Dr. Stella Kandyba, PT, DPT
Education and Work Experience

Education

2008: College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN 
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), GPA 3.92, with highest honors.

1996 – 2004: Long Island University, Brooklyn NY
Bachelor of Science / Master of Science in Physical Therapy (BS/MS in PT) with Psychology minor, GPA 3.34

Continuing education 
Child CPR Certification 


Awards Received

1996-2004: LIU Scholarship Awards;
1999-2001: Dean’s List;
2000: Dean’s Award;
2001-2004: Continuing Student Scholar’s Awards;
2001: HIAS Scholarship Award;
2001-2004: JFEW Awards


Related Experience

Feb 2012 - present: Chance To Advance, LLC OWNER, Physical Therapist,
Home Pediatric PT for children and adolescents 0-21 years old   

Nov 2005 – Nov 2012City Pro Group, Inc.
Independent Provider of Early Intervention Home PT services for children 0-3 years old

 Feb 2011 – Nov 2012: Sunny Days Early Childhood Developmental Services, Inc.                                                                                                               Independent Provider of Early Intervention Home PT services for children 0-3 years old


 Nov 2011 – Nov 2012: Right Start, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                             Independent Provider of Early Intervention Home PT services for children 0-3 years old


 Mar 2005 – Aug 2007Yeled V’Yalda Early Childhood Center                                                                                                                                         Independent Provider of Early Intervention Home PT services for children 0-3 years old                                                                                                        School PT CPSE and CSE services for children 3-16 years old


July 2005 – Apr 2009Lutheran Medical Center including Center for Child Development, inpatient and outpatient facilities
Center-based PT services for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.




Professional Memberships and Approvals

APTA, APTAnj, APTA Private Practice Section, PSI CHI International Honor Society in Psychology
NYS DOH fingerprinting and approval of an Independent PT Service Provider 
NYC DOE fingerprinting and approval of an Independent Provider of Related Services for Preschool Students with Disabilities
NJ fingerprinting and approval of an Independent PT Service Provider 


Skills

Excellent manual techniques, diagnostic, communication, organizational, and computer skills