Jeff Yellin DPT, CSCS, USA-W, ART
Partner, Regional Clinical Director, Long Island and Queens
Jeff Yellin is a NYS licensed Physical Therapist, an NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and is also certified in Active Release Technique for the upper and lower extremity. Jeff earned his Doctorate from Stony Brook University, after which he began working as a staff Physical Therapist in our Queens location. He moved to our Garden City office in 2008, where he was Shift Supervisor, and in 2012 was made Clinical Director in our Melville office. He is now the Regional Clinical Director for Long Island and Queens.
Jeff’s own experience with rehabilitation after shoulder surgery and his history as a baseball player and competitive natural bodybuilder allows him to empathize with his patients. His specialties include working with the overhead throwing athlete and rehabilitation of the shoulder, as well as strength and conditioning work with athletes to assist them with return to play after an injury or surgery. Jeff’s extensive treatment experience ranges from the sedentary, to the weekend warrior, to the professional athlete in the NHL, MLB, NBA and UFC.
Jessica Paparella-Wachtel DPT
- Doctoral Degree, Physical Therapy, Stony Brook University
- Bachelor's Degree, Biology, Queens College
- Educational lectures
- Consultant for CyMedica Orthopedics
- Specialties include concussion management, working with the overhead throwing athlete, and return to sport following orthopedic surgery/injury
- Treatment experience ranges from the sedentary, to the weekend warrior, to the professional athlete in the NHL, MLB, MLS, MLL, and UFC
Adam Discepolo, DPT
Partner, Clinical Director
NY License #: 031649
Adam Discepolo is a NYS licensed Physical Therapist. Adam volunteered at Professional while completing his B.S. in Health Care Management at SUNY Stony Brook, and then was hired as an aide. He completed his DPT at NYIT, and then began treating patients as a staff Physical Therapist. A former athlete, Adam played both collegiate and semi-professional hockey. He has performed pre-season musculoskeletal exams for the New York Islanders and their minor league affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. In addition to working with hockey athletes, he also enjoys working with the general sports and orthopedics population. Adam has a background in strength training and has a strong interest in rehabilitation of the ACL.