Lino Chuang, Physical Therapist
Owner, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Lino Chuang, PT, the Founder and President of Excellent Choice Physical Therapy, has been practicing as a physical therapist for close to twenty years in the New York metropolitan area. He has gained the trust of hundreds of referring physicians and thousands of patients as an expert and a healer. Born and raised in the Philippines to proud parents – Doctors Chuang Chong Chian and Evelyn Ong Chuang who themselves are very dedicated, warm and caring clinicians. He then came to New York City in August 1986 to further pursue his career. He became a licensed physical therapist on Sept 14, 1987 and since then has had vast experiences in nursing home, hospital, home care and private practice settings. Later on Lino, Josephine and 2 other friends started their own outpatient physical therapy practice in 1991 which at that time was called Excellence Physical Therapy, PC. On January 2002, Lino and Josephine (my true partner) went on their own and opened up 2 physical therapy outpatient practices in Queens and Long Island and renamed it Excellent Choice Physical Therapy, PC. Lino is a proud member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Lino earned his B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of the Philippines in 1986.
Vice President/ CFO
Josephine Uy-Chuang is the Vice President/Controller of Excellent Choice PT, P.C. She is also the wife of the owner/president – Lino Chuang, PT. She has over 20 years of experience in the medical field doing different facets of administrative work such as accounting, insurance billing/collection, payroll and human resources responsibilities. She landed her first job at eh Hospital for Joint Disease Orthopedic Institute and moved her way up the corporate ladder with the support of friends and colleagues from this facility. Later on she was given a supervisory position at the Mount Sinai Hospital in the Billing/collection department. With her experience from these different hospitals, she is now able to hold one of the most complicated tasks of Excellent Choice Physical Therapy, P.C. She graduated Cum Laude from Baruch College in New York City with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and acquired a membership in the Golden Key Honor Society with in college.
Florence Chuang is the Accounts Manager. For over eleven years she has learned to deal with different insurance companies and/or different types of medical benefits. Currently, she is responsible for the submission of claims and oversees the billing and collection of payments. She knows her way around the computer, which helps her with the company’s monthly stats (billing and collection).