Dr. Joanna Acevedo graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Applied Kinesiology and later earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from New York University. She is board certified by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy and has treated patients of all ages, with a variety of cardiovascular, neurological, and orthopedic conditions and injuries. She has a passion for preventative healthcare, fitness and promoting overall wellness. Since joining Centers of Neurosurgery, Spine and Orthopedics in September 2020, she has developed additional skills in treating both acute and chronic spine related injuries. As a physical therapist, Joanna believes patient education is essential towards empowering patients through their rehabilitation process and individual management of disease/disability. Joanna is an animal lover who knits, loves trying new foods and enjoys hiking in her free time.