The region's leader in physical therapy and sports
medicine offers a unique orthopedic residency for
licensed physical therapists who have graduated from
an accredited physical therapy program and who wish
to attain advanced training in orthopedics. This pro-
gram is offered in collaboration with Ithaca College,
one of the nation's top schools for physical therapy.
The residency program is located in the Island Health
Center in Ithaca,NY, a brand new state-of-the-art facility
on the water’s edge at the southern end of Cayuga Lake.
This is the heart of the Finger Lakes and home to Ithaca
College and Cornell University.
Our teaching faculty includes physical therapists
and athletic trainers with advanced training and
subspecialty certification. Residency directors also
teach in the physical therapy program at Ithaca College.
Board-certified physician specialists in orthopedic
surgery, sports medicine, hand injuries, neurosurgery,
radiology, and pain management provide clinical
instruction in their areas of specialty.