Cleopatra Y. Espinosa
Cleopatra Espinosa, MS, DPT, is a physical therapist and the clinical director at Elite Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation in Purchase, New York.
She earned her Bachelor of Science from Russell Sage College and her Master of Science in physical therapy from Sage Graduate Schools, both in Troy, New York. Dr. Espinosa gained experience working at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in New York. She then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Touro College in New York City. She holds a license to practice medicine in the state of New York.
Prior to Elite Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Dr. Espinosa worked at several rehabilitation centers in the Bronx, helping them develop their physical therapy units as well as managing and growing their practices.
To better serve more patients, Dr. Espinosa is bilingual in English and Spanish. She is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is an emergency medical technician.
Soujaniya Konada, DPT, is a physical therapist at Elite Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation serving patients in Purchase, New York. With over four years of experience, she is dedicated to providing direct patient care to those with physical disabilities and functional limitations through inpatient, outpatient, and outreach programs.
Dr. Konada attended the Durgabai Deshmukh College of Physiotherapy in Hyderabad, India, where she identified the effects of physical therapy interventions and gained experience in treatments such as manual therapy, resistive exercise, endurance work, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and other modalities.
At Elite Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Dr. Konada plans therapy programs, directs and assists patients in exercises and device use, evaluates patient progress, educates patients and families on appropriate physical therapy methods, and serves as a resource for other therapists. She also performs diagnostic tests and develops personalized physical therapy programs for each patient.
To stay up-to-date on the advancements in her field, she takes continuing education courses on topics such as spinal cord injury rehabilitation and sports injuries. Dr. Konada is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.