Rehabilitation Team

St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center provides both inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech/language pathology services. Our dedicated staff of therapy professionals includes occupational and physical therapists, speech/language therapists, registered nurses, and specialty trained rehabilitative nursing staff.  Whether recovering from surgery or managing a chronic illness our team of professionals will work with you to achieve your personal physical fitness and health goals.

Dr. Dan Curri, DPT, CLT, WCC

Physical Therapist,

Director of Rehabilitation Services

Experience

Dr. Curri is a graduate from Utica College of Syracuse University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies, and in 2008 earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Dr. Curri is a New York State licensed physical therapist. He is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies and Wound Care Certified through the National Alliance of Wound Care. He has extensive experience in the areas of evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, post-surgical therapy, lymphedema care, and wound care management.

Dr. Curri is a Major in the United States Army Reserves and resides in Frankfort, New York with his family.

Specialties

Physical Therapy

Outpatient Care

Inpatient Care

Wound Management

Lymphedema Care

Post Surgical Orthopedic Care

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Certification

WCC - Wound Care Certified

CLT - Certified Lymphedema Therapist

2010 - present

2010 - present

Education

Utica College of Syracuse University

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies

Utica College of Syracuse University

Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Renee Mattson SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Inpatient & Outpatient Rehabilitation 

Experience

Renee has several years of experience working in skilled nursing facilities as a Speech and Language Pathologist. She recently relocated to New Hartford, New York with her family from Charleston, South Carolina.

Specialties

Communication and Swallowing Disorders

Stroke Rehabilitation

Trauma Care

Senior Care/Rehabilitation

Dysphagia Diagnosis & Treatment

Certification

New York State Licensed/Registered
Speech and Language Pathologist

Education

SUNY FREDONA
Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology

Julie Becker, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Inpatient Rehabilitation

 

Experience

Julie brings to St. Johnsville over 30 years of experience in the field and has worked continually in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation as well as pediatrics. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient therapy environments. Julie specializes in treatments related to dysphagia.

Specialties

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Swallow/Dysphagia

Custom Orthotics of Wrist

Adult & Geriatric Care

Pediatric Care

Certification

NYS Licensed/Registered Occupational Therapist

Education

Utica College of Syracuse University
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy -2011

Kimberly Green, OTA

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Assistant Director of Rehabilitation Services

 

Experience

Kimberly Green has been employed at stjrnc since 2003. She provides restorative inpatient occupational therapy services as well as outpatient services. Kimberly is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Utica College of Syracuse University.

Specialties

Occupational Therapy

Restorative Therapy

Outpatient Care

Inpatient Care

Certification

NYS Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

Certified CAR Fit Technician (May 2015)

Education

Herkimer County Community College
Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy

Utica College - May 2015
Bachelor of Science in Health Studies

Regina Siver, COTA

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Inpatient Occupational Therapy

 

Experience

Regina joined St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in 2014. Regina assists inpatient residents with their occupational therapy needs that promote their independence and quality of life. She resides in Gloversville, NY with her husband, 3 dogs (Dakota, Lucy, & Lola), and cat (Oscar).

Specialties

Inpatient Occupational Therapy

Certification

NYS Certified Occupational Therapist

Education

Maria College
Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy -2013

Thelma J. Richards, COTA/L

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy

 

Experience

Thelma joined St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in 2015. She has over 20 years of experience in Occupational Therapy. She has worked as a COTA in the Syracuse area, and as a traveling therapist in Texas, South Carolina, Florida, and Connecticut.

Specialties

Occupational Therapy

Certification

NYS Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Education

Herkimer County Community College
Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy

Kathleen Cruz, PT

Physical Therapist

Inpatient Physical Therapy

Specialties

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Certification

NYS Licensed Physical Therapist

Fay Q. Guilleguitan, RPT

Physical Therapist

Inpatient Physical Therapy

 

Experience

Fay joined the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation team in 2014. She has over 14 years of experience as a physical therapist. Fay has experience in working in a government own rehabilitation center in the Philippines.

Specialties

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Certification

NYS Licensed Physical Therapist

Education

Riverside College, Philippines -1991
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

Michelle Brown, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant/ Licensed

Inpatient Physical Therapy

 

Experience

Michelle joined St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in 2013. She brings over 20 years of long-term care experience, which includes 12 years of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Michelle resides in Newport, NY with her daughter and fiancé.

Specialties

Wound Care

Physical Therapy

Certification

NYS Licensed PTA

Education

Herkimer County Community College
Associates of Science in Physical Therapy

Robin Failing, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant/ Licensed

Inpatient/ Outpatient Physical Therapy

 

Experience

Robin is a New York State Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant well versed in a broad range of programming, treatments, and modalities for restoring function and mitigating disability. She has expertise in treating pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Robin is a people person who enjoys teaching patients, family members, and caregivers on use of adaptive equipment and prosthetics. Robin resides in Fort Plain, New York with her family.

Specialties

Wound Care

Physical Therapy

Pediatric & Adolescent Care

Adult and Geriatric Care

Acute Rehabilitation

Stress & Pain Management

Sports Injury

Mckenzie Training A&B

Kinesiotaping

Myofascial Release

Certification

NYS Licensed PTA

Certified Student Trainer

Education

Maria College
Associates of Applied Science in Physical Therapy