Edward Chung, PT, DPT, Clinic Director
Edward Chung decided to pursue a career in physical therapy while he was completing an internship at a PT department within the Hospital for Joint Diseases. They were helping people recover from surgery while having fun.
He graduated from Stony Brook University in 2009 with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
Prior to joining METRO SPORTSMED® four years ago, he had affiliations at the Department of Education, orthopedic clinics and at Lutheran Hospital.
During his time with METRO SPORTSMED® he has been treating various diagnosis ranging from post-surgical to sports injuries.
He is now looking to become an Orthopedic Certified Specialist.
When he is not working, he enjoys Crossfit. A self-confessed foodie, he also loves trying different cuisines from cultures around the world.
Eduardo Figueroa, PTA
Eduardo A. Figueroa received his Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 1999 from LaGuardia Community College, Queens, New York.
He is certified in Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy.
He gained his experience in outpatient clinics of hospitals and multiple outpatient facilities where he worked.
Eduardo says he chose physical therapy as a career because he always wanted to work in the health field.
"Then, when my grandmother fell ill and was put in a nursing home after a stroke, I would sit in on some of her physical therapy sessions and that piqued my curiosity. Then when I visited my cousin’s physical therapy practice in Puerto Rico, that sealed my decision."
When he is not working, he enjoys movies, especially foreign and independent films, concerts, art exhibits and he is also a se