Maria Johnides, DPT
STARS Franklin Square
STARS East Meadow
Maria graduated from Touro College with her doctoral degree in physical therapy in 2006. Upon graduation, she received an award for Academic Excellence and for Exemplary Execution of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Clinical Education Project.
Maria specializes in injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, as well as tendon injuries, complex hand and upper extremity fractures. Additionally, she has experience in orthopaedics, traumatic brain injury and neuromuscular disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and stroke. Maria received a certificate in Advance Practice in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation from Drexel University in 2016 while pursuing continued education in hand therapy.