I joined Pappas in 2017 as a new graduate and could not be more happy with the sense of community and shared passion for patient-centered care that comes naturally to this company. As a new graduate I was given guidance and mentorship that helped me bridge the gap between school and the workspace. Pappas has…
I knew Pappas would be the right fit for me when I was here for my first clinical affiliation. The focus on company culture and continuing education is what helped me make my decision to apply. What really helped solidify my decision was when I voiced my desire to build a pelvic health program, which…
I have had the opportunity to work for Pappas for the past 10 years. In that time I have been fortunate enough to work with some of my best friends, establish great memories and grow professionally. Pappas exemplifies a culture that puts people first, both their employees and their patients. They want to help facilitate…
The entire team here makes you feel like family. I can’t believe they completely healed my shoulder. No need for surgery!!! I’ll never go anywhere else for PT. They all stay on the cutting edge of new technology.
I absolutely loved the entire staff! They are all welcoming and caring. They do indeed treat you like family and I couldn’t have asked for a better place. Give Pappas a try, you won’t regret it!
Meet the Staff
Denise has been in the health and fitness industry for over 30 years. She received her Physical Therapy Assistant’s degree from the Community College of Rhode Island and was previously a fitness and aerobics instructor.
Denise joined OPT in 2001 and has experience working with a broad range of diagnoses working and patients of all ages. She is also an IFPA Certified Fitness Trainer and enjoys designing and implementing individual fitness programs.
Scott graduated from University of New Hampshire with a degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Nutrition.
Scott initially worked for OPT as an aide and quickly realized how much he enjoys helping people. He returned to school to earn his Physical Therapy Assistant Degree from the Community College of Rhode Island and returned to OPT upon graduation.
A collegiate hockey player, Scott is a huge Bruins fan. He enjoys staying active in his free time; playing hockey, golfing and spending time with his family and friends.
Bill brings 20 years of experience as a Physical Therapist to OPT. He received his degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1984 graduating Cum Laude. Bill has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, specializing in orthopedic, sports medicine rehabilitation, biomechanics and mechanical low back pain.
Bill volunteers for the Tiverton High School Football Team and can be found on the sidelines at home games.
Jared earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lesley University.
He is certified in Blood Flow Restriction Therapy and is a certified personal trainer, NSCA-CPT.
Jared played varsity soccer for Lesley College and continues to live an active lifestyle. During his free time, he can be found lifting, rock climbing, running and playing soccer.