Dr. Michelle E Wolpov, PT, DPT, MBA, ATC, CSCS Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Physical Therapy

Specialty Focus: Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal, Injury, Standard of Care, Rehabilitation, Health Club, Personal Training, Fitness

Education: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, EIM Institute of Health Professions; MBA, Monmouth University; Bachelors in Physical Therapy, Ithaca College

Years in Practice: 31

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 12+


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Dr. Wolpov has practiced in the physical therapy industry for over 30 years, and she specializes in the outpatient orthopedic setting. In 2002, Dr. Wolpov founded “Game Shape Physical Therapy & Fitness Center”. Game Shape is a Rehabilitation Network Participating Location with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Physical Therapy. In 2005, Dr. Wolpov began consulting as an Expert Witness in the physical therapy and fitness industries. She has handled over 85+ cases for both plaintiff (60%) and defense (40%), writing expert opinions, and testifying at depositions and in court. Her other expert consulting services include: litigation consulting, research and investigation, documentation auditing, independent PT examinations (IMEs), and consulting in standards of care. Dr. Wolpov also provides support for PT Business Owners in all areas of business management and operations. In 2001, Dr. Wolpov graduated top of her class, with a 4.0 GPA and a MBA from Monmouth University. In 2011, Dr. Wolpov graduated from the EIM – Institute of Health Professions with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy with emphasis in Executive Private Practice Management. In 2017, Dr. Wolpov set out to promote new legislature to the general population, by authoring the book, “Direct Access to Physical Therapy: The Secret Revealed”, as she hopes to help people understand the benefits of seeing a physical therapist first for musculoskeletal problems. The book is available on Amazon and Kindle. Having achieved all of these milestones, Dr. Wolpov is preparing to sit for Orthopedic Board Certification (OCS), through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), in 2019-2020. She has taken over 75 continuing education courses in the areas of orthopedics and sports medicine.