Our Team

Tina Gersch, Office Manager

A lifelong resident of Highland, NY a graduate of The Berkely College.  Tina has an extensive background and experience working in the medical field.  Starting out at Ayerst Laboratories and Sterling Drug Corp.  Manhattan, New York.  Office Manager at Dr. Martin Zweilfler, DDS practice.  In 1985 married Jeff Gersch, PT, Owner, and Director of HPT.  In 1989, their daughter was born and 2mths later, Jeff was accepted at Downstate Health and Science Center, Brooklyn, NY.  During that time Tina worked part-time as a receptionist for CHP in Poughkeepsie, NY.   During this time, Tina and Jeff were expecting their second child.  Tina decided to be at home mother and start small day care. When her children were of school age, Tina worked part-time for Linda Depetro, PT, the previous owner of Highland Physical Therapy.  In 2000-2007 Tina worked for William Heffernan, MD now Nuvance.  In 2008 Jeff bought the practice from Linda Depetro, PT and Tina has been aboard ever since.  Tina now works from home while taking care of her 6-month-old grandson.   Tina enjoys walking, yoga, cooking, being with their family, friends, and traveling.