Graduated from: Nazareth College
Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Lara was born and grew up in Rochester, NY. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Nazareth College in 2014. After graduating, she moved south to work as a PT residing two years in Greenville, SC and three years in Memphis, TN. She has experience working in skilled nursing, pediatrics and outpatient orthopedics. Lara moved to Buffalo, NY in July 2019 and started at Buffalo Rehab Group in August 2019. She is currently working at the East Aurora location.
Lara currently lives in Cheektowaga, NY with her fiancé Cory and their two dogs Peppy and Macie.
Lara got into Physical Therapy due to a strong desire to help others improve their function and quality of life. In addition, the relationships that are built with patients throughout the rehabilitation process has always been a major draw for her to this field.
Outside of work, Lara is an avid triathlete, runner and member of Crossfit Buffalo. She was a competitive swimmer for nine years including three years at Nazareth College. She enjoys traveling with her fiancé and visiting friends in different cities. Lara is new to Buffalo and is always looking for great recommendations of new places to visit!