OUR  TEAM

 

Burd Physical Therapy utilizes a patient outcomes management system called FOTO. This system allows Burd Physical Therapy to compare their effectiveness in treating patients based on comparison data from other clinics throughout the country. FOTO is endorsed by NQF as well as CMS.

Learn more about the FOTO rating system here.

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TOP 9%
2021
Burd Physical Therapy
Cervical Spine Treatment
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Dr. Chelsea
Burdick
Top 3% - Cardiovascular & Pulmonary
Top 7% - Hip
Top 14% - Shoulder
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Dr. Briana 
Brown
Top 8% - Foot & Ankle
Top 9% - Cervical Spine

 
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Dr. Daniel
Strack
Top 11% - Hip
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Dr. Megan
Garofalo
Top 10% - Cervical Spine

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

Chelsea Burdick - Burd PT
CHELSEA BURDICK
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Owner / Doctor of Physical Therapy 

Chelsea is a Rochester native, growing up in Greece, NY. She attended Nazareth College and graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor's degree in Health Science in 2014. Chelsea was a member of the Nazareth Women's Soccer team. Her athletic background is what sparked her interest in physical therapy. Clinically, she shows a special interest in neurological rehab including Parkinson's disease, stroke, and balance impairments, as well as orthopedic conditions and sports injuries.

 

She is an avid sports lover (Go Bills!) and enjoys playing soccer and running for exercise. Chelsea and her family live in Penfield with their two beloved dogs. In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her son Remington, daughter Aria and her husband Adam. ​

B.S. (Bachelor Of Health Science) - Nazareth College.   

D.P.T. (Doctorate Of Physical Therapy) - Nazareth College. 

Briana Brown - Burd PT
BRIANA BROWN
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Doctor of Physical Therapy 

B.S. (Bachelor Of Health Science) - Nazareth College.   

D.P.T. (Doctorate Of Physical Therapy) - Nazareth College. 

Briana graduated from Nazareth College with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2018 and a Bachelor's degree in Health Science in 2016. Briana was a member of the Nazareth Women's Soccer team. Briana pursued a career in physical therapy after experiencing a soccer-related injury when she was a freshman in high school and undergoing physical therapy herself. Clinically, she shows a special interest in neurological rehab, fall prevention in the elderly, as well as a variety of orthopedic conditions.

 

In her free time, Briana enjoys spending time with her husband Scott and dog Minnie in their new home in Penfield, socializing with friends, staying active, spending time outside in warmer weather, traveling, and trying out new restaurants!

Daniel Strack - Burd PT
DANIEL STRACK
Doctor of Physical Therapy 
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B.S. (Bachelor Of Health Science) - Nazareth College.   

D.P.T. (Doctorate Of Physical Therapy) - Nazareth College. 

Dan graduated from Nazareth College with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 and a Bachelor's degree in Health Science in 2015. Dan was a member of the Nazareth Men’s Golf team and continued his passion for golf after school with a biomechanics certification from the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). Clinically, as well as his specific golf focus, he has been practicing in the outpatient orthopedic setting for 3+ years and has a draw to any and all orthopedic conditions that limit his patients from completing their daily and recreational activities.

 

In his free time, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife, Kassie, daughter Livia and dog Jack in their home in Penfield, frequenting numerous golf courses around the Rochester area with friends, as well going on hikes, traveling with family, and doing home renovation projects!

Megan Garofalo - Burd PT
MEGAN GAROFALO
Doctor of Physical Therapy 
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B.S. (Bachelor Of Health Science) - Nazareth College.   

D.P.T. (Doctorate Of Physical Therapy) - Nazareth College. 

Megan graduated from Nazareth College with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2015 and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science in 2013. Her passion for overall health and well-being is what sparked her interest in physical therapy and also led her to become certified as a Nutritional Physical Therapist. Megan spent three years practicing in outpatient orthopedics before becoming a traveling physical therapist and working in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, skilled nursing facilities, and hospitals. During her three years as a traveling physical therapist, she lived and worked in multiple states including South Carolina, Hawaii, North Carolina, Virginia, and New York.

In her free time, Megan enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, and exploring new areas with her husband, Steven.

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ALLISON
SAKOWSKI
Doctor of Physical Therapy 
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Allison graduated from Daemen University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2022 and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Minor in Psychology from St. John Fisher University in 2014. She was a member of the St. John Fisher Women’s Soccer team. Clinically she shows a special interest in neurological rehab for adults and pediatric patients including stroke, functional neurological disorder, vestibular impairments, balance impairments, and Parkinson’s disease.

Allison grew up in Buffalo (Go Bills) playing soccer and lacrosse. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, golfing, trying new restaurants, and going to Bills games.

B.S. (Bachelor of Science in Biology) - St. John Fisher College.   

D.P.T. (Doctorate Of Physical Therapy) - Daemen University. 

ADMINISTRATION

Jennifer Dunham Burd PT
JENNIFER DUNHAM
Office Manager Pittsford
Meagan Luthart Burd Physical Therapy
MEAGAN LUTHART
Office Manager Fairport
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KATE
OLSON

Billing Supervisor

Luke Kalamas - Burd PT
LUKE KALAMAS
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
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DANNY STEPHAN
Chief Financial Officer
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COREY BALCERZAK
EMR & Billing Supervisor
Adam Burdick Burd PT
ADAM BURDICK
Chief Operating Officer