Robert Costiera, Owner
Robert is an NYS licensed physical therapist and graduate of the New York Institute of Technology. Robert also holds two Bachelor of Science degrees from St. John’s University and New York Institute of Technology.
Robert’s primary emphasis is orthopedics and manual therapy. He also has extensive experience with neurological disorders, pediatrics and sports related injuries.
Robert opened OrthoFlex Physical Therapy in Howard Beach in May 2006 and has been servicing the Southern Queens and Eastern Brooklyn ever since. Robert is also a clinical instructor and continues to educate his staff and students to ensure that his patients are treated with the highest regard to achieve optimal results.
In August 2003, Robert became a published author in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning.
Robert believes that through hard work and dedication anything in life can be accomplished which he continues to instill in his patients, students and staff on an everyday basis.
Aneta graduated from Hunter College with her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy and from Des Moines University with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. Aneta specializes in geriatrics and orthopedics as well as in neurological disorders.
Dominick is a graduate of Queens College and LaGuardia Community College. He has pursued physical therapy with the hope that his passion for wellness can support others in their journey. He is a rock climber, surfer, and lover of nature.
Samantha graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and is pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.
Marissa is a graduate of SUNY Cortland. Her goal is to become a Physical Therapist for athletes. She is passionate about exercising and being healthy.
Diana has been managing the Orthoflex office for over 10 years. She is well versed in insurance policies and practices and our go-to to keep all of our administrative processes running smoothly.
Nerissa likes to share the message that Physical Therapy may be difficult today, but will lead the way to a stronger tomorrow.
Kerri graduated from the New York Institute of Technology with her doctorate in physical therapy in 2013 and a Bachelors of Life Sciences in 2011 with honors.
Kerri’s specialities include orthopaedics, pediatrics and geriatrics. Kerri also has extensive experience working with children with various diagnoses in school based settings. She has tremendous compassion and empathy and continues to bring that to her practice.
Packages & Offers
We offer packages as a courtesy to our patients who have no physical therapy insurance benefits or have no visits left under their insurance plan.