300 East 57th Street

New York, NY 10022

Email: info@handtherapy57.com

Tel:  212-371-2996

Fax: 212-980-1699

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday: 8am - 6pm

Tuesday: 8am - 7:30pm

Wednesday: 8am - 6pm

Thursday: 8am - 7:30pm

Friday: 8am - 5pm

​​Sat - Sun: Closed

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ABOUT US

THERAPISTS

MADGE DARGAN, MA, OTR, CHT

Madge Dargan is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist with over 15 years of experience in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. Madge trained under and eventually became partners with Anita Simons before taking over the practice with Janet in 2014. Madge is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy at New York University and actively participates in the supervision of students in clinical fieldwork. Madge is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and the American Occupational Therapy Association. In addition to her private practice, Madge has volunteered with the Global Therapy Group, delivering therapy services and providing educational outreach in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., Univeristy of Scranton

  • M.A., New York University

JANET

KRZEMIENSKI,MS, OTR, CHT

Janet Krzemienski is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist. She has over 10 years of clinical experience in both the hospital and private practice setting. After years of working with one another, Janet and Madge formed their partnership in 2014. Janet is an adjunct professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at New York University and actively participates in clinical fieldwork as a student supervisor. She is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and the American Occupational Therapy Association. Janet has volunteered with and served on the board for Hands up for Haiti, “a medical humanitarian organization making a sustainable and positive impact on the health of people of northern Haiti.”

EDUCATION:

  • B.A., Oswego State University

  • M.S., New York University

RUTH METZGER,

MS, OTR, CHT

Ruth Metzger is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist. She has practiced at various hospitals and private practices in the tristate area since 2009, and has been formally affiliated with HandTherapy57 since 2017. Ruth serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy at New York University and is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists.

EDUCATION:

  • B.A., Colgate University

  • M.S., New York University

ELISABETH BEAVAN,

MA, OTR, CHT

JAMES DECARLO, MS, OTR, CHT

MARIANNE HEDL,

MS, OTR, CHT

Beth Beavan is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist with over 40 years of experience. Her areas of practice have spanned a wide range of physical disabilities, including hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. In addition to hand therapy certification, she has advanced training in Motor Learning and Neurodevelopmental Treatment. Beth also maintains a private hand therapy practice on the North Fork of Long Island. Previously, Beth taught Neurology for Occupational Therapists at York College and New York University. In addition to her hand therapy practice, Beth is a certified yoga teacher and presently teaches basic yoga at North Fork Shala.

EDUCATION:

  • B.F.A., Boston University

  • M.A., New York University

James DeCarlo is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist. He has been a dedicated practitioner for more than 25 years, specializing in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. James has extensive experience, having worked at NYU Medical Center as a Senior Occupational Therapist in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and at Mount Sinai Hospital as a Clinical Hand Specialist. James has been a guest lecturer at Long Island University and York College as well as a splinting lab instructor at New York University.

EDUCATION:

  • B.B.A., Pace University

  • M.S., Columbia University

Marianne Hedl is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist with over 40 years of experience in hand and upper extremity orthopedic rehabilitation. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed positions ranging from staff therapist to department chief at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. She has supervised clinical students and taught Kinesiology and orthotic fabrication labs at New York University, Columbia University, Mercy College and Dominican College.

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., Fordham University

  • M.S., Columbia University

OFFICE MANAGER

Mae Argos