Physical Therapist (P.T.)
Stephen Kim earned his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Ulster in Belfast, N. Ireland, in 1999. Since then, he has gained extensive clinical experience at one of New York's leading trauma centers, Bellevue Hospital, where he now serves as senior physical therapist. Stephen joined the staff here at Advanced Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2004. In his work experiences in acute care as well as inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, he has treated a wide spectrum of disorders. He is particularly interested in orthopedic cases, sports injuries, and lumbar spine disorders. Stephen approaches each case from a holistic perspective, effectively addressing the underlying dysfunction while at the same time caring for each patient as a unique individual. He aims to help patients return to their previous level of function as quickly as possible and educates them to minimize the occurrence of future injury.
Dan Roth brings a wide range of experience to the Advanced Sports Medicine Family. Aside from earning his degree in Physical Therapy from Hunter College, Dan also holds a Masters of Science in Education and is a Certified Strengthening and Conditioning Specialist. This Diverse background allows him to construct unique and personalized treatment plans for each patient's specific needs. Dan also brings to the table a vast experience is different patient populations. While working at Roosevelt Hospital, he was one of the lead Physical Therapists on the joint replacement acute care wing. There Dan helped patients take their first steps, just hours after receiving knee and hip replacements. At Roosevelt he also worked in the pulmonary Physical Therapy outpatient department, working primarily with patients suffering from COPD. Currently, Dan has focused his attention on the adolescent population, specifically working on strength, balance and coordination. His love for Physical Therapy and passion for his patients make Dan an excellent addition to our team.
Alvin Poblacion earned his Masters in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in Southern California in 2002. Since that time, he has practiced in diverse and challenging medical settings. His experience includes acute inpatient care and technical wound care in a leading trauma center, but takes special interest in treating musculo-skeletal/orthopedic dysfunctions. In the summer of 2007, Alvin joined the staff at Advanced and takes pride in being part of a multidisciplinary health care team. He stays up to date with progressive PT interventions and maintains personal contact with experts in field to ensure he is able to empower his clients and deliver optimal care. During his free time, Alvin is passionate about cycling and rock climbing and actively seeks to integrate his knowledge in these areas with his Physical Therapy skills.
Allison Weiner MPT, OTR/L, earned her bachelors degree as an occupational therapist from the University at Buffalo in 2000 and continued on to get her Masters in Physical Therapy from Hunter College in 2007. Since that time, she has practiced with a dual degree in diverse settings. Her vast experience includes acute inpatient care with a specialty in traumatic brain injury, pediatric/adolescent physical rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedic/musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Allison has practiced in major hospital centers in the New York City area including NYU's Rusk Rehabilitation and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Allison is also an adjunct teacher at Hunter College in their doctorate of physical therapy program. Allison's diverse background in physical and occupational therapy, allows Allison to treat each patient uniquely and holistically.