Dr. John K. Koniuto, PT, MSPT, DPT, FMT-C, EMT, CEO
John is a skilled Physical Therapist and the founder of Oakdale Physical Therapy & Fitness and Koniuto Physical Therapy both based in Court Jester Athletic Club in Johnson City, which specializes in outpatient sports and orthopedic rehab, & prehab services. John's primary clinical specialty focuses on mobility, stability, balance, posture, and functional assessment while incorporating fitness strategies & their positive impact on the aging process. He also holds special interest in injury prevention and wellness using individualized kinesiology taping techniques and movement strategies. In addition to physical therapy, John provides Functional Running Analysis to correct biomechanics, improve efficiency, & manage related injuries. As an FMT Certified Level 1 & 2 RockDoc, John currently teaches 1 & 2-day courses for Kinesiology Taping and Functional Movement Assessment for Medical Minds in Motion.
John earned his BS and Master's in Physical Therapy at Springfield College in 1995 & his Doctorate from Upstate Medical University in 2011. He has worked with semi-pro sports teams such as the BC Jets (EFL) and the Greater Binghamton Football Club (NPSL). He has extensive experience in various clinical settings such as private practice, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, & scholastic and industrial companies. John recently earned NYS EMT Certification through Broome County EMS, and will be joining a community volunteer squad.
John values the professional and personal relationships he has with his clients and the positive impacts he has on their quality of life. When he is not working, John enjoys rock/ice climbing, mountaineering, hiking, golfing, volleyball, running, and cross training.
Dr. Timothy Ehret, PT, DPT, FMT-C
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Tim has been practicing physical therapy since 2009 after graduating from Daemen College in Buffalo NY. Since then he has focused on outpatient Orthopedic and sport related injuries, including time spent in England treating U.S. Special Forces Soldiers working to keep them in good shape and ready for duty through use of rigorous exercise prescriptions and manual therapy techniques. In 2014 he returned home to the Binghamton area to practice at Oakdale Physical therapy & Fitness focusing again on his passion for helping others with Orthopedic and sport related injuries with particular interest in working with running athletes.
In addition to providing Physical Therapy Dr. Tim provides kinesiology taping as a FMT Certified Level 1 & 2 RockDoc, video running analysis, and has completed multiple post graduate continuing education classes focusing on run analysis, exercise prescription, and spine rehabilitation.
Outside of working Dr. Tim enjoys running, mountain biking, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his wife and 2 kids.
Dr. Molly Higgins, PT, DPT, ITPT, FMT-C
Aqua Therapy Director, ImPact Trained Physical Therapist
Dr. Molly is originally from East Greenbush, NY (outside of Albany). She graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester top of her class with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015. Dr. Molly is one of the very rare, and few DPTs who have gotten a 100% on their National Boards. Through her clinical experiences Molly found her love for aquatic therapy as well as general orthopedic rehabilitation and manual therapy.
Dr. Molly is a FMT Certified Level 1 & 2 RockDoc, Kinesiology Taping and Functional Movement Assessment. She has presented research at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting in 2016 with focus on stroke rehabilitation, in addition to having her research published in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Dr. Molly is credentialed in concussion management through ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist (ITPT) program , to deliver both pre-injury screening and post-concussive care to at risk populations. She has had clinical experience working in orthopedic clinics, geriatrics, and neurological rehabilitation. She looks forward to working together as a team with her clients to get them to their desired level of function.
When she is not working, Dr. Molly enjoys running, spending time in the Adirondacks (Schroon Lake), playing tennis, and skiing.
Physical Therapy Tech
Michaela has lived locally in Broome County her whole life. She graduated from Johnson City Senior High School with Honors. Immediately following graduation she was accepted into SUNY Broome where she is still currently enrolled and working on her Associates Degree. She is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.
Michaela is an avid animal lover, in addition to having a passion for helping others, Keeping active through softball, various sports, or working out. She hopes that she can help everyone with being happy and healthy here at OakdalePTF.
Eva Gillan Administrative Assistant / Marketing Assistant
Eva Gillan is a Johnson City native and a graduate of the Humanities School of Massage Therapy in Pinellas County, FL in 1989. After living in Florida for 21 years, she couldn't resist moving back to the area to raise her son in the community she was raised in. She joined the Oakdale PTF staff in 2008 & returning to a work environment she is familiar with and loves, has been a very rewarding move in her career.
While not at work, Eva enjoys spending time with family and friends, and spending time enhancing her computer skills.
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