Our Story

Long Island Sports and Physical Therapy, founded by orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Patrick J. DeRosa MD in 1982, has evolved into a flourishing practice under the management of his daughter Cristina DeRosa PTA, and physical therapist Dr. Kristin D. Conforti.  

Cristina DeRosa graduated with honors from Penn State University,  receiving a Bachelors in Business and Psychology.  After returning from school she worked alongside her father running his physical therapy practice since 2009.  Her desire to directly help the patients she had worked so closely with and become “family” to her and her father led her to complete her Physical Therapy Assistant Degree in 2017 from Nassau Community College.

Kristin Conforti accepted her first job after graduating from Quinnipiac University with her Masters of Science and minor in Psychology at Long Island Sports working directly with Dr. DeRosa.  After completing her Doctorate in 2010 from Northeastern University, Kristin furthered her clinical experience and founded Movement Concepts Physical Therapy, P.C in 2013.

Together they are proud to carry on the legacy of excellent care and dedication that Dr. DeRosa started in Rockville Centre and Bohemia, which included rehabilitation ranging from weekend warriors to professional athletes.

Not only did Cristina and Kristin join their previously established practice locations, but have successfully gone on to open their third location in Bayside, in order to further expand their services to nearby communities.