Dr. Steve Ryland, PT, DPT has been Director of Physical/Occupational Therapy at First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. since February 2017. Dr. Ryland oversees the PT/OT Division and implement key expansion initiatives that increases the number of First Choice-owned and operated, state-of-the-art PT/OT centers serving Florida's high growth Space Coast service region from one to five centers in 2017.
Prior to joining First Choice, Dr. Ryland was the Founder of a very successful PT company, which operated five outpatient physical therapy clinics in Brevard County, Florida for over 15 years. Specializing in acute care, sub-acute rehabilitation, outpatient Orthopaedics and home health care, he has also provided preventative care and training to elite and professional athletes, including members of the Ladies Professional Golf Association and the Washington Nationals professional baseball organization. Since forming his private PT practice in 2002, Dr. Ryland has consulted several leading PT providers and business owners across the U.S. on building successful PT/OT practices through effective management systems and techniques.
After receiving a Bachelor's degree in Economics and International Affairs from Florida State University and a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida, he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Boston University.