Our team

Meet the wonderful people behind Pearl PT

Elizabeth Pearl
Owner, CEO - MPT

Elizabeth, owner of Pearl Physical Therapy, graduated from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2000 with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Elizabeth’s clinical strengths include orthopedic manual therapy, postural training and integration of creative and innovative treatment ideas into her clinical work. She embraces proactive approaches to optimizing one’s health with a focus on wellness and preventing illness and injury. When she is not playing PT, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, playing outdoors, on the lake and with her dogs.

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Dr. Alexa Cosgro

Alexa graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah in 2018 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Her clinical strengths include treating sports related injuries and teaching others to manage their health and wellness. Engaging in a variety of sports has been a strong part of Alexa’s life - she ice skated for 12 years, played soccer for 16 years and has been a lifelong runner. Alexa enjoys working with athletes and takes a proactive approach to preventing illness and injury. Among her many clinical strengths, she’s also a Tai Chi Instructor and teaches Tai Chi classes at Pearl PT. In her free time, Alexa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, skiing, ice skating, kayaking, running, baking, and even coaches soccer, among other activities.

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Dr. Justin Charland
Clinical Director - DPT

Justin graduated from Upstate Medical University in 2012 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has experience working in the outpatient setting and in subacute rehabilitation, caring for various populations. Clinical strengths include manual therapy techniques, along with a functional movement approach to treatment, with certification in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment in 2013. Justin’s individualized treatment approach and strong desire to help patients on their rehab journey to living pain free makes him a valuable asset to our team. In his free time, Justin enjoys hiking, golfing, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife and child.

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Kym Sweenor MS RCEP
Director of Medical Exercise Services - RCEP

Kym graduated with Bachelor degrees in Biology & Psychology from Clarkson before finding her true calling, Clinical Exercise Physiology at Springfield College, graduating with a Master’s degree in Movement Sciences in 1998. Kym’s superpower is using exercise and behavior modification to optimize one’s overall health and prevent various chronic conditions. Meeting patients where they are, learning why and what they are interested in improving, supporting and educating them on evidence-based practices for optimal outcomes are all passions that drive Kym’s work. Kym’s enthusiasm for helping others has driven her through more than 22 years' experience. In her free time, Kym is a sports enthusiast, tent camper, water enthusiast and believer in living each day with gratitude.

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May Namoc
Executive Office Manager

May Namoc, Executive Office Manager of Pearl Physical Therapy, graduated from Beekmantown High School where she was involved in the National Honor Society, Chess Club, volleyball and tennis. She comes to Pearl PT with organizational and systems management expertise. May enjoys being part of a strong team that works to serve the health care needs of the community. She loves facilitating small acts of kindness to help others enjoy their day. In her spare time, she enjoys many activities such as hiking, kayaking, tennis, and more with her husband, son, and their two Bernedoodle pups.

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Casondra Brown
Medical Billing Specialist

Casondra, Medical Billing Specialist, was born in New Mexico and moved to Plattsburgh at a young age, where she grew up and is now raising a family. She graduated from CV-TEC in 2008 with a Medical Office Assistant Certification. Casondra joined Pearl PT in 2019 and takes care of our insurance eligibility verifications, pre-authorizations and many marketing functions. She comes to us with 10 years of experience in a medical office setting. Casondra enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor adventures with her husband, son and their two dogs.

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Alyssa Kondrack

Alyssa graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Sport Science. She grew up in Pottsville, PA and relocated to the Plattsburgh area to begin her healthcare career as an Exercise Physiologist at Pearl PT Lifestyle Medicine. Alyssa thrives in utilizing her knowledge and experience in exercise science to help others achieve their best health and wellness goals. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching sports, and engaging in outside activities. She recently completed her first ½ Marathon (Brooklyn) and is considering additional endurance running events soon. Alyssa has a contagious smile and energy! Her passion and endearing ways are easy to see and feel!

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Hunter Donaldson
Medical Receptionist

Hunter Donaldson grew up in North Carolina and moved to Plattsburgh around the age of 19. She has a strong background in office organization, scheduling, and support. Hunter has a way to make every person entering the office feel warm and welcome. She greets them with a smile and enjoys sharing her sunshine with others. When she's not supporting our front office, she enjoys spending time with 2 wonderful kids, a daughter and a son, and 2 fur babies, a cat and a dog. In her free time. Hunter likes to do crafts and enjoys spending time with her family either playing games or outdoors.

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