Dr. Renee Zarif is a physical therapist with a Bachelors of Arts from Brooklyn College in New York, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College in New York City. Renee completed her clinical rotation work at Aspire Center and began working there in 2015. Working at Aspire Center, she is able to treat patients with both neurological and orthopedic diagnoses. Renee has a keen interest in treating patients with neurological conditions, as she has a vast training in treating patients with various neurological conditions including MS, PD, stroke, and SCI. Renee brings creativity and passion to all her sessions, working alongside the patient to create innovative and individualized treatments to help them reach their goals.
Professionally, Renee is beginning the NAIOMT curriculum, a rigorous post professional advance Orthopedic and Manual skills training to enhance her orthopedic manual care skills.
In addition to treating adults, Renee is a practicing pediatric PT, treating school age children for neurological and orthopedic conditions hindering their progression in the school based setting. Renee is also an assistant teacher in the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at Touro College-School of Health Sciences since 2015 in the Neuroscience Evaluation course.