About Dr. Gentile

Physical Therapist Located in Upper East Side Manhattan, New York, NY

Maria Gentile, PT, DPT
About Dr. Gentile

Dr. Gentile received her bachelor degree in Exercise Science and doctoral degree in Physical Therapy at The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania. During her time in Scranton, Dr. Gentile completed four clinical experiences covering three areas of rehabilitation, including outpatient services, acute care, and skilled nursing. Her doctoral research was accepted for a platform presentation at the Combined Sections Meeting (a national physical therapy conference). She completed a strength and conditioning internship with a local college football team, participated in a course studying the human body performance as it adapts to exercise and altitude levels, and volunteered in Zacapa, Guatemala to provide physical therapy services to underserved and underprivileged citizens. 

Dr. Gentile has a passion for helping others achieve their greatest potential, and has had the opportunity to work with patients from elementary school age to 90+ with a variety of orthopedic and neuromuscular impairments. She is certified in LSVT Big Treatment for people living with Parkinson’s, specializes in functional movement, and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She focuses on restoring mobility, stability, strength, endurance, and most importantly, confidence.