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Our physical therapists don’t rely on gimmicks or tricks. Their goal is to reduce your pain and get you back to living your life as normally as possible.


Choose physical therapists who know what they are doing and genuinely care about your health and well-being.

The physical therapists at Premier Care Physical Therapy welcome patients to their new Monticello, NY state-of-the-art facility.


Dr. Parlapiano and Dr. McGinnis are experienced, techno-savvy physical therapists that pride themselves on their knowledge and compassion.

A brand new physical therapy practice

Working hard to get you complete relief from pain

Billie Jean McGinnis, Office Manager

Dr. Michael Parlapiano, PT, attended Springfield College in Springfield, MA where he graduated with his BS in 2001. In 2002, he completed his graduate work earning an MSPT from Springfield College. After working in outpatient orthopedics for 4 years, Dr. Parlapiano enrolled in Sage Graduate School in Troy, NY where he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.


Dr. Parlapiano has 8 years of experience working in outpatient orthopedics. He has a strong manual therapy background with extensive knowledge in strength and conditioning. He has been taking care of patients in Sullivan County since 2005.


In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, running, weight training and power lifting. He also coaches a local softball team for adult women.


He and his partner, Dr. Chris McGinnis, teamed up in 2007 and are proud to introduce Premier Care Physical Therapy to the residents of Sullivan County, NY.

Dr. Michael Parlapiano, PT

Dr. Chris McGinnis, PT, is a life-long Sullivan County resident who attended Livingston Manor Central School as a child. Dr. McGinnis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY and a Master’s of Science degree from Springfield College in Springfield, MA in the area of Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics. Dr. McGinnis continued on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Dominican College in Orangeburg, NY.


Dr. McGinnis has worked as a Physical Therapist since 2007, in addition to having a strong background in cardiac and pulmonary diseases and durable medical equipment fitting.


Dr. McGinnis enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities, and playing his saxophone with the Callicoon Center Band.

Dr. Chris McGinnis, PT

Shannon attended Fallsburg High School and later studied at Orange County Community College (OCCC).


Working with Dr. Parlapiano and Dr. McGinnis, Shannon decided that rehabilitation was her passion. Upon completion of her first 2 years of college, she continued her OCCC education and enrolled in the OCCC physical therapy assistant program. Shannon graduated in 2009 with dual Associate’s degrees in exercise science as well as physical therapy.


Until recently joining the Premier Care Physical Therapy team, Shannon had worked in outpatient orthopedics, and more recently, at a local hospital delivering physical therapy services on skilled nursing and acute care units.


Shannon enjoys spending time with her husband and her family as well as playing softball, running, and weight training.

Shannon Parlapiano, PTA

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She attended Monticello High School and worked at Frontier for 16 years. She has formal education with billing and coding, and many years of management experience.


Billie Jean enjoys spending time with her husband and son, scrap-booking, and stamping.

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