Jonathan is a versatile, leadership-focused physical therapist with a strong record for success in community based physical therapy clinics.
His treatment philosophy is to empower his patients through both proactive and reactive techniques, education, and individualized therapeutic interventions to overcome functional deficits, actively recover from injury, and prevent injury or recurrence of injury.
He has found great success in combing his extensive diagnostic and manual therapy skills with proper therapeutic exercise prescription and the latest rehabilitation technology to attain the greatest functional gains for his patients.
Jonathan's entrepreneurial spirit, along with his comprehensive professional and managerial expertise, will be long term assets in a rehabilitation business relationship.
possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment. Occupational Therapist with a track record in pain management techniques and program development. Enjoys helping patients improve motor and cognitive skills.
Jonathan is a Maryland native and graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He has practiced in Maryland for over 13 years primarily in outpatient orthopedics and industrial rehabilitation settings. He brings his vast experience to Physical Therapy at Crossroads. His treatment philosophy is to empower his patients through education, posture correction, and therapeutic exercise prescription to overcome injuries and to utilize both proactive and reactive techniques and treatments to prevent injury or recurrence of injury. He has found great success in combing his manual therapy skills and therapeutic exercise prescription with the latest rehabilitation technology to attain the greatest functional gains for his patients. He is a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS) and Certified Strength Training Specialist (STS). Jonathan continues to expand his therapy skill set with ongoing continuing education. He enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with his family.
Director of Physical Therapy December 2012 to CurrentCrossroads Medical Group, LLC － Ellicott City, MD
Developed and implemented of a full-service outpatient physical therapy clinic as a component of a multi-disciplinary medical practice.
Maintains full clinical case load while effectively managing essential business metrics, staffing plans, and marketing initiatives.
Clinic Director December 2011 to December 2012Concentra Physical Therapy － Arbutus, MD
Actively engaged with medical practitioners and business leadership team to deliver effective and efficient physical therapy services in outpatient orthopedics/acute injury care setting.
Performed Occupational Health Services including: Functional Capacity Evaluations, Post-offer/Pre-employment Physical Abilities Assessments, Onsite Ergonomics Assessments, Injury Prevention Programs development for employers, OSHA-compliant Jobs Demands Assessments.
Clinic Director February 2005 to December 2011Physiotherapy Associates － Columbia/Pasadena, MD
June 2007 to December 2011: Central Maryland Rehabilitation Center (Columbia, MD) - Effectively managed a large multi-service rehabilitation facility with focus on high-quality orthopedic physical therapy and occupational health services.
February 2005 to June 2007: Pasadena, MD - Managed an efficient outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic while developing new avenues of revenue including occupational health services and sport-specific rehabilitation and training.
Assistant Clinic Director July 2002 to February 2005Physiotherapy Associates － Clarksville, MD
Assisted in managing staff and business metrics for an outpatient physical therapy and hand therapy clinic.
Physical Therapist November 2000 to June 2002SportsAid Rehabilitation / Hallmark Health － Malden, MA
Provided evaluations and developed rehabilitation plans for multiple patient populations in a hospital-based outpatient clinic.
Master of Science with High Honors : Physical Therapy, 2001Northeastern University, Bouve College of Allied Health Sciences － Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science with High Honors : Physical Therapy, 2000Northeastern University, Bouve College of Allied Health Sciences － Boston, MA
Publications and Presentations
Schiller J, Schubert S, Lowe S. The Effects of a 12-Week Progressive Resistance Program on Lower Extremity Strength and Timed Up & Go Measures in Community-Dwelling Elders: A Pilot Study. Gerinotes, 2001; 8 (6): 12-20.
Back Safety Training; Presented to Ahtna Enterprises Corporation, February 2012
Physical Therapy for Balance and Fall Prevention; Presented at Howard County 50 Expo, October 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Safe Ways to Provide Physical Assistance; Presented to Neighbor Ride, November 2007
Degenerative Bone and Joint Disease; Presented at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Health and Wellness Series, November 2007
Training, Ergonomics, and Management for Health; How to Identify and Eliminate Cumulative Trauma Disorders; Presented to Sanaria, Inc., July 2007
Work Ability Testing; Presented to Vane Brothers, November 2006.
Prevention and Early Intervention Programs, American Healthways, Inc., September 2006
Ergonomics Assessment and Computer Workstation Evaluation; Meals On Wheels, September 2006
Skills, Certifications, and Memberships
Extensive management history in outpatient physical therapy clinics