Meet the Team


 

Greg Collins, PT
FOUNDER/OWNER

Greg Collins is our group's fearless leader who has been serving Naples for nearly 40 years. Greg was born and raised in Chillicothe, OH and relocated to Naples in 1983. Having received his Physical Therapy degree from The Ohio State University, he and his wife opened Suncoast Rehabilitation & Aquatics. Prior to its sale, in 2005, of this start-up company the couple created the largest privately own physical therapy center in Southwest Florida, 8 total clinics. Following a short retirement Greg started Collins Physical Therapy Institute in 2013 with a similar business model focusing on patient care, one-on-one services, and unmatched patient satisfaction.

Greg is a lifelong member and former president, 2004, for the Rotary Club of Naples. Greg prides himself on his involvement with Collier County Organizations such as Big Brother/Big Sister, Quest for Kids, and is a graduate of Leadership Collier in 1998. During his tenure in the physical therapy field he and his wife are founders of three academic and athletic scholarships at Ohio State University and Florida Gulf Coast.


Michael White PT, DPT
CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Michael received his Bachelor's Degree in Health Science from Benedictine University in 2011 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in 2014. Prior to working at Collins PTI, Michael practiced at a Level I trauma center in Downtown Chicago, which was affiliated with top rated rehabilitation hospital RIC (now Shirley Ryan Ability Lab).

Michael is currently progressing towards his mechanical diagnosis certification through the Mckenzie Institute USA.


Carrie Fulton PTA, LMT, GTS
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

Carrie is originally from Upstate New York and obtained her PTA degree from Chesapeake College in Annapolis, MD in 2015. She received her COMPT manual certification from Florida Institute of Manual Therapy in 2016. Carrie has 15 years of experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist and is also a Graston Technique Specialist (GTS).


Jackie Augustine
OFFICE MANAGER

Jackie has been with Collins Physical Therapy Institute since 2014 serving as the office manager. Jackie has a passion for providing excellent patient care. She is typically the first person you will contact over the phone. She prides herself on patient first service and scheduling you appointment within 24 hours.


Nicole Rivera
PTA, GTS

Nickie is originally from Daytona Beach, FL and received her Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Ave Maria University in 2015. In 2017 she received her PTA degree from Hodges University in Naples, FL. Nicole is excited to develop her skill set with Collins PTI. She prides herself on patient first care and compassion for her patients. Nicole is a Graston Technique Specialist (GTS).

 


Angela Valvo Collins

PT

Angela is a board certified physical therapist in Florida serving patients in the Naples area. She offers concierge physical therapy and wellness services to clients in the convenience of their home, fitness center, or aquatic pool. As a true concierge physical therapist her client is her sole focus and her background as a Customer Service educator insures a positive client experience.

Angela earned her biology degree and physical therapy degree from Simmons College in Boston, MA. and has over 30 years of clinical experience with a variety of patient diagnoses. She has undergone training and a certification as a Wellness Coach which provides her with the skill set to motivate clients to achieve their greatest potential. She has had personal and professional Leadership training and has lectured locally on a variety of leadership topics.

Angela is an avid fitness buff. She trains daily with a variety of techniques and equipment at a local club. She is an avid hiker and a stand up paddle board enthusiast.

Angela has been a resident of Naples since 1981. She and her husband Greg owned and operated Suncoast Rehabilitation and Aquatics until 2005. Since that time she has provided home care services as a concierge professional working in conjunction with the client, the family, the physician, and the fitness trainer as indicated.

Angela is currently welcoming new concierge patients. To make an appointment with Angela please contact 239-398-9296.

 

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