut.  She joined the BIDMC staff in 2009 after having completed part of her clinical training here at BIDMC in the spring and summer of 2008.  She is a member of the APTA. 

Kathleen Shillue, DPT, OCS
Kathleen Shillue is the Clinical Services Manager of the outpatient rehabilitation services. She has been at BIDMC since 1990, and her current practice is limited to patients with lymphedema. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from Northeastern University and Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She is board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Dr. Shillue is a part time faculty member at Simmons College and active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists and is past president of the APTA of Massachusetts.