Brian Pecchia, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC

Clinical Assistant Professor


Dr. Brian Pecchia is a graduate of the Athletic Training Program at Marist College and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Sacred Heart University.  He completed a clinically-based teaching Residency at Sacred Heart with a focus on advancing knowledge and skills in the orthopaedic area.  He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Therapy. His physical therapy career has been focused on outpatient care in nearby Millbrook, NY. His treatment of patients across the lifespan include those with orthopaedic conditions as well as pediatric patients seen in school-based settings.  He is dedicated to teaching future physical therapists who will provide quality care to the people of the Hudson Valley and beyond.  Dr. Pecchia’s interests outside of academia include assisting in coaching the Marist hockey team and also serving as the Chairman of the Marist Hockey Hall of Fame.  Brian met his wife, Jessica, at Marist College and hope that his three children, Emilia, Lucca, and Cosmo will all be Marist Red Foxes in the future.


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