The world-class staff of at WSPT is dedicated to upholding the core values we have instilled in our practice since first opening in 2002:
Our mission as a physical therapy and wellness center is to provide world-class care.
- The patient experience at WSPT is everyone’s responsibility.
- Every member of the staff at WSPT is here first and foremost because of their compassion and desire to help people.
- We are committed to making WSPT an excellent place to work and visit.WSPT always operates in a legal, ethical, and HIPAA-compliant manner.
- We encourage new ideas and innovations both in the physical therapy and wellness profession as well as the healthcare industry as a whole.
- If you hold yourself to these same standards and are interested in joining our staff, please follow the link to view available open positions at WSPT.
Meet Our World-Class Team
Daniel Seidler, PT
Daniel Seidler is the owner and Executive Director of WSPT. In 1996 he graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with a Masters in Physical Therapy. His areas of expertise are aquatic therapy and orthopedic manual physical therapy based on the Maitland technique of assessment and treatment. Daniel contributed a chapter on Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain to “The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning” by Kevin E. Wilk and David M. Joyner.
Daniel is a member of the APTA, a USA Triathlon Certified Coach, a CrossFit Level I Coach, a Research Member of the Arthritis Foundation and an elected member of the Advisory Board of the HSS Rehab Network.
When Daniel is not treating patients or working with the WSPT Team, you might see him running, swimming, skiing, CrossFitting, doing yoga, coaching soccer or just playing ball with his wife and kids.
Sachiko Shinohara-Lewis, PT, DPT
Clinical Supervisor (Yonkers)
Senior Physical Therapist
Sachiko Sinohara-Lewis received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from SUNY Upstate Medical University and has been licensed to practice physical therapy in New York for the past 7 years. Sachiko is well versed in Maitland, McKenzie, Kinesio taping, Myofascial release which she incorporates into her treatment.
Sachiko’s fascination for the workings of the human body began when she was playing volleyball on high school team in Japan, and it continued to grow. She had always wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon, but ultimately decided to become a physical therapist once she found out how physical therapists can get involved in the workings of the human body and work with patients at a personal level. When Sachiko is not hard at work helping her patients achieve their rehabilitation goals, she can be found travelling, exercising and spending time with her family and enjoying watching her children grow.
Priyanka Khanna, MSPT, MBA
Priyanka is a University of Pittsburgh graduate with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Her areas of expertise are neuromuscular rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation and post-surgical rehabilitation. She is a double honors holder for her degrees – Clinical Internship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and MBA in healthcare at Goldey Beacom College. Priyanka is proud to have been mentored by several world-renowned physical therapists: Susan Whitney (vestibular/Neuro), Brooke Gilliland(Neuro), Michael Timko(Ortho). She is currently working towards her OCS (APTA Orthopedic Certified Specialist). Her favorite thing about WSPT is the intellectual environment.
Priyanka enjoys making people smile, loves the Bronx Bombers, enjoys TED Talks, is an avid sky-diver and is currently pursuing a pilot’s licence to fly private aircrafts.
Lilibeth Gonzales, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Lilibeth received her Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 1992. She has been with WSPT since 2008, specializing in Mulligan and Maitland techniques, vestibular therapy, taping, Feldenkrais method and the science of nutritional immunology which focuses on the study of plant-based food and proper nutrition in relation to the immune system. In her spare time, Lilibeth enjoys traveling, scrapbooking, photography, reading, baking, broadway shows, movies and is a Sunday School teacher for children in her local church.