Dr. John P. Scafidi has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years. John is passionate about helping all of his patients to enjoy more active and productive lifestyles, to function pain-free; recovering as much of their abilities as possible after an injury, illness, or other chronic condition. He can’t imagine a more personally rewarding profession than physical therapy.
Over the years, John has worked very hard as an outpatient physical therapist, with advanced training in orthopedics and manual therapy, to earn a widespread reputation for excellence, integrity, knowledge and his ability to focus on the well being and needs of his patients.
In 2012, Dr. Scafidi was accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT), in the field of Physical Therapy. He is 1 of only 13 Physical Therapists in the state of New Jersey and the only Physical Therapist in Monmouth County that is a full fellow of the AAOMPT.
He received his Bachelors of Science in Allied Health and his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Scafidi completed his residency and fellowship training in orthopedic manual physical therapy at the Institute of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (IOMT) which is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University. Dr. Scafidi furthered his education by attending the University of Montana where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012.
When he is not treating patients John enjoys spending time at parks, on the beach, or just relaxing around the house with his wife, Lili, and their son, Andrew. John enjoys working out, going for bike rides and relaxing with family and friends. He has traveled to many parts of the country while practicing as a therapist and while volunteering his therapy services.