About the Director
Scott H. Gelbs, PT, DPT, OCS, PCC

Greenwich Physical Therapy Center was founded in 1987 by Dr. Scott H. Gelbs, a nationally known physical therapist, educator and consultant.

Dr. Gelbs received his BS in Physical Therapy from the University at Buffalo in 1981. He received a Master’s degree in Pathokinesiology from New York University in 1985 and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2004.

He is board certified as an orthopedic specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, and is Primary Care certified.

Dr. Gelbs has held faculty positions at major universities and regularly lectures on topics related to orthopedic and sports injury management. He has also served as physical therapy consultant for the New York Rangers hockey team and regularly consults with athletes, regardless of their level of competition, as to orthopedic and sports rehabilitation.

Dr. Gelbs has been featured in The New York Times, The Greenwich Time, The Stamford Advocate, The Journal News and numerous other publications.

Joseph R. Kearns, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Kearns has been a member of the Greenwich Physical Therapy Center staff since 2000. He received a BS/MS in Physical Therapy from D’Youville College in 1998. He earned a Doctorate
in Physical Therapy from Long Island University in 2008. He is board certified as an orthopedic specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

Eve J. daRosa, PT, MS, OCS

Ms. daRosa has been a member of the Greenwich Physical Therapy Center staff since 2003. She received a BS in Allied Health from Quinnipiac University in 2001. She earned a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Quinnipiac University in January 2003. She is board certified as an orthopedic specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

Breanna Eppler, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Eppler has been a member of the Greenwich Physical Therapy Center staff since 2009. She received a BS in Natural Science from Loyola Marymount University in 2000. She earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2003. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Ella Yeager, PT, DPT

Dr. Yeager has been a member of the Greenwich Physical Therapy Center staff since 2009. She received a BS in Human Biology from Michigan State University in 2005. She earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Oakland University in 2008.