Staff

David Bertone, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. David Bertone, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Owner of db Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Dr. David Bertone is a 1988 graduate of New York University's physical therapy program and received his Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2005. In 2010, he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions.

Throughout his extensive 25-year career, Dr. Bertone has worked in many different practice environments but always focused on orthopedic rehabilitation. In 2008, he opened db Orthopedic Physical Therapy, PC to fulfill his desire to provide patients a unique, solo practice offering continuous and optimal evidence-based care. This approach utilizes the most up-to-date research to design a highly effective patient rehabilitation therapy program.

Dr. Bertone is a renowned and sought after expert in the practice of orthopedic physical therapy, specializing in the most current rehabilitation strategies. He is currently a member of the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners appointed by Governor Chris Christie to assist in regulating the practice of physical therapy. He was the past president of the New Jersey Society of Independent Physical Therapists where he was an advocate for the independent practice of physical therapy in New Jersey. In 2013, he became an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey teaching in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences.  He will be teaching the Doctoral Physical Therapy students about Concussion Management. Dr. Bertone is committed to a healthy and active lifestyle through regular exercise, golfing and outings on his Harley Davidson. You can reach Dr. Bertone via email at dbertone@dborthopt.com.


Jerry Moczerniuk

Jerry Moczerniuk, PT, DPT - Clinical Director of Manalapan Office
Dr. Moczerniuk is a 2009 graduate of Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at UMDNJ. Since graduation he has practiced predominantly in outpatient orthopedic setting. Some of his post graduate coursework included areas of running injuries, rehabilitation of the foot and ankle, manual approaches to lumbar and cervical pain. He prides himself in developing treatment approaches unique to individual needs of patients, based on evidence based practice. In the future he aspires to attain Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Jerry has played competitive soccer since high school and over the years has developed a passion for running. Dr. Moczerniuk was appointed Clinical Director of the Manalapan office when it opened in 2013. Dr. Moczerniuk can be reached at jerry@dborthopt.com.


Jerry Monaco

Jerry Monaco, PT, OCS
Jerry Monaco, PT, OCS is a 2006 graduate of Quinnipiac University with a Master's degree in Physical Therapy and completed an Orthopedic Residency program at New York University in 2011 to make him eligible to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2012. Jerry grew up in the Middletown area and is excited to bring his clinical skills to the practice. He will be available to treat patients on Tuesday and Thursday am from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Jerry can be reached at jmonaco@dborthopt.com.


ecille Augusta, PT, DPT
Cecille Augusta, PT, DPT (Pediatric Specialist)
db Orthopedic PT welcomes Dr. Cecille Augusta, PT, DPT to our practice. Before joining, she worked in home and school settings treating patients ages birth through 21 with varying injuries, Neuro-muscular disabilities, hypotonia, Torticollis, developmental delay and coordination/balance disorders.

Cecille has studied Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), infant massage, pediatric yoga, functional strengthening, seating, power wheelchair assessment, assistive technology, Kinesiotaping, craniosacral therapy, sensory processing disorders and treatment of Autism.

She holds a Master's in Health Science and Physical Therapy from Long Island University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from UMDNJ. Dr. Augusta can be reached via email at caugusta@dborthopt.com.


Nicole Sanchez

Nicole Sanchez, the Director of Gravity Fitness at db Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Nicole earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Exercise Science from the University of New England. She was a Varsity Cross Country and Lacrosse athlete and currently coaches at Marlboro High School. Nicole is an active marathon/triathlon athlete, and uses her education and knowledge of sports to create a results-oriented program for her clients.


Chelsea Saverino

Chelsea Saverino, Administrative Assistant
Chelsea joined db Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2013 as the Administrative Assistant for the practice. She is a trained Medical Assistant with excellent customer service skills and is the first voice and smile patients get to hear and see at db Ortho PT! You can reach Chelsea via email at chelsea@dborthopt.com.


Jodie Berger

Jodie Berger, Administrative Assistant of Manalapan Office
Jodie is a 1994 graduate of Widener University and has been working in customer service and medical billing positions over the past several years. She brings a warm and friendly personality to the Manalapan office and is excited to bring amazing customer service to your physical therapy experience. Jodie can be reached via email at jberger@dborthopt.com.


Jonathan Churchill

Jonathan Churchill, Physical Therapy Aide
Jonathan Churchill is a Physical Therapy Aide in the Lincroft office. He is a personal trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the World Instructor Training Schools (WITS).