Gary Katz is Chief Development Officer and Founder of Pivot Physical Therapy, the premier provider of physical therapy, occupational therapy, aquatic therapy and sports medicine services with more than 85 locations throughout the East Coast.
Katz started the company as Maryland SportsCare & Rehab (MSR) in 2001. He later merged the company with Professional SportsCare & Rehab to form PT Networks. In 2013, Katz partnered with private equity firms InTandem Capital Partners and CI Capital Partners to extend his acquisition strategy.
Prior to launching his business, Katz served as Regional Vice President at HealthSouth, one of the nation’s largest healthcare providers specializing in rehabilitation.
Over his 20 year career in physical therapy, Katz also has served a consultant to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. He also has helped treat professional and collegiate athletes, including the men’s weight lifting team and women’s gymnastics team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
Katz is active in helping grow youth hockey in South Florida and supports the Diabetes Research Institute and Arthritis Foundation.
Katz earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut, where he also completed graduate level work in strength training and conditioning. He maintains memberships in the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainer Association and National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Visit Katz’s personal web site at www.garykatzphysicaltherapy.com and follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter.