John S. Ferrari, PT, MS (Founder, Co-Owner)

John is the co-owner of this well-respected practice, established in 1991. He graduated from Columbia University with an M.S. in physical therapy in 1986 and started his career at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He has over 30 years of direct patient-care experience. He has successfully applied his knowledge to the treatment of an orthopedics and neurological caseload, including low back, cervical, shoulder, hip, post-surgical cases, knee, foot, and elbow conditions. John presently coaches several youth soccer teams.

David N. Ziska, PT (Founder, Co-Owner)

David is the co-owner of Comprehensive Physical Therapy Associates. He earned his B.S. in Physical Therapy from Hunter College in 1986 as well as a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Syracuse University. He began his career at New York Hospital and opened his practice in 1991 with co-owner John Ferrari. Has has over 26 years experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries with an emphasis on orthopedic diagnoses. He is also a basketball coach with experience in pediatric and adolescent sports injuries.

Christine J. Bergmann, PT

Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from SUNY HSC at Syracuse. She has over 31 years of experience including 15 years at New York Presbyterian Hospital in acute and outpatient care. She has a focus on the treatment of orthopedic conditions including spine, hand, and extremity injuries as well as an interest in ergonomics, wellness, and women's health issues. Chris is a competitive volleyball player.

Mary Spina - Bootsma, Billing Manager

Mary is the billing manager at Comprehensive Physical Therapy Associates. She has been with us for over 20 years. Mary handles all of the bills and claims here. She is in the office 5 days a week to answer any insurance and/or billing questions you may have. Her goal is to make the insurance process as simple as possible.

Kasey Blau, Marketing Director

Kasey is the marketing director and blog writer at Comprehensive Physical Therapy Associates. She graduated from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Exercise Science in 2012. Kasey has a background working as a Physical Therapy Aide in multiple physical therapy clinics. You can find her helping out with patients or behind the computer researching for her next post.

Renata Franca, Front Desk Receptionist

Renata is the front desk receptionist at Comprehensive Physical Therapy Associates. She has had years of experience working the front desk at various medical offices. She will assist you with all of your scheduling needs. Renata is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.