Hear from Our Team!

We know that a physical rehabilitation plan may be daunting. That’s why we take a team-focused approach to help you regain your life through quality care, in-depth education and manageable goals Our goal is to get you back where you can get back to doing the things you love. We set your goals at the beginning of your stay and create a comprehensive, unique plan designed to increase your functional independence as much as possible. You and your needs are at the center of our treatment plan.

We have been able to help patients to reclaim their lives. Each of our patients are special to us and have very unique needs. Our highly trained clinical team are see beyond the disease or medical condition; creating each person with a customized programs to help them achieve their goals.

Hear from our team about their experience treating patients throughout our organization:


Joe Adler, PT, DPT, CCS

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“I’m excited to be here. Working together with other smart, dedicated clinicians to do what’s best for the patient has influenced and informed my own practice. Even after 20 years, I still learn something every day. Regardless of your environment, the feedback and depth of your working relationships is very important. I honestly look forward to coming to work every day.”

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Marty Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS

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“We have therapists who want to learn and expand their horizons. We can go to each other and say, ‘what are you doing with this kind of patient?’ or ‘how are you treating this kind of patient?’. Good Shepherd Penn Partners is the place to be,” says Marty. “The organization has been very supportive, and truly values what we do.”

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 Heather Cianci, PT, MS, GCS, Penn Therapy & Fitness

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Being able to work in a specific specialty area has allowed me to continue to grow in my knowledge and be seen as an expert in my field. I work with the most amazingly dedicated group of therapists anywhere!  Every day we learn, laugh and support one another and our patients.”

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Marisa Hart, MS, OTR/L, Acute Therapy

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"There is a lot of support among my coworkers, and the mentorship has been wonderful here.  There are constant learning opportunities and challenges that ensure no dull moments. I think the education and standards Good Shepherd Penn Partners employees are held accountable for are nice. We have wonderful therapists that are a strong group of individuals that offer good care. I’m proud to work here.”

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Tiffany Reid, MSN, Penn Rehab 

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"The opportunity for career advancement at Penn Rehab is something I appreciate, in addition to the encouragement of educational development. As a leader myself, it is inspiring to watch other leaders succeed,  both the nurse manager and director of nursing are former staff  nurses from our floors.  I plan to follow in their footsteps. My colleagues and I on the floor have cultivated a working culture that is productive and team focused."

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 Brian Walters, RRT, MA, The Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse

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"Everyone in this building cares about the patients, and is committing to providing the best possible medicine that we can. Be assured that if you or a loved one are at the Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, we are all-in to do whatever it takes to progress during your recovery.”

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 Pam Cooper, Admissions

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“I love my job and know I am supposed to be here. Every day is different, but I know that I will come to work, and make a difference in the lives of the patients, their families, and my coworkers."

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