Dr. Liz Antonucci, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Liz Antonucci grew up in Nesconset, New York and graduated from St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip. Liz attended Widener University where she played softball all 4 years while graduating Summa Cum Laude with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She then went on to attend Widener University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program graduating in May 2019. While at Widener, Liz was apart of the Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic board and served as the Fund Officer for her 3 years in the program. Liz was awarded The Physical Therapy Faculty Award and The Physical Therapy Academic Excellence Award upon graduation.

Dr. Antonucci’s clinical experiences include a rotation at Island Sports Physical Therapy outpatient clinic and an acute care rotation at Northwell’s Huntington Hospital. During her time in Widener’s DPT program, Liz had the opportunity to attend The APTA Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans in February 2018 and The APTA National Student Conclave in Providence in October 2018. Both of these conferences helped to further Dr. Antonucci’s interests in orthopedics and manual therapy. Liz also became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in September 2018 to further her understanding of athletic performance to enhance her treatment of her athlete patient population. Liz’s clinical interests include working with patients of all ages in the orthopedic setting. Dr. Antonucci plans to continue and expand her knowledge through current evidence-based practice and courses including manual therapy focused continuing education to be able to help her patient’s achieve their goals.

Dr. Antonucci has been a member of the APTA since 2017. Outside of physical therapy, Liz coaches for a travel softball team organization. Liz has a special interest in nutrition and injury prevention in adolescent athletes, which she looks to improve upon by attaining her ISSA Sports Nutrition Certification in the future.