Intermediate-Level Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Course Faculty
- Keshrie Naidoo, PT, DPT, MS, OCS
- Reg Wilcox, DPT, MS, OCS
- Emmanuel Yung, PT, DPT, OCS, MA, FAAOMPT
- Katherine Myos, DPT, OCS
- Michelle Cormier, OTR/L, CHT
- Caleigh O'Brien, PT, DPT, OCS
Keshrie Naidoo, PT, DPT, MS, OCS
Dr. Keshrie Naidoo is an instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the MGH Institute of Health Professions and Coordinator of the Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. She has taught in the graduate programs at the Institute as a lab instructor, facilitator, and term lecturer since 2002.
Keshrie did her professional preparation in physical therapy as an undergraduate at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She completed her MS, with an orthopedic specialization, and transitional DPT at the MGH Institute.
She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a Certified Clinical Instructor. Keshrie has more than 16 years of clinical experience, most recently as a Clinical Manager and Senior Physical Therapist at Bay State Physical Therapy, where she continues her clinical practice.
Reg completed his B.S. in physical therapy at the University of Vermont, his transitional DPT degree from the MGH Institute of Health and his advanced MS degree from MGH Institute of Health Professions. He obtained board certification from ABPTS in Orthopedics in 2006, and recertified in 2015.
He is the former Education Chair of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists and serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions. He has held various clinical physical therapy positions in the past at Deaconess Hospital (Boston, MA), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-West Campus (Boston, MA) and Brockton Hospital (Brockton, MA). He has been a in a leadership position in the Department of Rehabilitation Services at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA since 2001.
His focus of clinical work is related to shoulder dysfunction and the postoperative management of patients having undergone shoulder procedures. He was the lead author of Wilcox RB, Arslanian LE, Millett PJ. Rehabilitation Following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2005; 35 (12): 821-836, which was awarded the George J. Davies - James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award by the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy.
He was the senior author on Boudreau S. Boudreau E. Higgins LD. Wilcox RB. Rehabilitation following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2007, 37(12): 735-744 as well as Thigpen CA. Shaffer MA. Gaunt BW. Leggin BG. Williams GR. Wilcox RB. American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists' (ASSET) Consensus Statement on Rehabilitation following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2016: 25, 521-535. His other published work has focused on rehabilitation of the shoulder and the use of diagnostic imaging in physical therapy practice.
Dr. Yung is Assistant Clinical Professor at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. He also taught musculoskeletal physical therapy at Azusa Pacific University DPT program as an Adjunct Faculty.
He was also Site Director and Clinical Faculty of the Orthopaedic PT Residency Program at Kaiser Permanente in West Los Angeles, California where he mentored Orthopaedic PT residents for 10 years and guest lectured yearly to over 25 residents of 9 Kaiser Permanente and 5 other Southern California Orthopaedic PT Residency Programs (these programs include Cedars-Sinai, Healthcare Partners, Casa Colina, Fortanasce and Associates, and Glendale Adventist).
Dr. Yung has more than 25 years of experience, 20 years of these are in musculoskeletal physical therapy including previous stints at the former: Professional Sports Care in Pasadena, California then co-owned by Byron Hansen (current New York Giants Football Team Coordinator of Rehabilitation); Columbia-Presbyterian Center for Sports Medicine in Upper East Side Manhattan, New York; and PT Clinic inside The Sports Club/LA in Los Angeles, California.
At Kaiser, he was also the Coordinator for Clinical Education of physical therapy students from 8 Southern California PT schools (including University of Southern California, Azusa Pacific University, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Loma Linda University, California State University Long Beach, California State University Northridge, Western University, Chapman University and University of Saint Augustine).