Jeff, a practicing PT for over 33 years, is the clinical manager of ReQuest Physical Therapy. He is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association and has lectured nationally on low back pain and rehabilitation approaches to low back pain.
Jeff founded and directs Physicians’ Choice for Weight Loss®, a successful lifestyle/weight loss program which can be found in over 80 clinics in the eastern US. He has extensively studied health behavior, exercise physiology and nutritional biochemistry at the University of Florida.
Jeff has taught a course at the University of Florida called Research Applications to Obesity and Weight Loss. He has also taught courses for the DPT program at UF including Health Promotion and Wellness and Evidence-Based Practice III. His Ph.D. research was in the area of effective behavioral interventions for obesity and its associated diseases. He has presented on obesity topics at the national level.
Jeff enjoys off-road biking. He likes to teach his patients how to optimize their health and live life to the fullest. He incorporates his lifestyle/weight loss program into his patients’ physical therapy to help them achieve their healthiest body weight. Many physicians in the Gainesville community refer their patients to ReQuest Physical Therapy for weight loss and physical therapy.