Dr. David J. Stern, D.C.

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  • Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
  • Bachelor of Science, May 1980
  • Major: Physical Therapy
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, December 1989

Clinical Experience

  • Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
    Full Time, April 7th – May 15th, 1980
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Bronx, New York
    Full Time, February 25th – April 4th, 1980
  • Kings Harbor Health Center, Bronx, New York
    Part Time, November 25th, 1979 – February 19th, 1980
  • Jamaica Hospital, Queens, New York
    Part Time, August 29th – November 1979
  • New York Chiropractic College Clinic, Levittown, New York
    September 1988 – December 1988
Dr. David J. Stern, D.C.

Continuing Education

Professional Memberships

Professional Employment

  • Owner Private Practice, Rocky Point Chiropractic P.C.
    Rocky Point, New York Full Time April 1990 – Present
  • Owner Private Practice, Rocky Point Physical Therapy P.C. Rocky Point, New York Full Time April 1990 – Present
  • Instructor at Touro College, Physical Therapy Diagnosis Dix Hills, New York, September 1994 – September 1996
  • Pediatric Physical Therapist, The Preschoolers Place for Learning Inc. Wading River, New York, Part Time, April 1992 – December 1993
  • Physical Therapist, Adult Rehabilitation, St. Charles Hospital Port Jefferson, New York, Part Time, October 1991 – September 1993
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Judith Mann, PT, PC Total Back Care Commack, New York, January 1989 – August 1992
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Good Samaritan Hospital
    West Islip, New York, April 1988 – January 1991
  • Pediatric Physical Therapist, Variety Pre-School Workshop Syosset, New York, January 1989 – January 1991
  • Private Practice Physical Therapist Homecare New York City and Long Island, New York, September 1986 – April 1990
  • Physical Therapist, Montifore Homecare Agency
    Bronx, New York, August 1985 – September 1986
  • Physical Therapist, Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York, June 1980 – August 1985

Physical Therapist Earns McKenzie Institute Certification

ROCKY POINT, NEW YORK – Rocky Point Physical Therapy is proud to announce that physical therapist David Stern recently earned MDT Certification from The McKenzie Institute® USA Center for Postgraduate Study in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT).

Physical therapists must complete a series of advanced postgraduate courses to become certified practitioners of the McKenzie Method® of MDT, an evidence-based patient management system proven to eliminate back, neck and extremity pain in fewer visits compared to traditional treatment.

David Stern DC, PT, Cert. MDT founded Rocky Point Physical Therapy in 1990. He is a Physical Therapist for 35 years, Chiropractor for 25 years and utilizes the methodologies of both recognized fields. He was also an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist in 1998, and studied with Robin McKenzie, PT in 1985 at Stony Brook University. He specializes in low back pain, sciatica and neck pain.

Contact Rocky Point Physical Therapy at 631-821-2112 to learn more about the method and set up an appointment for an MDT assessment.

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