MEET THE TEAM
DR. PUJA DESAI, PT, DPT
DR. TULSI SHAH, PT, DPT, MPH, MBS
Graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A in Psychology and Minor in Biology in 2010. Shortly after she pursued a dual Masters in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) and in Public Health (MPH). While completing her Master's Thesis in Public Health, Tulsi entered and completed the final phase of her educational career, earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2016. Since graduation, Tulsi has worked in many different facilities- from subacute/long-term care, assisted care facilities and Continue care Retirement communities (CCRC's) and outpatient facilities providing care to children, adults and geriatrics. Although Tulsi has worked in various settings,age groups and populations, her focus has always been to provide direct, patient centered quality care to her patients.
Outside of work, Tulsi loves spending time with her husband, daughter and family-cooking and traveling.
ALICIA RIVERA, LPTA
Alícia Rivera is a graduate of Essex County Community College and has been a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant for 26 years.
She firmly believes in educating her patients towards a healthier and pain free lifestyle. She specializes in Cupping and deep tissue massage. She has practiced in various physical therapy settings but Orthopedics is her strong suit. Alicia is a native from NJ but holds strong roots in Puerto Rico. She is is fluent in Spanish and firmly believes in family first. She is a wife and a Mom of 3 boys. 4 if you include her Redtick Coon hound. Outside of work she enjoys time with her family, cooking, the beach, running and hiking.