Patrick grew up in Wilmington, Delaware where he attended Salesianum High School. His passion for physical therapy began as a frequent patient of Rudy for multiple musculoskeletal injuries while competing in high school sports. Following high school, he attended University of Delaware where he received his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science in 2014. During his undergraduate work, outside of the classroom, Patrick participated in the Exercise Science club and a number of intramural sports including basketball, flag football, and beach volleyball. While at Salesianum, Patrick immediately noticed his passion for physical therapy and began working as an exercise technician for Elite in 2012. He continued working throughout his time in undergraduate and graduate school prior to all the way until his graduation from Neumann University Physical Therapy program in 2019.
While obtaining his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Neumann University, he had multiple clinical rotations in which he gained valuable experience. He worked on the Cardiac and Medical Intensive Care Units at Christiana Hospital, the Pediatric Out-Patient Clinic at Theraplay, and an outpatient physical therapy rotation at ATI. While at his affiliations, he always maintained his love for Elite’s concept of hands-on, manual therapy. He also greatly appreciates the patient centered approach that Elite offers while working with patients. He is excited to join Elite as a doctor of physical therapy and share his knowledge and skills with his patients.