Who We Are
The team at NYPT Health & Rehab is made up of professionals who are dedicated to getting our patients back to optimal health. We offer a range of specializations and skills to meet the individual needs of each one of our patients.
Richard M. Sarmiento, PT MPT
With over 10 years experience practicing physical therapy in the state of New York, Rich Sarmiento, MPT has helped countless men and women become stronger and pain-free. Mr. Sarmiento currently owns and practices at NYPT Health and Rehab, where he provides one-on-one care to every patient he treats in the Flatiron District of Midtown Manhattan in New York City.
After earning his bachelor’s degree from Long Island University-Brooklyn, Mr. Sarmiento completed his master’s in adult rehabilitation at Boston University. He’s currently a registered physical therapist in the state of New York.
As a physical therapist, Mr. Sarmiento’s dynamic approach to rehab emphasizes education, prevention, and personalized care. Patients seek him out for his thorough attention to detail, as well as his personable, yet professional, manner.
Mr. Sarmiento’s expertise in physical therapy encompasses a broad range of sports medicine and orthopedic conditions. His comprehensive clinical exercise program provides patients with a reliable approach to health care by both improving functional movement and implementing strength and conditioning protocols.
Fernando Arias, LPTA
Fernando is a manual therapist with over ten years of experience in Physical Therapy (Acute Neuro-rehab, Sports/Orthopedic). His areas of expertise are Myofascial Release, Cupping, Active Release/Trigger Point and Neuromuscular Re-education. He is an active member of the New York Physical Therapy Association and the American College of Sports Medicine. Fernando is also a health and wellness specialist with over 20 years experience, a personal trainer certified by ACSM and a Whole Health Educator.
Siena College, City University of New York, American College of Sports Medicine, Neil Asher Institute, National Institute of Whole Health
Joshua Cullins, DC
Dr. Cullins is a healthcare professional that has been practicing within the metropolitan area for the past 15 years, with a focus on treating everyday acute to chronic patient care, as well as a huge passion for competitive sports rehabilitation, and overall wellness care. His extensive background and experiences make Dr. Cullins a proficient clinician working with patient presentations from spinal conditions, to extremity evaluations, and with the tools to rehabilitate and restore the patient back to normal activities and enhance their performance to the next level. Patients and clientele range from the every day acute injury to the elite athlete that is looking for longevity and peak performance.
Practicing as a board certified Chiropractor, his Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning education and background aides his passion for focusing on specialization of cervical spine, shoulder, and elbow conditions, and follow up with post-surgical care for all orthopedic conditions, biomechanical evaluations followed by appropriate strength and conditioning programs, and the Study and application of Elite Sports Science. Individualized and intense regimented care plans are the structured goal of this doctor to restore the patient’s back to health.