Physical Therapy Acute Care Clinical Specialist
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, New York
Nija Patel is the Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist for the Acute care medical/surgical units at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY. She graduated from Boston University in 2010 with a Bachelors in Health Science and earned her DPT from Touro College in New York in 2013.
Ms. Patel is a board certified Geriatrics Clinical Specialist with 7 years of experience with inpatient ICU, step-down, and floor level patients in a variety of specialties including Orthopedic, Cardiopulmonary, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Burns, Plastics, Vascular, and Surgical/trauma as well as acute rehabilitation. Ms. Patel is a credentialed clinical instructor through the APTA and her clinical skillset includes LSVT BIG, neurodynamic techniques, strategies for fall prevention, and vestibular rehabilitation which were all integrated in her most recent experience on the Covid-19 recovery unit.