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Meet your Crest Physical Therapy Team. You will find them Friendly, Knowledgeable and Committed to your absolute well being. Our physical therapists specialize in injury and rehabilitation of the total body, including Ankle, Back, Elbow, Knee, Neck and Shoulder. Our Treatment Program Includes General, Geriatric, Maternal, Occupational and Sports related conditions and injuries.
Jimmy Smith, PT
Director Physical Therapy
T: 732-528-1010 F: 732-528-2139
Jimmy Smith is Director of the Crest Physical Therapy program. His eleven year professional experience in both clinical and management includes a Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, a BS in Physical Education and a host of physical therapy and Emergency Medical continuing education credits. Jimmy is a licensed Physical Therapist in New Jersey and New York and has received such accolades as "One of the Best" Physical Therapists in Monmouth - Ocean County, NJ from the Asbury Park Press.
Debra Keating, MPT, MBA
Physical Therapy
T: 732-528-1010 F: 732-528-2139
Debra Keating is a key member of the Crest Physical Therapy team. Debra's background includes a Masters in Physical Therapy as well as eleven years of successful physical therapy treatment experience. This experience includes such focus areas as evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and neurological patients ranging from youth to geriatric in scope and nature. Debra has developed and implemented aquatic therapy programs for patients with various diagnoses.
Karen Barlow Lisk, PT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-528-1010 F: 732-528-2139
Karen Barlow Lisk graduated from the University of Scranton and has been a licensed physical therapist for over 18 years. Karen has extensive experience rehabilitating athletes from Montclair State and Fairleigh Dickinson University. Karen's portfolio includes adult orthopedic rehabilitation as well as six years therapeutic care with pediatric, orthopedic and neurologically impared patients, ranging from infant to college age.
Jenny Jordan, PT, DPT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-528-1010 F: 732-528-2139
Jenny Jordan is a graduate of the doctorate program of physical therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2008. Her areas of focus include helping patients with orthopedic, neurological, and vestibular dysfunction attain their goals. Jenny also conducts video gait analysis where she breaks down the gait mechanics of patients ranging from elite runners to patients with neurological dysfunction using Dartfish video software. In 2008, her research with fellow colleagues was published in Physical Therapy regarding the use of the Wii in an adolescent with cerebral palsy.
Meghann Kolibas, PT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-528-1010 F: 732-528-2139
Meghann Kolibas is a licensed physical therapist with 8 years of experience. She is a graduate of Springfield College where she received both her Bachelor and Master degrees. Her treatment experience has focused on orthopedic rehabilitation of the adolescent, adult and geriatric populations as well as vestibular rehabilitation and the fall prevention population.
Matt Smelas, PT, OCS, CSCS, DPT
Director Physical Therapy
T: 732-741-1119 F: 732-741-1699
Matt Smelas has been practicing physical therapy since 1996. He holds an undergraduate degree from Villanova University. He is a graduate of the UMDNJ/Kean Physical Therapy program. He completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. He spent 6 years working at the Kessler Institute and gained experience working with a wide variety of patient diagnoses including orthopedic, spinal cord, stroke, amputee, and multi-trauma. He holds the OCS certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. This is the designation for a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist. He also holds the CSCS certification. This is the certified strength and conditioning specialist from the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association). Matt also achieved his Vestibular Therapy Certification. He has received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 kids in his free time.
Carla McMenamy, MPT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-741-1119 F: 732-741-1699
Carla has now joined the Red Bank Crest Physical Therapy team. Carla has 7 years experience in outpatient orthopedics that includes adult, adolescents and geriatrics therapy and treatment. Carla is a graduate of UMDNJ-SHRP and Rutgers Camden. Go Rutgers Football!
Amy Taranto, PT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-383-5785 F: 732-383-8637
Amy Taranto is a licensed physical therapist with 30 years of physical therapy experience that includes orthopedics specialization. Amy signifies the meaning of treating patients one on one as she has deep roots in the Navesink Area and a strong and loyal patient following because of her knowledge, skill sets and personality.
Beth Roros, OT, CHT
Occupational Therapy
T: 732-383-5785 F: 732-383-8637
Beth Roros is a certified hand therapist, who has 18 years of occupational therapy and hand therapy experience. Beth has extensive occupational therapy experience that includes, splinting and treatment of hand disorders.
Charlie Curtis, MS, PT, DPT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-759-8358 F: 732-759-8478
Dr. Charles Curtis MS, PT, DPT, Cert MDT is a graduate of Saint Peter's College 1984, Long Island University physical therapy program in 1987. In 2005 Dr. Curtis completed the DPT program through Boston University. In 2006 Dr. Curtis became certified as a Manual Diagnostic Therapist by the McKenzie Institute and in 2008 has passed the competency clinical test as a Vestibular Rehabilitation specialist. For the past 10 years, Dr Charles Curtis has held the position of Assistant Vice President of Rehabilitation Services at Bayshore Community Health Services in Holmdel New Jersey and has owned and operated the Balance and Movement Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Curtis presently lectures and consults on numerous topics including Hospital Regulatory Standards, Clinical Documentation/Medical Necessity, Utilization Review Services, Fitness and Wellness Services and Therapeutic Exercise Application and topics regarding patient safety regulations and Ergonomics. Presently, Dr. Curtis is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University, as well as holding, the position as Director of Crest Physical Therapy. Dr Curtis lives with his wife and four children in Little Silver, New Jersey.
Dennise Paule, MSPT, DPT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-722-7502 F: 732-223-5726
Dennise Paule is a licensed physical therapist with 20 years experience. He is a graduate of D'Youville College in Buffalo. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Stonybrook.
Art Veilleux, PT, DPT
Physical Therapy
T: 732-722-7502 F: 732-223-5726
Arthur Veilleux is a licensed physical therapist with 19 years experience. He is a graduate of UMDNJ. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Widener University. He specializes in intramuscular manual therapy/dry needling, functional rehabilitation of the upper extremity and knee pain.

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